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

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If there is one outfit combination that should be taking up the bulk of your wardrobe (excluding fleecy pyjamas) it's jeans and nice tops. 

Finally convinced a babysitter to come round 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 dressy tops that would look sensational with your favourite denim...

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1) Missguided satin blouse, £25, Asos

This Missguided yellow satin peplum blouse is perfect for any summer evening plans. The satin-style fabric makes the blouse feel silky and super smooth. 
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2) terracotta polka dot tie strap frill hem cami top, £20, Missguided

Perfect to accompany a light or dark denim jeans, this simple polka dot cami is one of our favourites for the summer weather. It sits on the hips, and you can dress this combo up with some wedges. 
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3) White Floral Jacquard Spot Button Up Cami, £17.99, New Look

From New Look's 'jeans and a nice top' section, this white floral cami is a must-have for your summer wardrobe. Whether it be an evening in a pub garden on the warmer evenings or a stroll in the park on a Sunday, this will do the job just nicely (especially with a tan)! 
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4) AUSTIN Star Print Angel Sleeve Blouse, £25, Topshop

Everyone is loving the monochrome print at the moment, so rock up to your next friends catch up wearing one of these beauties. Whether you wear this floaty angel blouse with denim jeans or a skirt, you'll look like you've got your life sorted for summer. 
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5) ASOS DESIGN cami with peplum, £18, Asos

Although it's branded as daytime wear, who says you can't dress this light blue peplum cami with some of your favourite pair of denim jeans?
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6) ASOS DESIGN off shoulder top with button detail in linen, £28, Asos

This soft Linen off the shoulder summer top is cute with shorts, jeans or a midi skirt. The cute button top is light and breathable, great for the evenings wherever the night takes you. 
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7) V-neck strappy top, £17.99, H&M

The V-neck top in a patterned viscose is beautiful with some light-weight trousers for a casual look. 
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8) Wrap Front Crop Top, £25, Topshop

This wrap crop top will turn your outfit into a classy summer look. This classic staple is also available in a lemon yellow and would do the job nicely with some white or light denim. 

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  • Author: Aimee Jakes Aimee Jakes
  • Job Title: Shopping and Community Editor

Aimee is the Shopping and Community Editor at Bauer Media where she works on fitness, fashion and beauty content across a number of titles such as heat, Closer and Grazia.

Her hobbies include truffle mac and cheese, Class Pass and relentlessly checking (and scolding!) the weather app.

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