Insomniac Sale Picks: Structured Tops

*In this late-night feature – which will run on Tuesday and Thursday of each week – I’ll gather up three fun items that are currently on sale online and share them with you! I would LOVE suggestions: Stylish wide-width pumps? Classic v-necked sweaters? Chandelier earrings? Petite dress slacks? What would you like to see featured?*

Allison requested a few picks for structured tops, so here we go:

boden structured top

Boden Maggie Ottoman Top – was $88.50, now $75.22
with code 3Y9L

Confession: I don’t own any ottoman garments myself, but it sure popped up a lot as I searched for structured tops! This ribbed weave – in this case a cotton/poly blend – will hold its shape better than most knits. The wide collar gives this particular top a fun retro feel. Available in this black/ivory stripe as well as turquoise/blue stripe or solid navy in sizes 2 – 18. Size availability varies by color. This ribbed top has a very similar shape and comes in petite, plus, and petite plus sizes, and also comes in stripes.

heart print peplum

eShakti Heart Print Peplum Top – was $44.95, now $33.71
discount taken in shopping cart

Great for Valentine’s Day, but this heart print will work well beyond, too. Peplums are a safe bet for structure, and I love the cutaway hem on this top. Since this is an eShakti blouse, that means it’s available in sizes  0 – 36W AND that you can customize sleeve style and length. So if cap sleeves don’t work for you, you’ve got lots of other options!

ponte tee

Calvin Klein Ponte Top with Pockets – was $89.50, now $19.99

I was hoping to find more ponte options for tonight’s roundup, but this was one of the only ponte tops that I came across. If you’re in a cold climate and need to layer, you might lose some of the structure and detail for the time being. But worn alone, this top has a fantastic structured shape. Also has an exposed back zipper. Available in sizes S – XL. This top is sleeveless, but available in black in sizes 14W – 24W.

ottoman sweater

J.Jill Lightweight Ottoman Pullover – was $69, now $29.99

We might be entering sweater territory here, but in case you’re curious about ottoman but don’t dig the portrait collar on the striped top, I wanted to offer another option. This one comes in this pale blue as well as red, white, black, or camel in sizes XS – XL. Size availability varies by color. Also available in petite and plus sizes.

Sustainable resources for structured tops:

  1. Everlane – If you’re willing to go casual with your structure, Everlane has scuba, fleece, and knits in great shapes.
  2. Fair Indigo – Some knits – like this swing jacket, which I own and love – are nicely structured.
  3. Etsy – Leather, quilted, ponte, and more – in vintage and handmade.

Other not-currently-on-sale resources for structured tops:

  1. eShakti – You’ll find cool poplin peplums and some great ponte options, all customizable in sizes 0 – 36W.
  2. Boden – The spring collection is a little less structured, but mine the clearance for styles like this jeweled top.
  3. Talbots – As evidenced above. Search for ottoman, ponte, and doubleknit.

**Disclosure: Actions you take from the hyperlinks within this blog post may yield commissions for See Already Pretty’s disclosure statement for more details. Sustainable options are either used, handmade, made in the U.S., artisan made in non-sweatshop conditions, or made using sustainable/fair trade practices.

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