Linen love // Eyelet tunic top + olive jeans

summer linen tunic outfit casual petite style

It’s wet, windy, and cold in Boston today, so I’m channeling warmer thoughts via this summery linen tunic. It’s made of sturdy linen fabric with beautiful detailing, including rows of tiny pom poms, floral embroidery, and eyelet lace that’s hard to fully capture in photos. I’m actually wearing a regular size xs, shrunken in the dryer (linen can change quite a bit on high heat, so dry carefully). I didn’t realize this top was available in petites online, but reviews confirm that the regular runs a little small compared to AT’s usual sizing. Update: They just re-stocked this online in petites, which should fit better on someone my size!

white linen tunic top olive skinny jeans outfit boston style

These olive jeans are so stretchy and soft – they feel similar to jeggings but are not too thin. I’ve also worn them with this fleece knit top below (read my review) for an ultra comfy outfit:

paige petite jeans soludos goyard tote casual outfit

Gibson top xxsp (runs short), Soludos flats sz 5, Paige jeans 24P, sunglasses

Paige makes some of my favorite petite-sized designer denim in general, with a pretty good range on their website (free shipping & returns) including ankle, boot, and full flare silhouettes. I saw that one of my beloved styles from years ago are back, in the same Hoxton petite cut (also sold at Anthro) but a different wash. See my old Hoxton petite jeans on me here – they didn’t fit this well in the beginning, but became perfect after a machine wash and dry.

olive jeans white tunic IG

For linen lovers, I also tried on this super lightweight palm-print tee (good for hot, humid temps) and lace-up peplum top from Ann Taylor’s latest arrivals. The linen tee is shown dressed down with shorts, but I’d also style it tucked into pants or a white skirt for summer workwear. The lace-up peplum top is in a looser swingy fit that’s breezy and also suited for hot weather. It hit me at a longer tunic length and looked cute paired with skinny jeans or shorts.

ann taylor summer white linen tunic top
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  1. Katie Yip wrote:

    I recently bought the Gucci Soho disco in a lighter color. Do you put any protectant on your bags? Thanks!

    Posted 6.10.17 Reply
  2. Mizeats wrote:

    Love these easy summer looks! They look so comfortable!

    Posted 6.8.17 Reply
  3. sbcgirl wrote:

    Hi Jean,
    I am a long time reader. Your blog has saved me so much time and money on clothing experimentation. My husband thanks you.
    I am looking for pants that are comfortable in the summer heat. I would love to see what your recommend.

    Posted 6.8.17 Reply
  4. Jae wrote:

    Love the casual look of the pant. Lovely bags too.

    Posted 6.8.17 Reply
  5. Cute outfit
    The pink pineapple

    Posted 6.8.17 Reply
  6. Erin wrote:

    I love this top! Obsessed with all the detailing. So so pretty!

    Posted 6.8.17 Reply
  7. Such a cute top and, of course, a gucci bag <3

    'Share' by August Harvest

    Posted 6.8.17 Reply
  8. Obsessed with the eyelet top! Love your jeans too.
    Julia・Little Miss Haute Couture

    Posted 6.7.17 Reply
  9. Hi Jean,
    Paige denim is my favorite! I love this olive green color…I already own a teal green color so I probably don't need olive too. I like the eyelet detailing on the tunic. Thanks for sharing 🙂

    Posted 6.7.17 Reply
  10. Great outfit! The details of your blouse is too cute, I love it <3

    Posted 6.7.17 Reply
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  12. I just had on my olive colored khakis yesterday. I love these ideas though. I'm gonna have to switch it up the next time I wear them. Cute!

    Posted 6.7.17 Reply
  13. Sahony wrote:

    Love the jean color.

    xo. SN |

    Posted 6.7.17 Reply
  14. I love the colour of those jeans!


    Posted 6.7.17 Reply
  15. Such a pretty top, love the silhouette!

    Posted 6.7.17 Reply
  16. Gorgeous outfits, Jean! I love the colours, they're so wonderful!

    I hope you have an awesome hump day!

    Posted 6.7.17 Reply
  17. Those olive jeans look awesome on you! <3 It is paired so well with the white top and those nude wedges <3

    XOXO //
    SINCERELY OPHELIA | NYC Petite Fashion Blogger

    Posted 6.7.17 Reply
  18. mybeautrip wrote:

    Amazing photos! Your White blouse is so cute.

    Posted 6.7.17 Reply
  19. That scalloped linen top is such a nice piece for summer days when it just doesn't get that hot. I really love the gorgeous eyelet detail and it looks so cute with those olive jeans.

    Sweet Helen Grace

    Posted 6.7.17 Reply
  20. I know this post is about your eyelet top, but I love the grey Gibson top you're wearing! And always, your olive jeans!

    Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog

    Posted 6.6.17 Reply
  21. Loving you top, so pretty! ♥
    And those olive colored jeans are a must!!

    Posted 6.6.17 Reply

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