5 High Waisted Skirts & Trendy Ways To Style Them

PHOTO: COURTESY ASOS

PHOTO: COURTESY ASOS

High waisted skirts have been very popular recently, and for good reason; they’re cute, and flattering on just about any body type. Here, we’ve gathered five different high waisted skirts and given you some ideas for how to style them.

PHOTO: COURTESY ASOS

PHOTO: COURTESY ASOS

ASOS Design High Waisted Pencil Skirt

$29 at the time of publication

For a professional, office-friendly look, try this high-waisted pencil skirt from ASOS. The teal color is a great statement that’s also still work appropriate. It’s a midi skirt, so you don’t have to worry about wearing tights or pantyhose with it if you don’t want to. Always tuck your shirt in when you wear this one.

This high-waisted skirt is available at asos.com.

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PHOTO: COURTESY NORDSTROM

PHOTO: COURTESY NORDSTROM

 

TREASURE & BOND Pleat Front Top

$40 at the time of publication

This top is perfect for tucking in to the ASOS pencil skirt. It’s neutral, so it really lets the color on the skirt shine through. The fabric is shiny and soft, making this a great alternative to a traditional button down shirt for professional environments. In the warmer months, it’s super easy to roll the sleeves up to keep cool!

This pleated blouse is available at nordstrom.com.

 
PHOTO: COURTESY NORDSTROM

PHOTO: COURTESY NORDSTROM

 

TORY BURCH Cap Toe Pump in Perfect Black

$378 at the time of publication

These pumps are classic and elegant, and complement the skirt and shirt perfectly. The heel isn’t too high, so you’ll be able to wear them all day long. The white cap is a unique touch that really takes these shoes from “ordinary” to “extraordinary”. They’re a great, timeless addition to a more modern outfit.

These cap toe pumps available are at nordstrom.com.

PHOTO: COURTESY ANTHROPOLOGIE

PHOTO: COURTESY ANTHROPOLOGIE

Anthropologie Rivulet Pendant Necklace

$48 at the time of publication

This is a gorgeous statement necklace that is the perfect finishing touch to this outfit. The sleek gold chain and setting contrasts beautifully with the more organic texture of the agate and freshwater pearl inlay. The white of the inlay ties the cap toe of the pumps into the whole look, so you have an outfit that’s cohesive and fashion forward.

This rivulet pendant necklace available at anthropologie.com.


PHOTO: COURTESY ASOS

PHOTO: COURTESY ASOS

ASOS DESIGN Kilt Mini High-Waist Skirt

$35 at the time of publication

This is a classic pleated mini skirt. The high waist and crisp pleats are visually interesting, but the piece is still incredibly versatile. Even though it is a shorter piece, it’s great for winter, especially if you wear it with tights or stockings. Short skirts can seem unintentionally juvenile if they aren’t styled well, but we have some good options for you!

This kilt mini high-waist skirt available is available at asos.com.

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PHOTO: COURTESY ASOS

ASOS DESIGN Satin Cami

$24 at the time of publication

This cami is sleek and simple, and it pairs perfectly with the sharper edges of the skirt. It’s great for layering with a blazer or sweater; or for just wearing on its own, depending on how formal you want it to be. It’s comfortable, too- you’ll feel like you’re wearing pajamas! Even though it’s white, the texture makes it far from boring.

This satin cami is available at asos.com.

 
PHOTO: COURTESY NORDSTROM

PHOTO: COURTESY NORDSTROM

 

TREASURE & BOND Farrah Studded Bootie

$100 at the time of publication

These booties are minimalist but still super cute! Tiny studs outline the sole for a little bit of sparkle, and simple stitching accents the ankles. These go perfectly with the skirt, keeping it sophisticated but still fresh and comfortable. A word of warning- these boots are so cute, you might never want to take them off!

These studded booties is available at nordstrom.com.

 
PHOTO: COURTESY NORDSTROM

PHOTO: COURTESY NORDSTROM

 

Gibson Notch Collar Cotton Blend Blazer

$98 at the time of publication

This is a classic, incredibly versatile piece. The notches in the collar add a fun touch, too! It looks great over the satin cami, and matches the skirt perfectly. It’s sleek, and adds a bit of an edge to a more classic look. The added bonus is that it goes with literally everything!

This notch collar blazer is available at nordstrom.com.


PHOTO: COURTESY URBAN OUTFITTERS

PHOTO: COURTESY URBAN OUTFITTERS

UO Vaughn Patent Zip-Front High-Waist Mini Skirt

$69 at the time of publication

This is the perfect punk-rock addition to your wardrobe! It’s advertised as a mini skirt, but it’s not too short, so it’s easy to wear year round! The buckles help to accentuate your waist, and the diagonal zipper is a unique, stylish touch. This skirt looks just as great with a band t-shirt as it does a blouse!

This patent high-waist mini skirt is available at urbanoutfitters.com.

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PHOTO: COURTESY MADEWELL

 

Madewell Longline Lace Bralette in True Black

$35 at the time of publication

This is a very classy bralette from Madewell, but here we’re styling it a bit edgier. Bralettes are meant to be seen under clothes, so don’t worry- you can show this one off! It features a delicate back clasp and a lace overlay. The textured lace contrasts nicely with the smooth leather of the skirt, making it a perfect mix of feminine and masculine elements.

This lace bralette is available at nordstrom.com.

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PHOTO: COURTESY URBAN OUTFITTERS

WAY Wring Sheer Balloon Sleeve Cropped Top

$225 at the time of publication

This is the perfect piece to showcase the waist detailing of the skirt and the lace of the bralette! The balloon sleeves are a nice contrast to the sleek lines of the skirt. It adds a nice pop of color to the black of the outfit. This a truly unique statement piece that’s perfect for this look!

This balloon-sleeve crop top is available at urbanoutfitters.com.

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PHOTO: COURTESY URBAN OUTFITTERS

UO Claire Lace-Up Platform Sandal in Black

$49 at the time of publication

These 90’s inspired sandals from Urban Outfitters are a great choice for this outfit! The heel isn’t too high, so you can wear them all day. The ankle straps are functional and fashionable, and add a bit of detail to a simpler outfit. The black leather is stylish, but won’t detract from the rest of the look!

These platform sandals are available at urbanoutfitters.com.

PHOTO: COURTESY ASOS

PHOTO: COURTESY ASOS

ASOS DESIGN Sterling Silver Long Necklace in Figaro Chain with Open Circle Pendant

$29 at the time of publication

This super simple necklace is the perfect finishing touch to this look. It adds a bit of sparkle, but still keeps it casual and basic. The silver ties in nicely with the metal detailing on the skirt, and really pulls it all together for a bold, modern, look!

This sterling silver necklace is available at asos.com.


Welcome To Miami Printed Linen Midi High-Waist Skirt

$69 at the time of publication

This is a fresh, colorful skirt that’s perfect for spring! The fruit print is quirky and fun, but still sophisticated. You can wear this skirt with just about any color or cut of top, but crop tops really let the waistline shine! The length is great for more modest occasions, but the linen means you can still stay cool!

This midi high-waist skirt is available at urbanoutfitters.com.

Project Social T Pointelle Polo Shirt in White

$34 at the time of publication

This is a cute, simple shirt that goes perfectly with the skirt. It’s just the right amount of preppy, and it doesn’t overshadow the beautiful print on the skirt. It’s ideal for tucking in- great with this skirt! Wear it buttoned or unbuttoned.

This Polo shirt is available at urbanoutfitters.com.

 
 

Steve Madden Aida Platform Sandal

$80 at the time of publication

These yellow sandals tie in to the coloring of the skirt perfectly. There’s no heel, so they’re nice and comfortable, too. The cork soles are a great textural contrast. Flat sandals like these are a great choice for spring, especially if you have to walk around a lot but still want to look cute!

These platform sandals are available at nordstrom.com.

 
 

Something Navy Soft Head Wrap

$25 at the time of publication

This is a gorgeous head wrap that goes nicely with the sandals and skirt. It’s perfect for all hair types and lengths! Hair accessories are great for when you don’t feel like styling your hair , but still need to look put together. This one will keep the hair out of your eyes so you can enjoy the sunshine!

This head wrap is available at nordstrom.com.

ASOS DESIGN Necklace With Oversized Hardware Link

$16 at the time of publication

This is a bold statement necklace that may seem contrary to the floral patterns of the outfit, but it’s actually the perfect finishing touch! It adds a bit of shine, and the chunkiness of it means it stands out against the bright flowers. This is the piece that takes this outfit to the next level!

This oversized necklace is available at asos.com.


 
 

Marc Jacobs High-Waist Denim Skirt

$495 at the time of publication

This is a gorgeous classic piece that should be a staple in any wardrobe. It’s a great length, with a flattering cinched-in waist. The detailing at the waist makes this an ideal piece for tucking in shirts. It can be worn year round, and for just about any occasion, depending on how you style it. Here, we’ve given it a bit of a glamorous look!

This high-waist skirt is available at nordstrom.com.

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PHOTO: COURTESY SAKS FIFTH AVENUE

PHOTO: COURTESY SAKS FIFTH AVENUE

 

Dolce & Gabbana Floral Long Sleeve Bustier

$1,345 at the time of publication

This bustier top is absolutely stunning. It features a faded floral pattern with sleek black accents. It’s definitely an investment, but it’s so gorgeous that it’s worth the price tag! It’s great for tucking into the skirt. This piece is the definition of glamorous!

This floral bustier top is available at saksfifthavenue.com.

 
PHOTO: COURTESY NORDSTROM

PHOTO: COURTESY NORDSTROM

 

Cristabelle Crystal Lattice Choker

$68 at the time of publication

This glittery choker is perfect to accent the open neckline of the top! It’s made of interwoven crystals, giving it a very unique texture. This is definitely a statement piece, so get ready to turn some heads!

This lattice choker is available at nordstrom.com.

 
PHOTO: COURTESY NORDSTROM

PHOTO: COURTESY NORDSTROM

 

Sam Edelman Hazel Pointy Toe Pump

$84 at the time of publication

These pumps are classy and simple, with just the right amount of sparkle to match the choker! They have the same vintage vibe as the top. When you don’t wear them with this outfit, these pumps can be worn with just about anything- they’re very versatile!

These Pointy toe pumps are available at nordstrom.com.