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8 High Waisted Shorts ...

By Sophia

A pair of high waisted shorts is a wardrobe staple these days. Look for shorts that sit at your natural waist and that come in tailored styles. These shorts can easily be styled up or down and are versatile pieces to have in your wardrobe. Take a look at a few styles of high waisted shorts below.

1 Carven High Waisted Wool-Crepe Shorts

Carven High Waisted Wool-Crepe ShortsPrice: $315.00 at net-a-porter.com
These lavender wool-crepe shorts are elegantly tailored. They are a smart-casual choice for a day at the office, and are a chic choice of off-duty attire. These shorts have a fitted waistband, concealed zip fastening, and turned-up cuffs. They would look great paired with a silky black blouse and patent pumps.

2 Thread Social Jacquard Bow-Belt Shorts

Thread Social Jacquard Bow-Belt ShortsPrice: $430.00 at net-a-porter.com
These jacquard shorts come in a luxe black and gold colourway. They are a high waisted style and feature ann exaggerated bow belt at the waist. They have two side slit pockets, concealed zip fastenings at the sides, and curved hems. Team these high waisted shorts with a fitted scoop-back top and black ankle boots for a fun nighttime look.

3 Topshop Peach Pleated Waistband Shorts

Topshop Peach Pleated Waistband ShortsPrice: $70.00 at us.topshop.com
These peach cupro shorts feature a distinctive horizontally pleated waistband. These shorts also feature subtle pleating from the waistband and side pockets. They are loose throughout the thigh and have a fairly flattering cut. The peach colour would co-ordinate well with an outfit consisting of this season's neutral colour pallete.

4 Topshop Black Shadow Floral Print Shorts

Topshop Black Shadow Floral Print ShortsPrice: $70.00 at us.topshop.comThese high waisted shorts feature a graphic black and nude floral print. These flat front shorts feature pleat detailing, side pockets, and a side zip fastening. The A-line silhouette and flat front creates a quite flattering silhouette. Printed shorts like these would best be styled with a plain top and basic ballet flats.

5 Marc Jacobs High Waisted Cotton-Poplin Shorts

Marc Jacobs High Waisted Cotton-Poplin ShortsPrice: $495.00 at net-a-porter.com
A pair of black high waisted shorts are a wardrobe staple. They are a great starting point for a range of basic day to day outfits. They have pleating at the front, side and back pockets, and a concealed zip fastening. These shorts also come with a detachable buckle-fastening belt. If these particular shorts are out of your price range, look for similar tailored styles within your budget.

6 Marc Jacobs Floret Short

Marc Jacobs Floret ShortPrice: $495.00 at barneys.com
These silk floret shorts are a playful number. They have a slight paperbag-style waist with self-tie belt. They also have front slash and rear welt pockets. These printed shorts are casually chic. Team them with a white top, light denim jacket, and lace up shoes for a fun day to day look.

7 Topshop Apricot Cotton Shorts

Topshop Apricot Cotton ShortsPrice: $70.00 at us.topshop.com
These apricot coloured shorts are a versatile option. The apricot coloured fabric would work well with a range of neutral and colourful palettes. These shorts have a flattering A-line cut. They also have pleat details and a button and zip fastening at the front. Channel a retro inspired look and pair these shorts with a loose tank top, wrap sandals, and floppy sun hat.

8 Diane Von Fursternberg Simca Stretch-Canvas Shorts

Diane Von Fursternberg Simca Stretch-Canvas ShortsPrice: $175.00 at net-a-porter.com
These crisp white shorts are a great start to creating a polished looking outfit. They have a high fitted waistband, seam detailing, and concealed zip and hook fastening at the side. Crisp white shorts are perfect for styling during the summer. Wear these high waisted shorts with a silk blouse and chunky platform heels for a polished summertime look.

When styling high waisted shorts, tuck blouses and shirts into them to accentuate the waistline. Tailored shorts also look more polished with smart footwear. Which of these high waisted shorts do you prefer?

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