Cannes 2019

Fashion Police needed: The Return Of The Crop Look!

Fashion Police needed: The Return Of The Crop Look!

This week, we tried to join the Fashion Police because we cannot support one important thing: The return of the Crop! Seriously, it is a NO GO. With a certain revival of the 80’s / 90’s right now, we could see it not only in the streets but also in the catwalks and red carpets. Help! It took a long time for the crop top to materialize in the West, partly due to a colder climate and partly because of Western fashion history’s notoriously puritanical dress code. It was during the late 40’s that crops started appearing in some looks thanks to the influence of orientalism. Belly dancers were at that time an icon for fashion. Following decades would be the golden age for the crop top. A toned body and sportswear were trendy in the 1980’s, and the crop was perfect for showcasing that. The “aerobic” look- a cropped sweater…