Leisurely scrolling through the ‘gram likely will likely lead you to find trendy crochet tops, which have been all the rage as of late. You’ve probably spotted international celebrities like Dua Lipa and Bella Hadid donning groovy crochet pieces, whether for a casual going-out look or for poolside lounging. Or, you might have come across the craze on your favorite local influencers’ feeds! Suffice to say, crocheted pieces have emerged to become a clear crowd favorite, and we can totally see why! Crochet can spruce up any plain look with its chic and unique texture. The breathable design makes it the perfect sartorial choice for the Philippines’ blistering heat, too!
If you’re looking for ways to style this trendy top, look no further because we curated a style guide just for you. Expect lots of colorful lewks and dainty island girl OOTDs!
10 Double Tap-Worthy Ways to Style Those Trendy Crochet Tops:
1. Halter top + denim cutoff shorts + gold bangle
Rhea Bue sure knows how to immortalize summer! Her checkered halter top in lavender and light tangerine give off a fun tropical vibe. She partnered this with denim shorts and finished the look with a gold bangle and hoop earrings. We most certainly can’t forget about that floral touch by her ear. So cute!
2. Asymmetrical crop top + ripped mid waist jeans + dainty necklace
Here’s a fresh look we spotted on Angelina Cruz. She effortlessly paired her bubblegum pink one-shoulder cop top with ripped denim jeans. Oh, and did you know, her top was actually crocheted by her mom, Sunshine?
3. Strappy tops + high waisted jeans + pearl and gold jewelry
Mother-daughter pair Dimples Romana and Callie Ahmee are rocking the twinning game! We can all admit their mood-boosting halter neck tops in vibrant pink and blue are a feast for the eyes. They matched their tops with ever-trusty denim jeans and completed the look with dainty jewelry.
4. Ruffled top + shorts + layered pearl accessories + retro sunnies
Take notes from Kira Balinger on how to achieve a casual and breezy vibe! If you’re spending a chill afternoon by the beach, a rose-hued top with ruffled straps and high-waist denim shorts will instantly do the trick. Make sure to accessorize with pearls and cool rimmed shades to nail the the island girl look!
5. Sultry coordinates + chunky chain necklace
Want a fiery ‘fit for your next tropical getaway? Try these coordinates as seen on our 2020 Ms. Grand International Samantha Bernardo. She wore a crimson bralette and asymmetrical cover-up with tassel-like features gracing the hem, both by local brand Cora & Cecilia. It will definitely bring out the fire in you!
6. Retro headband + embellished crop top + wide leg jeans
We don’t know about you, but we think '70s-inspired trends are too cool to skip out on! Red Velvet’s Joy relives the retro era with this combo: She wore a striped halter neck with floral embellishments on the side area plus Gucci wide leg jeans. You can opt for a thick white headband to add extra spice to your look, too!
7. Tiered puff sleeve babydoll dress + cute crop top + beaded necklace
Layering your white, puff sleeve dress with a pastel crocheted vest is a cute way of sprucing up your ‘fit! It adds a pop of color and a tinge of funk to the ensemble without looking too overwhelming. This is totally something we'd pin to our Pinterest boards.
8. Flower power coordinates + candied accessories + black satin hair bow
Every now and then, it wouldn't hurt to give minimalism a rest. If you've been on the fence about color, consider it timeto get playful with your look! Blackpink's Rosé donned a lime green top and mini skirt set with flattering sunflower appliqués. And the cherry on top of her summer-inspired 'fit: y2k-inspired colorful necklaces and an adorable black bow. Yup, we’re in love!
9. Matching butterfly top + bucket hat + nude stretchy leggings
It’s never too late to hop into the Y2K wave! A beautiful teal and carrot orange butterfly top pairs gorgeously with nude second-skin bottoms. You can even match colors with your bucket hat and top for extra pizzazz. We’re obsessed with this ensemble; it really is a soulful reflection of the early aughts' quirky flair!
10. Checkered set + white bucket hat + white tote bag + gold wristwatch
Unapologetically match your surroundings with a checkered grass green button-down and shorts set. Complete the look with a nifty tote bag and bucket hat to (stylishly) prep for a countryside adventure. In this comfy and photogenic 'fit, you'll be all set to enjoy an amazing road trip.