The crop top is very cute and stylish but you just have to wear it the right way. When it comes to ways to wear a crop top this season, the key is to keep the belly-baring to a minimum. Crop tops and bra tops are being paired with flared midi skirts and culottes, roomy shorts and fluid trousers.
Some are tailored and some roomy. Some are layered under jackets, but most are worn on their own. The best way to wear the must have crop top is with high-waisted skirts and pants that sit above your belly button for a chic ladylike look. You don’t need to show off your whole stomach to get that flirty look. Accessorize with a printed clutch, strappy heels, statement earrings, and oversized sunglasses, this trend is wearable and refreshing.
If you want to rock a crop top without drawing attention to your midriff, opt for a floaty printed top, and team it with a high-waisted print skirt. Accessorize with colour coordinated bag and bold shoes. A statement print will draw attention to your crop top, thereby reducing attention to your exposed midriff.
WITH ASYMMETRIC LOOK
Asymmetric crop tops that are higher in one section than the other will give you more confidence and it’s a much less daunting way, than having your whole stomach on display. Wear them with high-waisted trousers and sandals, and finish the look with bold lipstick.
Try wearing a bustier or crop top with high-waisted trousers or skirt and a blazer. You’ll still feel covered, but you’ll look really good and reduce too much skin exposure.
PAIR WITH A PENCIL SKIRT
Another key to pulling off the crop top is pairing it with a more conservative bottom. Since the pencil skirt is the epitome of sleek and sophisticated style, it looks with a crop top. Think of it as ‘party on the top, business on the bottom.’
TEAM WITH CULOTTES
Teaming a crop top with sophisticated culottes is an effortless way to keep it tasteful. Opt for culottes in a high-waisted fit, and make sure they are really comfortable. Add a coordinated plain crop top, heels and some long pendant necklaces, and you’ve got a comfortable yet stylish look.
If you are feeling shy, opt for a crop top in a classic color such as black, navy or white, and make it pop by using colour blocked accessories. Neon jeweller, trousers, a scar or a bold hair accessory, any of these things will add a stylish touch without making your crop top the focus point.
by – Yemisi Suleiman.