High Waisted Bottoms are Summer Wardrobe Must Haves
Posted by Luulla Admin Saturday 23 Jun 2018
It is officially the Summer time and this season all eyes will be on the waist. However, there is no need to be freaked up by the idea. All you need is to invest a few of these life savers, high waisted bottoms. It can be a pair of high-waisted shorts, high-waisted jeans, high-waisted pants or even high-waisted skirts. But wait, what? high-waisted bottoms are not anything new right - just look at old-school pics of your mom. I bet you can see her in a pair of high-rise flare pants.

If you already own a pair or two of high-waisted bottoms, good for you, keep them in your closet and keep reading as we will be including some tips and tricks on how to style them this season. If you do not own any, keep reading as we have compiled some chic and body flattering high-waisted bottoms for you. Trust me, with this article, figuring out what to wear with high waisted bottoms has never been easier.

What to Love About High-Waisted Bottoms?
1. There is really nothing more flattering than high-waisted bottoms. Not only high-waisted is the universally flattering cut for every shape. It cinches your waist and creates an illusion of you having a tiny waist, which is definitely a huge plus point for those who have curvier body. Apart from these, they will make you look as it you have legs for days (petite women is going to scream for more), the perfect answer to your prayers for looking like a runway model, Gigi Hadid.

2. High-waisted looks good on any age group. Not only it looks alluring on the older customer who needs a little more coverage. It also looks good on the young fashionista who is on the verge of every popular trend that comes to the market.

3. High-waisted gives you the coverage you needed when you are wearing crop tops, yet still showing a glimpse of your skin. Best of both worlds.

Tips on Picking High-Waisted Bottoms:
- Measure and Get Your Correct Size
Some of us tend to love our clothing to be slightly loose so that it feel comfy. But, this is not the case for high-waisted cut bottoms. Bare in mind, correct sizing is an absolute must. Make sure they fit you like gloves. If its too small, they will be unflattering and oh well, you cannot breathe. However, if they are too baggy, they will make add volume to your midsection and make your body look thick, so what is the point when high-waisted is meant to create an illusion of you having a toned body?

- Aim for The Height
If you aim to maximum the effect of high-waisted cut to create an illusion of you having legs for days. Wear a pair of high heels instead of flats.

- Keep Your Top In Mind
The key of pulling off this trend is tucking in a non bulky top, keeping the waist area slim.

High-Waisted Jeans Outfit Inspo

If you are a girl who cannot live without jeans regardless the scorching hot weather? You are in luck. Why not take outfit inspo from Gigi Hadid by teaming a pair of mom jeans with a crop tube top, a snake print belt, a pair of sneakers and some layered necklaces. Chic but effortless.

High-Waisted Jeans a.k.a Mom Jeans and crop tops are definitely the heaven match for each other. For a girly athleisure look, team your high-waisted jeans with a frilled crop top, a belt, a pair of on-trend sunnies and a pair of sneakers.

Need something flirty and relaxed for the weekend? Wear a white lace-up lace crop top with a pair of floral embroidered mom jeans. The lace is great in adding a romantic accent while the jeans will balance it with the casual and effortless vibes. To complement the look, I would wear a pair of white sneakers. If you need extra height, substitute it with a pair of heels. Lastly, amp up the glam with a pair of gold irregular shape earrings.

If you are bold and want to flaunt your toned abs this Summer. Choose an extreme crop top like this beautiful pink frilled accent off-the-shoulder long sleeve crop top. We love how the long sleeves balance out the sexiness of this top. Then, team it with a pair of high rise distressed skinny jeans. Show off your impeccable fashion sense by opting a pair of pink slim cat-eye shades. To complement the look, carry a pink holographic bag and slip into a pair of nude ankle strap block heel sandals.

High-Waisted Shorts Outfit Inspo
When the beach calls, answer it with a pair of high-waisted shorts and your favourite top or bikini. Then, finish off your look with a pair of chic shades.

If crop tops are not your thing, you can still create that summer perfect outfit with a white graphic tee and a pair of high rise stripes shorts. Then, finish off your look with a pair of slides and the on-trend net bag.

The sun has a serious competition when you team this origami print one piece swimsuit with a pair of high-waisted denim cutoffs and hit the beach or pool side. To look beach-y perfect, wear a pair of cute denim slides with frayed detailing and complete your look with a pair of pink tinted shades.

Looking for something casual and laid-back which you could cruise from brunch to beach. This is the perfect outfit for you. For top, choose an easy-breezy white graphic tee. We're loving the Honey lettering in red on the front, giving off the retro vibe. Then, team it with a pair of stripes high rise shorts and a pair of white sneakers. Lastly, finish off the summery look with a cute watermelon bag.

High-Waisted Skirt Outfit Inspo

If skirts are your thing, nothing can be more flattering than a high-waisted skirt. Not only it instantly intensify your feminine personality, it also shows off your long lean legs in a flattering manner. For the chic summer look team it with a floral print tie-front crop top, a pair of sandals and a pair of white shades.

Create that flowy and romantic look when you opt for a high-waisted midi or maxi skirt. Not only they give you the coverage you needed in a romantic manner, they also give you endless versatility to cruise into any occasion. We are loving how Kelsey look so romantic and chic in her two-piece set.
Channel your inner French girl by wearing a red floral print tie-front crop top with a high-waisted mini denim skirt with floral embroidery. Since, it is summer time, you would want to free your toes, so slip into a pair of mules. Lastly, finish off your French girl look with a pair of white framed sunglasses.

For the hopeless romantics out there, a high-waisted chiffon midi or maxi skirt will be your new best friend. For this look, I am going for a black and nude palette. Who says you can't wear black during the summer? Instead, you can create that "Baby, I'm a nightmare dress like a daydream" look cue Tay Tay. For top, I choose a black off-the-shoulder plunge v long sleeves crop top. Then, I pair it with a black high rise chiffon midi skirt with white polka dots dancing all over it. To amp up the glam, I would wear a pair of on-trend asymmetrical earrings. Lastly, I finished off the look with a pair of nude lace-up high heel sandals.

That's all for today's topic. I hope by now you would know why high waisted bottoms are the wardrobe essentials and the tips and tricks in choosing one that fits you well. Not to mention, I also hope that you could find some summer outfit inspirations to style high-waisted bottoms.