The 20 Best High-Waisted Jeans to Spend All Day In

An ode to my favorite denim style.

Best High-Waisted Jeans
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Don't underestimate the curve-enhancing powers of high-rise denim. The fit sits narrow on your waist, lengthens legs, accentuates the derrière, and is comfortable enough that you don't have to worry about post-meal bloat. Plus, if you have a long torso, high-rise jeans have a way of balancing your body proportions. The fit has become a staple in the denim world, and you can find everything from high-waisted skinny jeans to high-waisted wide-leg culotte bottoms. This season, brands have you covered with the most coveted washes and shapes. Here, the best styles (rom some of our favorite denim brands to look out for in 2023.