10 Ways To Wear A Crop Top This Summer

An updated guide on how to style the crop top

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Halter tops, cropped blouses, and itty bitty tube tops are enduring warm weather staples, the type that have been reinvented decade after decade, no matter the current trend focus. As with everything from the late ’90s and early 2000s, they’ve made a grown-up comeback in the form of sophisticated lace details, sexy sheer options and even easy belly-button-brushing tee’s this season.

To hand you some fresh 2019 crop top inspiration, look to these 10 outfits pulled directly from the most stylish babes on Instagram.

Pair It With: A Silky Skirt

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A cropped t-shirt gets a modern update when paired with a sexy, side-slit silky skirt. Double down on trends by opting for a tie-dye printed or pale yellow version.

Pair It With: Bike Shorts

During warm weather seasons, nothing is as comfortable as a pair of bike shorts, especially when paired with a simple black cropped long-sleeved tee.

Pair It With: Linen Trousers

Going beach side this season? The crop tops of now come in matching sets and blouse variations, ideal for vacations and weekend getaways.

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Pair It With: A Lightweight Blazer

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For breezy nights and easy styling, look to a lightweight sports-inspired jacket or blazer. This outfit doubles as a fashion office ensemble and an after work look for drinks with the girls.

Pair It With: A Simple Black Pant

A ruffled cropped blouse and some simple fitted black trousers allow you to keep cool in the sun without showing too much stomach.

Pair It With: White Jeans

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Halter tops are universally flattering, especially when worn with your favorite white denim and printed heeled sandals.

Related article: 11 White Denim Pieces You Need To Brunch In This Summer

Pair It With: Plaid Pants

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Patterned pants stand out in all the right ways. This season’s plaid pants add a cool prep-school flair to every look, allowing them to spice up a simple ruched crop top.

Pair It With: Combat Boots

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For the ultimate casual summer day, wear your cropped white tank with a midi skirt and the best edgy summer footwear: a combat boot.

Pair It With: A Mini Skirt

Add some color, print and texture to your summer wardrobe by pairing your tube top with a tweed mini skirt.

Related article: 10 Grown-Up Ways To Wear A Crop Top And Not Feel Naked

Pair It With: Leopard Denim Jacket

Although summer is quickly approaching, there are still early mornings and late nights that hold some chills. Wear your ribbed crop top with a leopard denim jacket. And, if you’re feeling extra bold, a leopard denim set.

This article originally appeared on Harper’s BAZAAR US.

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