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Strangers: June 2014

post_stranger_041114_01A representative from UnregisteredStyle had the opportunity of meeting these two young men in North Carolina. Let us know what you think about their street wear attire!

After 5: The Crop Top

Revealing, adventurous, and confident are three words that describe a midriff wearing woman. Revealing in a sense that a woman can expose areas of her body that are typically covered. Adventurous meaning that a woman is taking a risk with her style and body through public exposure. Finally, confidence represents a woman that embraces her inner femininity within society.

With summer rapidly approaching in a few days, we wanted to dedicate a post to another popular trend in women’s fashion, the midriff or crop top.

For this feature, we had the opportunity to catch up with our DC friend, Cache’. As a college student living North Carolina, Cache’ is never afraid to bring her DC inspired fashion trends below the Mason Dixon line.
post_woman2_041114_03Although crop tops have been very appealing to women of all shapes and sizes, its not the easiest trend to pull off. Depending on your shape in size, you may have to reconsider the type of crop top you plan to purchase. Lauren Conrad from MTV’s “Laguna Beach” and “The Hills,” provides us with a five suggestions on how to style your crop top:

1) Play with proportions: Like so many other styles, wearing a crop top is all about proportion play. To strike a balance with your tinier top, wear a high-waisted skirt or high-rise trousers on the bottom. That way, only a sliver of skin will be showing and you can keep this trend feeling ladylike. Definitely no low-cut jeans! (Again, this isn’t the ‘90s.) This Alice + Olivia look is right on point.

2) Pair with a pencil: Another key to pulling off the crop top is pairing it with a more conservative bottom. Since the pencil skirt is the epitome of sleek and sophisticated style, she loves how it looks with a crop top. Think of it as ‘party on the top, business on the bottom.’

3) Box it off: Wearing a boxy, cropped sweater might feel a little less scary than a skin-tight top. Luckily, there are so many cute styles of cropped sweaters this season. 

4) Cover Up: If your tummy feels too exposed with a bare midriff, try layering an open cardigan, jacket, or blazer over your top so that only a hint of skin is showing in the front. Not only will this make you feel a little more covered up, but it’s also a great way to keep this look weather appropriate during the cooler spring months.

5) Leave it to Layers: She lovse the look of a cropped sweater with a crisp button-down shirt underneath. Flat abs or not, anyone can pull off this chic look.


“Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.” -Henry David Thoreau

In the past, the “Cool Kids” of the 90s wore midriff revealing tops in the public eye. In 2014, a similar situation has transpired. In fact, more than ever before, crop tops are being paired with pants, shorts, skirts, and dresses.

For Cache’, she paired her crop top with a pair of high-waisted, denim jeans. We at the UnregisteredStyle aprove her entire outfit! For instance, check out the details in her crop top! Her shoulders are decked out in metal spikes, adding modern twist to the simple midriff top. She states, “I love my top because it want your average crop top, I brought because of its edgy-ness. The spikes on the top were everything.”

To finish off her look, Cache’ threw on her favorite pair of black, pointed-toe pumps.


Don’t forget to check our Cache’s accessories. Her earrings and ring came from DC flea Market with African custom merchandise.

For more looks from Cache’, check her out on Instagram @vingtxo .


Outfits: June 2014

Outfits: June 2014
JACK & JONES Logo Print Tank Top: $20
PACSUN Modern Amusement Gray Acid Wash Jogger Pants: $50
Toms Classic Canvas Slip-On Shoes in Black: $59

Street Style: Black Denim Jeans

“On my best day, I am a seven-point-seven. I could be a hard eight if I felt great. If I went on a good run and had on my best pair of jeans, I could feel right on the money.” -Julia RobertsSince its creation in the 19th century , the popularity of denim jeans has remained constant over the past two centuries. Originally worn by factory workers, denim jeans have transcended beyond the workplace and into our homes.Known for comfort and durability, denim jeans are considered a staple piece in every man’s closet. They are so popular that the average American owns at least ten pairs!

Although denim jeans are worn with almost every outfit, finding that right pair can be a difficult task. This leads us to our feature with Nate. Today, he incorporates a pair of black denim jeans with his urban inspired look.


What does the “right pair” of denim jeans look and feel like? We borrowed a guide from the DXL Blog that discusses how to purchase the right pair of denim jeans below:

1) Don’t buy a pair that fits perfectly in the dressing room.  Buy a size down or make sure they’re snug, as they’ll stretch almost a full size during your first few months of wear.

2) Be sure to inspect for quality, especially if you would like to have them a long time. The cleaner the stitching, the smoother it’ll feel against your skin.  Plus, there’s nothing worse than literally coming apart at the seams.

3) Stay away from styles with big logos or decorative stitching.  These embellishments may work against you and actually accentuate any not-so-flattering areas.  Plus, you don’t want the design to overpower the rest of your outfit, or shorten the life of the jeans if the style is overly trendy.

4) With a wide range of colors to choose from, stick to classic blues and dark rinses which tend to be the most slimming.  Avoid faded jeans or light blue rinses.


We personally were not with Nate when he purchased his denim jeans, however, we think his jeans fit the criterion for all of the checklist items mentioned above.

For his body type, Nate’s jeans are not too snug or too lose. They are a perfect fit for a casual day around the city.

You can never go wrong with a pair of  black, Levi’s jeans.


Show Nate some love and follow him on Instagram @NastyNate1530 .