The Best Going-Out Tops You Can Order on Amazon for Less Than $25

Sometimes it’s Friday night and you’re getting ready to go out, and you’ve had a long week, and maybe you just finished a two-hour final, and you just cannot bring yourself to fuss with a dress. Those times call for a going-out top. 

Strappy, silky, shimmery — a good party top doesn’t have to be all of those things, but it should be some of those things. You can throw it on with a pair of jeans and platforms or a mini skirt and cowboy boots, and you’re good to go. Even better, you can wear them any season. If it’s chilly outside, toss on an oversized blazer or a two-sizes-too-big button-up. And it doesn’t have to cost you a pretty penny. Amazon has all sorts of pretty tops under $25, all of which are available on Amazon Prime. (So, say you remember on Thursday that you have a date on Saturday, your new look will arrive on time.)

Verdusa Women's Fringe Trim Sleeveless Bodycon Halter Bodysuit Top, $18

Some extra yee haw vibes for your very on-trend cowboy boots.

SheIn Women's Long Sleeve Self Tie Knot Front Satin Crop Top Blouse Shirt, $19

This satin tie-front blouse comes in a dozen colors — and at a price this good, you don’t have to choose just one.

KIRUNDO Women's Tops Summer Chiffon Off The Shoulder Tops Swiss Dot 3/4 Bell Sleeves Casual Blouse Cute Ruffle Tunic Top, $29

Equal parts boho and cool, this blousey off-the-shoulder top has a subtle dotted texture, called swiss dot, that makes it look like it costs triple the price.

AZOKOE Women V Neck Short Sleeve Button Down Collar Chiffon Blouses Shirt, $16

Or, if you prefer button-downs to off-the-shoulders, go for this chiffon top in a similar swiss dot pattern. Size up for a blousey fit and wear it knotted at the waist.

Floerns Women's Long Sleeve Deep V Neck Surplice Wrap Knot Crop Tee, $22

A versatile wrap top that you can dress down with jeans and sneakers or dress up with a high-waisted skirt and heels.

Arjungo Women's Paisley Print Tie Back French Knot Hanky Hem Spaghetti Straps Handkerchief Cami Bandana Tube Crop Top, $19

You could try to tie a silk scarf around your body to get the look, or you could try out the trend — with fewer wardrobe malfunction risks — with this satin handkerchief top that has adjustable straps and ties in the back.

LYANER Women's V Neck Polka Dots Ruffle Cap Sleeve Shirred Hem Blouse Crop Tank Top, $20

This top has everything going for it: a smocked bodice, side-tie waist, (faux) wrap neckline, and perfect little polka dot pattern. Even better, it comes in all sorts of colors, from cherry red to lilac.

Romwe Women's Casual Puff Sleeve Square Neck Slim Fit Crop Tee Tops, $24

Looks like a fancy puffy-sleeve blouse; feels like your favorite t-shirt.

Verdusa Women's Sweetheart Neck Mesh Puff Sleeve Slim Fitted Tee Top, $17

The polka dot mesh sleeves and sweetheart neckline make this more special than your average little black top.

Floerns Women's Square Neck Puff Sleeve Shirred Blouse Crop Top, $24

Square neck, puff sleeves, cropped cut, and available in nearly 20 colors — what more could you want?

Floerns Women's Tie Front Long Sleeve Crop Top Rib Knit Coat Cardigan, $24

Think a cardigan sweater can’t be a “going-out top”? Think again. Worn with a lacy bralette (or, well, nothing), this little tie-front top is ideal for a night out.

VETIOR Women's Deep V Neck Short Sleeve Tops Unique Slim Fit Cross Wrap Shirts Crop Top, $13-28

More than 11,000 (!) people can vouch for this criss-cross top that’s cropped — but not too cropped. It comes in more than 40 shades, and while prices vary per color, most will set you back just $17.

Floerns Women's Star Mesh See Through Mock Neck Long Sleeve Tops Tee T-Shirt, $15

A shimmery little layer to wear over your favorite camisole or under a slip dress.

Floerns Women's Glitter V Neck Tie Back Tank Tops Going Out Clubwear Crop Tops, $21

Or if you prefer to shimmer sans sleeves.

Sugar Lips Women's Cami, $19

This pretty little babydoll cami is a little bit ‘90s — and if you really want to lean into the early-aughts vibes, pair it with your favorite pair of lowrise jeans.

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