I am a longtime reader of YLF. The purchased items that have been YLF (Angie) recommendations have been wardrobe winners. Kut from the Kloth jeans, a pair of Born boots, a pair of Sofft sandals, Athleta capri pants -- these are items that I wear the heck out of and are still going strong after several years.

Lately I have been feeling uninspired and I'm finding it difficult to find tops that are something other than a basic t-shirt. I don't know if it's my weight, body type, or my attitude but nothing seems to work.

I went to the mall the other day, (no Nordstrom) and searched several department stores. I KNOW not to try on those smocked blouson type tops because they don't flatter but did anyway. If a top doesn't have some sort of fitted aspect it can be unflattering on my body.

I tried on a handful of tops. Nothing flattered. Pictured is a blousy-type blue and white print top that was supposed to be off-the-shoulder and a orchidy-pink t-shirt. I bought the t-shirt only. Maybe I'm stuck and not trying on the right things.

I'm looking for recommendations for tops. I think I'm an hourglass/apple/rectangle. I don't know anymore. Thanks for any advice and thanks for reading.

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