How To Rock Cropped Tops Like A Grown-Up

Who says midriff-baring is only for festival-goers and tweens?

Work
22 Jan 2016

Work

Pair a cropped sweater with a crisp pencil skirt and smart loafers for a Casual Friday look that shows just a sexy smidgen of skin.

Music festival
22 Jan 2016

Music festival

This is the festival outfit for grown-ups. Instead of denim shorts, wear your cropped top with a comfy pair of palazzo pants (you could even wear your pyjama pants). Complete the look with a billowy kimono throwover.

Date night
22 Jan 2016

Date night

No better time to show off the abs you’ve worked so hard for than during a date with your significant other. Keep things fun yet classy with a flirty tube top and trousers, and some whimsical accessories.

Your BFF’s wedding
22 Jan 2016

Your BFF’s wedding

A cropped top can definitely be wedding-appropriate when worn with a full midi skirt to balance out its teeny-tiny shape. Just be sure to not expose too much of your midriff so you don’t steal the bride’s thunder.

Weekend jaunts
22 Jan 2016

Weekend jaunts

Beat the heat while queuing for your table at the newest, coolest cafe in town with a casual and breezy cropped-top-and-boyfriend-jeans combo. For hours of comfort, complete your outfit with a pair of sneakers. 

Night out
22 Jan 2016

Night out

Bar-hopping or hitting the clubs with your girlfriends? It’s time to go all out. Dress up a simple black bandeau and trousers with a super sexy body chain.  

As much as cropped tops call to mind images of young ’uns at Laneway or teen pop stars, they’re actually a very versatile style that anyone can pull off, no matter your age.

All you need is to know how to adapt it to you. And we have just the ideas - click through above to find out how to wear a cropped top for any occasion like the adult you are.

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