Would You Wear a High-Waisted Skirt Like America?

10/12/2007 at 06:00 AM ET

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With her curvy shape, America Ferrera really works this 40’s inspired glam look. But she’s not the only one star who’s loving high-waisted pencil skirts — we’ve spotted everyone from Victoria Beckham to Kate Walsh donning it. Unlike high-waisted jeans (which are tough on many body shapes), these sexy numbers are universally flattering and actually slim down your silhouette. Just remember to wear it with stilettos, wedges or high heeled boots. The longer your leg appears, the better. Tell us: Is this a trend you would try?

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Monica G. on

This is a trend I have tried and absolutely love. A high waisted skirt pus emphasis on your chest and the middle part of your body. If worn with a thick belt or cumberbun, can hide excess “baggage” around the hips and waiste. Flatters figures at size 12. Give it a try and be blessed!!

Rachel on

it looks too grandma-ish!

Rachel on

I hate the whole high-waisted look.

Dianne on

Oh yes i love high waisted skirts.They are so 1940-ish and very feminine.

Jenny on

I love this look, I have a high waisted skirt with a over-sized belt and I’ve received complements every time I’ve worn it. It seems to work best with either very tailored tops or with full billowy blouses tucked in.

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[…] especially those who are more curvy. But have no fear with highwaisted dresses! These items are universally flattering and actually can be slimming. It’s important, though, to pair with heels instead of flats. The appearance of a long leg […]

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