Tunic tops were as much a staple in ancient fashion as they are today. In fact, they were an extremely popular style in the Roman Empire. The word "tunic" itself comes from a Latin word that was used for garments that both men and women could wear. These shirts are long, loose-fitting, and comfortable.
Tunic tops have evolved over the centuries; several different styles of these tops might find a place in your wardrobe.
Belted tunic tops give a more defined shape to a garment that might otherwise disguise your waistline. A ruched or pleated tunic is great for hiding problem areas. Choose a Bohemian tunic with long, flowing sleeves to give your outfit an extra dash of old-time allure. And even though tunics are traditionally a loose garment, fitted ones have emerged into the world of modern fashion.
How to Wear Tunics
These juniors' tops are fantastic for a wide range of occasions. Wear a simple one to school, and pair it with fitted bottoms; skinny jeans or leggings look fantastic with this type of shirt. Finish the outfit with a cute pair of ballet flats or wedges.
Going out this weekend? A tunic might be just the look you're going after. Dress it up with a glitzy belt and a pair of statement earrings. Some tops have pretty floral patterns that provide the added touch of elegance you're looking for. You can even wear this style with a skirt; the skirt should be a fitted shape, and it should extend several inches beyond your tunic's hem.
Because these tops come in tons of different fabrics, you can find a tunic to wear in any season. A light, gauzy tunic will be one of your go-to pieces during warmer weather; put it in your drawer right next to your juniors' tank tops. Buy one that is made of a thicker material to get you through the winter chill.
Shopping for Tunic Tops
If you shop at regular retail stores, juniors' blouses can cost you far more than you want to pay. Fortunately, there are better alternatives. Shop secondhand first at thredUP, where you'll find like-new treasures from top brands, including Charlotte Russe and Lush, at prices that will make your jaw drop. After you're done buying a new outfit, you'll still have room in your budget to see a movie and splurge on theater popcorn.
We carry a range of juniors' sizes to flatter teen girls of all body types. If you ever shop with us and don't find the right size, color, or style, check back often—our selection is always changing and growing. What if you buy something from us that doesn't fulfill all your hopes and dreams? Send it back—all returns are free.