Style Files - 10 Ways To Wear The Cold Shoulder

Style Files - 10 Ways To Wear The Cold Shoulder
10 Ways To Wear The Cold Shoulder


It’s in stores, it’s on Instagram, it’s everywhere – it’s the cold shoulder top, and it’s by far the hottest, most recognizable trend of 2017!

What is the cold shoulder?

The cold shoulder is a unique cut of women’s tops. Shoulders are bared through oval cut-outs, but everything else is covered and there’s no need for strapless or specialty bras! Cold shoulders are finding their way in to everything – casual tees, tidy blouses, and flowing dresses.

Our Style Experts at Windsor Crossing made a list of their top 10 cold shoulder looks of the season. Check it out for some cold-shoulder inspiration to add to your wardrobe:

Classic Tee Reimagined
Are you sporty? A rocker? Or just a plain jeans-and-a-tee kind of girl? Whatever your go-to tee may be, there’s an on-trend cold shoulder version for you. Find yours at Urban Planet or Maurices.




Weekends Around The House
Comfy, slouchy, soft, cozy – the cold shoulder is versatile enough to keep you chill AND stylish while you enjoy your weekends at home. Pair these tops with comfy lounge pants or leggings and get your veg on. Maurices is hands-down the go-to spot for comfy-casual cold shoulder pieces.




Cute Rompers
It’s not just the cold shoulder that’s in style this season – the romper is making a big come back! Pair the two trends together with these options. Urban Planet and Maurices have some great cold-shoulder romper options.




Boho-Chic Peasant Blouses
Let your spirit be free and your shoulders be bare in these flowy, boho blouses. Perfect when paired with shorts or a maxi skirt. Add a headband over beachy waves to complete the look. Maurices and Urban Planet have the look!




Brunch Looks
The cold shoulder goes with brunch like sunglasses, patios, mimosas, and eggs benny. Wear the cold shoulder in a pop of colour the next time you’re brunchin’ and be the talk of the table. We get our brunch outfits from Maurices and Urban Planet.




Evening Out
Not only is the cold shoulder trendy, it’s versatile! Enjoy your hot summer nights out with these classy pieces. Find your next summer evening outfit at Guess, Ricki’s, Maurices, or Urban Planet.




Inspired By Men’s Shirts
We love working in a flannel or button down men’s inspired shirt, and we’re pumped that there are cold shoulder options for this look as well! Go for a blouse look, or stick with the country with a plaid. Get them at Maurices and Urban Planet.




Be Unique: Details And Accents
The cold shoulder is way more than just a cut-out section of a shirt or a dress! From lace to tie-ups to bling, check out all the ways fashion retailers have put their spin on the trend and make sure your cold shoulder piece stands out. Here are our winners from Maurices, Ricki’s, and Urban Planet.




Pool Party
Take the cold shoulder poolside! Use these sunny dresses in florals, nauticals, or bright colours as cover ups or as your main outfit if you plan on staying out of the water. Pick up one for yourself at Reitman’s, Ricki’s, Maurices, or Urban Planet.




Best Basics
For those of you that love the cold shoulder and want to work it in to your rotation as much as possible, here are some of our favourite basic pieces that allow you to mix, match, layer, and have fun. Find them at Maurices and Urban Planet.

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