Orla Madison
by Maddie Follow

In my book, crop tops have been languishing in purgatory for a few seasons. They have leg-lengthening potential; by lifting the natural waist, crop tops make everything below it appear longer, especially with a 2-inch or higher heel. But with a prerequisite of toned abs, they have been the domain of the pubescent, teenage generation. What has made me extremely hesitate to toe into the look is when I see a woman well past her bloom co-opting a bare midriff. But, when there was a little yardage left after I cut these pair of pants, made of orange lace and underlined with white cotton, I said to myself, “What the hell, why not make a crop top to go with?” That, friends, is exactly what I did.

Read more about the construction and patterning here.

Discussion 5

  • KnittyNora commented 5 years ago

    I absolutely love this. Your choice of fabric is fab. As always. You are totally rocking that outfit :) 

  • Natasha Estrada commented 5 years ago

    Look how empty your studio used to be.

  • Stitch&Cappuccino commented 7 years ago

    So classy!!! And wonderful pictures as always

  • TheMissLinds commented 7 years ago

    this is perfect and you are the cutest!! 

    Maddie replied 7 years ago

    Thank you!

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