July 16th, 2018
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Tip Tops

My Atlantique Ascoli tops are in heavy rotation this summer—so much so that I may buy doubles since they are on sale for a fraction of what I paid two years ago. I love them because they are more feminine than a button-down, but not frilly with lace. My friend Amy, a fellow blouse connoisseur, is a fan of Merlette (and here) upper right. The Isabel Marant top bottom left (also on sale) caught my eye—the scalloping and gathered sleeves are nice details.

Clockwise: Altlantique Ascoli and here,  Merlette,  Chloé,  Isabel Marant.

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  • I love those blouses worn with white jeans,,, like you’ve shown. So easy and chic.

    Sue BurpeeJuly 16th, 2018  9:09 AM

     
  • Those tops are great! Thank you., Preston. What does everyone think of the white top & white bottom?

    MoiraJuly 16th, 2018  9:34 AM

     
  • Love all white….thanks for the tip just placed my order!

    ShellyJuly 16th, 2018  9:50 AM

     
  • I love wearing all white in the heat of the summer; sometimes tucked with brown leather or a beautiful cotton or silk scarf rolled and worn as a belt. My favorite white summer blouses with interesting details (pleats, tucks, full sleeve, lace, etc.) are Anne Fontaine, but their past few seasons have been weak.

    PaulaJuly 16th, 2018  1:13 PM

     
  • Thanks so much for the post, Preston. I ordered the AA top, price amazing!

    LeslieJuly 16th, 2018  1:35 PM

     
  • How are the AA shirts sized? I see small, medium, large but how do they run? Also, Preston, I do wish you would set up a personal shopping consulting service. Every time I now go to buy something, I ask what would Preston say! (please, please please. I need you)
    Best,
    Yasmin

    YasminJuly 16th, 2018  2:51 PM

     
  • Thank you, Yasmin, for your kind words. I post what I like and I’m happy when readers like my picks, too.

    PrestonJuly 16th, 2018  3:40 PM

     
  • Hi Preston, could you respond to the sizing question?
    Thanks!

    StefanieJuly 16th, 2018  4:38 PM

     
  • I wear an Ascoli size 1 and am a size 4. My friend likes it loose and wears a 2. If you have a bust, I recommend trying 2 different sizes. The sizing is: 0=XS, 1=S, 2=M, 3=L

    PrestonJuly 16th, 2018  4:52 PM

     
  • You have me hooked on Atlantique Ascoli. After your first post, prior to it being carried at a lot of places, the tops went on sale and I purchased 3 different styles in every color I could get my hands on. My sales person, Miguel at The Line in LA told me I am obsessed and he is right! Your eye is impeccable. Thank you!

    TracyJuly 16th, 2018  6:03 PM

     
  • My friend Mary pushed me to buy an Ascoli top a few years ago, she deserves all the thanks.

    PrestonJuly 17th, 2018  7:58 AM

     
  • Thank you for the tip, Preston. I ordered several and hope some will work out.!

    KIC fanJuly 18th, 2018  10:19 AM

     

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