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10 Easy ways to dress up a tank top

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Dress up your style

Stay cool and stylish by topping off your average summer tank top with these zippy, fun accessories and fashion staples. Don't worry -- there's no need to splurge or allot extra time for putting your outfit together in the morning. Dressing up your tank top is easy with these 10 wardrobe additions.

Dress up your style


A cropped jacket or blazer that allows your tank to peek out of the bottom will give you a more polished appearance. You might even get away with it at the office. You can keep it simple by opting for a black or white jacket or spice it up a bit for summer style with a bright colored cover-up or jacket that rocks a bold embellishment.

High-waisted Shorts

High-waisted shorts will give your tank glamour and lengthen your legs. Pair them with a pair of killer heels or strappy sandals. Above, Chloe Sevigney shows off a sophistcated look by pairing her shorts with a matching blazer -- you can easily achieve a stylish look by wearing a chic pair of high-wasited jean shorts as well.

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