New menswear trend alert: Boys are totally embracing the crop top


Rapper Kid Cudi is credited with starting the trend (or at least bringing it back) at Coachella (Picture: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella)

Women have suffered on their own long enough. Finally, it’s time for men to fully embrace the trickiest of trends: the crop top.

Apparently we have rapper Kid Cudi (who he?) to thank for this new man trend that’s sweeping social media after he wore a crop on stage at Coachella in April. Now people are posting pics of boys with their abs out on Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr for our delectation.

Admittedly, we should be careful what we wish for. What starts with rock-hard abs may well end in beer bellies and man gut.

This is the extreme end of the trend, seen at the Astrid Andersen show for London Collections: MEN SS14 (Picture: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

However, it’s nice to see the boys tackle…

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