Love them or hate them, you cannot deny that crop tops are an eternal style staple that will always be on trend. Every decade has had its own crop top trend, from the popular halter crop top in the flower power 60s and groovy 70s to the sleeveless crop top that everyone was rocking in the bold 80s, to the cool mesh crop top of the grungy 90s. The look remains, but the way we style them changes.
Even now, in 2021 crop tops have become the go-to look for so many fashionistas. The world's biggest style stars like Zandaya, Hailey Bieber, Rihanna and Beyonce often rock this trend. Crop tops are designed to end at your natural waist, below your ribcage. This is often the smallest part of a woman's body and helps create a slimming effect that makes your midriff appear even smaller. It also helps create curves, giving you more of an hourglass appearance. The beauty of crop tops is that you can decide how much skin you want to show off. Yes, they are cropped but if you are not comfortable having your midriff on display, you can pair your crop top with a high-waisted bottom that will cover it up and still look flattering. If you are proud of your stomach and want everyone to know it, then rock your crop top with low-waisted jeans! There is no right or wrong way to wear a crop top. It is all about what makes you feel good.
Pair a knit crop top with high-waisted trousers, block heels and a watch, you've got yourself an office-appropriate look you can wear from the boardroom to the bar. Of make your look summertime fine by rocking cute crop tops with shorts or skirts, flip flops and Sunglasses to the beach, the park and everything in-between. A white crop top paired with a white skirt and white booties. tights and a trenchcoat gives off a winter wonderland aesthetic that is chic, classic and nostalgic.
The beauty of crop tops for women is that they can easily be dressed up or down, depending on how you style them. Take, for example, a simple black crop top. Paired with just a classic pair of blue jeans and white sneakers, you've got an everyday look you can wear to run errands, head out to brunch with friends or just relax in. Take that same black crop top but slip on a pair of tapered black trousers, an oversized leather jacket and high-heeled booties and you've got an edgy yet sexy look for date night. Of course, you can't forget to accessories. Add a pop with a chunky gold necklace, a croc-print handbag and stack on a collection of rings to show off your style even more.
Wintertime? No problem! Crop tops can be worn all year round, the key is to focus on the fabrics and styles that you choose. For example, a turtleneck crop top or a long sleeve crop top will keep your body warm while stills serving up some serious style. Always make sure to pair with high-waisted pants or a high-waisted skirt so that your whole midrif is not on display and at the mercy of the cold weather. Slip on a warm jacket and some boots, and you're good to go! Denim jackets, leather jackets, bomber jackets, parkas and ttenchcoats are perfectly paired with this style.
Want to get a bit more dressed up? A corset crop top is sexy and stylish, all at the same time. Pair with a fitted miniskirt and stiletto heels for a feminine finish or leather trousers and chunky boots for an edgy cool girl aesthetic. Or you can rock a crop top with leggings and sneakers for an athleisure-inspired fit that is super on trend.
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