I am all about items that can be worn in different ways. Finding items that match your lifestyle, right? A tank top dress is one of those items. I recently started wearing BodyCon Tank Top Dresses too!

This post was originally published in May 2018 and updated July 2020.

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Tank Top Dress
This dress is an oldie from Who What Wear

The olive Tank Top Dress and the striped one in this post are sold out. Below are what I pair with my tank top dresses and similar items. FashionNova Curve items: tie dye dress, yellow tank top dress, I get a 1x.

A tank dress can be worn throughout most of the seasons if the fit is right. This is a great basic piece. It just requires a little tweaking with respect to how you style it.

What is it about a Tank Top Dress?

Tank Top Dress

What’s great about a tank top dress is how easy it is to style. Most of the styling tricks that you employ for your tank tops apply! In fact, most of the ways I style my tank top dresses were inspired by how I style a tank top.

“…something about these currently trending tanks just feels so much fresher than a T-shirt, though they still lend themselves to that effortless and classic look we all love.”

Source: Who What Wear

Ways to Style a Tank Top Dress

Tank Top Dress

Alright, I gathered up some of the ways I style a tank top dress. I published the original post over a year ago. Here I am wearing a couple other tank top dresses. So, I figured I should do a refresher on it!

With a Denim Jacket

Next, pair it with a denim jacket. Remember when I talked about different ways to wear a denim jacket? One of those ways is throwing it over the shoulders. Draping your jacket over your shoulders will give you arm coverage (if you are wanting that to feel comfortable or just for the look). Additionally, it adds something different to your look.

With a Button Up Shirt

I like pairing my tank top dresses with a button up shirt. It brings a casual vibe to the dress. I wear it open or tied at the waist.

Tank Top Dress on its Own

Okay, I know that some of us gals with curves can get a little self-conscious about our arms. For me, I got over this since life is too short! And, if it’s not one thing we are dissatisfied with ourselves, it’s another.

Wearing a tank top dress alone is one of the most practical ways to wear this style of dress. Especially when it is hot out. Adding other items brings some visual interest. For example, a rattan purse adds some texture while a yellow mule heel adds some color. Similarly, I might add a necklace if I am feeling like I look too bare.

Tank Top Dress

With a Blazer

Okay, this last way is a no-brainer. This is another outfit from last year. linked a similar blazer below. I have been able to wear my tank top dresses to work by tossing on a blazer. However, make sure that the dress isn’t too low cut. Also, be sure that the fabric is a bit thicker. That will give it a bit more of a professional feel to it.

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… Because getting dressed (and living life) should feel good!


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