To Tuck Or Not To Tuck – Welcome The High Waist 

High hanging trousers are happening. Get involved. 
17:00, 20 Feb 2020

It’s a look the overlord of the X Factor kind of made his own for a while; high-waisted trousers and a top tucked in, but this season it’s fashion’s turn to reclaim it from Simon Cowell.

It’s a bit Elvis Presley in Jailhouse Rock, film star Timothee Chalamet on every red carpet and Brooklyn Beckham much of the time. It’s a great look for anyone on the slim side – it emphasises a narrow waist and gives you a great silhouette but we’d say try it whatever your shape.

Very strong with a plain tee-shirt but particularly on the money with a Cuban collar shirt. We know it’s a weird moment when you tuck in after years of hanging loose but we say try this with baggy-ish trousers and a big, wide jacket. It’s not Simon, it’s David Beckham’s mega-model son, yes? 

G. Star Raw Rovic 3d Straight Tapered pant - £80

The Dutch denim masters G Star RAW have created these slightly cargo pant, military inspired trousers We strongly recommend not putting phone, wallet, anything in those pockets. 

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Issey Miyake Homme Plisse - £275 

OK so these are a proper designer leg coverings. Here as much for shopping inspiration as anything else. But what an elegant pair of trousers!

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Cos Trousers with Adjustable Waist - £69 

Impossible to talk high waisted trousers without talking Cos. The minimal, plain high street brand offers fantastic value and these are both massively comfortable and extremely versatile.  

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Zara Belted Wide-Leg Trousers - £49.99

Zara have totally captured this look with these smart-buy trousers. A lovely cut – could take a tucked in tee-shirt or a more relaxed hanging out as shown. 

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ASOS Design High Waisted Jeans In Vintage Mid-Wash Blue - £30 

ASOS – as is so often the case – have nailed a trend with a hugely affordable pair of completely on trend jeans. Very 1950s Americana with a 2020 twist. 

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