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shell top

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Definition of shell top in English:

noun

A short sleeveless top, typically having button fastenings down the back and a simple shape with a high neckline.
Example sentences
  • The suit had a matching knee length skirt, shell top and shift dress; with the chiffon blouses she already had they would do for several different outfits.
  • She then used the towel to try and soak up some of the water from her suit and hair, removing her jacket and throwing it across a desk as it had soaked up most of the water so she could focus on trying to make the satiny shell top a little less clingy.
  • There are baggy cinched-ankle satin pants, sexy cotton pinafores, and embroidered T-shirts, perforated tulle overlays, crystal beaded dresses and sheer shell tops.

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