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How to Wear Off-the-Shoulder Tops

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An off-the-shoulder top is the easiest way to cheat a good outfit. Because the style draws such commanding lines, it doesn't require very much to support it — just a good sense of balance. Counter a flirty top, like the flouncy Pixie Market style in the gallery above, with a pair of beat-up jeans; pair a voluminous version with cut off shorts or close-fitting jeans; wear a more fitted top for culottes or wide leg pants. Check out 11 different takes on the OTS top in the gallery above, with picks for minimalist girls (slides 2 and 5), boho types (check slide 4), and nautical idealists (slides 1, 3, and 8 should please you).