To some, summer is shorts season. To others, it’s bikini season, and to others, it’s sandal season. But to a growing number of fashion girls, it’s, undoubtedly, crop top season. Crop tops come in many forms these days, and many of them aren’t as scary as you’d assume, especially when you factor in the high-waisted pants, skirts, and shorts you can pair with them.
As someone who’s on fashion Instagram (IYKYK) every single day, I know a common theme when I see one, and that’s that crop tops have gone far beyond just being a trend—they’re a full-blown summer wardrobe staple. I’m willing to guess that many among us own as many crop tops as we do T-shirts. But for others who may find them intimidating, I’m here to provide you with fresh styling inspiration that proves otherwise.
Keep scrolling to get inspired by some new crop top outfit ideas and to shop the best styles on the market right now.
A cropped white T-shirt is a fun swap for a regular white T-shirt. Bonus: You don’t have to tuck it in.
Jacquemus Capri Shirt ($450)
You truly can’t go wrong with a matching set.
Ahluwalia x Ganni Leather Crop Top ($345)
A crop top plus high-waisted black jeans is a no-fail outfit formula.
Christopher John Rogers Cropped Topstitched Cotton-Blend Bustier Top ($975)
Sweater sets look all the cooler when they’re cropped.
Tach Clothing Mayra Knit Top ($159)
A cropped tank top with a leather jacket is so right for so many occasions.
Reformation Yvie Top ($68)
Cool cropped sweater set, exhibit B.
Rosie Assoulin Thousand-In-One-Ways Wool-Cotton Sweater ($895)
The easiest way to make sweatpants more fun? You guessed it—a crop top.
Reformation Gellar Top ($78)
A little white crop top and baggy jeans are as 2021 as outfit trends get.
For Love & Lemons Caterina Blouse ($134)
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Staud Frieze Top ($225)
This top is a thing of beauty.
Mango Bows Cotton Crop Top ($40)
It comes in blue, too, and it’s equally glorious.
Ganni Cotton Poplin Cropped Shirt ($155)
Open Edit Organic Cotton Poplin Crop Blouse ($39)
This color will soon be everywhere, so stay tuned.
Johanna Ortiz Retrospect Tasseled Cotton Crop Top ($550)
I fully expect this top to sell out.
Staud Prato Top ($195)
If you buy just one pink thing for summer, make it this.
Good American Cupped Crop Cotton Blend Tank Top ($69)
The bust detail makes it something special.
Faithfull the Brand Robina Top ($159)
In case you’re craving a set, here are the matching shorts.
Mango Cotton Wrapped Top ($50)
This looks quite comfortable.
Area Cropped Crystal-Embellished Satin-Twill Top ($450)
I fully expect to see Kendall Jenner wearing this out at night.
Next up, here are 8 ways to style bras as tops.
This article originally appeared on Who What Wear
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