From there, Conley called on her over 22,000 Twitter followers to share images of themselves wearing crop tops using the caption #RockTheCrop. Her goal was simple, to prove to O Magazine that women of all shapes and sizes can -- and should -- wear whatever makes them happy.
Well-known bloggers and other followers of Conley's blog have since started tagging snaps with the #RockTheCrop hashtag, along with messages of support and disappointment that something like this ended up in the magazine in the first place. The news even spread to plus-size model Tess Holliday, who took to social media in response using her trademark hashtag #effyourbeautystandards.
Conley even reached out to Adam Glassman, creative director at O via Twitter, to tell him she "took matters into her own hands." Glassman simply replied "Bravo. And fun!"
As for who she thinks should and shouldn't wear crop tops, Conley says the only person who can make that decision is you. "If you don't want to wear a crop top, it's totally your prerogative, but you can't stop me from wearing one," she told The Huffington Post.
In an e-mail to The Huffington Post, a spokesperson from O Magazine acknowledged that the article could have been worded differently. "We support, encourage and empower all women to look great, feel confident and live their best lives – in this case, we could have expressed it better. We appreciate the feedback and will be more mindful going forward,” they said.
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