With the weather hotting up, this week I thought I had a simple mission. A mission to find some cute summer vests I can wear that also cover my bra (I’m super lucky and can totally get away with vest tops at work so long as I’m not flashing my undies!). Well, I sure was wrong! I’ve really struggled to find anything that fits the bill. I can find racer backs, and thin straps, and cropped tops, but the hunt for more simple vest tops has proved a tricky one. I don’t mind having visible bra straps, but sometimes I just can’t be bothered with worrying if my bra matches my outfit (really haha!) so I want them covered up! In an effort to help you out on a similar mission, here is what I did find eventually.
One of my go-to summer looks is generally one loose and floaty item of clothing, with one tighter fitting piece. It feels a bit cooler than something form fitting and allows a bit of a breeze on the warmest of days. I love a pencil skirt with a flouncy vest top and this cute top comes in green floral and pink floral, as well as non-patterned options of dusty pink and black.
For an option that also donates 25% of it’s proceeds to GLAAD this Pride Month, I love this ASOS Curve vest top. It’s the sort of fit that is a bit more androgynous, like a t shirt with it’s sleeves cut off rather than a traditional vest top. It gives to a great cause that is so important in this political climate, and is super cute to boot.
For a simple top you can just throw on, that also only costs £12, you can’t go wrong with this vest from Simply Be. This would look so cute paired with a denim skirt.
This piece feels almost quintessentially British summer to me. I feel like I should be laid out on a picnic blanket wearing massive cat eye sunglasses and a straw sun hat in it. If you are someone with shorter hair, or who wears your hair tied up in the summer, the shoulder detail will really add more interest to your outfit and make something simple look so chic.