Yes, you can wear a crop top beyond your twenties

Crop tops for summer
crop tops

A question we get a lot from customers is whether or not they’re “too old” to wear a certain trend or style? And while our answer is always a resolute ‘nope, never, no’ we get that to be confident in what you’re wearing, you have to comfortable with it first. So we carried out an in-depth investigation into crop tops that look good whatever age-bracket you tick on your tax form. And by investigation, we obviously mean we asked 6-8 people in the office.

The one that’s on literally everyone right now

The puff sleeve crop top has been the standout trend of SS19, and while you might feel a little exposed teaming it with denim short-shorts, a classic high waisted jean or satin midi skirt will instantly give it a more grown-up feel without losing the cool factor.

Crop top in white
Puff sleeve crop top in white

The one for food-based plans

When you reach the stage in life where the question “where to go for pre-drinks?” becomes “Where to go for dinner?” the outfits require a bit more consideration. Mainly: Can i have dessert without bursting out of this? That’s why we love a peplum: built-in roof for your food babies.

Black crop cami top
Crop cami top with peplum hem in black

 

The one that’s cute for holidays

OK, a lemon crop top in cherry print? Seems a write-off for anyone over 6 and a half, no? That’s what we thought, until we saw this little cutie. Teamed with a wide leg white trouser and some statement earrings,  it suddenly becomes très élégant. Consider us converted. 

Lemon crop top
Crop top in lemon

Ditto, this one…

Crop top with frill detail in cream
Frill crop top in cream

And from 9 to wine?

Desk-friendly and crop to aren’t natural BFFs, but we’ve found two that mean business, work overtime as a ‘good for the pub’ option come 5pm.

 

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