What I’m Wearing: Black Surplice Back Tie Tank Top from Filly Flair

What I’m Wearing: Black Surplice Back Tie Tank Top from Filly Flair

Have you ever tried on a piece of clothing and thought, “Oh my goodness, this is perfect” and fallen in love immediately? If you’re like me, that’s happened to you way more times than you can count. My latest “Oh my goodness” piece is the Black Surplice Back Tie Tank Top from Filly Flair. Priced at less than $35, this super flattering blouse has some of my favorite elements: v-neck, draped front (because mom gut), flowy material, and it’s transitional!

Since it’s summer, I paired the top with some white flare jeans and wedges but in the fall (or if I still worked in the corporate world) I’d style it with darker jeans, booties, and a blazer. On the Filly Flair website, the top is styled with some super cute denim shorts; I love pieces that can be dressed up or down, don’t you?

Let’s talk about the straps on this top for a moment. You can tie them however you want! I chose to cross them in the back and tie them at the bottom but the length of them allows you to get creative. I love the gold metal detail at the bottom of the straps. Plus, since they’re 100 percent adjustable, you can make the back (or front) hang as low or as high as you want. Love that.

For some extra detail, I threw on a fedora, which is something I pretty much never wear but I’m trying to be more confident in hats. What do you think? Does it work for me?

To sum up my review, I’m pretty obsessed with my black surplice back tie tank top from Filly Flair and will likely wear it for a long, long time (assuming my husband doesn’t accidentally burn it with the iron like he did with my last favorite black top; he’s staying away from this one). By the way, I decided to go with a size Medium in this style and I’m so glad I did.

Side Note: If you’ve been watching my Instagram stories, you know this Lollipop Multi Colored Block Tank Top is seriously my new favorite casual, everyday piece (I got a small and it has plenty of room) and I love these Calvin Destructed Medium Wash Distressed Jeans! I had to size up but they’re super cute!

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  1. August 19, 2017 / 1:35 pm

    This is SO cute! Perfect for a date night. Pinned it!

    • Shannnon
      August 19, 2017 / 9:48 pm

      Thank you SO much! It’s one of my faves!

  2. July 31, 2017 / 1:49 pm

    That back in stunning! I love those unexpected details. You look great my friend!

    • Shannnon
      July 31, 2017 / 4:17 pm

      Thank you, Angela!! I do, too!!

    • Shannnon
      July 31, 2017 / 12:25 am

      Hahahaha! Thanks, girlfriend!! You only think that because I strategically only wear clothes that hide it. 😉😘

  3. July 30, 2017 / 2:32 pm

    Such a stunner!! Black and white is, probably, my favorite color combo. It’s so classic and clean.

    • Shannnon
      July 30, 2017 / 11:28 pm

      Thank you, Amanda! I’m a big fan of black and white, too!

    • Shannnon
      July 28, 2017 / 11:12 pm

      Thank you SO much!!

  4. July 28, 2017 / 2:03 pm

    It’s so simple and chic. I love placing black tops w/white bottoms because people usually do the opposite!

    • Shannnon
      July 28, 2017 / 11:13 pm

      Thank you! And yes, I agree!! Thanks for stopping by!

  5. July 28, 2017 / 9:17 am

    I love this top! You can dress it up or down and wear it in spring or summer! I love the back detail (and the price) — great find!

    • Shannnon
      July 28, 2017 / 11:13 pm

      Yes girl! You’re so right! Thank you!!

  6. July 28, 2017 / 1:32 am

    I love that the strings are long which allows you to tie it anyway you want. I also love that the shirt doesn’t hug your body and its flows. I would definitely pair it with a blazer in the fall as well.

    • Shannnon
      July 28, 2017 / 1:37 am

      Thank you, Sondra! It sounds like we have similar tastes!

    • Shannnon
      July 28, 2017 / 12:59 am

      Thank you! I hope they do!

    • Shannnon
      July 28, 2017 / 12:59 am

      I completely agree! Thanks for reading!

  7. July 27, 2017 / 7:52 pm

    I love back of this tank!

    • Shannnon
      July 28, 2017 / 1:00 am

      It’s so fun, right?! Thanks!

    • Shannnon
      July 28, 2017 / 1:00 am

      Thanks so much! I’m so glad flares are back!!

  8. July 27, 2017 / 3:58 pm

    This tank is so cute and flattering! It looks like it would do well in various outfits.

    • Shannnon
      July 28, 2017 / 1:00 am

      It definitely will! Thanks, girl!

  9. July 27, 2017 / 3:50 pm

    Cute outfit! I also really enjoy your little “about me” text. So cute with the “I work some of the time, stay home some of the time, and mom all of the time.”

    • Shannnon
      July 28, 2017 / 1:01 am

      Haha! Thanks, Alice! I appreciate that so much!

  10. July 27, 2017 / 3:36 pm

    Um so adorable!!!! Love the back and white combo. Thanks for sharing your tips!

    • Shannnon
      July 27, 2017 / 3:37 pm

      Thank you, Sophie!!

  11. July 27, 2017 / 11:41 am

    I love a black tank or blouse and this one is perfect! I love the whole outfit!

    • Shannnon
      July 27, 2017 / 11:47 am

      Thank you so much!! I’ll def get a lot of wear out of it!

  12. July 27, 2017 / 9:30 am

    As a mom who was lucky enough to escape the mom gut the first time around and stayed pretty fit and healthy during my second pregnancy, it was really hard when I developed diastasis recti. I know that finding tops that are flattering (especially in the summer months) can be difficult, especially when I am not used to having somewhat of a pooch. This top is amazing and it looks great on you. It is one you can have so much fun dressing up or dressing down. It is always a a huge mood boost when you find something you look good in, enjoy it!

    • Shannnon
      July 27, 2017 / 9:59 am

      Hey girl! Thanks for your comment! I have DR, too, so the struggle is so real over here. Thank you so much for reading and for your kind words!!

  13. July 27, 2017 / 8:03 am

    Shannon you are ROCKING this outfit my friend! Gorgeous gorgeous GORGEOUS!

    • Shannnon
      July 27, 2017 / 9:58 am

      OMG! Thank you, my sweet friend!!

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