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Summer clothes should be breathable, lightweight, and so adorable, and that all basically describes a linen top. We believe wholeheartedly that every closet should be filled with quality tops, because they’re such essential layering pieces. Whether you like jeans, shorts, or skirts, they all need to be paired with a top. Linen is also one of our favorite fabrics because it’s super breathable and insanely comfortable. In other words, it’s always a winner. When it’s too hot to function, you’ll want to reach for one of these elegant, lightweight linen tops.
These 11 picks will be on permanent rotation all season long. From classic button down shirts to flirty halter tops and on trend strapless styles, there’s a linen top to suit everyone’s style. We’re particularly crushing on a burnt orange tank that looks great with jean shorts and an oversized black shirt we can wear buttoned up, tied at the waist, or open with a tank or bralette underneath. Some of these tops mean business, some are sexy, and some can be worn for any occasion. If you need a new top this season, make it linen. We know we will.