How to Wear ’70s-Style High-Waisted Jeans


Between the Louis Vuitton, Chloé, and Gucci runways, '70s-style denim is back. And, naturally, the street-style bunch has been the first to embrace the trend. But before you write off the look as peacocking for the cameras, it actually translates equally as well to real life. Take this photo of stylist Alex Carl in Frame jeans paired with a pleated silk blouse and Acne suede jacket. Once you break down her outfit, you see it's made up of three pieces that you probably already own (in parts) in your own closet. The trickiest part is choosing jeans with the correct rise for the most flattering fit and then tailoring them to skim the floor. As for the shoe, you'll want to skip the stilettos in favor of a stacked heel, platform, or a sneaker. Click ahead to learn how to do the '70s — without looking like you're wearing a Jane Birkin costume.