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The best women’s tops for working and dating from home

Working women like Kim Kardashian are prioritizing above-the-waist fashion for virtual meetings. @kimkardashian

We have officially entered the pants-free era.

As the coronavirus lockdown forces the world to work and date via webcam, women are slipping into their comfiest leggings and prioritizing fashion from the waist up.

A Walmart exec noted last week that sales of tops are skyrocketing, while pants purchases are dragging behind. (Call it the mullet of the Zoom era: Business up high, party down below.)

During this new stay-home normal, impressing your boss, enticing your crush and haute-ing up happy hour requires nothing more than a chic shirt.

So upgrade your virtual presence with one of these beautiful blouses — all for under $100.

 

Polished in pink

Make pastel rose your go-to neutral for social distancing this spring.

Shirt, $24.99 at 2.HM.com, https://www2.hm.com/en_us/productpage.0884067002.html
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Shirt, $24.99 at H&M

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Perfect paisley

Take a classic work shirt for a modern spin with a bold bandana pattern.

Image courtesy of Scotch & Soda

Shirt, $97 at Scotch & Soda

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Scarlet better

Add a little luxe to your virtual ensembles with a red-hot silky basic.

Shirt, $41 at US.Topshop.com, https://us.topshop.com/en/tsus/product/clothing-70483/shirts-blouses-4650808/scallop-satin-shirt-9423932
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Shirt, $41 at Topshop.com

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Sleek snakeskin

Slither this mock-neck top under a blazer to add edge to your next Google hangout.

Top, $88 at 525America.com, https://www.525america.com/collections/tops/products/python-mock-neck-knit-top
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Top, $88 at 525 America

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Dainty floral

Even if you’re stuck inside, the seasons are a-changin’ — blossom your wardrobe accordingly.

Shirt, $79.99 at JCrew.com, https://www.jcrew.com/p/womens_category/shirts_tops/buttonfront/perfect-shirt-in-liberty-junes-meadow-floral-print/AJ406
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Shirt, $79.99 at J.Crew

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Flower child

Slip on a boho blouse for a fashionable look that doesn’t try too hard (and is as cozy as your work-from-home PJs).

Free People blouse, $54 at Shop.Nordstrom.com, https://shop.nordstrom.com/s/free-people-run-free-print-shirt/5632798/full
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Free People blouse, $54 at Nordstrom

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