J's Everyday Fashion: The Bardot Top

Inspiration:  Pinterest

Inspiration: Pinterest


I flirted with the idea of buying this top for weeks and weeks. I couldn't get it out of my head, so armed with a 10% off coupon and free shipping both directions, I made the plunge. The off-shoulder shape with a sweetheart dip in front made me think of 50's-style dresses like this illustration I found on Pinterest. I imagined pairing it with a pale pink midi skirt but I'm still searching for one, so I went with distressed skinny jeans and simple pumps instead, and wore it as pictured for a night out this weekend. As I was leaving the house I realized this top reminds me of another era - it feels a bit 80's prom dress. Not the era I was going for, but I think the shape is beautiful and I love that it's something I've never tried before. Would you wear a Bardot-style top or dress?

Fit notes: I'm wearing size US 4 top with this strapless bra underneath.

Top: ASOS, $57
Jeans: A&F c/o (similarsimilar)
Shoes: Enzo Angiolini/Piperlime, $32 (similarsimilarsimilar)
Purse: Sole Society, $30 (similar)
Approx. dates: Shoes, clutch and jeans are 2 years ago. Top is new.

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