Summer is just around the corner and nothing makes us happier because we can bring out all our freshest clothes. One of them is the crop top or cropped top, a short shirt or blouse that exposes our abdomen. And in this article we bring you the manual to show off a stylish crop top that you were looking for.
Being a top that usually cuts at the waist, we need to balance our figure with high-waisted garments. Some can also be worn mid-rise if you want to show off a little more. The same happens if we wear tight garments on top, it is best that they are a little wider below and vice versa.
If you don’t dare to show your abdomen at all, we will give you some tips so that little by little you start to incorporate them into your looks until you get used to it. Remember that you have nothing to be ashamed of and for this reason we are not going to deprive ourselves of a garment that we like and with which we can create looks according to your silhouette, whatever it may be. Let’s see it!
What should you keep in mind when buying a crop top?
The length: we cannot only find the shortest ones, its length can also vary and you will choose this according to the one that is most comfortable for you and fits you best.
- Finishing: we can find them straight, asymmetrical like tops with triangular tips or knotted, generating an inverted heart effect.
- The neckline: The V effect can further stylize your figure, while the halter neckline type can stretch your top making it appear longer, which can help you if it is very short.
- And obviously the style: we can find the ones you prefer, fitted, wider, knitted, or cotton. That is why you are going to find the one that you like the most and that fits what you want to transmit with your outfit.
Ideal looks to wear a crop top with a lot of style
Compared to other garments, one of the great advantages of a crop top is its versatility, because it is perfect for a casual look, but it also complements a formal image if you combine it correctly. But enough of introductions, let’s see together how to combine your crop top.
If you dare you can wear a crop top with a linen suit to go to a formal event. They are very elegant and your styling will not have any flaws. Choose the indicated color, we recommend neutral colors such as black or taupe gray and add color or pattern to your crop top to make it stand out in the meantime off-duty outfits.
Palazzo pants with crop top
Another ideal option to wear your crop top is with palazzos, as they will give you a more formal appearance if you need them for a party, for example, or informal if you want them for every day. She wears a white lace crop top with black or striped pants in dark colors. If they are for the day, for example, opt for more noble fabrics such as morley or lycra.
Short skirt + crop top
One of the most feminine looks. A short skirt is uniquely sensual and combined with a crop top even more so. Wear your off-shoulder style cropped top with a short high-waisted denim skirt, it can be black or blue. Also, if your top is shorter and tighter than normal, you can opt for a short skirt with a flare. At night, on the contrary, choose tighter skirts. They can be made of shiny fabrics or of the peplum type.
Crop top jeans
Obviously our jeans are going to save us from any trouble, so if you are thinking of wearing a crop top with them, go ahead. They can be oxford, culottes, boyfriend, mom jeans or the classic skinny jeans, opt for the one that suits your body style best, don’t forget that they must be high-waisted.
With paper bag shorts
Paper bag pants are characterized by having a high waist and being fitted at the waist with a belt or bow, which makes the upper part gather to emulate a paper bag, hence their name. As they are wide at the bottom, there are ten left with a short top, if you feel like more, you can use a bandana-style one, that is, strapless.
Striped crop tops are also the latest trend, so try wearing them with denim culottes and a navy blazer. Remember that loafers and espadrilles are the most used in this style, complete the look with a bag with sailor or raffia straps and you will have your favorite navy outfit.
Crop top in sporty look
A sports top, if one of those that we use to take to the gym, can also serve as a crop top. Therefore, if you want to complete the sporty style, you can wear it with short leggings, long high-waisted leggings or sport-style friza shorts. You can also find cropped style jumpsuits so you have no excuse to try their variants.
Set with skirt
You can opt for an equal set of top and long skirt if you have an event in which you must be more dressed up. You can put together a set with light colors, with the same textures, and even patterns. Try to make the skirts very wide so you can compensate with a tight top. The monochromatism or print effect both on the top and on the bottom, directs the attention to the garments and not to your belly.
How to wear a crop top without showing your abdomen?
If you want to use this trend but you don’t dare to show part of your abdomen, then don’t worry, we bring you the solution here, it’s just a matter of taste.
With shirt underneath
We saw this combination in all the catwalks that have existed and that have been, and for this reason we will not say no. On the contrary, if you don’t want to show your belly but still don’t want to be left out of this trend, wear a black crop top over a white shirt. You can use it as a dress if it is a maxi shirt and if not with pants underneath.
Above graphic tees
Believe it or not, printed t-shirts can also work as a good base to use your crop top. Take those t-shirts that you have with rock bands or simply animal prints and put your black top on top. You can even play with those shaped like a corset.
With a white shirt or t-shirt
Following the line of shirts under your crop top, the white t-shirt is also a good option if you don’t like shirts. It is a basic that we all have in the closet to wear under sweaters in the winter, so take advantage of the fact that you have it and bring it out with your latest fashion crop top.
Jacket over your crop top
Another option to cover possible ‘cartoon bags’ if you don’t feel comfortable with them is to wear a jacket over your crop top, it can be a raincoat or a jacket made of soft fabrics that are perfect for halftime.
Now if you already know how to wear your crop tops, so don’t deprive yourself of them. Forget about that idea that they are only for bodies with perfect measurements and choose your favorite combination among all the options that we offer you. We look forward to your looks!