How to Wear High Waisted Jeans Outfit Ideas And Tips

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How to Wear High Waisted Jeans Outfit Ideas And Tips

The ever-trending high-waisted jeans are also known as high-rise jeans. They have waistbands that highlight the cinches of your natural high waistline that are just above the belly button, which produces an hourglass silhouette. But are there any rules for how to wear high waisted jeans? 

Jeans come in various shapes and styles, and knowing what to wear with high waisted jeans depends on the kind of jeans you're wearing. Keep reading to know how to style high waisted jeans.

7 Styling Tips to Wear High-Waisted Jeans

Styling high waisted jeans is pretty easy; just ensure to keep these do's and don'ts in mind. Here are 7 styling tips to wear high-waisted jeans.

1. Find the perfect fit for your high-waisted jeans. Avoid going too small, as that can prove uncomfortable.

2. Choose tops that complement high-waisted jeans. Opt for well-fitted tops that balance your proportions.

3. Consider the appropriate hem length for your high-waisted jeans. Ankle lengths work well with skinny high-waisted jeans, providing a stylish look.

4. Accessorize your jeans and outfits to add a touch of personal style.

5. Be mindful of the rise of your high-waisted pants. Extremely high-waisted styles draw attention to the stomach and abdomen.

6. Jackets can elevate your look, but steer clear of short and bulky jackets that may not complement high-waisted jeans.

7. Experiment with different footwear options to complete your high-waisted jeans outfit. From classic sneakers to chic ankle boots or strappy heels, explore different shoe styles to find the perfect match that suits your personal style and the occasion.

    10 Best Outfit Ideas For High Waisted Jeans

    Below are 10 fantastic outfit ideas that showcase the versatility and style of high-waisted jeans, allowing you to create fashionable and flattering looks for any occasion.

    1. With Relaxed Slub Tank Tee

    For a relaxed yet stylish look, pair Mott & Bow's relaxed slub tank tee with high-waisted jeans. This combination is perfect for those casual days when you want to feel comfortable and effortlessly chic. Choose from a variety of colors and pair it with your favorite accessories to complete the outfit. Whether you opt for a classic white tank or a vibrant hue, this versatile ensemble is bound to turn heads wherever you go. Finish off the look with some trendy sneakers or sandals for a fashion-forward twist.

    2. Wear It With a Bodysuit

    Bodysuits are an absolute must-have in any girl's wardrobe, offering endless versatility and countless outfit possibilities.They are super flattering and can be worn with almost anything. High waisted jeans with a bodysuit make a perfect combination. Pair light-washed high waisted jeans with a black bodysuit, and complete the look with white boots. Accessorize the outfit with small dangling earrings.

    3. Style It in Monochromatic Black

    Black clothes are versatile and loved by all. Pair black high-waisted jeans with a black turtleneck top and black shoes to create a monochromatic look. Accessorize the monochrome outfit with gold; add a shiny gold belt and a gold necklace.

    High Rise Skinny Bond

    4. Wear Denim With Denim

    Denim jeans with a denim top are always a good option. Pairing high waisted jeans with a matching denim button-down, tucked in, and a pair of sneakers, gives off a cool streetwear vibe. Change the sneaker with a pair of stunning pumps for a chic look.

    5. Wear A Button-Down

    High waisted jeans can also create a work-appropriate outfit. For a professional outfit, pair the high waisted skinny jeans with a crisp white button-down shirt and a pair of stilettos.

    6. Wear Them With a Denim Jacket

    Denim tops are great, but what about denim jackets? A denim jacket with high waisted jeans is an easy code for looking down-to-earth and fun. Pair the black high waisted jeans with a light-washed denim jacket and a black tank top underneath.

    High Rise Ann Dark Blue

    7. Layer It With Sweater

    The combination of a soft and comfortable sweater with the flattering fit of high-waisted jeans is perfect for a casual yet fashionable outfit. Choose from a variety of our sweaters, known for their exceptional quality and comfort. 

    Whether you opt for a classic crewneck or a trendy oversized style, this combination exudes effortless charm and versatility. Complete the look with your favorite sneakers or ankle boots for a chic and cozy ensemble that is perfect for everyday wear or casual outings.

    8. Wear It With Plain or Graphic T-Shirt

    T-shirts are an essential staple in every gentleman's and lady's wardrobe, and at Mott & Bow, we offer a wide range of high-quality tees that perfectly complement high-waisted jeans. Our tees are designed to be lightweight and breathable, ensuring all-day comfort. Rest assured, they are not sheer, providing you with the confidence to wear them on any occasion.

    High Rise Jane Medium/Dark Blue

    One of our standout tees is the Marcy V-neck tee, recently featured in The New York Times article on the best women's white t-shirts. This recognition speaks to the exceptional quality and style of our tee. As The New York Times states, "The Marcy V-neck from Mott & Bow is a great option for those looking for a T-shirt that won't shrink in the wash and won't lose its color."

    In addition to our V-neck tee, our fitted crew neck Marcy tee was also featured in Women's Health. This article highlights the tee's moisture-wicking properties, making it the perfect choice for summer. As Women's Health states, "Mott & Bow's fitted crew neck Marcy tee is a moisture-wicking shirt that's perfect for staying cool and comfortable during workouts."

    Our plain tees from Mott & Bow are not only stylish but also practical. They are easy to dress up or down, allowing you to create a variety of looks with your high-waisted jeans. Whether you're going for a casual and effortless vibe or a more polished ensemble, our plain tees make for the perfect foundation.

    9. Embrace the Outwear Statement

    When the weather calls for it, layering your high-waisted jeans with a statement outerwear piece can take your outfit to the next level. Consider opting for a trendy leather jacket, a cozy oversized cardigan, or a fashionable trench coat. These modern outerwear options add a touch of style and personality to your high-waisted jeans ensemble, keeping you warm and on-trend. Experiment with different textures, colors, and styles to create a unique and fashion-forward look that truly showcases your personal style.

    10. Wear It With a Puff Sleeve Top

    Blouses and tops with puffed sleeves are puffed out on the arms and then gathered around the wrists. Also known as balloon or bishop sleeves, they add a flattering and feminine touch to the outfit. You can pair your high-waisted jeans with a plain or printed blouse with statement puffed sleeves and a pair of heels for a chic and sophisticated look.


    High waisted jeans styles look flattering on curvy body types such as hourglass and pear. What's more, creating a showstopper look takes only minimal effort. Just follow the aforementioned tips and outfit ideas. Hope this article was helpful!


    What body type should wear high-waisted jeans?

    High-waisted jeans look good on short body types, slim, petite, or curvy. They are also great for pear, apple, and hourglass body types. High-raised jeans help accentuate the curves by cinching in the waistline above the belly button.

    How can I wear high-waisted jeans if I have a belly?

    High-raised or high-waisted jeans are flattering when you want to hide the belly area and can support and cover your belly. Pair them with any loose top or t-shirt and do a half or front tuck. This will cover the side hip area while camouflaging the belly.

    Should I wear high-waisted jeans with a tummy?

    Absolutely! Wearing high-waisted jeans with a tummy is a great choice. These jeans are not only stylish but also provide excellent support and coverage for your tummy area. They help create a flattering silhouette and give you that extra boost of confidence. So go ahead and rock those high-waisted jeans with pride, knowing that they'll embrace and enhance your curves in all the right ways.

    How do you hide a muffin top in high-waisted jeans?

    One way to hide a muffin top is by choosing the right top. Avoid wearing clingy tops. You can also try wearing a camisole or body suit to smoothen things out, with layers over it.