The Easiest Way to Style Your V-Neck Tops This Summer

We don't always give the basics in our closets the credit they deserve—after all, it's easy to get distracted by whatever flashy piece we're coveting at the moment. But we think it's high time we showed a little appreciation for a wardrobe staple that just about everyone owns: the V-neck top.

As Bella Hadid demonstrated last month in Cannes, the flattering style lays the perfect foundation for a simple, streamlined outfit with minimal bells and whistles. Tucked into classic blue jeans, the result is a look worthy of a '90s supermodel (Cindy Crawford, for one, would definitely approve).

For daytime, a solid tee in black or white is always a good bet (Everlane's are an editor favorite), and for a night out, a V-cut silk tank or ruffled top is dressy without being too fussy (think of it as the 2017 take on the "going-out top" of decades past).

Below see how Bella styled the look, and shop 14 tops to try for yourself this summer.

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On Bella Hadid: Rag & Bone jeans.

This low-cut bodysuit is supper flattering.

Available in XS to L.

You'll want to buy these in bulk.

Available in sizes XS to XL.

A go-to for summer nights.

Available in sizes XS to L.

This shade will look gorgeous with a tan.

Available in sizes 0 to 4.

With a dramatic pattern like this, you can keep the rest of your outfit super simple and still get tons of compliments.

Available in sizes 34 to 42.

We're always grateful for a going-out top that gives us a little room to breathe.

Available in sizes 6 to 14.

Just add a basket bag, jeans, and espadrilles, and you'll be ready for summer.

Available in sizes 10 to 14.

Who doesn't love a good striped tee?

Available in sizes 12 to 28.

Summertime calls for florals.

Available in sizes 10 to 18.

The ideal length to pair with high-waisted jeans.

Available in sizes XS to XL.

Toughen this up with black skinnies and pointed boots.

Available in sizes XS to L.

Free the nipple or show off a pretty bralette.

Available in sizes XS to XL.

Pair with silk culottes for a less expected nighttime look.

Available in sizes 34 to 40.