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Crop tops: how to ace the trend and look unbelievably chic

Check out our 'grown-up' ways to nail the trend

Jessica Wang wears a pale green lace-trimmed crop top with a matching skirt
Orin Carlin
Orin CarlinContent Writer
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Online shopping is all fun and games until, after stumbling across the perfect piece, you inevitably find yourself wincing at the sneaky 'crop' prefix – don't worry, we've all been there. However, now is the time to banish your preconceptions and open your heart to a whole new world of wardrobe possibilities. Like it or not, the crop top is here to stay, and so you may as well embrace its undeniable power and find out how to make it work to your advantage.

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Granted, baring your entire midsection isn't for the fainthearted – meaning if the thought of a super low-rise trouser makes you recoil in horror, it is probably best to explore slightly more 'grown-up' alternatives.

Hello! Fashion shares how to style a crop top this season:

With an of-the-moment mini 

Caroline Daur wears a floaty patterned crop top© Getty

With metallic trousers

Leonie Hanne wears wears a blue fluffy crop top and metallic trousers © Getty

With a playful boxy jacket

Emili Sindlev wears a sparkly asymmetric crop top © Getty

With a leather skirt and fishnets

Chiara Ferragni wears a neutral beige crop top with a brown mini skirt © Getty

With a matching patterned mini

 Lea Naumann wears a blue argyle print top and matching mini skirt © Getty

With faded baggy jeans

Tamara Kalinic wears a gold bandeau crop top with faded black jeans © Getty

With a denim midi skirt

A Fashion Week guest a denim 3D floral crop top with a midi skirt © Getty

With vibrant high-waisted trousers 

Miki Cheung wears an acid green cropped shirt and pink high-waisted trousers © Getty

With a pastel pencil skirt and platforms

Jessica Wang wears a pale green lace-trimmed crop top with a matching skirt © Getty

With white tailored trousers 

Crop Top Pastel© Photo: Getty Images

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With denim cut-offs 

Crop Top Black Bandeau© Photo: Getty Images

With flowy mid-rise trousers 

Crop Top Texture© Photo: Getty Images

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