We don’t think it’s an exaggeration to say that crop tops are probably the most anxiety-enducing summer wardrobe staple. Although they’re very on-trend and don’t seem to be going anywhere—partly due to Kim Kardashian’s unmatchable skill at making them look accessible to everyone—many a woman (understandably) has an undeniable hesitation that they just won’t work for her body type.
We’re here to squash those fears before they can really take root. Contrary to what many of us think, crop tops are actually one of the most flattering summer pieces you can choose, because they draw the eye to the thinnest part of pretty much every woman’s body: The area right at the middle of the ribcage, between the breasts and the waist. Whether you're long and lean, fit and trim, or pear-shaped and curvy, there’s a way for you to wear crop tops.
Read on for tips on how each and every body type can really rock a crop top this summer!