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?
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.