I've always had a weakness for high-waisted, wide leg jeans. Despite all of the potential problem areas (i.e. the illusion of a super long backside, feet that mysteriously go missing and a general awkwardness that comes with that much excess fabric), I somehow have a fairly impressive collection stacked in my closet. I love that this pair is super simple - with no label, zero pockets and in a color that feels decidedly '70s.
For someone with a disproportionately long torso,* I almost always go for high-waisted pants, since that extra bit of length in the leg is crucial. I have a couple pairs of trouser jeans that I love, but they're all in a wide cut and up until recently I hadn't found the perfect ...read more