The next time you go pants-shopping, don’t skip past the high-waisted pants because if you do, then you’re missing out on a potentially life-changing pair of trousers. We love high-waisted pants because when cut properly, they have the ability to help you look taller and slimmer without you having to hit the gym at all. And thanks to the myriad of interesting prints, textures and design details that now come with high-waisted trousers, there’s no reason to not want a pair!
1. $34, from Pomelo
Why we love it: The slit on the side and the bow add a little femininity to an otherwise timeless design.
2. $54, from Pomelo
Why we love it: We believe every woman should have a classic pair of black trousers in her closet, and this one might be what’s missing from yours.
3. $125, from Massimo Dutti
Why we love it: The horn buttons on the front give it some interest, but you can still pull these pants off at work easily.
4. $99.90, from Zara
Why we love it: Somedays, we prefer wide-legged pants because no one wants to deal with clingy pants five days a week.
5. $99.90, from Zara
Why we love it: The deep burgundy colour and the cuffed hem give this a bedroom-meets-bar vibe, and we love that you can wear it with a shirt or a structured jacket.
7. $73.90, from Dorothy Perkins
Why we love it: Nothing like a checked pair of trousers that are dependable for the work week.
8. $139, from H&M
Why we love it: Adding this graphic pattern to a work look instantly jazzes it up and gets you noticed.
8. $84.95, from H&M
Why we love it: They come without a waistband, so it sits more comfortably even after a heavy meal.
9. $79.90, from Topshop
Why we love it: Trust a paperbag cut to give you longer-looking legs, thereby making you appear slimmer and taller.
10. $116, from Topshop
Why we love it: For days when you feel a bit more daring, a pair of pink-and-orange pants might do the trick.