We're always game for a warm-weather trend that reminds us of the good old days, be it a bangin' belt bag
or the sudden resurgence of scrunchies
, so it should come as no surprise that we're already hyped for this next summer-approved detail. Smocked tops (remember them?), featuring an elasticized waistband and embroidered accents, have never been more en vogue. Keep cool and slay the #OOTD
game with one of these 16 smocked styles — from a Britney-esque tube top to a boho-fabulous tunic — that epitomize summer to a T.
H&M Smocked Cotton Top ($18):
Behold, the quintessential daisy top — jam-packed with festi-cool flair, no less.
Apiece Apart Lamu Smock Top ($265):
It's the sexy off-the-shoulder ruffle — and deep terracotta hue — that will have you channeling your inner salsa dancer emoji on the dancefloor.
Free People Need You Top ($38):
Details, ladies, details! And by details, we mean the smocked band and tie-straps that stun from the back.
Likely Athena Top ($118):
There's a 100 percent chance that you'll rock this cha-cha-ready noir blouse for rooftops sips or a late-night rendezvous with bae.
La Vie Tissue Denim Top ($250):
This tissue-thin denim top — note the textured smocking — can be tossed on with a blazer and high-waisted shorts when the AC's on blast in the boardroom.
Kos Resort Smocked Top ($95):
T-minus how many days until Tulum? Kos Resort wants to send you off in style with a crisp voile top (peep the colorful smocking) that may call to mind your summer camp days.
Caroline Constas Calida Top ($395):
Err'body's go-to designer for resortwear just leveled up with the OTS top of your dreams — perfect for destination weddings and Ibiza getaways alike.
DÔEN Leo Top ($125):
Roadtripping cross-country in your vintage Levi's cutoffs has officially never looked so good. Make no mistake: You'll reach for this ditsy floral DÔEN top every. Single. Day.
Which of these smocked tops will you be scooping up for summer? Follow us on Pinterest for more style inspo!
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