The Must-Have Top You Need Now (And The Most Flattering Way To Wear It)

Sure, a white crop top sounds intimidating, but we found the key to pulling it off this spring. 

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    The secret is simple: pair this key piece with a sleek and slimming pencil skirt! Click through to see which celebs prove this is the most flattering way to wear a crop top.  

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    PHOTO: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for SHOPSTYLE

    Miranda Kerr

    Follow Kerr’s lead and style a boxy crop top with a lovely lace pencil skirt.

    On Kerr: Jenni Kayne top and Lace Pencil Skirt ($695) available online in Black

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    Jamie Chung

    Add an edgy vibe to your crop top and pencil skirt look by wearing an embellished moto jacket over your shoulders. 

    On Chung:  Zara top and skirt; BCBG Runway Mannix Jacket ($1,298) 

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    PHOTO: David M. Benett/Getty Images for Topshop

    Jessica Gomes

    Gomes takes the top to a sporty level by pairing it with a body-con gray pencil skirt and bomber jacket. 

    On Gomes: Topshop jacket, Crop Tee ($16), skirt, and Gelato Pointed Skinny Shoes ($100) in Red 

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    Alessandra Ambrosio

    The ultimate babe wears the ideal bombshell outfit. Copy Ambrosio’s look and go for a long-sleeve fitted crop top and midi skirt.

    On Ambrosio: Calvin Klein Collection knit sweater and skirt 

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    Naya Rivera

    Rivera keeps her look polished with a structured crop top and a simple and slim pencil skirt.

    On Rivera: Michael Kors S/S 14 Python Top in White and Pencil Skirt in Indigo 

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    Lupita Nyong’o

    Look and learn, ladies! Nyong’o shows us how to wear a crop top and still look sophisticated.

    On Nyong’o: Giambattista Valli S/S 14 top and skirt; Sophia Webster Coco Pointed Leather Pumps ($472) in White

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    Sasha Keable

    Toughen a ladylike look by pairing a fitted crop top and pastel pencil skirt with a leather bomber jacket. Thanks for the tip, Keable! 

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    MINKPINK Crop Cable Sweater ($80) in White

    Try the “it” top in a cozy knit material. 

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    Topshop Tall Scallop Hem Crop Tee ($68) in Off White

    For a conservative take on the crop top, go for one with sleeves! 

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    Calvin Klein Collection Lenard Cropped Ribbed Wool-Blend Jersey Top ($550)

    This top would look great with a high-waisted printed pencil skirt.  

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    ASOS Love Shell Crop Top ($45) in White

    We say stock up on structured crop tops this season! 

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    Alice + Olivia Pire Sleeveless Fitted Crop Top ($187)

    Safe to say we would like this crop top in every color! 

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    Jill Stuart Priscilla Flower Bustier Top ($248) in White

    Make a statement and pair this tiny top with your favorite bright pencil skirt. 

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    KIMEM Cropped Top ($136) in Pure White

    This loose and breezy cut is the perfect take on a casual crop top. 

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Pire Sleeveless Fitted Crop Top

Pire Sleeveless Fitted Crop Top

Alice + Olivia, $187
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Lenard Cropped Ribbed Wool-Blend Jersey Top

Lenard Cropped Ribbed Wool-Blend Jersey Top

Calvin Klein Collection, $550
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Love Shell Crop Top

Love Shell Crop Top

ASOS, $45
SHOP
Tall Scallop Hem Crop Tee

Tall Scallop Hem Crop Tee

Toshop, $68
SHOP
Priscilla Flower Bustier Top

Priscilla Flower Bustier Top

Jill Stuart, $248
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Crop Cable Sweater

Crop Cable Sweater

MINKPINK, $80
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Cropped Top

Cropped Top

KIMEM, $136
SHOP
Lace Pencil Skirt

Lace Pencil Skirt

Jenni Kayne, $695
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Runway Mannix Jacket

Runway Mannix Jacket

BCBG, $1298
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Crop Tee

Crop Tee

Topshop, $16
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Gelato Pointed Skinny Shoes

Gelato Pointed Skinny Shoes

Topshop, $100
SHOP
Coco Pointed Leather Pumps

Coco Pointed Leather Pumps

Sophia Webster, $472
SHOP
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