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10 smocked blouses + how to style them

Jun 13, 2022

10 smocked blouses + how to style them

1. ABLE Erna Smocked Blouse (I have and LOVE this one in both colors! TTS! Use code JESSKEYS15 for 15% off!) 2. BB Dakota Gingham Top 3. Yellow smocked Top: 4. Floral Smocked Blouse 5. Amazon Square Neck Top 6. Off-The-Shoulder Smocked Puff Sleeve Top 7. ShopBop Smocked Top 8. Amazon Marisol Long Sleeve Ruffle Smocked Cropped Top (I have this in white! If you’re looking for a top with longer smocking/not super cropped, try this one!) 9. Floral Off-The-Shoulder Smocked Puff Sleeve Top: 10. Puff Sleeve Mixed Fabric Top (Also have this one and love it! TTS. I wear small!)

Happy Monday!

We’re off to Oregon this week to visit my family and then stopping over in Denver on our way home to visit our friends! This will probably be a light week content-wise due to our travel. (I always think I’ll be able to get a week’s worth of posts written ahead of travel and then I only got this one done! 😆 Oh well. C’est la vie. Thanks for the understanding!)

10 smocked blouses + how to style them

Today I wanted to share some pretty collages centered around one of my favorite summer trends: the smocked top! Perhaps I should’ve named this the “puff sleeve top” post as all of these tops also have very fun sleeves, too! I love these kinds of tops because they’re cute dressed down with jean shorts and sneakers but easy to dress up for a night out as well. I’ve rounded up some favorites above, and then four examples of how you can style them for any summer occasion below!

How to style a smocked blouse

Great for any dressy-casual occasion, from dinner to brunch, or a great option for a shower!

Amazon Smocked Top:

I chose this top as our hero product for today, but you could easily swap any of these looks with any of the tops in the collage above! I think this one is so cute, it’s a great price, and I love that it comes in tons of colors! Another perk is that it’s not cropped–which can be hard to come by but I’m often asked for recommendations on cute tops that AREN’T cropped–I think this is a great option that checks all the boxes!

Jayce Rattan Sandals:

I love these comfy block heels from ABLE and have been wearing them a ton lately! I can easily stand in them all night, walk around the neighborhood, etc! (Use code JESSEKEYS15 for 15% off!)

The Straight-Leg Crop Pant:

I’ve owned these pants for years and they’re a great dress up/down option if you don’t want to wear jeans, and you want something trendy that isn’t too wide leg! (These are great for work, too!)

Amazon Straw Bag Crossbody Wallet:

I just came across this bag and thought it was so cute! Just enough room for the essentials.

ILIA Color Block High Impact Lipstick:

I love this lipstick in “cinnabar” and it’s typically my go-to for a night out!

Smocked blouse styled 4 ways

Another great dressy-casual option that would work for so many occasions!

Amazon Smocked Top:

(See description above!)

Bailey Denim Jacket:

(use code JESSEKEYS15 for 15% off!) I have both this jacket and their Merly jean jacket and adore them both, and both would look adorable here! The Bailey is more polished as it doesn’t have distressing, and more classic in it’s cut/fit vs. the Merly, which is longer and more relaxed. I think it runs TTS.

The Sydney Crossbody Bag:

Madewell makes really awesome leather bags and they have so many cute cross bodies. This one is a great size and is super versatile for daytime or night!

Linen-Blend Pull-On Shorts:

These shorts are so cute, comfy, and easy to dress up and down! A lot of linen shorts can be very casual due to having a drawstring but these have a dressier feel to them, while still being stretchy in the back!

The Kiera Mule Sandal:

If you’re looking for a super comfy pair of slip-on low, block heels, look no further! I love these shoes, and they’re another amazing comfortable heel option. The leather is really soft too–no break in time! Run TTS.

Crystal Huggie Hoop Earrings:

These are the Huggies I’m wearing 90% of the time–I sleep in them and can’t even feel them when they’re in! They look like diamonds but they’re really affordable and don’t hurt my sensitive ears!

10 smocked blouses + how to style them

Cute for a casual patio hang or a day of exploring!

Amazon Smocked Top:

(See description above!)

Denim Corsica Short Overalls in Vintage Canvas Wash:

I am in LOVE with these adorable short overalls. They’re not just cute, but comfy too–the denim is really soft! I love wearing them with any cute tank or tee for a more casual look, but you can also make them a little dressier or fashion forward by styling them with a blouse underneath!

The Addie Sandal:

If you’re looking for a pair of super comfy, cushiony, supportive sandals you can walk all day in, these are them! They’re the perfect Europe trip sandals, especially. Pretty AND practical. The sizing is odd–they run very long, I went down 1/2 size. Highly recommend reading the reviews for sizing specifics!

RayBan 54mm Aviator Sunglasses:

One of my go-to pairs of sunnies!

Ilia Balmy Gloss Tinted Lip Oil:

When you want some color but don’t want the feel of a lipstick, I love this super hydrating formula.

Smocked blouse outfit for summer

Great for any casual summer occasion–from a street fest, to a BBQ, or a concert!

Amazon Smocked Top:

See description above

The Drop Women’s Avalon Small Tote Bag:

I have been loving this style of bag lately, and this version is so cute and affordable! Also comes in lots of fun colors!

High Rise Dad Shorts:

If you’re looking for high rise jean shorts that aren’t too tight and are the perfect *not too short, not too long* length, these are them! They run TTS.

Amazon Rattan Earrings:

I love rattan everything, and earrings are no exception. These are fun, make a statement yet are casual at the same time. Plus, they go with everything!

Eda D’orsay Sneaker:

My favorite warm-weather sneakers. They are SO comfortable. And I love the d’Orsay style–so cute and feminine! I reviewed them over in this post!

Hope this gave you some fun summer outfit inspo!

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