11 Sophisticated Crop Top Outfits That Can Even Work For the Office
When the warm weather hits, we're inclined to pull out our slashed denim, open-toed shoes, and crop tops — anything to reveal an extra sliver of skin in the heat. But a simple midriff baring tee and jeans combination just doesn't cut it when you want to look elevated or you're heading to the office.
Below you'll find a handful of sophisticated crop top ideas, some of which you really can wear to work. Just add lightweight layers as needed for business casual days, and dare to slip into, say, a lace-up bustier and with high-waisted trousers for a night out with the girls. Scroll to get inspired, then shop our favorite pieces on the market.
Pull your look together by contrasting horizontal stripes with vertical ones, just like Chiara Ferragni did.
Go for a retro '70s vibe in circle sunglasses and fur-finished outerwear à la Bella Hadid.
Wear one of your shorter crop tops over a thin turtleneck and style with a striking pair of pants.
Take a note from Joan Smalls and balance out a tight lace-up bustier with palazzo pants or balloon trousers and boots with a stiletto heel.
Tone down the sexy factor with a playful polka-dot print, and let a voluminous jacket slip off your shoulders.
Opt for high-waisted denim and an oversize slouchy bomber and accent the combination with your accessories.
Play up a theme like Chiara Ferragni and give off '80s hip hop vibes with layered gold chains, sneakers, and cropped khaki pants.
Ground a designer bralette with matching shoes and pleated high-waisted slacks.
Let a raglan style crop top slip off one shoulder and play up the feminine vibes in ruffled pants.
Find a bold, eye-catching graphic print and own your cropped look by finishing with a simple pair of jeans.
Let a vintage-inspired cropped sweater be the focal point of your look when it's the piece in the boldest color.