Wilhemina writes: "Dear Outblush Staffettes, I have a request that is looking increasingly tricky as this summer winds down: I am getting married in October, in a strapless dress, and despite doing everything possible to not tan this summer, I have developed some noticeably white straplines. Making matters worse, in a few weeks I'll be spending a weekend at an outdoor music festival (poor me). I think the only recourse is to find a couple of strapless tops to even out my skin color (barring a chemical solution). Turns out that finding strapless tops at this time of year is basically impossible. Can you help? I typically wear size xs; budget is flexible but less than $50 would be great; the festival starts on September 16. I know there's not much room to be picky but I'd prefer something a little more modest than, e.g., the stomach-baring ultra-tight bustier-type things that Urban Outfitters has on offer. I like colors, stripes, patterns, whatever, and casual is great. If you can pull this off, I will be so impressed! Thanks ever so much, ladies! Wilhemina"
Dearest Wilhemina! Carlota here and I LOVE strapless tops year round so I'm stoked to help you. Here's my picks for you. Most important of all, enjoy the music festival! And congrats and best of luck for your wedding! xoxo
1 - dELiA*s Belted Tube Top $15 on sale
2 - dEliA*s Nordic Tube Top $25
3 - Heritage 1981 Floral Sweetheart Top $14 on sale
4 - Forever21 Strapless Floral Tunic $20
5 - Forever21 Floral Cross Stitch Print Tunic $18
6 - Forever21 Lace Ruffle Tunic $20
7 - Element Lynn Tube Top $34 on sale
8 - Obey Navajo Tube Top $16 on sale
9 - Forever21 Strapless Floral Tunic $16
10 - Anna Sui for Anthropologie Conestoga Corset $80 on sale
11 - Edme & Esyllte Oka Corset Top $88
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