Can Moms Wear Crop Tops? How to wear this SS2014 trend modestly.

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Crop tops are EVERYWHERE this Spring, and I’ve been following the look on my Pinterest SS2014 Trends board. I’ve been looking for ways to wear this trend without revealing too much skin and feeling uncomfortable, and so far my favorite way is under a blazer!

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I’m in shape, but I’m not 13.  Even before getting pregnant I wouldn’t wear mid-driff revealing tops, but now?  Are moms even allowed to show off their stomachs?  Who wants to see that?


Then I realized it really doesn’t matter who wants to see it! If you remember this post, I’m all about wearing whatever you want to!  So I say:


 Now, the amount of skin you show depends on you, but the nice things about this trend is paired with a  high waisted skirt or pants you reveal the most flattering part of the mid-riff,  giving a very 1950s vibe.

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If you don’t want to reveal ANY skin, but you still love the way crop tops look, search for one that is a little longer and then pair it with high-waisted pants or a skirt AND a suit jacket!   I tried out the look here and came up with this totally covered look!



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Want to know more about this look and where I went?  I wrote about it here.




Way back in October / November of 2013 when I was researching this trend, I decided I wanted more crop tops in my summer wardrobe. I’ve spoken numerous times about my Fashion Foresight philosophy where I buy now, wear later,  so I can save money and wear trends. Well, in November of last year I bought this  lovely peach crop top for…….Can you guess how much I paid…??????

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3 Euro and 49 euro cents!! What is that?…. like 5 bucks!!?  Whatever it is, it was SO CHEAP, and you know what I LOVE this top, I scored it  here, from my favorite cheap online clothing destination.  They have a year-round sale online that is always cheaper than their in-store sales.  I’m on a shopping hiatus (and I’ve already BOUGHT all of my new summer clothes!!)  so I won’t be buying anything….but if I could buy something new I’d get these crops tops, which are totally mom approved, and all under $15 found in the Sale Section!

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