- There is no way around it: showing skin is in. CHRISTA D’SOUZA guides you through the midriff minefield
Any crop tops in your closet right now? Well, there should be. If there is one piece that needs to be acknowledged this season, it is one that bares your midriff for all the world to see. Chanel, J.W.Anderson, Rochas, Miu Miu: you name the label, it has embraced the trend. From sweaters that look as though they are from the children’s department to baby-dolls that appear to have been shrunk in the wash, it is all out there – and my heart plummets at the thought of it.
Can there be a crueler thing to ask of us at this particular time of year than full-scale stomach exposure? I don’t know
GRIN AND BARE IT
Alexander McQueen demonstrates alternate ways to wear it – play it safe with high-waisted pants and skirtsCredits
Photograph: Jason Lloyd-Evans