Linea by Louis Dell'Olio Printed Peasant Top with Bow Detail
This top is certainly a nice top. I love the print, but I did not realize the back panel was solid. This is my fault, because the picture online definitely shows the back panel as solid. I wish this top featured the print all the way around...in front and back. For me, I just can't get past the solid back. It's disappointing for me, because I was looking forward to wearing this with my navy slacks and flats. This is such a cute top with tailored bow detail and the fit is great. I surely would have kept this one if the print followed suit on back.
A great top
I ordered in Navy and this will be great with jeans and flats, or I can see it with my navy pencil skirt and pumps.
The print on this top is lovely and workmanship is superb. I like the contrasting back. It is so nice to find NAVY as a color selection. That said, the design is downright dowdy on the body. Elastic cuffs, high neck with drawstring, extremely blousy bust area - probably very good for the lady who wishes to camouflage herself, but that's not I'm looking for in a top or blouse.
10 stars for Mr. Dell'Olio!!!
This is my first purchase from LDO and won't be my last! In fact, I've already re-ordered this top in black. I have the espresso and it is so cute, definitely one of the cutest, nicest tops I have from the Q. The workmanship, fabric, and fit (not to mention the style) is top notch! I love everything about it, including the bow. :) Can't wait to check out more of LDO's designs. And by the way, I thought the back being solid and the front a print would be strange, but it ISN'T at all. It's just a darling top. Thanks Q and Mr. Dell'Olio!!!
As always, you cannot go wrong with LDO clothing line. The quality is great and the prices so affordable. I did think that the solid back was wierd, that's why I'm giving it only four stars. Nevertheless, this is a great top for work or play.
I ordered this in the blue combo and the color was very nice especially since the navy was a nice dark navy. I ordered a large and I thought it felt a bit tight but what surprised and disappointed me the most was that the back of the blouse was a solid color. I really don't care for that look. I liked the elastic sleeves and even the tie at the neck was fine because you had options to tie in a bow or not. The fabric was heavier than I was expecting also, too hot until maybe November to wear it in AZ. Sorry but this will be back in the mail tomorrow.
I bought this blouse when it went on sale. I thought it would be a bit more charming than it is. I have it in the black. I wore it to work with some black dress slacks. It is a descent outfit, but I do not think it is up to the usual Louis Dell"olio standard.
I've been wearing this with the tie fashioned as a "tie" rather than a bow to give it a different look and sometimes put a fabric flower pin on the neckline, pushing up the sleeves perks it up also, to undowdy-ize the look of this. One could always change it up by tucking in the ties and add a pin in the center, too. But I must say that the solid color back, as long as you're wearing a matching colored bottom, lengthens the wearer in a very unexpected, modern way. As a height challenged petite that design aspect goes a long way. The price vs the quality was the appeal for me.
Excellent Fit in Plus Size
Have watched Louis shows many times but never tried any of his beautiful designs because I was afraid his designs would not translate well to the plus sizes. His wife and the other models are so slim. Fell in love with this top and the boho skirt so decided to give it a try knowing QVC is wonderful about returns. I ordered a size larger which I sometimes do with some designer lines on QVC. When I received my items, I was so pleasantly surprised. The design was beautiful and fit perfectly. Sizing was very accurate so I had to reorder in my usual 1X. Will never again doubt that I can wear Louis' beautiful designs.
I have worn this top a few times and have received may compliments. It is comfortable, pretty and well made. I can see why Mr. Dell'Olio has such a fan base!!!!
I had already purchased the cardi in brown when the blouse went on sale, so I bought the other three colors. This is the nicest top! It is soft and comfortable, and looks good with all sorts of pants and skirts. Especially like it with white or denim jeans, and also with jersey pants that I have in most of the colors. I am always looking for tops that can stand on their own, in case I do not wear a jacket, or want to remove one. Thanks, Louis!
I have no complaints about this top. It is so very soft and yes it does have a lot of stretch to it, but in my book, that makes it never binding. I am not real crazy about the tie but can live with it. It won't be for dress so the tie is alright for casual (jeans and such). I got it in the blue and the black and I think I will go back and get the brown. I live in southern Indiana so I won't get much wear out of it in the hot summer months but it will be nice come fall and winter. All in all I thank you Louis and QVC for having such a nice item at a great sale price.