How Every Body Type Can Pull Off a Crop Top

We don’t think it’s an exaggeration to say that crop tops are probably the most anxiety-inducing summer wardrobe staple. Although they’re very on trend and don’t seem to be going anywhere, many (understandably) have an undeniable hesitation that the style just won’t work for their body type.

We’re here to squash those fears before they can really take root. Contrary to what many might think, crop tops are actually one of the most versatile summer pieces you can choose, as you can pair the style with everything from high-rise jeans to a printed skirt and back again. No matter what your body shape, crop tops will be the saving grace of your summertime wardrobe if you let them. Ahead check out the many ways women of all shapes and sizes are styling this closet staple and shop a few of our favorites along the way.


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A puffy white crop top always looks perfect in the summer sun.


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Tone down a statement miniskirt with a cropped tee and chunky boots.


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Drape a fanny pack over a barely there crop top for a more approachable daytime look.


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Make a suit more casual by layering a colorful crop top underneath.


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Beat the summer heat with a smocked crop top and white pants.


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Liven up your white T-shirts by layering a festive crop top on top.


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Wide-leg jeans are a tiny crop top’s best friend.


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Add some freshness to a pair of utility pants by wearing a floral crop top on top.


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Swap your cocktail dress for tailored trousers and a sleek crop top and pumps.


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Turn your summer tops into breezy going-out tops.

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Editorial Director

Lauren Eggertsen is currently the editorial director of Who What Wear and has worked at the company for over eight years, where she started as an associate editor and has since worked her way up. Lauren has over 10 years of experience in the fashion editorial space, starting her career with internships at Marc Jacobs, Marie Claire, and The Zoe Report, where she was later hired as their editorial assistant. Lauren has worked in the Los Angeles and New York Who What Wear offices but currently calls L.A. home. It is here where she leads and manages Who What Wear's fashion team and oversees all day-to-day editorial content and large tentpole moments. This includes all of the runway, trend, and shopping-driven content that ultimately helps to build a strong brand reputation within the industry. Lauren's role also includes helping to set the fashion direction for all original photo shoots and often styles many of the celebrity cover shoots, including big names like Kaia Gerber, Normani, and Kristen Stewart.

She has also attended multiple fashion weeks, including New York, London, Milan, and Paris, where her personal style has been featured on sites such as Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, and Elle. She prides herself on discovering and supporting small brands and on her knack for a good vintage shopping find. When she isn't working, she enjoys researching and dining at reputable restaurants around both her neighborhood and the globe.