5 Classy Ways To Wear Cropped Tops for Work

Fri, 2022-06-03

Cropped Top

Dress codes can differ from office to office, but there are actually ways to make even the cropped top work, with nothing stopping you from bringing your favourite trend otherwise reserved for the weekend into the workplace. The cropped top doesn't have to show a lot of skin; in fact, it can even look sophisticated. In this article, we’ll show you 5 ways to style and maximise the mileage of your cropped tops by wearing them to the office too.

#1 Wear a Blazer Over

cropped top blazer co-ord

When in doubt while wearing a cropped top, just add a conservative layer like a blazer over the whole look. Perfect for day-to-night dressing, simply button up the jacket during the day, then unbutton it or ditch it entirely when you're ready to head out of the office. Styling your cropped top with a blazer also provides an edgy, bold and completely cool office look.

#2 Pair with High-waisted Pants or Skirts

cropped top and high waisted pants

If you’re feeling a little conscious of baring your torso, consider wearing the cropped top with a pair of high-waisted bottoms. Most cropped tops will sit nicely by the waistline of a pair of high-waisted pants or skirt. Pairing a cropped top with high-waisted bottoms is sure to provide a stylish and feminine look. Clenching at the waist, the crop top helps to shape your figure, while high-waisted pants or skirts create the illusion of longer legs. You can even add more height if you like with a pair of heels or wedges!

#3 Create Layers

Another easy way to wear a cropped top without feeling risqué is to layer it over another top. Layering a cropped top over a shirt gives off a smart casual look that’s appropriate for the office. Consider this a genius style hack for wearing a cropped top anytime you like in the office. Corset-style cropped tops work well with an oversized blouse too, creating a flattering silhouette that is tight at the torso but loose in the arms and body.

#4 Monochrome

monochrome outfit cropped top office wear

The word “monochromatic” breaks down into two components.“Mono” means single, and “chromatic” means colour. So a monochromatic outfit would essentially consist of pieces belonging to one colour. By choosing to mix textures within your monochromatic outfit, visual interest, depth, and dimension is accentuated to your look. This prevents it from being one-dimensional or boring. This classic look is one that never fails, and going with monochrome colours is sure to help add a modern and professional feel to your outfit.

#5 Co-ords

formal attire with cropped top

The matching co-ord set is ever-popular, as it’s an option where there’s no need to worry about styling much, with the outfit itself pretty much taking the centre stage. A stylish go-to outfit for work would be the cropped blazer co-ord, with a matching skirt or pants. Complete your look with an inner white shirt and accessories, and you’re all ready for a day of back-back-meetings looking effortless at the same time.

Her Velvet Vase carries a range of cropped tops you can add to your wardrobe rotation. Browse through our collection if you’re shopping for women’s tops online in Singapore

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