The Philippines is quite a conservative country. Any outfit that shows more skin than the usual would elicit lots of stares from people–from admiration to disgust–depending on their fashion awareness. The summer season, however, is the time of the year that it’s almost excusable to wear anything short and revealing, except in schools, churches, offices, and even malls.
Swimsuits are like the beach uniform, but if you’re a little more conservative, crop tops are the best summer outfit option:
SOME IDEAS ON HOW TO WEAR THEM
1. Crops tops can be worn with shorts (denim, preferably) or fitted jeans.
2. Accessorize them with belts and necklaces to add some attitude.
3. Or pair them with harem pants and classy or statement heels.
4. But if you’re not into showing your tummy, you can wear a tank top, a bandeau, or any garment under it.
I tried wearing one today. I was slightly worried and scared that I might not pull off the look:
For more ideas on how to wear crop tops, go here.