"Crop tops are trending currently."
Crop tops are becoming more popular among men so do not be surprised if a guy is seen sporting a crop top in the street this summer.
It is typically associated with women’s fashion but it has gradually found a place among some male wardrobes.
However, the clothing item is not a new thing for men. In the fashion world, it has been appearing every now and again.
Crop tops for men have been seen both among Desi people and internationally.
Indian designer Nitish Arora has incorporated male crop tops into his new collection.
As part of his Euphoria – Alter X Capsule Collection 2021, Nitish unveiled a male crop top.
A model wears a long-sleeved body-hugging crop top in wine red. It is paired with bondage trousers.
The bold fashion item has been seen among international celebrities too.
Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny took to Instagram and was seen wearing a black crop top.
It has been a thing of the past as Hollywood actor Johnny Depp wore one in the 1984 horror film, A Nightmare on Elm Street.
The male crop top has redefined fashion and it looks to be regaining popularity in 2021, with models and influencers showing off their midriffs on social media.
Anvita Sharma, the owner of the genderless label, Two Point Two, said:
“Crop tops are trending currently. Be it, men or women, if they know how to style it right, they can pull off the look with ease.
“I personally would want more men to try crop tops in summer.
“They are cool and trendy and a bit of skin show doesn’t hurt for men too.”
Stylist Vikram Seth said: “I am personally a big fan of crop tops for men.
“But it won’t look good on all body types.
“Men with a little paunch can skin this tee unless you are absolutely fine with embracing your belly fat.”
With summer fast approaching, you may be wanting to mix up your wardrobe and opt for male crop tops.
If you are, here are ways to style them.
- Pair loose-fitted crop tops with wide-legged denim jeans or trousers.
- High-waisted jeans or trousers work best with crop tops.
- For a casual look, style it with a bucket hat and dad trainers.
- It may be best to shave or trim the hair around your stomach.
- Accessorise the look with necklaces in order to make a statement.