I love a good cut-out. It’s a super simple design detail that makes even the most basic of wardrobe basics feel innovative and cool, while still retaining that go-with-everything quality that makes a basic just that. It’s a fashion miracle, quite frankly.
To state my case, please allow me to present the latest kickass fit from style icon and supermodel Bella Hadid. *Pauses for applause.* Last week, she stepped out in NYC looking beyond chic—and, yes, it’s partly because of a cut-out crop top.
Going for that school girl, prepster type of vibe, Bella did top-to-bottom plaid with a pair of square-toe loafers, pearls, and an old-fashioned composition notebook. Whether that last addition was for function or fashion, I have no idea, but it completed the look perfectly.
To tie it all together, she reached, not for a plain white tee, but a cut-out version that offered a little cleavage action—and I wholeheartedly believe that her look was better off because of it.
So, anyway, consider this the universe’s way of telling you that you need to order a T-shirt just like this one.
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