Review of Covered Perfectly Sylvia draped front top
London Jeans white denim boyfriends, Michael Kors sandals, Paloma Picasso sunglasses, statement necklace, lace camisole, and Sylvia draped top in black c/o Covered Perfectly

Modern classics with a twist that hide flaws

My wardrobe consists of high quality classic basics, i.e. the investment pieces and trendy fast fashion pieces that serve to give my outfits a trendy vibe. What I am looking for in a high quality investment piece is a nice super soft material, a great fit and cut. When the cut has some unexpected twist like a wrapping or draping, it’s even better. It is no secret that I like to look for such pieces at Covered Perfectly. They have, among other things, various styles of tops that hide all kinds of body flaws and there is a piece for every body shape. <3

#over50fashion woman looking stylish in a Covered Perfectly draped top and BF jeans
London Jean white denim pants, Michael Kors sandals, Paloma Picasso sunglasses, statement necklace, Hermes collier de chien bangle, lace camisole, Dior neckerchief (all own), and Sylvia draped top c/o Covered Perfectly
#styledetails outfit and draping details
Zoom-in on the beautiful draping of the top c/o Covered Perfectly to demonstrate that it can hide various body flaws like love handles, under arm bulk, and a tummy

Covered Perfectly work in more than one season

The Sylvia draped front top shown in the outfit photos is a sample from Covered Perfectly. I love that it works for three seasons – in summer just so, and in fall and spring with a blazer or jacket as a layering piece. This modal top is so flattering, luxurious, super soft, and comfortable. Who doesn’t like that?

Classics with a purposeful twist

The nice playful cut stands out of the crowd of plain solid color tops due to the draping on the chest. The draping adds interest and draws the attention to the breast. The draping draws the eyes away from the neck or a double chin. Another advantage of the draping is that the top doesn’t need a summer scarf to look stylish. Who needs that extra layer in summer?

A beautiful layering piece without adding bulk

I wore a camisole under the top because I don’t like showing too much cleavage. The draping will be higher up for a fuller breast than mine. Then the cleavage will be less than in my case (bra size 34AA). However, you still can wear a statement necklace or camisole underneath.

#fashionover50 midlife woman in jeans and lump and bump hiding top
Side view of casual work outfit with London Jean boyfriend jeans, Michael Kors plateau sandals, Dior neckerchief, Paloma Picasso sunglasses, statement necklace, DIY ear studs, lace camisole, Hermes collier de chien cuff (all own), and Sylvia draped front top c/o Covered Perfectly

Flattering fashion over 40

I love the 3/4 long sleeves as I like to wear an arm party for style. Here I pushed the sleeves up to end above the elbow. The sleeves also hide not so tuned upper arms (mine). The dark color has a slimming effect. The top is also available in burgundy, another dark color. The draping covers any lumps and bumps.

Affordable price for a high quality investment piece

This basic investment piece is made in America. Like all other pieces by Covered Perfectly this Sylvia draped front top doesn’t break the bank. It costs only $49.95, which isn’t expensive at all for an investment piece that one can wear in several seasons. There is also a “Buy 2 and get the 3rd free – any combination.” This offer makes the Covered Perfectly tops even more attractive.

#styleover50 black and white look with #CoveredPerfectly top
Back view of London Jean BF, Michael Kors sandals, and top c/o Covered Perfectly. Here I wore the top as a front tuck. You clearly see that the top is long and wide enough to also be wore untucked and cover your bum

The Sylvia draped front top is a great wardrobe addition

Due to its neutral color (black or burgundy) it works for the office as well as for the weekend. Since the fabric doesn’t wrinkle it is also perfect for business and vacation travel. The top looks as great with a pair of jeans or pants as it does with a skirt or as a layering piece. In my opinion, it is a winner for ever wardrobe and a stylish must-have for every women over 40.

#styleover40 midlife woman looking posh in a chic black Covered Perfectly top and white pants
London Jean pants, Michael Kors sandals, Paloma Picasso cat-eye sunglasses, dogwood beaded statement necklace, lace camisole, Hermes collier de chien bangle (all own), and modal top c/o Covered Perfectly

What about you? Have you already some of the great flattering pieces from Covered Perfectly in your closet? Have you had a look at their new pieces lately?

In summery: This Sylvia draped front top hides body flaws, is an affordable high quality classic piece with a modern twist suitable also for layering. The latter permits to wear this flattering piece in more than one season. A Must-have for women over 40. Browse their collection now to get your own.

You can find a review of my Covered Perfectly boot-neck LBD and a review of my Covered Perfectly bell-sleeve top plus styling ideas at these links.

When you like to know why pieces and outfits work, you may want to buy your copy of my book “How to Dress for Success in Midlife.”


Welcome to the 111th Top of the World Style linkup party

Thanks to all of you who linked up in the past and make this party great and exciting with your inspiring outfit ideas. Welcome back! You are an awesome crowd!

When you are new, welcome. We are glad you are here. You can sign up the form below to join the VIPs who receive an email invitation each week for the Top of the World Style party.

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When you want to get a free feature at the Top of the World Style party as a co-host, all you have to do is to click the link and let me know. We then will agree on a date and I will send you the linkup code on the weekend prior to the party. You will just have to add the code to your post. Newbies are also welcome.

Top of the World OOTDs

The Top of the World Style Winner is picked by a random generator from the party two weeks ago. The reasons are as follow: Each party runs a week minus 5 minutes. At the time of scheduling a new party, the old party is still in full swing and blogger still can join. To give all guests the same chance, the old party has to have closed before drawing the winner. In plain English, the Top of the World Style Winner visited the linkup party two weeks ago.

Top of the World Style Winner Laura
Laura at I Do DeClaire became Top of the World Style Winner. Photo from her post

The winner of this week’s feature is Laura, the blogger at I Do DeClaire who submitted her winning post at the 109th linkup party. She really knows how to pull off a nice Casual Friday work outfit that is not just jeans and a chic T-shirt.

Top of the World OOTD Readers' Fav Lisa
Lisa at Daily Style Finds became Top of the World OOTD Readers’ Fav in her pinterest inspired look. Photo from her post

The post by Lisa at Daily Style Finds became Top of the World OOTD Readers’ Fav as you clicked her post the most. She took her outfit inspiration from Pinterest. Who wore it better? 🙂

Top of the World OOTD My Fav Nina
Nina the blogger at Sharing a Journey became Top of the World OOTD My Fav. Photo from her post

Nina, the blogger at Sharing a Journey, became Top of the World OOTD My Fav. Doesn’t she look like a model in a catalog or magazine in this outfit photo? She really rocks this high-low hem striped dress with hat and basket bag. What a stunning vacation outfit! <3

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Disclosure: The Sylvia draped front top is a sample of my choice from Covered Perfectly. The post is not endorsed by them. I wrote it entirely myself and it represents my 100% honest opinion.

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