Fashion
  • ELIZABETH AND JAMES Katrin cropped silk blouse
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    ELIZABETH AND JAMES Katrin cropped silk blouse
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    The subtle 1990s vibe that ran through Elizabeth and James's Pre-AW14 collection is exemplified by this Katrin blouse. The sleeveless black silk style is cropped to skim the navel and has a close-fitting neck. Try it with high-waisted skirts or trousers to reveal just a slither of midriff.
  • MARNI Jacquard-check virgin wool sweater
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    MARNI Jacquard-check virgin wool sweater
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    Marni's check-intarsia sweater exemplifies why its patterns have gained such acclaim. Bold and punchy this piece features contrasting checks at the body and sleeves and is crafted from a medium-weight virgin wool for a slightly cropped loose fit. It's a versatile style that can be easily dressed up or down.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Doris cardigan
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Doris cardigan
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    DVF’s cropped black Doris cardigan is an elegant cover-up or layering piece. Wear it over your favourite black dress or balanced with a full midi skirt and see how it takes on a whole new dimension.
  • HONOR Contrast-collar cropped top
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    HONOR Contrast-collar cropped top
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    Our love affair with cropped tops continues and Honor's short-sleeve style is the perfect way to wear it for the new season. It’s cut from black satin-canvas and has a sheer-organza inset at the point collar. Wear it as an elegant foil to a full midi skirt and almond-toe pumps.
  • WEEKEND MAX MARA Fiorina cardigan
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    WEEKEND MAX MARA Fiorina cardigan
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    For instant wardrobe classics look to Weekend Max Mara. With its cropped length and ladylike three quarter-length sleeves this black stretch-knit Fiorina cardigan is the perfect between-season cover-up. It works layered over everything from white shirts to basic tees.
  • T BY ALEXANDER WANG Mesh hem sweatshirt
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    T BY ALEXANDER WANG Mesh hem sweatshirt
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    Sports-luxe is a term that defines the T by Alexander Wang aesthetic. This mesh-hem sweatshirt is a perfect trans-seasonal buy that's cut from heavy black jersey with short sleeves and side split hems. Pull it on over smart cropped trousers and mannish flats in stark white.
  • KENZO V-back cropped blouse
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    KENZO V-back cropped blouse
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    The runways were awash with cropped styles this season such as Kenzo's black boxy blouse. It’s designed to skim the waist so as to not reveal too much but the low V-back adds to the feminine appeal. Play with proportions and wear it with a long high-waisted skirt.
  • BALENCIAGA Graphic-jacquard silk top
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    BALENCIAGA Graphic-jacquard silk top
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    This graphic-jacquard silk top from Balenciaga proves that the crop can be a sophisticated choice. Team it with high-waisted culottes and slick black mules.
  • DKNY Logo-print cropped mesh T-shirt
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    DKNY Logo-print cropped mesh T-shirt
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    Work a ‘90s look with this mesh T-shirt from DKNY. Cropped and emblazoned with the label’s iconic logo it’s bound to be seen on the downtown style set. Dress it up with a full leather skirt and metallic heels.
  • JONATHAN SIMKHAI Cropped leather top
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    JONATHAN SIMKHAI Cropped leather top
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    This cropped leather top from Jonathan Simkhai will make a tough-luxe addition to your off-duty repertoire. Wear it with a high-shine skirt to channel the label’s contemporary-cool aesthetic.
  • ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Open-lace cropped cardigan
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    ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Open-lace cropped cardigan
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    Only Alexander McQueen could transform a simple cardigan into a legitimate eveningwear option. This cropped black style is crafted using an open-lace technique so wear yours with a slip or cami underneath adding the matching skirt for the full effect.
  • ALEXANDER WANG Mirror insert mohair sweater
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    ALEXANDER WANG Mirror insert mohair sweater
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    This mirror insert mohair sweater from Alexander Wang is designed to catch the light as you move. Its boxy silhouette works perfectly with pencil skirts or cropped trousers and makes for one of the season’s more directional statement knits.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Maisy blouse
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Maisy blouse
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    Introduce a little colour to your working wardrobe with this fuchsia-pink silk blouse from DVF. The black-trimmed neckline ties in perfectly with other office staples particularly the season’s must-have cropped trousers.
  • HELMUT LANG Plaited dégradé knit sweater
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    HELMUT LANG Plaited dégradé knit sweater
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    If anyone could make knitwear feel cool it's Helmut Lang. In signature muted tones this plaited dégradé sweater features tonal-grey stripes and punctuating black panels. Slip yours on with white cropped trousers and bold structured accessories.
  • CHLOÉ Polka-dot cotton cropped cami
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    CHLOÉ Polka-dot cotton cropped cami
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    Chloé is our go-to for effortlessly chic pieces like this cropped cotton cami. It frills from beneath the bust and is embroidered all-over with black polka-dots. Style it with the matching shorts.
  • ALEXANDER WANG Asymmetric cotton-piqué top
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    ALEXANDER WANG Asymmetric cotton-piqué top
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    Alexander Wang’s asymmetric top is an unexpected way to play with the season’s cropped silhouettes. It’s made from a pale-pink cotton-piqué and slashed at the side to reveal a glimpse of waist. Wear it as an accent to the black and white staples at the heart of your capsule wardrobe.
  • T BY ALEXANDER WANG Silk-chiffon shirt
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    T BY ALEXANDER WANG Silk-chiffon shirt
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    T by Alexander Wang gives a lesson in minimalist dressing with this black silk-chiffon shirt. The cropped overlay adds a cool point of difference and keeps the look fresh and modern. Wear it with tailored pants and mules in the same shade for the sleekest effect.
  • BALENCIAGA Cut-out peplum top
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    BALENCIAGA Cut-out peplum top
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    This black peplum top from Balenciaga has all the codes of the classic house with the sporty sensibility of new creative director Alexander Wang. From the front it’s a classic black silk-crepe style with a scuba-style fluted hem but the back reveals a cut-out back and voluminous crop overlay. Pair it back to tailored trousers and heels for a modern cocktail look.
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