Crop | The Style Scribe

Crop | The Style Scribe

Crop | The Style Scribe

Crop | The Style Scribe

Crop | The Style Scribe

Crop | The Style Scribe

Crop | The Style Scribe

While I’ve been loving the crop top look on other people, I never considered it as something I could pull off. I am certainly not model thin and don’t have rock-hard abs, but after seeing the the midi skirt + cropped look everywhere I figured I might give it a try! No harm, no foul, right? Let’s just say I was more than pleasantly surprised. I was expecting to be turned off by how I looked in a crop top because my mid-section has never been my best asset, but what’s great about pairing a crop top with a high-waist midi skirt is that you barely even see a sliver of skin. You get to wear the cropped look without feeling or looking bare – genius! While a fully cropped look is not in my future, I am proud of myself for stepping out of my comfort zone and giving this look a try. I believe this cropped top by Apiece Apart will become very useful in the scorching summer months here in Texas, don’t you? I’m tempted to also get it in black for fall, however I’ll likely throw a jacket over my shoulders for a more sophisticated look when that time comes.


Top: Apiece Apart (also available in marled gray), Skirt: J.Crew Collection, Shoes: Kate Spade, Sunglasses: Ray-Ban, Necklace: c/o BaubleBar x Anthropologie, Earrings: David Yurman, Ring: Ippolita

{ shot by Morgan Hunt – edited by The Style Scribe }

43 Responses to APIECE APART

  1. Rachelle says:

    crop top well done, I also love your adorable sneakers.


  2. Love this outfit! The bright skirt, top and necklace are perfect together.

  3. Kimberly says:

    Love the shape of this top – so pretty & perfect for spring/summer!


  4. Ally says:

    Loving this crop top!! It works perfectly with that skirt and the added sneaks is a great way to dress it down!


  5. Sam says:

    Love everything about this! You look fantastic in a crop top, and the way this one flows is perfect. Also, totally obsessed with those sneaks!


  6. Nina says:

    Love the conservative crop! And so cute with those sneakers xo Nina

  7. Abby says:

    I’m loving those Kate Spade shoes – great post!


  8. Shira says:

    I love how you wore this crop top, I’m usually not a fan unless it’s with high waisted bottom so this is perfect and love how you wore it with those adorable polka shoes!


  9. Lauren says:

    That red is the perfect color on you…love the necklace too!

  10. You look awesome! Love that shade of red!!!

  11. Kelly says:

    I love these aviators and this skirt!

  12. Kacie says:

    I love how you paired that lovely skirt with those adorable shoes! It’s so unexpected and way too cute!!


  13. Kate says:

    This is the perfect way to wear a crop top. It’s just a hint of skin. Tasteful yet fun. I’d love it in black too with black cigarette pants and a great pair of JImmy Choo pumps!


  14. Cydney says:

    LOVE this look! So chic. Perfection, girl!

    Simply Cydney

  15. Kimberley says:

    Great skirt, I think you look fab in red!

    Eleventh & Sixteenth

  16. Casey says:

    agh those little polk-a-dot sneakers are so stinking cute

  17. Lacey says:

    As a fuller chested, and more curvy, gal I had the exact same hesitation about the crop top trend but I think I am in love too!


  18. MERRITT you are rocking that crop top!! love love this look, the skirt + keds combo is great! XX

  19. Kendall says:

    This entire looks needs to be in my closet asap! Just too perfect, loving that bold red color on you!


  20. Love that top and how it just shows a bit of skin, loving how you dressed it down with those sneakers – so fifties-esque !

  21. kendall says:

    STOP. this is too gorgeous!! i love everything about it! x

  22. Sarah Rose says:

    Merritt, you look amazing! This outfit is stunning and the red looks incredibly on you! Love the top, skirt and necklace!


  23. Candace says:

    Love a crop top and a full midi skirt!


  24. Nicole says:

    This is such a classy way to wear a crop top. I love it!


  25. I love that red skirt! It looks darling on you!

  26. Meg says:

    lovethe polka dot shoes! super cute

  27. Meghan says:

    love the balance of this look with the crop top and full skirt and the glam fabric with the sneaks – you look so gorg!

  28. Yolonda says:

    I’m with you I want to try the look too but between not having abs and having triple D’s. I’m just not sure, but I must say you pulled it off perfectly. Love the look.

  29. Kylie says:

    I LOVE this outfit! And how you dressed it down a little with the keds!

    xo Kylie

  30. Rose says:

    Holy gorge—you look amazing! Love the just-barely-cropped top, a-line skirt with sneakers AND the red accents. Probably one of my favorite looks of yours to date!!

    Blonde in this City

  31. You look gorgeous!!! Love those gold polka dot sneakers! So fun seeing you in Dallas!

  32. Kirsten says:

    You can absolutely wear crop tops without any doubts!!! Especially with this gorgeous red skirt:-) I think heels would be a bit more elegant with this look:-)
    Have a nice day!!
    Xoxo Kirsten


  33. In love with this outfit!! Looks amazing on you!


  34. Love this look! The red Ray Bans are such an unexpected spin on an old classic. Perfect.


  35. Maggie says:

    This look is insanely cute! I love the crop top paired with a fancy skirt and those Kate Spade shoes! Perfect!


  36. Ashley says:

    Holy hell. This is awesome. I think it is my new favorite look of yours. LOVE IT SO MUCH!

  37. Kodi says:

    Look at your rocking a crop top! You look great! I like the whole outfit. :)

  38. Lea Anne says:

    Love this look with the crop top so much!

  39. Neha says:

    only you can make sneakers look so glam… rocking it Merritt…
    love each piece :)

    Love Playing DressUp

  40. I feel the same way about crop tops! I have yet to try them… I’ll have to try with a midi skirt like this to overcome my fears :) You look amazing. Great look, Merritt!

    xo, Bekka
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  41. Jill says:

    Such a pretty look, and I love your shoes!

    beck daily

  42. Emily says:

    You look stunning — you can definitely pull off the crop! XO


  43. Hottie with a body! And, I love the way you casualized an otherwise dressy skirt.

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