The only item of clothing more transitional than a white T-shirt? A cami, of course! The thin, spaghetti strapped top is the ideal option when looking to go from day to night, season to season and, best of all, outfit to outfit. A cami can be worn with anything, to anything and for anything. It’s as versatile as it is transitional.
There is nothing chicer than a cami. The classic, clean silhouette is not only highly transitional but extremely wearable. Just look at Kim Kardashian, Kate Beckinsale or Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, just three of the many (many!) celebrities proving how effortless a cami can be styled into any and every wardrobe. From work hours to after-hours to weekend brunches and just about everything in-between, camis are the cherry on top of our outfits. Want to wear but don’t know how or where? Consider this the ultimate guide to finding the perfect cami. In today’s cami 101, these are the seven must-have options!
This Anything But Basic Cami
What It Is: Trust Your Thinstincts Camisole by Spanx
What It’s For: The best basic cami and a barely-there option
Why We Love It: This camisole is the perfect piece when looking for the best basic cami. The soft nude is so light and sheer that it can be worn underneath articles of clothing and as a stand-alone option, too. This cami comes with Spanx’s signature smoothing technology to help smoothe the midsection. Personally, we love the adjustable shoulder straps and wide band at the bottom. This feature is great when looking to adjust the cami to a comfortable fit and be sure it will stay in place without riding up.
See it: Grab the Trust Your Thinstincts Camisole by Spanx for $58, available at Revolve! Not your style? Check out additional SPANX options also available at Revolve!
This Everyday Essential Cami
What It Is: Square One Seamless Cami by Free People
What It’s For: An everyday essential, the seamless shirt
Why We Love It: The square one seamless cami is the everyday option. Available in black, red and white, all three shades are a trifecta when looking to integrate into a well-versed wardrobe. The rib knit fabric gives wearers a stretchy fit which is amazing when looking to stretch this cami into our daily rotation. From high-waisted denim wash jeans to leather skirts and even short-shorts, this is the everyday essential we must have!
See it: Grab the Free People Square One Seamless Cami for $30, available at Revolve! Not your style? Check out additional Free People options also available at Revolve!
This Work-Appropriate Cami
What It Is: The Mary Camisole by Secular
What It’s For: The ready-to-wear option for work
Why We Love It: Go ahead and give that work wardrobe a major upgrade! This Mary Camisole is the ideal option. Crafted from 100% Italian tencel, this sky blue sleek silhouette also happens to be partially lined. The high-neck, low-back detailing is just beyond. Beyond, amazing that is! From blazers to sweaters, this look will be sure to leave just about everyone looking!
See it: Grab the Secular Mary Camisole (originally $148) now for $82, available at Revolve! Not your style? Check out additional Secular options also available at Revolve!
This Highly Transitional Cami
What It Is: Isabella Cami Top by Nili Lotan
What It’s For: A highly transitional option, our new closet staple
Why We Love It: With adjustable straps and designed from a silk blend, this Isabella Cami is the one option we want to slip into our wardrobe day after day, year after year. Available in black, dark navy, ivory and vintage ivory, the neutral tones make this top even more transitional. From high-waisted jeans to silk trousers, and even skirts, this top will look terrific tucked into anything!
See it: Grab the Nili Lotan Isabella Cami Top for $295, available at Revolve! Not your style? Check out additional Nili Lotan options also available at Revolve!
The Weekender Cami
What It’s For: The perfect weekend look or going out option
Why We Love It: This silk camisole is the smoothest way to ring in the two-day break that awaits each and every one of us at the end of that neverending work week! This nude cami has left reviewers smitten over this silky smooth fabric. In fact, one reviewer went ahead and said this silk cami fit like a glove. How fitting! Go ahead and tuck this cami into leather pants, satin skirts and even denim jeans!
See it: Grab the Annie Bing Silk Camisole with Lace Details for $169, available at Revolve. Not your style? Check out additional Annie Bing options also available at Revolve!
This Date-Night Approved Cami
What It Is: The Rubi One Shoulder Cami Top by superdown
What It’s For: The perfect date-night option or special night out
Why We Love It: Instead of Us all dying over this one shoulder cami top, go ahead and have everyone else dying for it. Slip into the one shoulder camp top for the silkiest, smoothest option that will stun on date-night! Tuck into a miniskirt as shown above or into high-waisted denim jeans. Strap on a strappy sandal heel and pair with an embellished clutch. This top isn’t the only thing our S.O.’s will be loving at dinner!
See it: Grab the superdown Rubi One Shoulder Cami Top for $40, available at Revolve! Not your style? Check out additional superdown options also available at Revolve!
The Special Occasion Cami
What It Is: Ivy Camisole by Capulet
What It’s For: Any special occasion or family gathering
Why We Love It: This ivy camisole is the sweetest staple, ever. The cream tossed floral print is perfect when looking for a fun and fresh option to brighten up any ensemble. The crepe fabric gives this cami a sweet and sophisticated feel that exudes elegance. Pair with bright trouser pants, solid skirts and even jeans. It’s a no-brainer why so many reviewers are swooning over this stylish staple!
Not your style? Check out additional cami options available at Revolve!
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