How to Mix and Match Your 4 Staple Tops

by HULA , December 3, 2020

While dresses are no brainer choices for busy mornings, playing with separates in your wardrobe can be fun and gives you countless options. We are here to make simple the task of choosing the best tops without blowing your bank account. See HULA’s in House stylist Fernanda’s top tips below:

 

 

The White Shirt

Iconic per se, this wardrobe staple suits anyone and everyone. Originally an exclusive piece of men’s apparel, representing wealthiness. The white shirt took over women’s hearts and became a core piece of our closets.

When circular fashion is blooming, nothing makes more sense than investing in this venerated article with endless styling ways. Channel a relaxed vibe pairing with your favorite jeans for weekends or a Casual Friday at work.

PS. And in the WFH era, nothing makes you look more professional on a zoom meeting.

Hermès Helmut Lang Isabel Marant, Étoile Clu
3.1 Phillip Lim Chanel Senreve Fabrizio Viti

 

 

Cashmere Sweater

As the weather starts to change and chilling days are ahead, we need a cozy, warm, and graceful piece. This call is for our wardrobe hero, the cashmere sweater. A v-neck, turtle, or crew neck models can easily make your silk slip dress a winter option, styled it with boots. Over leather pants, add pumps, and voila. Oversized jumper, mini skirts, and cool sneakers, anyone?

Zadig & Voltaire Hermès Equipment Céline
Alexander McQueen Balenciaga Aquazzura Chanel

 

 

The Bardot

Named to celebrate French actor Brigitte Bardot, who made this namesake top famous. The top, whose sleeves leave the shoulders uncovered, bring instantaneous femininity when combined with tailored pants. A year-round piece perfectly matches a midi skirt, dangling earrings, and up-do hair for a classy look.

Bardot top is a pinch of sexiness to any outfit; think about a knitted oversized version over skinny jeans…

Tibi Caroline Constas Marni
Gucci Rochas Bottega Veneta

 

The Corset

Born to shape the body as an undergarment. This piece crossed the centuries, finding apogean in Jean Paul Gaultier designs in the eighties. The so-far meant to be unseen garment became synonyms of a rebellious liberation. Wear it over a shirt dress, tee-shirt, under a blazer or as you prefer: “Express Yourself”!

Dolce & Gabbana Alexander Wang Nanette Lepore
Miu Miu Alexander Wang Dior

 

Fernanda xx

Book a one-on-one appointment with Fernanda for personal styling service at hello@thehula.com

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