Boatneck tops are a great piece of clothing for summer, and there are a variety of styles from which to choose. Boatneck tops come in 3/4 sleeve, heavyweight and striped varieties, for example. The shirts were made famous by the French Navy and by Hollywood stars in the 1950s. Read below for information on a few of the more popular boatneck tops for this summer.
James Perse White Boatneck Top
This 100% cotton boatneck top comes with a dropped shoulder. The bottom hem is slightly rounded, while the cuffs have exaggerated sleeves. As one of the more top-of-the-line boatneck tops available, this James Perse version runs for $85.
Land's End Women's 3/4-Sleeve Boatneck Sailor Tee
With a classic straight style, thin horizontal stripes, and 3/4 sleeves, this boatneck sailor tee is one of the most unique pieces you will find. The grosgrain trim in the back of the tag less neck will make sure the shirt does not rub. At just $29.50, it is a bargain.
Three Dots Heavyweight Red Dot British Boatneck Tee
The Three Dots Heavyweight Red Dot British Boatneck Tee is a thicker shirt, so it may not be suitable for you during summer depending where you live. In more mild regions, however, the shirt makes a great addition to any wardrobe. The cotton is as soft as any boatneck top on the market, and it comes in a wide range of colors. This heavyweight boatneck tee is on sale for $39, down from $60.
ANM Pleat Waist Women’s Top
This lightweight, translucent shirt is perfect for use during summer. The half sleeves allow your arms to breathe, as does the 100% viscose material. The shirt has pleating detail at the back waist and a knit top to finish off the look. It comes in either black or white, with the latter color preferable for summer. It retails for $25.