Jeans are a perennial staple in any woman’s closet, but styles of jeans cycle in and out of popularity. On one end of the spectrum, low-rise jeans enjoy periods of fashionability, and high-waisted jeans also find their way back into the fashion world’s good graces from time to time. While high waists are a relief when it comes to body coverage, styling them presents a whole new challenge. The casual trend of leaving shirts untucked is pointless with a high-waisted jean, while a cropped top still may not show very much skin at all, if any. Women may see high-waisted jeans in photographs and long to wear them but not know how to begin with styling.
First, understanding what makes a jean "high-waisted" will help shoppers pick the right styles of jeans. Then, six specific styling ideas, for every style from girly to biker, are given to help wearers make the transition to high-waisted jeans. Last, buying guidelines are given to make selecting a figure-flattering pair of high-waisted jeans easier for any woman.