Our girls sports crop tops and sports bras are constructed to suit tweens and teen girls 6 - 14 and provide ultimate comfort. Distraction-free design she won't know she's wearing. No unnecessary padding or tangle-prone straps.
Doubled layered for a little support and a smooth silhouette, and sweat wicking so she'll stay dry when she works hard.
Crop tops are not only a great way to keep girls cool and free-moving during practice, training and competition, they’re also an effective way to mitigate a key factor in girls dropping out of sport – and that is breast development. Early breast development can be sensitive, even before you factor in the bounce that can accompany the later tween and early teen years. In a 2016 Journal of Adolescent Health survey of more than 2,000 British girls aged 11 to 18, nearly three-quarters said their breasts got in the way of enjoying sports because of associated discomfort or bounciness. Girls can also be sensitive about the changing shape of their nipples and can become embarrassed when they show through their tops.
Absolutely! The crop top or sports bra has become a terrific replacement for the transition-style ‘starter’ or ‘training’ bra of the past. Often girls resist these as they feel embarrassed. Her first crop top celebrates her sporty style, rather than her first training bra which can feel to her like reaching what can often be an uncomfortable milestone. Crops tops and sports bras are also helpful for girls who go from school to training. They can wear their crop top under their uniform and easily change when they arrive to their after-school gymnastic, dance, running, soccer, tennis and other activities.
While a younger girl might not need the support of a sports bra yet, it’s worth introducing them early before she gets embarrassed about it. With activewear becoming more frequently worn and girls beginning to focus more on what their body can do rather than how it looks, it’s becoming more common for girls to wear crop tops early in an effort to stay cool during training and sporting activity. Paired with shorts or leggings, they're a functional and comfortable sportswear essential.
Our girls sports crop tops are designed runners, dancers, gymnasts, tennis players, soccer stars, lifters, skaters, boxers, yogi sun worshippers and every girl in between. Size range 6 - 14.