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Covered Perfectly founder Pauline Durben decided to retire, including her collection of figure flattering tops for women in midlife. But not to worry, my friend, read on for some stylish alternatives!
If you’re a woman over 50, or a woman in her 60s like me, I don’t have to tell you anything about how our shape changes as we age. Things happen naturally over time that we don’t like, but they’re a part of the aging process and we all experience them.
Aging naturally is a wonderful thing, and I wouldn’t choose any form of surgery, implants, sculpting, or whatever else is out there to modify the look of our face and the shape of our body. I am who I am, belly fat, bun-bulge and all.
I look in the mirror every morning and affirm that I am beautiful, just as I am, and don’t let the picky, critical, whiny girl take over and complain about how I don’t look like I used to, and the scale just won’t cooperate no matter what I do. Sigh.
For me, it’s a commitment to a healthy lifestyle and making wise choices (most of the time!), to maintain my 60’ish figure the best that I can.
Of course, these natural figure adjustments sometimes require an adjustment to the wardrobe as well. Tucked-in tops have always been my go-to as a casually styled girl, but in the last couple of years I’ve started to add longer figure flattering tops to the wardrobe. It just makes sense to cover up areas that are no longer so nice to look at.
But, I don’t want to dress like an old lady, either, so I’m pretty particular about these tunic style tops, as well as how I layer my outfits for a youthful and stylish result.
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By the way, if you like the bright coral chirred tunic style top with dolman sleeves I’m wearing in the image at the top, it came from Amazon.
So, here are some of the best figure flattering tops in longer, tunic styles for women that I found. See what speaks to you and your personal style!
Best Figure Flattering Tops
Comfy Tunic Style Tops from JJill
J.Jill is an easy, relaxed, inspired style that reflects the confidence of a woman with a rich, full life. They are a national omnichannel retailer of women’s clothing, accessories and footwear and are committed to providing friendly, guiding service wherever you choose to shop: at their more than 280 stores, online or through our catalog.
Sustainable Shopping from BodyBark.com
If you’re searching for a micro-modal fabric, BodyBark.com has it! Luxuriously soft, whisper thin for layering and comfort, wrinkle resistant, and moisture-wicking, these tops could be the perfect layering pieces.
And when it comes to sustainability, this fabric, made from the cellulose fiber of sustainably harvested Beech trees, is unmatched. Produced using closed-loop manufacturing (a circular model with no unused byproducts), clothes made with MircoModal® are biodegradable and can reenter the ecosystem to prepare the ground for the next generation of plants.
TuckTop: Function + Style + Comfort
Why wear just a stylish tunic-type top when you can add the function of hands-free, discreet pockets that safely carry all your essentials?
And, the Seriously Soft anti-microbial, moisture-wicking fabric is seriously comfortable! These figure flattering tops come in a variety of sleeve lengths and several neutral colors.
Learn more and read my review of the TuckTop. It. Is. Amazing.
Soft Surroundings Tunic Style Tops
Every Soft Surroundings design is conceived from scratch by their designers, with incredible softness and undeniable comfort as a top priority.
Figure Flattering Tops from Macy’s
You’ll find a variety of longer silhouette shapes that are slimming from our friends at Macy’s. Some of the pricing can be quite budget-friendly, too, depending on the sales that are running.
Take a peek at the LookBook above and see what might work in your wardrobe.
Daily Ritual from Amazon (Prime Wardrobe, too)
If you use Amazon for your shopping needs, be sure to take a look at the Daily Ritual line from Amazon for some well-priced tunic style tops. These suggestions are also part of the Prime Wardrobe “try before you buy” program…a real plus!
Slimming Tops from Chicos
Chicos is known for its figure flattering tops, bottoms, and overall style options for mature women. As with any brand, some of the styles might be a bit too ‘mature’ for my taste, but I think they have something for just about any style preference as women over 50.
Ethical, Sustainable Fashion from Eileen Fisher
“Simple shapes that make dressing easy” is the philosophy of the Eileen Fisher brand, an ethical, sustainable line of women’s clothing and accessories. Peruse the LookBook above to see just a few of the casual, classic-lined styles
Fine fashion that you can feel good about, and in.
I hope you’ve found some stylish and flattering tunic style tops here, my friend, to enhance your wardrobe. We may be getting a bit older but we can still look and feel beautiful!