Shopping Tip: The Silk Blouse Your Essential Go-To Foundation. Layer up in cool, polished style, NOW.
Forgo the 2000′s fascination with casual t-shirt dressing.
This season designers of all kinds have been offering a savvy assortment of fitted silk blouses to help keep you looking polished throughout the day while retaining that must-have sense of comfort and ease.
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As they can easily go from day-into-night and work as an excellent foundation layer under blazers and cardigans, it’s time to re-think the powers of the silk blouse -once ubiquitous in the 1980′s.
In case you hadn’t noticed, the 80′s silk blouse staple from Equipment has been having a very stylish comeback as of late.
Consider the cool boudoir inspired pajama uniform from Celine (above) as a perfect example of the relaxed sensibility today’s silk blouses possess as their fluidity plays harmoniously with the times luxe loucheness. While most of us won’t be wearing what looks to be silk pj’s out on the street, take a cue from its easy, breezy silk top and work a wonderful wardrobe around the feel.
Worn with everything from jeans to work-ready trousers, look to the silk blouse as your starting point as they boast a universal appeal that’s destined to raise their now cult status to that of the future-classic.
Stylist Tip: Light color silk shows underarm stains easily, so don’t forget to use an antiperspirant. -Naveed Hussain
Starting at just over $100, these quality finds are sure to last a lifetime:Published on January 27, 2012