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22 Jul

17 Cute and Conscious Sustainable Crop Tops

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Crop tops are here to stay. We’ve compiled a list of seventeen cute and conscious sustainable crop tops that will hopefully satisfy your cropped needs for seasons to come.

Our favourite crop tops from “Good” and “Great” brands

Crop tops, as we once lovingly knew them, have all but come and gone. You know the ones—the traditional, t-shirt style top that could once be seen gingerly thrown about at your local Forever 21. Since then, we’ve seen the rise of a more “elevated crop”, whether it be a boxy blouse or silky linen cami. But with the resurgence of Y2K fashion, it seems as though our fast fashion habits have come back to haunt us with a hint of nostalgia. For some, this means leaning into brands like SHEIN for a cheap taste of the past. For others, they’ve come to look at this moment as an opportunity for creativity and innovation, looking to Depop or other second hand retailers for a more sustainable, upcycled look.

Regardless of where you fall, it looks like the style is here to stay, so we’ve compiled a list of 18 cute and conscious sustainable crop tops that will hopefully satisfy all of your cropped needs for this season and many to come. Below you can find ’70s resort-style crops by NICO (AU), absurdly cool upcycled Nike crops by Frankie (CA), or if you’re looking for something second hand, Reformation @ Vestiaire Collective (US) has you covered with all kinds of linen blouses. With that, please enjoy.


Rated: Good
Person wearing navy blue athleisure crop top ethically made by 337 BRAND.

Lumi Crop Top – Ships internationally from Australia

The Lumi Crop Top is perfect for that effortless athleisure look. Made from 55% GOTS organic cotton and 45% bamboo rayon, this textured crop top features a slouchy silhouette and bateau neck. 337 BRAND’s leisurewear is inspired by nature, comfort, and kindness. Find the range in sizes XS-L.

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Natalie Rolt

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Conscious Kylie Crop by Natalie Rolt

Kylie Crop – Ships internationally from Australia

Just plain sexy. Established in 2012, Natalie Rolt is an independent fashion label designed, developed, and made in Australia. With a contemporary approach to design and style, Rolt emphasises an effortless sense of dressing. The Kylie Crop has all the Jenner style without the carbon footprint. Made from 100% linen, this top features a straight neckline with a lace up back. Find the range in sizes 0-3.

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The Good Tee

Rated: Great
woman of colour wearing black cropped tee made ethically by The Good Tee

Fair & Fave Cropped Pocket Tee – Ships internationally from Canada

Canadian brand The Good Tee is on a mission to be a positive example of responsibly made basics for the whole family, and strives to humanise the fashion industry. For a basic black cropped tee made ethically and sustainably, you can’t go wrong with this piece. It also comes in white, grey, and pink to suit your taste. Find its range in sizes XS-2XL.

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Rated: Good
Woman in conscious, twisted crop top by autark

Twist Crop – Ships internationally from Australia

The perfect summer crop. Created from GOTS certified organic cotton poplin, autark’s sustainable crop top can be layered over a relaxed shirt, or accompanied by the tier skirt. This piece features a subtle asymmetric side seam and hand-gathered seam detail. autark is an Australian clothing label that features a modern take on slow fashion. Garments are available in sizes XS-2XL.

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Honest Basics

Rated: Good

Spaghetti Crop Top – Ships internationally from Germany

Honest Basics is a GOTS-certified basics brand based in Germany. It's on a mission to make more sustainable fashion accessible to everyone, by keeping prices low, making quality basics that everyone has in their wardrobe, and constantly improving the sustainability of its products and supply chain.

The range is available in sizes XS-2XL.

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Rated: Good
Woman in BONDI BORN's rust coloured sustainable crop

Crete Cami Top in Rust – Ships internationally from Australia

Versatile and silky, BONDI BORN’s conscious crop is a flared mini cami top that ends just above the waist. It features delicate rouleau shoulder straps that accentuate your chest and can be nicely paired with the brand’s universal wrap skirt. This crop was sustainably made using a premium Bulgarian linen blend. Garments are available in sizes XS-L. Love!

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Woman in conscious wrap crop top by noumenon

Bella Tube Top – Ships internationally from the Netherlands

Ethically produced in Lithuania, this 3-in-one tube top pairs well with your favourite high waist trousers or skirt. This sustainable crop can be worn a number of ways and is crafted from 100% Tencel. Even better, the brand is 100% PETA-approved vegan and aims to combine “ethics with aesthetics.” Find the collection in sizes XS-L.

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Rated: Good
Stripped conscious crop top by NICO

Petra Ribbed Crop in Warm Sand Stripe – Ships internationally from Australia

Chic minimalism with a touch of ‘70s resort vibes, this ribbed cropped singlet is soft and boxy. Made in the brand’s plant dyed organic cotton derby rib, this sustainable crop top also features wide shoulder straps for extra comfort and mobility. Established in 2012 by Lis Harvey, NICO celebrates minimalism and understated luxury. NICO’s factories are signatories to The Bangladesh Fire and Building Safety Accord and are compliant with BSCI and certified with WRAP. Find the range in sizes XS-2XL.

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Rated: Great

The Cut Shirt – Ships internationally from the US

US-based Triarchy creates more sustainable jeans, skirts, shorts, jumpsuits, and jackets. The brand’s production system uses 85% recycled water by consistently reusing the "thick indigo laden sludge" that unmonitored factories dump into water systems.

Find most of the jeans in US sizes 24-32.

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Rated: Good
Woman in Nightswim conscious wrap crop

Miramar Reversible Top – Ships internationally from the US

If you’re looking for more street-style resort wear, look no further. Nightswim’s Miramar Reversible Top is gorgeously crafted from reversible french terry cloth and is versatile, chic, and comfortable. Wear this conscious crop for a casual beach day or a special event! The terry fabric features a raw edge center seam at the front, but can also be worn reversed for a night out with the girls. Find the collection in sizes S-L.

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Rated: Good
pink reworked vintage nike sweater as crop bustier by Frankie

Rework Nike Sweatshirt Bustier – Ships internationally from Canada

Such fresh finds. This vintage Nike crop bustier is sourced and reworked in Canada, giving you the perfect upcycled look. Canadian brand Frankie Collective is dedicated to innovating women’s streetwear while setting a standard for sustainability in the fashion industry. It takes inspiration from 90’s staples and reworks vintage garments to push the boundaries of contemporary style. Find most items in sizes XS to 2XL.

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Rated: Good
Woman in Vertigo conscious crop by Boyish

The Robby in Vertigo – Ships internationally from the US

An absolute vintage winner. While Boyish is known for its outstanding denim pieces, the brand’s tops and shirts are doing everything but letting us down. The Robby conscious crop top is a flawless summer staple made from OCS-certified organic cotton and Tencel™ Lyocell, a natural raw material from responsibly produced eucalyptus trees. Find sizes 2XS-XL. Yes!

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Reformation (Pre-Owned)

Rated: Good
Woman in black sustainable pre-owned crop by Reformation

Reformation Crop Tops – Ship internationally from the US

As always, Reformation houses a plethora of tops, blouses, and camisoles that feature a lovely cropped style. Slightly cropped and slim fitting, they can be worn a variety of ways, including with any pre-owned Ref Jeans! LA-based Reformation creates killer clothes that don’t kill the environment. The brand also ensures that a large proportion of its suppliers pay a living wage. Go Reformation!

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Shop Reformation Pre-Owned @ Vestiaire Collective.

Mother of Pearl

Rated: Good
Mother of Pearl sustainable gray crop top

Monica Grey T-Shirt – Ships internationally from the UK

A new era of cropped tees. Mother of Pearl’s Monica T-Shirt is a slightly oversized conscious crop cut from a grey melange interlock jersey. Pleated at the sleeves and finished with a pearl pin, wear the Monica over your favourite high waisted jeans. Mother of Pearl uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including organic cotton and ensures the payment of a living wage across some of its supply chain. Find most products in UK sizes 6 to 16.

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Gunda Hafner

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Gunda Hafner Conscious white ruffled crop top

White Cropped Short Sleeve Top – Ships within Europe from the UK

A more modern peplum, this cropped short sleeve top is fitted with shirring detailed sleeves and a ruffled hem. This lovely sustainable crop is made from Oeko-Tex Standard organic cotton and handcrafted locally in the UK. Find the range in UK sizes S-L.

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Pure Pod

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Banksia sustainable crop by Pure Pod

Banksia Boxy Linen Top in Mint – Ships internationally from Australia

Simple and cute, Pure Pod’s Banksia Linen Top is a cropped dream. Featuring a digitally printed design, this conscious crop celebrates Australian wild flowers and summer florals. Better yet, it was handcrafted in Pure Pod’s studio in Australia. Find pieces in sizes one and two.

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Sustainable peach wrap crop by Naz

Sagres Wrap Top – Ships internationally from Portugal

The Sagres Wrap Top is the perfect warm weather crop! Crafted in a gorgeous pale peach, the top also features a beautiful, natural olive wood buckle. Näz is a Portuguese fashion brand that aims to make fashion look good, not only on you, but on the planet too. It uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including GOTS certified organic cotton, and traces most of its supply chain. Most garments available in sizes S-L.

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Shop Näz.

Well, that’s it! We hope this little guide provided some helpful hints on how to nail the new and improved ‘crop top’ without needing to sacrifice your ethics in the process.

Editor's note

Feature image via Natalie Rolt, all other images via brands mentioned. Good On You publishes the world's most comprehensive ratings of fashion brands’ impact on people, the planet, and animals. Use our directory to search thousands of rated brands. We love to recommend some of the best sustainable brands, rated "Good" or "Great". We also encourage shopping pre-owned as another great way to reduce the impact of our fashion choices.

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