A nice sleeveless blouse can be the ultimate work-to-party staple, and feels like a summery, more relaxed version of the iconic button-down.

One Piece, Five Ways: The Sleeveless Blouse

Liz Doupnik
One Piece, Five Ways: The Sleeveless Blouse
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Confession: Sometimes we buy twenty of basically the same piece of clothing. Going through our closet this week, we realized that have an especially strong affinity for all things sleeveless.

A nice sleeveless blouse can be the ultimate work-to-party staple, and feels like a summery, more relaxed version of the iconic button-down. Here, we’ve curated five different looks centered around this chic wardrobe mainstay that can work for everything from date night to your upcoming plans for a music festival with friends.

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Get down with your rock 'n' roll side with simple separates, Western inspired accessories and printed denim.

Colette Sleeveless Blouse, $196, at Otte; Michael Michael Kors Python Print Stretch-Cotton Trousers, $209.20, at Harvey Nichols; Opening Ceremony Suede Chelsea Boots, $193.70, at Harvey Nichols; Chaco Canyon Southwest Round Green Turquoise Copper Ring, $34.90, at HSN; Two-Tone Straw Hat, $38, at J. Crew; Montana Silversmiths Skull & Feathers Western Buckle, $19, at Sheplers

Want to hit up one of summer's most popular trends and sport bold colors? Balance out the color palette of your clothes with neutral accessories.

Finders Keepers Galaxy Sleeveless Crepe Blouse, $100.90, at Harvey Nichols; Rag & Bone Poppy Red High-Rise Skinny Pants, $165, at StyleBop; VC Signature Elaine Elaine Taupe, $195, at Vince Camuto; Trina Turk Box Clutch, $79.99, at Banana Republic; Cotton Corded Cuff, $38, at Armani Exchange; Cross Two Finger Ring, $18, at Topshop

Feeling flirty? We suggest this Lolita inspired outfit with breezy separates in vintage ladylike silhouettes.

Elizabeth and James Jamie Tie Blouse, $122, at Les Nouvelles; Opening Ceremony Pleated Scallop Short, $210, at La Garconne; Jayne T-Strap Ballet Flats, $198, at J.Crew; Z Spoke by Zac Posen Sweet Danger Pleated Patent-Leather Clutch, $177.75, at the Outnet; Carved Rose Stud Earrings, $25, at Tarina Tarantino

We think this is the perfect music festival outfit. Stay cool while you're bouncing from show to show with mini jean shorts, a sleeveless 60s inspired top and crochet details.

Sleeveless Crochet Collar Top, $64, at Topshop; Blue Mid-Waist Slim Denim Shorts, $62, at She Inside; Mar Y Sol Zadie Crocheted Backpack, $76.30, at ShopBop; Marc by Marc Jacobs Flower Ring, $98, at Bloomingdale's; House of Harlow 1960 Anais Leopard Sunglasses, $138, at Lord & Taylor; MIA Selma Sandals, $17.99, at My Bargain Buddy

Go extra girly for your next date night. With super feminine details, you'll be sure to light a spark.

Silk Crepe Color Block Sleeveless Top, $145, at Orla Kiely; Tibi Venice Appliqu├ęd Cotton-Crepe Mini Skirt, $198, at the Outnet; Steve Madden Obsessed Platform Pump, $109.95, at Endless; Bag, $30.98, at H&M; Henry Holland for Les Specs Monobrow Sunglasses, $89, at I Don't Like Mondays; Chiffon Bow Hair Clip, $14, at American Apparel

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