There are some pieces you can never own too many of! Take classic white tees or cream-colored sneakers, for example. Another wardrobe essential is the indispensable black tank top. It comes in many forms, from halters to crop tops, to blouses. If you have a couple in your closet, you know by now that finding the perfect sleeveless black top is a matter that requires much deliberation and attention to detail. But once you do find The One, it’s a no-brainer piece to have in your wardrobe that you can reach for every single day and style to match all your outfits, moods, and occasions.
Here are 10 black tank tops you can shop in Manila now:
UNIQLO AIRism Camisole
AIRISM Camisole, P590, UNIQLO, uniqlo.com/ph
This black cami from Uniqlo can be worn on its own or under tops with thin or translucent fabric. The lightweight material promises all-day comfort and the stretchy construction will hug your body and follow your movements without forming those annoying slouchy areas around the middle.
H&M Ribbed Vest Top
Ribbed Vest Top, P399, H&M, SM Megamall
This H&M top gives the basic black tank a '90s twist thanks to the peek-a-boo V-shaped cut on the neckline. Pair with other vintage-inspired pieces like boyfriend jeans, plaid skirts, and combat boots.
Zara Stretch Top with Wide Straps
Stretch Top with Wide Straps, P695, ZARA, Shangri-la Plaza Mall
The square neckline on this tank from Zara gives it a distinct look, but the basic piece can still be used all the time. The ultra-stretchy material will flatter your shape while also keeping your love handles from bulging out. Plus, the thick straps mean you won’t have a problem finding the right bra.
Pull&Bear Basic Sleeveless Cropped T-Shirt
Basic Sleeveless Cropped T-Shirt, P495, PULL&BEAR, SM Megamall
Show off your shoulders with this high-neckline cropped tank from Pull&Bear. You can pair it with your fave jeans and sneakers for casual days or put on a pencil skirt and blazer if you’re heading to work.
Adidas Brilliant Basics Tank Top
Brilliant Basics Tank Top, P1500, ADIDAS, adidas.com.ph
If your first priority in getting dressed is comfort, this racerback Adidas top would be a great addition to your wardrobe. You can wear it to the gym or with your casual athleisure OOTD. The elastic straps on the back help keep it in place to avoid any unwanted slips and flashes.
Forever 21 Seamless Cami Bodysuit
Seamless Cami Bodysuit, P750, FOREVER 21, SM Megamall
Tucking in your tops can sometimes be a bit of a struggle, especially if they keep slipping out of your bottoms throughout the day. Avoid the problem altogether and keep your outfit looking on-point no matter what with this bodysuit from Forever 21. The scooped neckline and ultra-narrow straps make for an elegant and flattering top good for day and night.
Cotton On Alexa Button Front Cami
Alexa Button Front Cami, P799, COTTON ON, Greenbelt 3
If you’re obsessed with boho looks, this black cami from Cotton On would fit right in with your usual ensembles thanks to the loose fit and large buttons down the middle. Wear it with linen bottoms and flowy skirts or use it to contrast against a grungy pair of jeans and chunky sneakers.
Mango Spaghetti Strap Top
Spaghetti Strap Top, P1495, MANGO, Powerplant Mall
For when you need to get all dressed up, you can rely on this Mango tank, which features a soft polyester material that hangs loosely in folds that will emphasize your curves without tightly clinging on to the body. You can take it from work straight to a big date or a night out.
Topshop Pleat Camisole Top
Pleat Camisole Top, P1395, TOPSHOP, Powerplant Mall
This black camisole from Topshop features a classic V-neck and spaghetti straps made more sophisticated with a flowy, polyester fabric and pleats. The relaxed fit would easily hide your post-dinner belly (perfect for the holidays!) while still showing off your shoulders and collarbone.
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Spanx Socialight Cami
Socialight Cami, P2850, SPANX, zalora.com.ph
You’ll always be reaching for this cami from Spanx for its lightweight feel, slim silhouette, and adjustable straps that assure a perfect fit every time. The fabric is constructed with a smoothing technology that will keep you looking put-together and prevent any unflattering bulges.
*This story originally appeared on Spot.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.