Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, the sartorial return of the crop top is no news to you. In fact, the word “crop top” can even make some fashion aficionados cringe. Because in a sea of too-tiny neon jersey crops exploited at electronic music festivals (most likely adorned with some obnoxious metallic slang phrase and/or tribal print), most days we want to send these half-blouses back to the 90’s. All hope is not lost for the midriff bearing trend, though. In fact, we’ve found 10 super cute (and appropriate) crop tops to ensure you won’t be looking like Christina Aguilera straight out of  her “Dirrty” days.


asos striped crop top

Mono Stripe | ASOS, $53.35

Paired with another monochromatic print or a bright bottom, this mod top is bound to turn heads (for all the right reasons) .


pixie market lilac crop top

Sweet Babe Lilac | Pixie Market, $38

When it comes to crop tops, balancing out proportions is key – especially with the skin-bearing cut of this adorable lavender number. Make sure to pair it with a high-waisted bottom to ensure you show just enough skin.


viva aviva ruffle crop top

Ruffle | Viva Aviva, $175

For a casual and playful look, try wearing this super cute ruffled top under summer’s trendiest denim, overalls.

aritzia halter crop top

Tenso Blouse | Aritzia, $75

The unexpected metal detail on this minimalist halter number is everything. Make sure to show it off with a great updo!


for love and lemons crop top

For Love & Lemons Grace | Revolve, $149

We cannot get enough of the delicate lace on this For Love & Lemons look.

topshop embroidered crop top

Tropic Necklace| Topshop, $76

Balance out the bright embellishments of this gorgeous crop top with a simple black bottom and minimalist heels.


joa crop top

Pintuck Cropped Blouse | Urban Outfitters, $78

This easy, flouncey top is an adorable solution to weekend dressing. Add boyfriend jeans and flat sandals for a perfect casual look.

orange minkpink crop top

Ray Of Light | NastyGal, $52

We love the light layers and bright color of this MinkPink top.

zara fringe crop top

Fringed | Zara, $69.90

You’ll be making a statement in this edgy fringed number, so make sure to pair it with a simple pair of skinny jeans and black ankle booties.


checked crop top

Checked | SHOPBOP, $44

We’re obsessed with the unexpected, sexy cut-out on the back of this sweet pink and white look.

Which of these crop tops is your favorite?





Paige is a graduate from the Fashion Institute of Technology, and is currently studying Journalism at the University North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Fluent in sarcasm with a severe case of wanderlust, she is a self-proclaimed professional thrifter, long-lost Olsen triplet, and pizza aficionado.