With summer just around the corner, it’s time for you to try out the hottest summer trend of the year: the rye top! With the sizzling July temperatures sweeping the country, now is the perfect time to show off that extra skin.
With the sizzling July temperatures sweeping the country, now is the perfect time to show off that extra skin.
Some of you may think that rye tops are hard to wear, but I’m here to prove you wrong: if styled correctly, they can be versatile and very cute. Read on for my tips on wearing rye tops, as well as some sample outfits to get your inspiration!
Tips for wearing a mackintosh
Choose a length. Crop tops come in all shapes and lengths, and depending on how daring you are, you can choose a top that shows just a sliver of your stomach, or more like a corset. Daring? Try pairing your favourite jeans with a cute bustier or bustier. More conservative? Try wearing a top that is just above your belly button (as shown in the picture above). When choosing the length of your top, you should also think about what you’re wearing and where you’re going! You can choose other looks.
Choose your other looks wisely. Crop tops are cute, but their vibe is all in the styling. Each piece you pair with your top will evoke a different look. For example, a high-waisted bottom with a rye top and blazer is a more sophisticated take on the trend. However, a cropped lace-trimmed camisole and a pink mini skirt will give you a chic Y2K vibe.
Give it a try! Still afraid to incorporate crop tops into your summer wardrobe? Try wearing one on the beach over your swimming costume! It’s an effortless but effortless design. It’s an effortless but totally tendentious choice that will be a crowd pleaser! Still not convinced? Have some fun with different layers! Throwing a blazer or an oversized men’s shirt over a tiny mackintosh can start to make you feel more comfortable with this trend.
So these are my basic tips for rocking the crop. Now, let’s talk specifically about how to wear a rye top.
If you’re as obsessed with rye tops as I am, you probably have a ton of them stored in your wardrobe. You’re probably looking for some new styling ideas, and if so, I’ve got you covered.
Here are four cute crop tops that are totally on trend this season.
1. crop top #1
This is definitely my go-to mackie look for everyday occasions – it’s super casual and very cute.
Start with a pair of black leggings (preferably high waisted). If you’re tired of the normal all-black leggings, you can opt for these, which have a cool crossover design at the top.
You will then need to find the perfect casual crop top to go with these leggings. I highly recommend you go for a graphic t-shirt top. These are a very popular style right now and will make your tights look extra chic.
As for shoes, you can wear almost any shoe that you like for your everyday outfit. If you want to keep up with some trends, I suggest you wear some Nike sneakers, like these Nike Aire Force 1 Shadows.
Also, don’t forget your accessories To complete this casual crop top look, you can add a cute gold necklace, like this one, and pair it with a stylish baseball cap, like this brown one to match.
2. cropped outfit #2
If you like comfortable clothing, you’ll absolutely love this idea on how to wear a mackintosh. This outfit offers maximum comfort while also making sure you look stylish.
Start with a pair of white strappy trousers like this one and then some matching joggers. I suggest these green joggers – green is a very popular colour right now and this particular shade is lovely!
For shoes, you can totally go for comfort too. Just add some dad trainers, like these all-white Fila trainers to go with this outfit.
And don’t forget your socks! Ankle socks and trainers are all the rage right now, so wear white ankle socks like these with your sneakers for a really chic look.
For accessories, wear a couple of necklaces (or buy this one with three chains in one to cheat).
3. crop top #3
If you want a comfortable but somewhat fancy strapless outfit, this is the look for you.
To create this outfit, you’ll need a long-sleeved mackintosh, such as this all-black mackintosh.
Then, pair your long-sleeved top with some stylish jeans. I recommend going for loose fitting jeans as they are really on trend right now and will balance out a tight crop top. These high-waisted, ripped jeans are the perfect choice to go with this cereal shirt.
To make this outfit look fancier, you could go for some fancier shoes – I love these sleek black thong heels!
For accessories, you could add some cute earrings like these chunky gold hoops, and if you want to do something to your hair, use this cute claw hair clip which has a cool design.