A collage of plus-size crop top outfits.

A Crop Top Outfit for Every Mood

Crop tops are the creme da la creme of any wardrobe. Sexy and practical at the same time, endlessly versatile, and ridiculously easy to style, what’s not to love? And crafting plus-size crop top outfits is, quite frankly, a joy—which is something that can’t be said for every article of clothing out there. When it comes time to get dressed in the morning (or early afternoon, depending on your sleep schedule), crop tops are a go-to. No matter the occasion, season, or your mood at the moment, there’s a crop top outfit for all of it—and we’re here to prove it.

Ideal for pairing with just about anything in your closet, crop tops make outfit styling fun and simple. Those high-waisted jeans you practically live in? They’d look incredible with a cropped tee. That ruffly midi skirt that never gets much airtime? A cropped cardigan worn as a top will solve that. Your coziest 10-year-old sweatpants? Just add a cropped tank and you’re good to go. Honestly, there isn’t any vibe you can’t create with a crop top.

Winter, spring, summer, or fall, there’s never a wrong time to wear plus-size crop top outfits. And if you’re in need of a little inspiration—Who doesn’t need some now and then?—we’ve got your back. Keep reading for some seriously *chef’s kiss* plus-size looks that start with (You guessed it!) a crop top. From classic black crop tanks to sexy long-sleeve cropped blouses, there’s a little something for everyone.

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1. The Weekend Warrior Look

One of the easiest ways to wear a crop top? Add a pair of mom jeans, chunky sneakers, and your favorite sunnies. That’s it. That’s the outfit. This look is truly ideal for everything from running errands to grabbing brunch with your BFFs.

A collage with jeans, black tank top, black sneakers, and yellow sunglasses.

shop the look

crop top — $19.50 from Torrid
jeans — $34.99 from H&M
shoes — $36 from ASOS
sunglasses — $99 from Crap Eyewear

2. The Maximalist Matching Set

There’s just something about a matching set. Go for a totally maximalist look this season with on-trend zebra print, a bucket hat, and fuzzy slide sandals. Honestly, you can’t go wrong here.

A collage with zebra print crop top and shorts, black bucket hat, and black sandals.

shop the look

crop top — $158 from WRAY
shorts — $158 from WRAY
shoes — $45.50 from Torrid
bucket hat — $79 from Lack of Color

3. The Itty Bitty Mini Skirt Ensemble

Make your skirt as small as your crop top—It’s a match made in heaven. Denim mini skirts and crop tops simply belong together. Add a tiny bag and fashion sneakers to top it all off, and voila! You’re set.

A collage with a black crop top, denim skirt, colorful sneakers, and green purse.

shop the look

crop top — $7.50 from PrettyLittleThing
skirt — $32.99 from Old Navy
shoes — $310 from Kat Maconie
bag — $56 from JW Pei

4. The One With the Combat Boots

A pair of combat boots can turn any ensemble into a major look. Take a casual cropped tee, high-waisted jeans, and oversized sunnies—then add some chunky booties. Frankly, it’s a power move.

A collage with a purple crop top, black jeans, black boots, and sunglasses.

shop the look

crop top — $17.99 from H&M
jeans — $24.99 from H&M
shoes — $59.50 from Torrid
sunglasses — $9 from Nasty Gal

5. The Flirty & Thriving ‘Fit

Wearing a cropped cardigan as a top? Genius. Pair a classic black cardi with a ruffly midi skirt, platform heels, and a cute bag for a flirty look that’ll keep the compliments coming.

A collage with a black crop top, orange skirt, black heels, and black purse.

shop the look

crop cardigan — $45.50 from Torrid
skirt — $59.50 from Torrid
shoes — $49.50 from Torrid
bag — $79.95 from ELOQUII

6. That ’70s Show Look

Ooh, we love a retro vibe. Take a trip back to the ’70s with flare jeans, a bright crop top, booties, and slim-fitting sunglasses. This look was practically made for Instagram, too.

A collage with a green crop top, black jeans, white boots, and black sunglasses.

shop the look

crop top — $85 from WRAY
pants — $172 from WRAY
shoes — $115 from Everlane
sunglasses — $79 from Crap Eyewear

7. The Cozy Camo Combo

Yes, camouflage is back, and yes, it’s perfect in sweatpants form. Just top off the sweats with a cropped muscle tank, slide sandals, and your cutest pair of sunglasses. It’s simply lounge perfection.

A collage with camouflage sweatpants, brown crop top, tan sandals, and sunglasses.

shop the look

crop top — $10 from Boohoo
sweatpants — $35 from Old Navy
shoes — $45 from Freedom Moses
sunglasses — $99 from Crap Eyewear

8. The Red Hot Outfit

Turn some heads in a red hot look this season. Take a red crop top, then add a pair of ripped jeans, thong sandal heels, and a matching phone case. Is it hot in here, or is it just you?

A collage with a red crop top, gray jeans, black heels, and a red phone case.

shop the look

crop top — $85 from WRAY
jeans — $39.99 from H&M
shoes — $29.99 from Target
phone case — $55 from Casetify

9. The Perfect Date Night Ensemble

Crop tops can be dressy, too! Try an elegant long-sleeve crop top aired with dark jeans and heels for your next night out with boo (or out on the town with your pals). It’s sexy meets sophisticated in the best way.

A collage with a blue crop top, black jeans, black heels, and black sunglasses.

shop the look

crop top — $12 from Boohoo
jeans — $24.99 from H&M
shoes — $55.50 from Torrid
sunglasses — $65 from Quay Australia