Striped, long-sleeved, overly-sexy or bohemian, the crop top trend came back with a vengeance on the Spring 2014 runways—whether you and your abs were ready for it or not. Judging by the fall collections, this 90s staple isn’t going anywhere (see: Jeremy Scott and Nasir Mazhar). If you don’t want to look too overexposed, but still feel the urge to channel your inner Britney Spears, here are some chic and grown up ways to bare a little belly.
Jessie Holeva is a fashion stylist, on-air style expert and freelance writer based in Philadelphia. She can be seen talking style on QVC and works with Simon Malls as its King of Prussia Style Setter & personal shopper. Jessie started freelance writing in high school, before working as an on-air DJ in radio during her college years, where she developed her love for fashion reporting. In 2010, her idea sparked to create a her own outlet to share her obsession for finding the latest trends for less, TrendHungry.com. Her blog spun off into a syndicated radio segment, Trend Hungry Tuesday, airing on WPLJ’s Ralphie Tonight. Jessie enjoys nail art, chocolate and collecting vintage costume jewelry. Follow her fashionable adventures in real time on Twitter and Instagram @jessieholeva.