Let's Get High (Waisted)

The late Whitney Houston wasn't lying when she told Diane Sawyer that crack is whack. Let's face it: Peek-a-booty, a mishap that occurs when someone bends over in low-rise pants, is never flattering. That's why this season's revival of high-waisted trousers are the most effective trend-to-the-rescue.

Click image to enlarge. Fall 2015's key high-waisted looks on the runway, from left to right: Rodarte, Zimmermann, TopShop Unique, Wes Gordon, Jason Wu, Isabel Marant, Isabel Marant and Vionnet.

Click image to enlarge. Fall 2015's key high-waisted looks on the runway, from left to right: Rodarte, Zimmermann, TopShop Unique, Wes Gordon, Jason Wu, Isabel Marant, Isabel Marant and Vionnet.

Kate and Laura Mulleavy (of Rodarte), Wes Gordon and Jason Wu are just a few designers who've included high-waisted looks into their Fall 2015 collections. However, nobody designs a higher-waistlined garment better than Isabel Marant. Her collection overflowed with above-the-navel skirts and trousers paired with a range of structured knitwear, printed tops and perfectly belted outerwear, all styled in her signature bohemian aesthetic.

Isabel Marant's Fall 2015 collection should be your go-to reference when deciding on how to incorporate high-waisted trousers into your wardrobe. Remember that pants designed with a higher waistline will lengthen the legs and accentuate the hips. This is why you'll want to aim for a clean and sharp silhouette. Also, consider neatly tucking in shirts and knits to emphasize your figure. The clothing you wear should always complement your form. It should never wear you.


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