{Fashion Monday} off shoulder styling 

off shoulder styling

{Fashion Monday} off shoulder styling 

Off shoulder styles has been around for the longest time but the last few years have really brought them back. I have been avoiding the call to wear off shoulder tops or even dresses because of my cleavage. You see having E cup is not as exciting as some people think, most off shoulder tops end up looking like maternity tops. It’s not always a flattering look especially if it’s not what you’re aiming for. But hasn’t that stopped me from doing an off shoulder mini haul in New Look? Nope, I decided to find pieces that will work with my frame and not make me look 6 months pregnant.

Recently I hit up the New Look store near my home and picked up a couple off shoulder tops. I had two ideas in mind, a top for work and a couple for outside work. Not everyone in corporate world appreciates off the shoulder wear so best to make it minimal. I picked a long back sleeved off shoulder top for work which has big sleeves as well. The idea is to distract from focusing on my empty shoulders unless I wear a necklace.

For everyday wear outside work I chose two checked prints both with big sleeves. Those who know me know how much I love to wear skinny jeans and these tops go really  well with skinny jeans. I often don’t need to do much if I am after a relaxing weekend or want to hit up the town. What I like about these tops is that they are easy to style and can be worn anywhere.

Do you own any off the shoulder kind of tops or even dresses? How do you like to style them for a date night or running errands? 



  1. August 14, 2017 / 6:19 am

    wow! I love these tops.Off shoulder tops are always stylish.My favourite is the white blouse with black floral prints.
    – Amila

  2. Oyinkan Ogunleye
    August 11, 2017 / 2:44 am

    Girrrrrlllll I lovveeeee off the shoulder tops. The blue and white top is my fave. It’s sooooo pretty!

  3. fashion-mommy
    August 10, 2017 / 7:23 pm

    This is one of my favourite style moments of recent years, I think it can look everything, from chic to sexy, and your picks are lovely.

  4. Ickle Pickle
    August 9, 2017 / 7:56 pm

    All I have seen in the shops are off the shoulder tops. Whilst I do like them, I just can’t seem to get on with them myself! Kaz x

  5. August 9, 2017 / 4:53 am

    So many pretty tops. Love the off-the shoulder ones.

  6. Ophelia Tang
    August 9, 2017 / 4:19 am

    I love the off-shoulder style right now. It is such a great fit for the warmer weathers and it looks great. Thanks for sharing.

  7. Pete & Heather Reese
    August 9, 2017 / 12:23 am

    Off the shoulder is my favorite right now. It hides the reality that my arms haven’t seen a weight or a push-up in far too long.

  8. Adaleta Avdic
    August 9, 2017 / 12:23 am

    Oh I love those ots super cute!

  9. August 8, 2017 / 10:55 pm

    Off shoulder tops is my favorite! Perfect outfit for mid–summer.

  10. Laura
    August 8, 2017 / 9:48 pm

    Off the shoulder styles are my absolute FAVE- always! I love the look of the off the shoulder shirt, so sexy! xxx

  11. August 8, 2017 / 6:14 pm

    Off the shoulder blouses are my weakness at the moment; I adore the black-and white one the most, so pretty

  12. August 8, 2017 / 8:31 am

    I don’t have any off the should tops as I hate seeing bra straps on show!

  13. Denay DeGuzman
    August 8, 2017 / 4:33 am

    I absolutely love the off-the-shoulder trend! But I definitely understand that not all styles fit every body. There are so many cute tops and dresses that would look fabulous on my friends, but wouldn’t be very attractive on me! And it’s okay. I just know what fits me best and I go with it. 🙂

  14. August 7, 2017 / 11:46 pm

    Oh I love off the shoulder tops they are gorgeous and I am loving your haul. Especially the monochrome one x

  15. August 7, 2017 / 11:40 pm

    These shirts are so pretty! I don’t have any shirts like this, but my daughter does. She loves them!

  16. Robin Rue
    August 7, 2017 / 10:17 pm

    I love the off the shoulder look. I am so happy it’s in this summer.

  17. August 7, 2017 / 8:53 pm

    I am really loving the off the shoulder trend that is going on at the moment and your picks are beautiful!

  18. Nicole Caudle
    August 7, 2017 / 8:39 pm

    I love your selections! I just bought my first off the shoulder dress and I love it!

  19. August 7, 2017 / 7:04 pm

    Off shoulder is one of my favorite trends! Love it so much. my fav top is the black and white stripped one.

  20. Nay Mattis
    August 7, 2017 / 5:38 pm

    I love off the shoulder tops at the moment! I’ve even got a couple from New Look! I love them with jeans and heels for going out.

  21. Jenn Goggin
    August 7, 2017 / 5:01 pm

    These tops are all so cute! I love the off the shoulder look! Best part is they can be casual or dressed up!

  22. August 7, 2017 / 5:01 pm

    I used to rock the off the shoulder look half a decade ago. Now with two young kids, I need something less revealing and less easy to pull off lol!

  23. Laura
    August 7, 2017 / 2:16 pm

    Off the shoulder used to be my go to look for a night out

  24. August 7, 2017 / 12:19 pm

    I used to wear off the shoulder in 2003 when it was in fashion then, but now 14 years later I don’t think I could go back to this style. I do love the jeans and the shoes though, they’re really gorgeous.

  25. Sarah L
    August 7, 2017 / 11:18 am

    I really love the off the shoulder style that’s in at the moment! I really love the black top.I also love the shoes!

  26. Mummy Times Two
    August 7, 2017 / 11:17 am

    We are going on holiday soon and I’d love some off the shoulder tops so will definitely check the

  27. Maro Akamatra
    August 7, 2017 / 9:06 am

    I used to love my shoulders and show them off all the time. Now I am cubbier and avoid doing so.

  28. August 7, 2017 / 8:13 am

    I’m not a huge fan of off the shoulder tops! Typical as they seem to be everywhere at the moment. I love those shoes you’ve featured though 🙂

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