I Live in Long-Sleeve Tops, and These 21 Buys Will Work All Year Round

Everybody loves a wardrobe staple, particularly when it's one that works all year round, and even more so when said item is a perfect blank slate on which to add print, colour and personality. A long-sleeve top fulfils all of the above criteria and is exactly what you want in your fashion arsenal this time of year when it's not quite warm enough for T-shirts, but jumper weather is long gone. Thankfully, designers have really taken to the long-sleeve top this season, offering souped-up versions of the basic style. Think shades of neon, cut-outs, checks and swirls. 

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Of course, there will always be a place for the plain white, grey or black long-sleeve top, which are so useful for both layering and paring-down more statement-making separates. On the high street, COS and Arket are our go-tos for high-quality plain tops, while on the upper end of the market, you should check out the likes of Raey and BITE Studios. For punchier options, Bottega Veneta has brought out some fab roll-neck tops in neon pink. Plus, Marine Serre's second-skin, logo tops are a clear favourite of the fashion crowd.

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I personally rate a classic Breton top, boring though it may sound. Countless brands have brought out their own versions in a variety of colourways—from green to red and everything in between—alongside the more classic navy. I recently bought a green iteration from COS that has just the right amount of slouch and is great for throwing on with jeans and boots on a spring weekend. But whatever your chosen style, there's sure to be a long-sleeve top for you. Scroll down to see and shop our definitive edit. 

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Shop our edit of long-sleeve tops:

This top comes in five colourways.

Try layering this under a white shirt. 

Arket is always a safe bet for high-street buys. 

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