How to Turn Your Basic Long Sleeve Into a Summer Top

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5 Minutes

When summer comes, you don’t have to store your long-sleeved t-shirts or tunics away.

With a bit of ingenuity, they can become stylish summer tops. Want to know how? Check this out!

Tools and materials:

  • Long sleeved black t-shirt or tunic
  • Necklace or choker
One shoulder

1. One shoulder

Fold the neck of the t-shirt under. 

One shoulder

Hold the t-shirt diagonally in front of you with one sleeve over your shoulder and the other sleeve below your arm on the opposite side.


2. Tie

Tie the two sleeves together in the center of your back, leaving the long end of the lower sleeve free


3. Secure

Bring the lower sleeve across your back.


Knot it securely to the bottom corner of your t-shirt, at the side of your waist.

DIY summer top

DIY summer top

DIY summer top

Add a trendy choker or other jewelry to add an extra touch of elegance to your outfit.

Everyone will admire your one-shouldered top and no one will ever guess that you’re wearing a knotted t-shirt!

What a stylish way to add to your summer wardrobe! What do you think? Would you wear this?

Next, check out my  Cool Hack for How to Wear Any Bra With a One Shoulder Dress.

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Suggested materials:
  • Long sleeved black t-shirt or tunic
  • Necklace or choker

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