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22 Pairs Of High-Waisted Jeans You'll Want To Live In

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1. A pair of wide leg–rainbow embroidered jeans that'll give you roller rink vibes.

Promising review: "GIRLS WHO ARE TERRIFIED TO BUY PANTS ONLINE BECAUSE THEIR BUTTS ARE GIGANTIC: You have to listen to me. These pants will FIT YOU! These are groundbreaking. I can never find pants that fit. I'm between an 8–10; a solid 10 in the legs but they just never fit my 27" waist. I took the risk after reading the reviews and ordered these in the 28 and they fit me everywhere; both my huge butt/hips and my little waist. These pants are so very stretchy, and comfortable, and I'm so happy with this purchase." –JeniSageGet them from ModCloth for $69.99 (sizes 24–31).
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Promising review: "GIRLS WHO ARE TERRIFIED TO BUY PANTS ONLINE BECAUSE THEIR BUTTS ARE GIGANTIC: You have to listen to me. These pants will FIT YOU! These are groundbreaking. I can never find pants that fit. I'm between an 8–10; a solid 10 in the legs but they just never fit my 27" waist. I took the risk after reading the reviews and ordered these in the 28 and they fit me everywhere; both my huge butt/hips and my little waist. These pants are so very stretchy, and comfortable, and I'm so happy with this purchase." –JeniSage

Get them from ModCloth for $69.99 (sizes 24–31).

2. A pair of high-rise olive jeans made to show off your figure and your shoes.

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Get them from Old Navy for $49.99 (sizes 16–30).

3. A pair of classic blue jeans for anyone who wants a vintage-inspired taper.

Get them from Target for $29.99 (available in two washes, sizes 0–16).
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Get them from Target for $29.99 (available in two washes, sizes 0–16).

4. A pair of dark-wash mom jeans you'll feel cozy in thanks to the relaxed fit.

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Get them from Nasty Gal for $30 (sizes 2–8).

5. A pair of straight-leg skate pants with details to show off, like trouser pockets and extra-wide belt loops.

Get them from Urban Outfitters for $59 (sizes 0–16).
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Get them from Urban Outfitters for $59 (sizes 0–16).

6. A pair of stretchy, faded jeans ready to become your new, high-quality go-to.

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Get them from Wildfang for $70 (sizes 27–31, 35).

7. A pair of track pant–inspired black jeans you'll want to live in.

Get them from Nasty Gal for $45 (sizes XS–XL).
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Get them from Nasty Gal for $45 (sizes XS–XL).

8. A pair of straight-leg denim pants that'll fit you just right.

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Promising Review: "These are some seriously good-quality jeans! I can't believe how much I like them. I highly recommend these. I got a size 27, and typically wear a size 2–4, depending on the brand. I'd recommend measuring yourself before purchasing, to ensure you order the correct size." –Kendra

Get them from Amazon for $25.88+ (sizes 25–31).

9. A pair of high-waisted distressed pants in a black wash worthy of your best outfit.

Get them from Nasty Gal for $50 (sizes 2–10).
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Get them from Nasty Gal for $50 (sizes 2–10).

10. And a pair of jeans in even more ~distress~ available in tons of washes.

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Promising review: "I really like how comfortable these jeans are. They are made of stretchy material, which is always helpful. I am 5" and about 125 lbs. I ordered a medium, and they fit well. I could've maybe gone with a small, but the medium is good. They are long on me but I cuffed them, and they were still super cute. I have ordered two more pairs in different colors." –Amazon Customer

Get them from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in 15 colors/styles, sizes S–XXXL).

11. A pair of super high-waisted striped pants you'll love *zipping* off in.

Get them from Urban Outfitters for $59 (available in three colors, sizes 4–10).
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Get them from Urban Outfitters for $59 (available in three colors, sizes 4–10).

12. And a pair of super skinny black jeans because you could always use a pair of super skinny black jeans.

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Get them from Asos for $64 (sizes XS–XL).

13. A pair of ruffle jeans featuring raw patchwork that'll give you a ~flare~ everyone'll notice.

Get them from Urban Outfitters for $99 (sizes 26–29, 34).
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Get them from Urban Outfitters for $99 (sizes 26–29, 34).

14. A pair of stretchy dark-wash pants willing to conform to your shape and style.

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Promising review: "I've worn these jeans and washed them regularly for almost a year, and they are still as good as new. Usually when I've had jeans for this long and worn them regularly, they wear out in the thigh area – and start to get holes in them. These are also very flattering." –Andrea

Get them from Old Navy for $32 (sizes 0–20).

15. A pair of light-green jeans to wear with your favorite bootie for an easy, cute outfit.

Get them from Target for $29 (sizes 00–18).
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Get them from Target for $29 (sizes 00–18).

16. A pair of cotton-blend steel jeans you'll look smooth AF in.

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Get them from Old Navy for $56.99 (sizes 16–30).

17. A pair of karaoke songstress dress jeans for anyone who loves the button life.

Promising review: "Great dress jeans! They are long (I don't like rolling them up) but because they're a skinny jean fit, the cuff just hugs below my ankle, and it actually makes my legs look a bit longer. I do wish I had gotten one size up, just because the buttonholes pull back a bit around the buttons, so check that hip measurement, ladies." –scytheriaGet them from ModCloth for $59.99 (available in two washes, sizes 1X–3X ).
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Promising review: "Great dress jeans! They are long (I don't like rolling them up) but because they're a skinny jean fit, the cuff just hugs below my ankle, and it actually makes my legs look a bit longer. I do wish I had gotten one size up, just because the buttonholes pull back a bit around the buttons, so check that hip measurement, ladies." –scytheria

Get them from ModCloth for $59.99 (available in two washes, sizes 1X–3X ).

18. A pair of 100% cotton wedgie Levi's so you can shout "you're an icon" at yourself in the mirror.

Promising review: "These are my favorite jeans. Great quality, fit so well – although, don't expect a stretchy, comfy fit. They are stiff, 100% denim, but that's why I love them. These are not for lounging – more for making you look really good, especially your butt :)." –nina milicGet them from Amazon for $148 (sizes 24–32).
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Promising review: "These are my favorite jeans. Great quality, fit so well – although, don't expect a stretchy, comfy fit. They are stiff, 100% denim, but that's why I love them. These are not for lounging – more for making you look really good, especially your butt :)." –nina milic

Get them from Amazon for $148 (sizes 24–32).

19. A pair of trouser jeans to pull off the trouser look, in denim form.

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Get them from Gap for $36 (sizes 24–35).

20. A pair of roller derby–style jeans you can wear while ~rolling~ circles around everyone with how cool you look.

Promising review: "As someone with a 14" difference between waist and hips, these jeans fit perfectly, and are pretty slimming. Regarding durability, I've been wearing them heavily for two months and nothing has been torn or broken, which was my initial fear after realizing how thin they are. My only small complaint is that the blue dye can sometimes rub off on my hands, but it hasn't transferred the color any where else, and easily washes away. As far as length goes these are perfect for me, stopping just past my ankle. Overall, the roller derby jeans seem to be very forgiving, and are my new go-to pantaloons. Quite pleased with the purchase." –BreeGet them from ModCloth for $59.99 (sizes 24–31).
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Promising review: "As someone with a 14" difference between waist and hips, these jeans fit perfectly, and are pretty slimming. Regarding durability, I've been wearing them heavily for two months and nothing has been torn or broken, which was my initial fear after realizing how thin they are. My only small complaint is that the blue dye can sometimes rub off on my hands, but it hasn't transferred the color any where else, and easily washes away. As far as length goes these are perfect for me, stopping just past my ankle. Overall, the roller derby jeans seem to be very forgiving, and are my new go-to pantaloons. Quite pleased with the purchase." –Bree

Get them from ModCloth for $59.99 (sizes 24–31).

21. A pair of vibrant blue skinny jeans — they just may get your mood up higher than that waist.

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Promising review: "These jeans are awesome. I love the skintight look, so these fit great! They're very high-waisted, which is what I wanted, they look good with crop tops . Im 5'3", 150 lbs. and I got a size 9. They were a bit tight around the ribs, but after wearing them twice it loosened up. Definitely getting the other colors." –Lauren Torres

Get them from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in three colors, sizes 1-15).

22. And a pair of modern mom jeans – so that next time someone asks you to *come out of pocket*, it'll be a no.

Get them from Nasty Gal for $38 (sizes 6,8).
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Get them from Nasty Gal for $38 (sizes 6,8).

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