Waistbands Shoot for the Sky

High-waisted jeans

From left, Erin Fetherston, Grey Ant, Bruce.Photos: imaxtree.com, imaxtree.com, Getty Images


After years of creeping steadily south, the waistband has shot up so high that even your mother’s jeans will be chic this fall. High-waisted pants and denim hit the runways in droves at Bruce, Grey Ant, Erin Fetherston, and Karen Walker. Grey Ant’s wide-legged pair dipped seductively in the back, with just the suggestion of butt cleavage. Fetherston cinched at the waist, with pleating that won’t be flattering for all. Bruce’s deep blue-denim hugged the hips and tummy, making them even less figure-friendly than your skinniest jeans.

Waistbands Shoot for the Sky