The show of skin and your waistline not only keep you cool without the weight of fabric trapping heat and sweat, it also makes you look hella confident and sexy. While they’re not exactly appropriate for the office, crop tops are a great addition to your weekend rotation and you can easily wear them from yacht parties to poolside barbecues.
Scroll through for our favourite 12 to wear this summer season.
Knit Balmain logo crop top, US$1,050 (S$1,437.03), Balmain.
Continue fuelling your passion for logomania with this Balmain halter neck top that shows off your cleavage via a keyhole design. Pair this with logo trimmed sweatpants, chunky sneakers and a bucket hat to really channel your love for street wear.
This Cushnie number covers your arms but shows off your gorgeous décolletage, which is why you ought to brush on some body highlighter to play it up. Finish with cigarette pants to complement the sharp lines.
Show off your feminine strength and pair this sick leather crop top by SPRWMN with a high waisted leather mini skirt and finish with a pair of gladiator sandals. Or pair it with a cream pleated skirt to soften the tough leather.
Polka dots are back on trend this S/S’19 and this off-shoulder Carolina Herrera iteration is both feminine and sexy with the inclusion of ruffled hemlines. Finish with a wrap skirt, kitten heels and hoop earrings for a polished weekend outfit.
Made with lightweight broderie anglaise, this long sleeve lightweight statement red Alaïa crop top is a way to balance modesty while looking fierce in Singapore’s heat. Go retro and pair this with high waisted bell-bottoms.
Diane von Furstenberg cropped devoré-voile wrap blouse, US$335.14 (S$458.67), www.net-a-porter.com.
Summer demands for cheerful, vivid colours, and this canary yellow polka dot motif crop top from Diane von Furstenberg ticks all the right boxes. We suggest pairing this with stacked gold or rose gold bracelets, a pair of light wash distressed jeans and white sneakers for a carefree chic vibe.
This Oysho see-through crochet top is meant to be layered over a brassiere, which means get out that sexy AF bikini or your lacy bralette. Pair it with the matching crochet trousers and you’ve got a poolside outfit in a cinch.
This ribbed top is for days when you don’t want to fuss with styling and want a quick get-out-and-go outfit. Just throw this forest green number on with a pair of black denim jeans and sneakers, swipe on a bold red lip and you’re good to go.
The floral print and ruffled sleeves add a touch of youthfulness, while the v-neck and back-baring silhouette of this Bershka design ups the ante on its sex appeal. Pair this with a denim skirt and kitten heels for a brunch date with your girlfriends.
Feminine and girly, this sweetheart neckline Zara crop top is made with European Union-certified environmentally-friendly viscose fibres. Pair it with the matching high-waisted skirt or a yellow buttoned midi skirt and finish with strappy heels and stud earrings.
Florals too predictable for summer? Then go with this snakeskin patterned one from H&M to show off your sassy personality. Match the neutral tones of the print with khaki linen pants, gold jewellery and espadrilles.