The Cold Shoulder Top Is Your Answer To A Winter Style Slump

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From knee-high boots and our favourite pair of jeans to the way casually throwing on a trench can instantly elevate the most basic outfit, there’s so much to love about autumn and winter fashion.

That being said, when we reach the icy depths of the winter months, layering up with the same jumpers and knits can quickly become monotonous.

Enter the cold shoulder top.

Whether it’s a double shoulder-baring cut or an asymmetrical neckline, the cold shoulder style’s peekaboo detailing and flashes of skin bring a new, interesting, and sultry element to the classic knit while maintaining enough coverage and warmth for the cold weather.

Pairing perfectly with jeans, relaxed trousers, denim maxi skirts and minis, you’ll be reaching for these styles from mild autumn nights right through to the coldest of winter days.

The Best Cold Shoulder Tops 


Redwood Cold Shoulder Knit Top, $450 at Camilla & Marc

If you can’t get enough of the Y2K resurgence, this halter neck style with fluted sleeves is for you.


Lucinda Jersey Top, $129 at MISHA

The gathered detailing adds a simple level of sophistication to this everyday style.


Titanic Merino Top, $290 at Viktoria & Woods

This feminine folded top with knot detailing at the bodice is crafted from merino wool, so it feels as luxurious as it looks.


Self-Portrait Off-The Shoulder Top, $740 at Net-A-Porter

For a touch of glamour opt for this number with sheer tulle detailing and crystal embellishment.


Marcella Long Sleeve Top, $220 at Bec + Bridge

For a subtle show of skin this top from Bec + Bridge skims the shoulder and features drawstring detail that is ideal for adjusting to the waistline of your bottoms.

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Oriane Top, $169 at HENNE

With subtle twist and cut-out details, this luxe rib top will become your go-to for date nights and drinks with the girls.


Drapey Rib Off Shoulder Long Sleeve Top, $380 at bassike

The soft drapey rib cotton fabric, the raw-edge hem, the contrast panel—it’s all a yes from us.


Norma Kamali Long Sleeve Sweetheart Blouse, $211.50 at REVOLVE

This sweetheart neckline and shoulder-grazing style will become a timeless addition to any winter wardrobe.

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