When you think “tank top,” do you immediately envision a white, ribbed, fitted number with an unfortunate alter ego? Think again! Sleeveless doesn’t have to mean expected. When strap styles waiver between thick/structured and thin/complicated, tanks take on a whole new life. Buying something so summery midway through the season could feel like a waste — but remember, you can top these with a cardigan or jacket in fall and winter for extended wear (and endless sartorial options). Here are 20 of our favorite tanks on the market now, in all price ranges.
Alison Baitz is a freelance fashion and culture writer. When she's not busy chatting about online shopping or rooting out cool new designers, she's interviewing up-and-coming musicians or sampling food for articles and calling it research. She's proud to be a part of the DC-based food zine The Runcible Spoon. Yes, she is on Twitter: @itsmealison.