The Top Everyone Is Wearing Right Now

If you're like us, Beauty and the Beast was in heavy VHS rotation when you were a kid. And, if that's the case, there's a good chance you were as besotted as we were with Belle’s buttercup-colored, off-the-shoulder gown. While a giant hoop skirt and matching arm-length gloves no longer hold the same appeal, a shoulder-baring top is a story that never gets old. Now, with festival season in full swing, the style has returned as a trend MVP.

It does have one pitfall, though: getting that straight-across neckline to stay put, without having to sacrifice your magnificent moves when the crowd favorite storms the stage. Our Senior Features Editor Connie Wang shares a genius hack that stops the sleeves from popping up over sun-seeking shoulders. You just need two minutes, a few household items, and a summer-ready peasant top. All you have to do is watch, learn, and do — just don’t forget the SPF. And if you're looking for a pre-prepped piece, check out the options we've handpicked ahead.

Pixie Market Rae Striped Ots Sleeve Tie Top, $109, available at Pixie Market.
Style Mafia Kiki Off-The-Shoulder Top, $79, available at Urban Outfitters.
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Rock this ruffled, bell-sleeve version for a romantic take on the trend.

Rahi Cali Embroidered Bell Sleeve Ruffle Blouse, $98.00, available at South Moon Under.
Wilfred Talence Blouse, $110, available at Aritzia.
Eloquii Color Blocked Off the Shoulder Top, $56.90, available at Eloquii.
Theory Laureema Off-the-Shoulder Light Poplin Top, $295 $177, available at Neiman Marcus.
Elizabeth and James Nolita Off-the-shoulder Satin Top, $345, available at Net-a-Porter.
Apiece Apart Ventana Off-the-shoulder Print Top, $275, available at Madewell.
Topshop Embroidered Poplin Off the Shoulder Top, $60 $29.99, available at Nordstrom.