How to Join
the Fashion Spot / Front Row / Trend Spotting
FAQ Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Rules Links Mobile How to Join
Thread Tools Display Modes
LegsXI's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Ireland
Gender: femme
Posts: 3,744
I like crop tops with high waisted bottoms, I've seen some girl who've worn this look and they look great! You have to have a banging bod though. One of my friends, while she is skinny, has been wearing cropped tops a lot recently and they just don't look good on her. So yeah, banging bod necessary! haha.

My tumblr.
  Reply With Quote
rising star
limejuice's Avatar
Join Date: May 2011
Location: London
Gender: homme
Posts: 198
some from Topshop Unique

  Reply With Quote
mackos's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Suburbs
Gender: homme
Posts: 13,970
No, no, no, this is just so wrong in almost any case. While it may look decent on the runway in a more covering version like at Alexander Wang, this is the place is should stay. I generally hate it in real life.

dreams, jazz and minimalism
  Reply With Quote
rising star
sabrina2's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 118
I think when done right -- meaning tailored pieces on top and bottom, and the bottom covering the bellybutton as others have said -- can look really chic. I also am among fans of Gwyneth's Globes dress. A flash of rib cage is fresh and feminine to me.

Oscarprgirl does the look well imo, I've saved a few of her shots. Photo credit:
Attached Images
File Type: jpg oscar-pr-girl.jpg (50.9 KB, 0 views)
File Type: jpg tumblr_lim6ptV4eL1qf5xmso1_500.jpg (49.1 KB, 0 views)

Last edited by tangerine; 26-09-2011 at 07:54 PM. Reason: links in credits are not permitted
  Reply With Quote
Fashion_Girl22's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: New York
Gender: femme
Posts: 3,868
Originally Posted by Darkchild View Post
I beg to differ. I think if done tastefully, bare midriffs can work very well off the runway. Personally my rule of thumb is that the belly-button mustn't be showing, so whatever skirt or high-waisted trousers are paired with the cropped top have to cover the belly button. I think this removes the tartiness and sloppiness and reduces the chance of having unsightly muffin top if the bottoms sit at the true waist.

I'll definitely be rocking this look this upcoming summer and have a couple of cropped tops from past season Dolce and Gabbana, and Sass and Bide that I'll be pairing with high waisted skirts, pants and some scalloped shorts I have, along with plain black flats or some muted tan loafer heels. Can't wait!
Completely agree.

The most tasteful example of this in my opinion was MaxMara Spring 2006:

  Reply With Quote
backstage pass
MimiV's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Beirut/Paris/Stockholm
Gender: femme
Posts: 716

Even Prada did it! This is definitely going to be a huge trend next summer...

  Reply With Quote
fashion insider
baby_yorkie's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2008
Gender: femme
Posts: 2,096
if i have those kind of abs on my tummy, why the hell not?

  Reply With Quote
NotAModel's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: England
Gender: femme
Posts: 11
I concur with the pro high-waisted sentiments, I think done this way it is possible to look edgy, albeit with a cute element of kitsch – but it’s all good fun and what fashion is about!

Whilst it is slightly reminiscent of the 90’s, I think back then it was all about the whole stomach being on show, whereas a slash of flesh looks much more modern (and tasteful I hasten to add!).

All that said it is starting to get disgustingly bitter here in the UK, so I don’t think this is a statement I will be pulling off in the nearby future.

  Reply With Quote
kokobombon's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Buenos Aires
Gender: femme
Posts: 14,809
I´ve done this trend in the 90s, as a teen. Now I wouldn´t do it, been there done that... I´ll leave it to the teens.

My Modern Blog
My Instagram
  Reply With Quote
Previous Thread | Next Thread »

2012, bare or sheer, midriffs, s or s
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

monitoring_string = "058526dd2635cb6818386bfd373b82a4"

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:03 PM.
Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. is a property of TotallyHer Media, LLC, an Evolve Media LLC company. ©2015 All rights reserved.