It’s the not-so-secret outfit formula that knows no bounds and that’s been uttered across WhatsApp groups, Facebook groups and group chats, for years: jeans and a nice top. It’s the gift that keeps on giving, and the reason it’s so prolific is that it’s versatile, easy and dependable.
With party season in full swing, it feels like the perfect time to revisit one of our wardrobe favourites. Not only is a nice top and jeans a combination for a wide range of occasions, but it’s also acceptable attire for roughly 85% of the year.
This is why it’s no surprise that the pairing has also been proven as the cool girl’s go-to for smart and casual dressing. From dinner dates to nights out, there are few style dilemmas in life that it can’t solve, and as such, a host of online retailers have dedicated whole shopping sections to the infamous style duo on their sites.
Whatever your budget, this season, there’s definitely a fancy top (or 14) for everyone, and we’re sure that you’ll have them on rotation through spring and beyond. Here are our top picks from & Other Stories, Topshop and more that we’re so here for.