Move Over, Bodysuits; Tube Tops Are Coming For You in 2020
Whether you are a lover of '90s fashion, appreciate a good crop-top moment, or simply tend toward minimalist attire, a tube top is undoubtedly for you. We know, we know. A tube top?! Seriously?! Yes, indeed. With '90s and early aughts trends reigning supreme in the fashion industry these days, it's no wonder these strapless, often cropped, and slim-fitting tops are having a huge resurgence for Spring/Summer 2020. Fashion girls from the street style scene to Instagram are showing off their favorite iterations by way of sporty-chic outfits, minimalist looks, and even tailored takes that involve oversize blazers and smart trousers.
The thing that's so easily forgotten about tube tops? They're incredibly versatile! Since they're so often associated with "going out" attire and skew sexy instead of sophisticated, it's easy to relegate them to the after-hours section of our wardrobes. But after witnessing many a tube-top outfit on street style stars and stylish influencers, we've become convinced that the nostalgic staple can appear super chic and fresh for all occasions, from the office to parties, dinner dates, and casual meetups with friends. The styling is key to ensure the overall effect reads elevated, which is why we've rounded up some of our favorite tube-top outfits as a visual reference.
Scroll on for styling tips on how to wear a tube top in 2020. Plus, shop our edit, from under-$10 options to designer takes.