How To Do Vintage: High-Waisted Pants

Rachel Zoe Studio Styles Team Zoe Staffer Jessica Amento In An Office-Ready Outfit
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Editorial Manager Jessica Amento, Photo: Jessie Webster. The Look: Gerard Darel top, vintage Yves Saint Laurent pants from Rachel's personal collection, Viktor & Rolf bag, Casadei shoes, Thierry Lasry sunglasses, Jennifer Fisher jewelry.

Last week we showed you how to wear a vintage full skirt, and today, once again with the glam guidance of Rachel Zoe Studio, we’re tackling high-waisted pants. Borrowing a pair of Yves Saint Laurent trousers from Rachel’s personal closet (maj!), the styling team dressed The Zoe Report editor Jessica Amento in an outfit that’s perfect for the office. Here’s tips on how you can mimic this groovy-glam look!

Get The Look

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Reiss Contrast Silk Top, $210

Silk Blouse

A modern blouse is an effortless pick to complement tall pants; tuck it in slightly in the front to show off a high-waist silhouette.

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J. Crew Tall Hutton Trouser, $168

High-Waisted Pants

Can't find the perfect vintage pair? Cheat the look with a similar style, then take them to the tailor to ensure a flawless fit. Key points to look for are a high waist and flared him.

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Marc by Marc Jacobs Calamity Rei Bag, $515

Bright Bag

A bold blue handbag serves as a pop of color in this monochrome outfit, plus the structured shape brings added polish to the look.

Reach for a bright bag to bring new life to your more neutral, pre-loved pieces.
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Viktor & Rolf Bag, Jennifer Fisher jewelry, Anita Ko Rings (left hand)
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Thierry Lasry Black and White Sunglasses, $525

Two-Tone Sunglasses

Keep the retro vibe going with a pair of unique shades like this geometric set.

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Bottega Veneta Booties, $760

Platform Booties

Choosing sky-high platform heels in the same color as your trousers continues in elongating your stems!

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Jennifer Fisher Brass Wave Cuff, $315

Gold Jewelry

Is there anything more glam than gold jewelry? We think not! Jennifer Fisher's luxury baubles fit the bill.

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Belstaff Leather Moto Jacket, $2495

Leather Jacket

Top off an office-minded outfit with a worn leather jacket in a neutral hue for a cool, youthful touch.

A nude leather jacket will lend unexpected edge to your work uniform.
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Simone jacket, Gerard Darel top, Viktor & Rolf bag, Jennifer Fisher jewelry.

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