How To Wear High-Waisted Shorts

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One thing I can’t get enough of is high-waisted shorts. They’re super cute, come in a few different styles and are incredibly comfortable… what’s not to love?! I finally gave this trend a try last year and I haven’t looked back since. I now have about 4 pairs of this fashion gem in my closet and I’ve found countless ways to make them work for me. Whether I’m going out with my friends or going to class, there are plenty of ways you can rock this trend. Here are some ways you can style this trend for yourself:

(Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for FIJI)

(Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for FIJI)

Pairing high-waisted shorts with a crop top is perfect if you’re planning a pool or beach day. Add some sandals and a slouchy tote and you’ll be more than ready to walk out the door.

(Photo Credit: B Jones Style)

(Photo Credit: B Jones Style)

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(Photo Credit: Bjonesstyle.com/blog/)

This is a versatile look that could work for day or night. A baggy pair high-waisted shorts work well for a more dressy occasion. The model above is wearing a blazer, a blouse and a perfect pair of wedges to complete this look. You can do something similar and add your own personal style to make this look work for you!

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(Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)

(Photo Credit: Walkinwonderland.com)

(Photo Credit: Walkinwonderland.com)

(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

If you like shorts that are more form-fitting, then you can give this look a try. You can pair your shorts with a blouse that fits loosely on you so that you have a more classic 40’s pin-up girl look. Add some wedges or heels and a few accessories and you’ll be sure to turn heads with this ensemble!

(Photo by Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

(Photo by Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

High- waisted shorts are perfect for going out and looking fabulous in the process. Doing a similar combination of tight shorts with a looser fitting top and a blazer can take this look from good to great. Just put on some heels and you’ll be ready to go out on the town in style!

(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

If you’re going for a more dressed down look then wearing a cute screen print with a pair of form-fitting shorts is definitely the way to go. As you can see in this example, Taylor Swift found a pair that has a little bling on it for an added pop to her outfit. This look doesn’t require fancy shoes, all you’ll need are some flats (it can be anything from sandals to converse sneakers) and maybe a few accessories that fit your personal style. It’s that simple!

Now that you have a few styling tips, you can go out and confidently buy a pair of high-waisted shorts and rock this look! Leave us a comment and tell us how you like to wear your high-waisted shorts!

Ariel Schiller/ CW44 Tampa Bay

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