The Perfect Summer Top That Will Go With All Your Jeans and Shorts

Now that we’re in the swing of summer, you may be looking for a few stylish updates to wear from the beach to brunch to the bar and everywhere in between—something you can easily pair with your shorts, skirts, and jeans throughout the season. Basically, the perfect summer top!

So today, We’re highlighting one of our favorite top styles that is comfortable and looks insanely pretty, too. Whether you call them shirred tops or smocked tops, the decorative stitching is a fashion-girl favorite. It’s seen on bodices and sleeves in particular. Because there are so many out there right now, we’ve rounded up some of our absolute favorites that are guaranteed to make your jeans and shorts look infinitely chicer.

Puff sleeves plus a smocked bodice equals a match made in heaven.

It looks so pretty in a gingham print.

How chic is this silhouette?

This crisscross, cropped design is capturing our hearts.

Just add high-waisted jeans.

We guarantee you’ll be reaching for this one nonstop throughout the summer months.


A charming floral print for the win.

You can easily dress this one up or down.

This one will take you from summer to fall in style.

Style with your denim shorts and gold accessories.

This is a favorite among our editors.

Perfect for your next summer picnic.

So good for the price.

We love the Bridgerton vibes.

This is selling out fast.

A little shirring on the sleeves and neckline adds the prettiest touch.

Never enough summer gingham.

This will look great with jeans and slip skirts alike.

Scoop this up while its on sale.

So flattering.

Reformation is winning at the shirring game.

We love it styled with crochet.

Just add a cardi once the cooler temps roll around.

Wear with its matching shorts.

The neckline feels so romantic.

Summer in a top.

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