Mother and Baby

8 going-out tops for when you just want to wear 'jeans and a nice top'

If there is one outfit combination that should take up a lot of your wardrobe (after fleecy pyjamas, duh!) it's jeans and nice tops. They are a staple in every woman's wardrobe and have saved us more sartorial dilemmas than we have had Weetabix smushed into our hair.

Finally convinced a babysitter to look after your little one for the evening? Jeans and a nice top. Drinks with the girls? Jeans and a nice top. Mother-in-law's annual family get together? Jeans and a nice top.

We owe a lot to the winning combination, as without it, we'd be sobbing in our wardrobe surrounded by 2014's sweater dresses and pre-pregnancy body-con dresses. Shudder.

Here's all the best going out tops that would look sensational with your favourite denim...

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Pink tie top, £15.99, New Look 

Waltz into Spring with this salmon-pink tie blouse. Would look great with white jeans.
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Red bardot top, £15, Missguided 

This shoulder-bearing red top is perfect for G&T with the girls. Buy it now and keep it in your wardrobe for your summer holidays... 
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Sheer blouse, £69, French Connection

This gorgeous minimalist shirt this blouse is perfect for smart-casual occasions when paired with slim-fit trousers. 
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Black wrap top, £28, ASOS

This plunging wrap top will earn you serious style points and will go with all your shades of denim. Ideal.
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Lace cami top, £15, ASOS

Dress up your jeans with this lace-trimmed cami. Wear a simple polo neck underneath for those evenings the weather can't seem to make it's mind up...
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Yellow floral top, £89, Topshop

Florals in spring are hardly ground-breaking, but this bold yellow hue makes it interesting. *Adds to shopping basket*
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Pyjama style shirt, £34, Topshop

Animal print is everywhere at the moment and we aren't complaining. This satin shirt will look really good with jeans. 
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Cropped Jacquard Shirt, £59, & Other Stories

Sashay your way through a bar with this pyjama-style shirt. Great for when you get sleepy at 10pm and need a nap in the taxi home! 

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