Souzan Michael
July 09, 2019 8:09 am
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What did we do before the resurgence of crop tops? The shrunken, stomach-baring shirts of the ’90s have become wardrobe staples all year long, but especially during the summer months. (We can hardly remember life without them.) And whether you’re looking for a low-key top to pair with denim cut-offs, or a pretty shirt you can dress up with a flowy skirt for a summer wedding, you can rest assured that the top of your dreams, whatever it may look like, is available in a cropped version these days.

The ultra-convenient, breezy style is all you need to get you through the blistering summer heat. Into the bold shoulders trend? There’s a crop top for you. Want a simple black tank? Look no further. Some of these are so easily dressed up, in fact, that you can probably wear them to the office (our trick: a long blazer and high-waisted bottoms).

Below, you can shop our 13 favorite crop tops for summer.

1 Topshop Black and White Spot Button Crop Top

Topshop


From the exaggerated shoulders to the button placements, this top is all about the details.

2 Alo Row Long Sleeve Sweatshirt

Nordstrom


Because athleisure isn’t dead.

3 Topshop Tie Up Lace Crop Top

Topshop


How sweet is this lace number?

4 Forever 21 Strappy Crop Top

Forever 21


Beware of tan lines.

5T by Alexander Wang Black Cropped Ruched Tank Top

Ssense
$133 T by Alexander Wang SHOP IT Opens a new window


Chic.

6Express One Eleven Off The Shoulder Smocked Cropped Tube Top

Express


The off-the-shoulder trend strikes again.

7H&M Top With Reversible Sequins

H&M


Who says you can’t wear sequins during the day?

8 Zara Structured Shirt With Knot

Zara


Available in black or white, this knotted top is so dreamy.

9H&M Short Top With Printed Design

H&M


Love.

10Zara Contrast Top

Zara


Looking for something with a little more drama?

11Urban Outfitters Third Form Pocket Crop Top

Urban Outfitters
$149 Urban Outfitters SHOP IT Opens a new window


How cool is the pocket detailing on this crop top?

12Billabong Getaway Smocked Off The Shoulder Crop Top

Nordstrom


The cutest bikini cover-up.

13 Band of Gypsies Floral Print Crop Top

Asos
$32 Band of Gypsies SHOP IT Opens a new window


Dress down this floral number with jeans, or dress it up with a flowy skirt.

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