Along with the recent reemergence of crop tops, high-waisted shorts have become the fastest-growing staple in the closest of fashionable celebs. From denim cutoffs to leather, see how stars like Miley Cyrus and Jennifer Lopez are making this trend their own.
Miley Cyrus is full-on obsessed with high-waisted shorts. In June, she stepped out in Miami in motorcycle boots, a black blouse and white shorts that showed off her toned legs.
Selena looked more South Beach than Manhattan in her Versace seashell bandeau and high shorts at this event promoting her latest fragrance in New York on June 9, 2012.
Emma Roberts paired her tall, black denim cutoffs with a pair of high wedges to elongate her tiny frame while out in L.A. on June 2, 2012.
Rihanna slipped her curves into high-waisted black shorts and a black bandeau for a performance in London on June 23, 2012.
For the season finale of “American Idol,” Julianne Hough dressed up her tailored black shorts with a sheer white blouse and white blazer to create a conservative take on this hip trend.
Kate Bosworth blends all of summer’s greatest trends in one streamlined look — tribal print, high shorts and a classy, ivory blouse — while out on a stroll with her boyfriend, Michael Polish, on July 25, 2012.
Hailee Steinfeld keeps up with the times in a pair of whitewashed flower-print jean shorts and a white blouse tied in the front while in New York on July 9, 2012. She even adds a side braid to complete the summer look.
Ashlee Simpson has always made up her own style rules, including wearing leather during the summer. At a recent event in New York, she rocked a pair of burnt red Alice + Olivia leather shorts and polished off her look with an untucked white blouse and an unkempt ‘do. Truthfully, we love everything about this outfit.
Clad in black-and-gray tribal print shorts and a black blazer, Shenae Grimes looked ready to take on the heat in New York in May.
Miranda Kerr always looks stylish — on a mid-afternoon date with her hubby, she dressed up her acid-washed jean shorts with a skinny animal-print belt and a white shirt.
Ashley Tisdale stepped out in an edgy look consisting of rolled denim shorts, a black tucked-in T-shirt, black boots and beanie to pick up a coffee in L.A. on June 28, 2012.
Taylor Swift has always preferred retro styles, which she perfectly executes here in her mustard-color shorts, a white blouse tied in the front and an extreme pair of cat’s-eye sunnies.
High shorts are not just for skinny young things anymore. Jennifer Lopez, the hottest 43-year-old around, stepped out in tailored dress shorts and a light pink blouse to create a trendy yet professional look.
With her hands covering her stomach, Anna Kendrick looked unsure of her high-waisted, black-and-white polka dot Madewell shorts. But we think her shorts, gray top and black sandals make for a winning combo!
Olivia Palermo boldly mixes multiple prints — a floral top, paisley high-waisted shorts and animal-print flats — in New York on May 27, 2012.
During Coachella, Vanessa Hudgens was the picture-perfect flower child in her flowy white kimono and high jean cutoffs.
Kate Mara dressed up her white lace shorts and black accessories with a black-and-white polka dot blazer for an event in New York on June 19, 2012.