7 Ways to Wear a Crop Top ...


With the sizzling summer sun still scorching hot, ‘tis the season to bare as you dare and learn the ways to wear the fun and flirty crop top.

Whether you’re petite or full figured, there’s a simple way to avoid walking that thin line between feminine and overexposed.

Here are 7 tips that will have you beating the heat all season long in cool crops.

1. Choose the Right Length

Choose the Right Length

Crop tops come in a variety of shapes, styles and lengths.

Choosing the right one for your body type and confidence is key when trying to pull off this daring trend.

If you’re worried about displaying your less than perfect midriff, opt for a length that skims above your waist, showing just a bit of sexy skin.

If you’re more comfortable with this stomach-baring trend, select a piece that hits right above the belly button.

2. Don’t over Expose

Don’t over Expose

When pairing your cool crop top with your favourite summer bottoms, try to avoid picking pieces that will reveal your belly button.

This is a surefire way to turn a flirty, feminine look into a cheap and overly exposed outfit.2

Take cues from the Preen and Proenza Schouler runways if you want to show off your navel and settle for something that hits midway.

3. Stay Sophisticated

Stay Sophisticated

Try and channel your inner pin up girl by paying homage to the ladylike dressing of the 40s and 50s like Prada, Miu Miu and Dolce &


Wear your crop top with retro style, and in true ladylike fashion, pair it with a high waisted skirt or trousers for just the right amount of skin exposure perfect for daytime dressing.

You can also choose to mix things up by wearing a light and fitted blazer or jacket over top.

Alternatively, a sweet sheer blouse will give you the same illusion of skin but with an added layer to achieve cool sophistication.

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