This week, three young starlets achieved red-carpet perfection with just the right mix of playful and sophisticated. bestdressed81514

  1. Taylor Swift defined ladylike style in Monique Lhuillier at The Giver premiere in New York.
  2. Selena Gomez donned a tuxedo-inspired Saint Laurent jumpsuit at the Teen Choice Awards.
  3. Chloë Grace Moretz joined the midriff-baring crowd at the Teen Choice Awards in a Valentino three-piece set.


By Nicole Andrew, Fashion Editor

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August 15, 2014

The crop top, the belly shirt, the midriff shirt – no matter what you call it, you know the trend.  A relic from days past (hello, 90s nostalgia), these midriff-baring pieces have made a surprise return to the fashion scene in recent years. Never thought it’d happen? Well, maybe we should have seen this one coming. Crop tops have actually cycled into the mainstream multiple times now. Let’s take a look at some of pop culture’s most iconic crop tops.

Crop Tops

Now that you’ve had your fashion history refresher, go snag your own crop top (and some very fashionable counterparts to keep it company). Our Free People Boutique opens Tuesday, January 29, at 11AM ET.

By Anna Kuchinsky, Staff Writer

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January 29, 2013