2018 Style Statement Sleeves Blouses & Tops
Happy New Year to our beloved Mint customers!!
New year, new you, new wardrobe -- that’s how the saying goes, right? Get ready to start the new year on the right note with trendy tops and dresses from our all-time most popular brands like Amanda Uprichard and BB Dakota. One of our favorite trends for the winter season is a great statement sleeve which is ideal for looking ultra trendy while keeping warm with long sleeves that complete any outfit effortlessly. Or, try the ever popular trend of off the shoulder tops and dresses, a recent must-have fad that is here to stay for 2018. Trendy tops in these hot styles will have you looking fabulous as you start off a new year with your best foot forward. Check out some of our favorite pieces of the moment featuring flares sleeves, open shoulders, and plenty of ruffles, all easy trends to wear into the winter of 2018.
Take on 2018 with a red hot flouncy top that says you mean business! This saucy red cold shoulder top from Amanda Uprichard features draping ruffle sleeves with a wide bell opening that truly make a statement. With slim spaghetti straps and open shoulders this flamenco -like top is ready to dance the night away. Complete the sexy chic look with a pair of skinny jeans and tall heels for a flattering and trendy ensemble that lets the wide flared sleeves take center stage. In a bright red shade Amanda Uprichard masters fun feminine style once again in a way that takes on the hottest trends with gusto but always pays homage to classic staple features making this brand and tops like this one closet mainstays.
A gorgeous and simple off the shoulder top with a unique sleeve is a great way to make a statement while maintaining a chic and clean cut vibe. This winter white Amanda Uprichard top runs straight across the shoulders while a slit up the sleeves creates a dramatic flared sleeve look that takes the look to another level. With clean lines and a crisp creamy white color this piece fits into a tailored wardrobe with ease. Combining two hot trends, off the shoulder and statement bell sleeves, this piece is a perfect pick for a stylish winter wardrobe. Accentuate the open shoulder neckline by pairing this top with long tassel earrings and slim fitting jeans for a streamlined look with a touch of pizzazz. Or, dress it up even more with a bejeweled statement necklace and faux leather leggings for a look that is sure to wow.
Look chic as can be in a black choker neck top with dramatic statement sleeves layered with ruffles. This Amanda Uprichard top has a flattering high neckline complimented by bared cold shoulder cutouts and finished off with ruffled long sleeves. Classic as a summery tank, this top gains a more wintery vibe from chic black shade and the long fluttery sleeves that will keep your arms a bit warmer. Wear it with tight black pants for a sleek and urban look, or pair it with a fitted mini skirt for a night on the town. With a higher halter neck creating a dramatic silhouette there is no modesty compromised to accomplish a sexy and trendy look to take you into 2018 with style.
Stay warm in a BB Dakota sweater featuring a forecasted trend for 2018, fringe! This ivory colored sweater features bands of flirty fringe across the hems and along the sleeves creating a fun and bohemian vibe perfect for a casual winter day. With a mock turtleneck and cable knit patterns this sweater is anything but boring, although our favorite part is without a doubt the fringe along the sleeves creating an eye catching statement look. Wear this cozy knit with dark wash jeans and booties to keep your outfit casual yet right on trend with minimal effort involved. There is no need to overthink statement making style with an easy and cute fringe embellished piece like this one.
Off the shoulder tops and dresses rose to popularity over the past spring and summer, but the style doesn’t have to be summery and we’re here to prove it with this plaid top from BB Dakota. In deep shades of navy and forest green this fun long sleeved checkered top is ideal for a winter day. With a ruffle hem and flared sleeves there are plenty of feminine details to dress up the rustic print but the open shoulders is the crowning jewel of trendiness on this piece. This top is easy to wear with skinny jeans and tall riding boots for an instantly pulled together look ready for the new year. The loose fit is relaxed and flattering while the dark seasonal colors fit right in with your favorite sweaters and boots. Ride the off the shoulder trend right into the coldest winter months knowing that your style is current and fashionable everyday!
The basics don’t always have to be basic! Take this black mock turtleneck from BB Dakota, which seems simple at first until you factor in the wide bell sleeves that add drama and style into any look. Perfect for layering, we love wearing this fitted tee under a cozy knit or faux fur vest for warmth and dimension while piling on layers. Simple in color and fit, it adds just the right amount of oomph to a layered look when the flared sleeves are revealed, bringing drama and style with one simple element of design. Less is more when it comes to simple black tops that can be worn any day of the week in so many versatile ways, without ever being boring.