If there is one fashion rule worth highlighting, it’s that “Crop Tops NEVER go out of Fashion”. Period. They make you look effortlessly chic, sexy and sophisticated, all at the same time. This year saw a tremendous gush of the Crop Top trend in India. Especially in the Bridal fashion scene! A lot of women are replacing the traditional blouses for the sassy crop tops to raise their fashion quotient at Indian gatherings! And why not? They give your outfit a much needed exquisite blend of Indian and Western elements without having to go out of your way! Here’s a guide on 7 ways to wear crop tops with an Ethnic Twist:
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Although they were originally paired with high waist pants or skirts, they make you look edgier and more versatile when paired with a low waist lehenga or palazzo pants!
Here we show you different ways to style your trending crop top with an ethnic twist, so that you can set every party floor on fire!
1. Ways to Wear Crop Tops : Crop Top with Dhoti Pants
Can we just stop for a sec and appreciate how stylish and flexible a pair of dhoti pants are? Like seriously! They are fun, high voltage and make you look runway ready even on your bad hair and skin days! And they seamlessly merge with just about any genre of fashion thrown at them. Lord bless the person who created them (hint: it was Anamika Khanna)! Head to our blog about how to wear dhoti pants to get more tips on styling these!
Okay, now that we have stopped for more than a second to express our adoration for dhoti pants, let’s get back to crop tops! So yeah, pairing crop tops with dhoti pants not only makes you look graceful, but also bold. You can finish the look with some heavy jhumkas and jootis.
2. Ways to Wear Crop Tops : Crop Top with Dupatta
You can drape a colourful dupatta on your crop top to show love for your Indian culture! This kind of ensemble comes in really handy especially when you have to attend a traditional event, but you are all in a mood for something funky! Make sure that the dupatta and the crop top complement each other in terms of proportions and colors, so as to strike a perfect balance!
3. Ways to Wear Crop Tops : Crop Top with Lehenga or Long Skirt
The crop top-ethnic fusion probably started when celebs started styling them up with gorgeous lehengas. Again, they render you extremely bold yet feminine characteristics without making you look over the top! You can tie your hair in a bun with them and finish the look with modish maang tikkas. Do catch up on the crop top and lehenga trend!
4. Ways to Wear Crop Tops : Crop Top with Palazzo Pants
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If there is one word to describe the Palazzo Pants, it would be L.O.V.E! They are light, super comfortable and most likely to stay in the fashion circuit for quite a while. In fact, we do not even have to be conscious of our lower body issues (‘cuz there ain’t a girl who does not have them) and just makes us spurt with confidence. And when you combine them with a hot crop top, you are going to experience style and comfort overload! Complete the look with a pair of high heels for that urban effect.
5. Ways to Wear Crop Tops : Crop Top with Ethnic Jackets
Ethnic jackets have anyway evolved with western inspiration, be it cape jackets or blazer style jackets. And styling them with dainty crop tops will make you look kick-ass, making it clear to the world that you are your own boss! Wear them along with some really cool jootis or wedges to set a strong style statement.
6. Ways to Wear Crop Tops : Crop Top with Churidaar and Churidaar Skirts
Churidaars on their own maybe outdated, but they help in aiding other upcoming trends with utmost panache. Wearing them with crop tops will make you look extremely refined and uptown. Put your hair in a bun and add a bindi to make heads turn around!
7. Ways to Wear Crop Tops : Crop Top with Saree
Well, this one is a given. Crop tops are simply a western version of our beloved Indian blouses. So it really is a no-brainer to begin replacing the former with saree blouses if you are trying your hand at indo-western or fusion wear for the first time. Although the easiest to pull off in relation to the aforementioned styles, it can still skyrocket your fashion game, ensuring you get noticed by all the fashionistas!