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In our second installment of Propeller or Repeller?, the Man Repeller herself takes on the challenge of a crop top—three looks, three chances to tell us if the short shirt is a man-repeller or a dude magnet."
While crop tops are no new trend, there's something to be said about their staying power. Seasons after the '80s revival have finally been killed off again, the short shirts don't seem to be letting go. It's like the universe's way of maintaining a little piece of Cyndi Lauper to live within us all, and I'll take it. This, then, begs the question: Is the boxy-but-midriff-baring silhouette a repeller or propeller? Below, find three ways to wear the crop, and then deliberate for yourself.
Photos by Naomi Shon.
Thanksgiving is seriously just around the corner! We’re always so focused on what to make for the actual Thanksgiving feast…but what about all the meals that need to be made before and after when your friends and family are in town? I’m taking the guesswork out of your meal planning and rounding up a few of my read
In all the ways the '70s were iconic, flared hems are probably the decade's longest lasting legacy — in fashion, at least. More times than we care to admit, we catch ourselves falling into the trap of describing any wide-leg trouser as having a "'70s feel."
We scope out vintage stores and flea markets, looking for read