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These 11 Tops Can Double Up As Trendy Dresses!

Sumona Bose

Fashion Writer

We all have our favourite double-duty pieces of clothing. Bandeau tanks as mini skirts, denim button-down shirts as jackets, ethnic skirts as lehengas...the list is endless! One such versatile wardrobe staple is the top that you can also wear as a dress. The trick? Just skip the pants! Check out Plixxo influencer Kritika Khurana sporting a teal kurti as a stylish standalone dress!

A word of caution: these tops/dresses can sometimes give a ‘something is missing’ vibe. Tackle that by balancing the look with the right shoes and accessories. Read on to find out how you can shop for one and wear as two, with these trendy tops that double up as dresses!

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Maroon Florals

It’s not often that you see this wine shade on casuals but we got lucky with this find and brought it right to your doorstep! Accessorize this with a dainty belt and tie detail thigh high boots and give that shirt dress look an upgrade!

Lulu & Sky

₹1825   ₹3649   49% off
1 long tops lulu   sky high low top

Olive Rugged

Brands and fashionistas, especially in the men’s top clothing trends, have been going green this season! Get your hands on this new fall fave and accessorize with a corset belt to add structure and high top lace up boots!


2 long tops only longline shirt

That Denim Pick

This smart denim tunic can be your go-to ‘fancy day’ outfit - with pants or without! Accessorize this with sequin sliders glossy and this baller Steve Madden sling bag!

Project Eve WW Denim


Checkered Blues

Plaid has received a lot of love this year and we couldn't help but include one checkered piece in this list as well! Another fall trend, cinch up your waist with this tie around belt and slide into a pair of oxford brogues to complete the look!

Tommy Hilfiger

4 long tops tommy hilfiger blue checkerd top

Ethnic Flares

Most ethnic kurtis can double up as dresses and for this list, we have picked this fit and flared number! Look effortlessly stylish this Diwali, accessorize with statement earrings and put on these fine tan tie up flats for an indo-western look!


5 long tops vajor purple ethnic

Collared Long Line

Love the classic combination of black and white? Create your own layered version with this collared top, a longline cardigan and some nude block heel sandals to finish off the ensemble.

Vero Moda

6 long tops vero moda long shirt

Naked Dress Up

We know how much you love the naked dress trend so, on popular demand, we bring back the look with this embroidered pick! Skip the lining and pair it with a fitted bodycon dress and some sexy embellished stilettos!

Dorothy Perkins

₹2154   ₹2590   16% off
7 long tops dorothy perkins black tunic

Class Of Kaftan

We all need a pair of stylish kaftans in our wardrobe, just because of the fact that they are an easy wear and look so good. Rock this piece for beach day in these braid-detailed chappals or just wear them out to a boozy brunch in some peep-toed wedges!

The Kaftan Company

8 long tops the laftan company ikat with belt

Striped Ties

We guarantee this will become your workwear fave this season. The contrast collar and sleeve hems are just the touch of cool you need to make your office wear stand out! Opt for some wingtip loafers or flatform espadrille sandals with this outfit.


₹3074   ₹5590   45% off
9 long tops mango blue striped

High Slits

Hoping to get some light packing sorted for your next vacay? This versatile top can pull a heavy duty as a maxi dress for your lovely evenings. Be careful about that high slit though and put on a pair of seamless shorts underneath it. Multicolored ankle strap stilettos are the way to go!


10 long tops faballey white printed

Fall Sunshine

A pretty festive number, this bright yellow flared tunic will look picture perfect this Diwali. Slide into these Ikat print juttis and statement necklace for your fun family soirees!

Label Ritu Kumar

11 long tops label ritu kumar yellow flared top
Published on Oct 12, 2017
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