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During her press tour for Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Rooney Mara became a red carpet fixture. We ooh-ed and aah-ed over her rebellious choices, including her structured and streamlined Miu Miu cropped top. When she showed stomach, tongues totally wagged. How dare Miss Mara wear a cropped top on the red carpet? And even more shockingly, how dare she make it look so good?
Because gone are the days of the Kelly Kapowski belly barer, and while the super-slouchy, scoop neck or soft cotton cropped tee certainly has a time and a place, there is a new generation of shrunken shirts that, if not quite work appropriate, could make an appearance at a high profile event (just ask Rooney). With high-waisted slacks, luxe materials, and cuts that flatter, not obscure, this new generation of tip-top crops are certainly a cut above. Ready for one last pun?
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