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

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.  

Miranda Kerr


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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

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) 

Jessica Gomes


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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 

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 

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 

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

Sasha Keable


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

MINKPINK Crop Cable Sweater ($80) in White

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

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

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

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

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

ASOS Love Shell Crop Top ($45) in White

We say stock up on structured crop tops this season! 

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

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

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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