The Affordable Basic Fashion Girls Can't Stop Wearing

If there’s one item fashion girls are wearing on repeat this season, it’s unquestionably the cropped tank top. While you may not give the simple basic that much thought, there’s no denying its considerable presence on Instagram. The top is not only ideal for the summer months upon us—easy to pair with shorts, skirts, and jeans alike—but it also (for the most part) comes with a very affordable price tag. Oh, and one more thing: A cropped tank top is immensely versatile—a piece you’ll reach for time and again (even into fall when you can layer under cardigans and knits). Style the cropped silhouette with high-waisted bottoms to keep the look polished, sleek, and fashion-forward.

Below, we’re sharing some of our favorite affordable cropped tops on the market right now. From ribbed styles to one-shoulder silhouettes and charming details, you won't regret adding one of these affordable basics to your wardrobe this season.

Style Tip: A ribbed fabric always looks super luxe.

Pair with relaxed high-waisted trousers as pictured above.

Style Tip: A high neckline adds a polished touch to your ensemble.

Style with white linen shorts for a minimalist-chic summer look.

Style Tip: Pair a one-shoulder crop top with your preppy tennis whites for a modern look.

A frilly trim adds interest to your look.

Style Tip: A halter-neck silhouette is universally flattering.

We're obsessed with barely there spaghetti straps.

Contrast the simple top with fun, patterned bottoms.

Style Tip: Knit tank tops are having a major moment this season and always look so expensive.

You can't go wrong with the price.

Style Tip: Living in bike shorts? A high-neck tank top makes the perfect match.

Guaranteed you'll be layering this year-round.

Take a leaf from the runways and go for a corset silhouette.

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