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What short sleeved tops do you wear to work in office?

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MrsTShelby Fri 14-Aug-15 11:19:15

I can do autumn winter no problem but I always get flummoxed in summer. Sleeveless always seems a bit informal for the office but I struggle to find tops that have a short sleeve.

Has anyone found a t shirt type top that would be smart enough?

Or will it have to be dresses?

Millymollymama Fri 14-Aug-15 12:30:31

House of Fraser have loads with short sleeves on their web site. Some with collars and some without. All sorts of makes. M and S have blouses/tops with short sleeves. Bought one yesterday. Not sure T shirt type tops are suitable if sleevless is not. I think a crisp cotton or silk is better.

CointreauVersial Fri 14-Aug-15 18:27:12

I wear the following:

Structured tops in cotton/broderie (Boden are good for these)
Printed short sleeved tops (Monsoon, Next)
Teeshirts that are a bit more "fancy" than bog standard ones (ie printed, or with lace panels/ruffles etc)
Short sleeved classic shirts (charity shops are a good source)

In the winter, stick a cardi over the top.

CointreauVersial Fri 14-Aug-15 18:27:42

And never sleeveless in the office.

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