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25 best tank tops for women to try in summer 2021

Upgrade this summer staple in your wardrobe.
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While there are plenty of wonderful things about summertime — going to the beach, eating delicious ice cream or hanging out in the pool — the heat isn't always one of them. To keep yourself from getting hot and bothered, consider adding a few quality tank tops to your wardrobe.

Tank tops are a summer staple that every wardrobe needs and, luckily, there's one for every individual style. Whether you're in the market for a camisole or a workout tank top, we've got plenty of options on our list that will keep you cool and comfortable all summer long. The best part? Many of our picks are budget-friendly, too.

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Racerback tanks

1. Free People Slinky Slinky Tank

Consider this racerback V-neck tank from Free People for a more dressy look. It would look great with a pair of shorts or a skirt and your favorite pair of summer sandals.

2. Shop DorDor Jersey Knit Scoop Neck Tank Top

If you're looking for something a little more loose-fitting, consider this scoop neck tank top that's made with soft, jersey-knit material. It's less than $20 and comes in a variety of different colors, including mustard yellow, turquoise and black.

3. Old Navy Rib-Knit Tank Top

Old Navy's top-rated rib-knit tank is great on its own or layered underneath another blouse or sweater. Either way, the comfortable top has over 5,700 five-star reviews on the retailer's website.

4. Athleta Renew Racerback Tank

If you're looking for a racerback tank top with a high neck, you'll love this fitted option from Athleta. It comes in 11 different colors, but we love this crisp white shade since it will match any kind of bottom.

Camisole tops

1. Banana Republic Classic Camisole

This Banana Republic Factory-exclusive is the perfect camisole to dress up or down. Don it with a pair of flare jeans or a jacket and sandals like the model for an easy brunch outfit. It also comes in black and off-white.

2. Satin Cowl-Neck Cami

This satin cowl-neck cami will add a touch of elegance to any outfit. You can choose from 10 different colors.

3. Old Navy Fitted Cami

Camisole tops are great for layering, but if you live in an area with a hot climate, they're great on their own, too. This one from Old Navy has over 3,800 five-star reviews and comes in four different nude shades, along with basic colors like black, white and gray.

4. Blencot Button Down V-Neck Strappy Tank Top

If you're looking for something a little bit more trendy, consider this button-down V-neck tank top with thin straps. It's an Amazon's Choice pick and has over 14,000 verified ratings.

5. Express Best Loved Bra Cami

This camisole from Express has a built-in bra and adjustable spaghetti straps for a custom fit. It's currently 25% off and has over 1,300 reviews on the brand's website.

6. Hanes Stretch Cotton Cami with Built-in Shelf Bra

Hanes offers another great cami with a built-in bra. The cotton tank has over 8,800 verified five-star ratings on Amazon and is available in six different colors, including black, gray, navy blue, light pink, white and turquoise.

7. 32 Degrees Flowy Relaxed Cami with Built-in Shelf Bra

This flowy camisole from Amazon is unique because the built-in bra includes cups for added support. It's also made with soft, lightweight material that's breathable enough for a summer workout.

High-neck tank tops

1. Everlane Cutaway Tank

You won't have to worry about comfort in this tank top made from 100% organic cotton. It comes in 10 different colors and patterns, and if you're looking to stock up, you can save 25% by getting 3 for $45.

2. A New Day Rib-Knit Tank Top

For just $8, you can't go wrong with this rib-knit tank top. Use it for layering or wear it alone on an extra hot day. It comes in over a dozen different colors.

3. Mafulus High-Neck Tank Top

This high-neck tank top from Amazon is a simple piece that will quickly become a staple in your closet. It has a slouchy fit and is available in over 30 different designs and colors.

4. Sherosa Casual Spaghetti Strap High-Neck Tank Top

Available in a variety of colors and prints, this affordable style has a halter-like design that can comfortably dress up your favorite pair of shorts.

Workout tank tops

1. Athletic Works Shelf-Bra Racerback Tank

Working out in the summer is hard enough without clothes that get in your way. This fitted workout tank top is made with Dri-Wick material to keep you dry and has a built-in bra made with mesh to help keep you cool. It also comes in charcoal, black and navy.

2. Icyzone Activewear Workout Racerback Tank Top

Score a set of three workout tank tops for under $22. It's made with a lightweight, stretch fabric that wicks away moisture to keep you cool during your workout. The Amazon bestseller also has over 14,000 verified five star ratings.

3. Lululemon Swiftly Tech Racerback Tank Top

Designed for running and training, this option from Lululemon is worth the splurge. It's made with a unique fabric that inhibits the growth of odor-causing bacteria and has mesh panels strategically placed in high sweat areas to promote breathability.

4. Old Navy Breathe On Tie-Back Performance Tank Top

For a more affordable option, consider this tie-back performance tank top from Old Navy. You can tie it up while you train and untie it for a looser fit afterward. It's made with a lightweight jersey material that's soft to the touch and super comfortable.

Plus-size tank tops

1. A New Day Plus-Size Rib-Knit Tank Top

Green was having a moment at the beginning of spring and it doesn't look like that moment is ending any time soon. This green tank top is perfect for staying on-trend without sacrificing comfort.

2. Amazon Essentials Plus-Tank Top

This scoop neck tank top from Amazon Essentials is a great closet staple. It's made with a comfortable cotton blend fabric and available in seven versatile shades.

3. Maner Plus-Size Pleated Cami with Beaded Straps

Dress things up a bit this summer with this pleated cami with beaded straps. The plus-size tank top comes in dark gray, light peach, navy blue and more summery colors.

4. Athleta Plus-Size Uptempo Tank

The Athleta Plus-Size Uptempo Tank is great if you know you'll be breaking a sweat. It's technically made for yogis, but can totally be worn off the mat. It's made with a soft, lightweight fabric and has a draped silhouette for a flattering fit.

5. Tek Gear Plus-Size Performance Tank Top

If you're looking for a new workout shirt but don't want to spend a lot of money, consider this Tek Gear Performance tank top from Kohl's. Available in a wide range of prints and colors, the cute top is on sale for just under $14 right now.

6. 32 Degrees Plus-Size Cool Bra Relaxed Cami

This plus-size camisole is versatile and a great value. It features a supportive, wire-free built-in bra and adjustable straps for the perfect fit.

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