Crop Top

Black Crop Top + Neoprene Skirt

by Kate Franco on December 5, 2013 · 7 comments

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I’ve been wrestling with the concept of the crop top for at least 6 months. Should women over a certain age {AHEM, 30} be prohibited from wearing them? Do I look like I’m trying to be fun and 21 if I wear one? What on earth do you wear them with to look edgy, and not skanky?

My first black crop top was a miss. I tried to wear it many different ways, and ended up selling it on Poshmark with the tags still attached. But when I bought this skirt, I had the idea that it might be high waisted enough to pull off a crop. I also thought that something form-fitting would be appropriate, even though I’m not big on skin tight clothing. So I started looking. And I realize I’m not NastyGal’s target demo, but man do I love some of their stuff. This top was everything I hoped it would be.

The Payback black crop top looks TINY in the packaging. Like something seriously meant for a 5 year old. Don’t be scared, because somehow it fits. I totally dig the exposed back — worn with Bring it Up breast shapers, which have seriously changed my life. No more worrying about bras and tops that seem to defy them. Seriously. Try them!

Photos by the lovely Lauren over at The Pear Shape. Check her out!

Head to toe: Topshop leather jacket via Poshmark, NastyGal black crop top, Clover Canyon Stop Traffic neoprene skirt, See by Chloe booties, IBITTM clear vinyl clutch, Karen Walker sunglasses, MMN monogrammed necklace, Rings: Madewell, Forever 21, Betsy & Iya & House of Harlow 1960


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