The Perfect Summer Top That Will Go With All Your Jeans and Shorts


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Now that we’re in the swing of summer, you may be looking for a few stylish updates to wear from the beach to brunch to the bar and everywhere in between—something you can easily pair with your shorts, skirts, and jeans throughout the season. Basically, the perfect summer top!

So today, We’re highlighting one of our favorite top styles that is comfortable and looks insanely pretty, too. Whether you call them shirred tops or smocked tops, the decorative stitching is a fashion-girl favorite. It’s seen on bodices and sleeves in particular. Because there are so many out there right now, we’ve rounded up some of our absolute favorites that are guaranteed to make your jeans and shorts look infinitely chicer.


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Judith Jones
Senior Fashion Market Editor

Judith is the senior fashion market editor at Who What Wear and has worked in fashion for nearly a decade. Judith started on the Shop Who What Wear team, creating content and managing a team of merchandisers for the Who What Wear shopping app. She later crossed over to the editorial team, where she shares the coolest, most desirable fashion market finds and brands in her shopping-focused stories and social takeovers. She has become one of the top affiliate earners during her six plus years at Who What Wear. Before working in fashion, Judith was a TV host on the PBS travel show Globe Trekker (airing on Netflix and Amazon Prime) and shared her passion for travel and food. She studied at the prestigious London Academy of Dramatic Arts as well as Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York. She later studied fashion merchandising and design, which laid the foundation for her career in fashion.