A Look Back at the Most Iconic Crop Tops

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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