The crop top is proving to be quite the adroit social climber. Last season, it was keeping company with rough-and-tumble biker jackets and battered boyfriend jeans. Now it's the new red carpet darling — a favorite among stars like Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Bosworth, and Nicole Richie.
The Surprisingly Flattering Red Carpet Trend Everyone Is Wearing
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Of course, as with any gritty-to-glam story, this one involved a makeover. Gone are the body-con silhouettes of spring; now it’s all about luxe fabrics and a more forgiving box cut. With the holiday party circuit just around the corner, you have the perfect excuse to test drive the trend. Find inspiration in a roundup of celeb looks before browsing a selection of pieces we’ve oh-so-thoughtfully styled within the context of complete outfits. All that’s left for you to do is shop ‘til you crop, err, drop.
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At the New York premiere of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, the model/blogger was a vision in ruffled Dior.
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The actress stunned in a matching set by Polish label, La Mania, at the opening ceremony for the 8th annual Rome Film Festival in Italy earlier this month.
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The model donned sherbet-hued separates from Emilia Wickstead’s S/S 14 collection to the British Fashion Council and Stylebop.com cocktail party hosted by Poppy Delevigne in Los Angeles earlier this month.
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For the MOMA Film Benefit presented by Chanel, the Moda Operandi Co-Founder opted for a Rosie Assoulin S/S 14 look that landed her on many a best-dressed list.
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The actress paired a Monique Lhuillier S/S 14 top and skirt with Jamie Wolf earrings and a Dana Rebecca Designs cuff for the 7th Annual Hamilton Behind The Camera Awards in Los Angeles.
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The actress wore an Alexander McQueen Resort 14 Pocket Crop Top ($820) and Skirt ($1045), both available in stores in December, to the Homefront press conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills this week.
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The Oscar winner shone in a cobalt blue Alexander McQueen S/S 14 number and Jimmy Choo Daiquiri Pumps ($895) at the photocall for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire in Madrid last week.
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Richie arrived at the 2nd Annual Baby2Baby Gala in Los Angeles earlier this month in a colorful ensemble from the Alberta Ferretti S/S 14 collection, which she accessorized with a House of Harlow 1960 Wynn Clutch ($158).
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