Remember, Your Belly Button Needs Some Attention, Too


While designers hiked up skirt hemlines so high we saw panty flashes à la Paris Hilton, they didn't forget to hoist up shirts, too. The crop top came back, Kelly Kapowski–style. Cushnie et Ochs crafted a sheer short top with beads, House of Holland lifted up its colorful jackets to just below the breasts, and Roberto Cavalli layered crops over sheer long-sleeve shirts. And for a season that's usually reserved for layers and outerwear, so many navels emerged as a bit of a surprise. But with all this emphasis on thighs and cleavage, not to mention global warming messing with the temperatures, fall doesn't have to be strictly a cold-weather extravaganza. Click ahead to see more crop tops from the fall runways.

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