13 Gorgeous Ways to Wear a High Waisted Maxi Skirt

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When it comes to high waisted clothes, lots of people are so afraid that they will look fat and weird unless they have narrow hips and thigh gaps. That may be the case for high waisted jeans, but not with a high waisted maxi skirt. If you style it right, wearing a high waisted maxi skirt can make you look much slimmer and taller than you usually look. It can make your legs look so much longer. In this blog post, I am going to share with you some of the best high waisted maxi skirt outfit ideas that can make you look absolutely chic.

Grey High Waisted Long Skirt with Black Tee

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By pairing a simple black t shirt with a grey high waisted long skirt, it can make you look very naturally beautiful. With no bright colors used, you can attract a lot of attention with this outfit idea that make you so slim and feminine. The details that are much needed to make this outfit work are the long necklace, the thin belt, and the heels.

Wear with a Off the Shoulder Cropped Blouse

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Pairing a high waisted maxi skirt with a off-shoulder cropped blouse is the perfect causal and beautiful outfit when summertime comes. Unlike the previous outfit idea of the black tee and the high waisted skirt combination, the off-shoulder cropped blouse is more difficult to pull off since you actually have to expose your waist and that can be scary to many people. But with the right diet and exercise, you can have a nice waistline too. If you are interested in getting some tips on losing belly fat, please check out our blog post on how to get rid of love handles.

Wear a Really High Waisted Long Skirt with a Cropped Sweater

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The good news is that there is a way to wear a crop top without having a perfect waistline. You can still look sexy and feminine by showing just one inch of skin right above your belly button by pairing a cropped sweater with a really high waisted skirt. This outfit can really hide your love handles and make you look much taller by further moving up your waistline visually.

High Waisted Floral Skirt with Denim Jacket

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I have been talking about some plain color skirts and they look absolutely beautiful. But if you love to play around with something more refreshing and colorful, a high waisted floral maxi skirt is a great choice. Pairing the skirt with a white top and a denim jacket can add some layers and character to your outfit.

Chiffon High Waisted Maxi Skirt

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Pairing a chiffon high waisted maxi skirt with a white tank top or a white blouse is a very feminine and beautiful outfit idea. The skirt usually has multiple layers with the outermost layer being semi-transparent. The inner layer can be a skirt of different lengths. I would recommend the inner layer to be a maxi skirt, or you may want the inner layer to be a knee length skirt if you prefer to look sexier.

High Waisted Denim Maxi Skirt

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If you really dig denim and you are a little bored with wearing jeans, you can try the high waisted denim maxi skirt which can make you look so much taller than you wearing jeans. Pairing it with a sleeveless black top will help visually trim off some width off your body. Pairing it with a crop top will work equally well.

Gold High Waisted Long Skirt for Formal Events

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Wearing a gold high waisted maxi skirt is a great power dressing outfit idea for proms and formal events. For a lot of other power dressing outfits, they only emphasize the “power” part but forget about the “beauty” part. By pairing the gold skirt with a top in dark color, you can look beautiful and still look like a boss at the same time.

High Waisted Hippie Maxi Skirt

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If you want to look stylish and relaxed, pairing a white crop top with a high waisted hippie skirt is a great idea. The key to this hippie look is to look natural and stylish. Some details like a long casual necklace and some stylish bracelets can help you pull off the hippie look.

High Waisted Jumper Maxi Skirt

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Wearing a white tee with a high waisted jumper maxi skirt gives you the college student look that is just so attractive to men. This is the perfect outfit idea for you to stand out from the crowd when the spring comes.

Dotted High Waisted Long Skirt

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For a more refreshing look, you can wear a white cropped sweater with a dotted high waisted skirt. You can pair them with boots for a natural winter look.

Black Puffy High Waisted Maxi Skirt

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The black puffy skirt is one of the most classic outfit ideas for high waisted maxi skirts. The fact that it is so fluffy just makes the upper part of your body look so much slimmer. Also, you can easily pair it with any white top such as a short sleeve tee, a tank top or a crop top.

Black Leather High Waisted Maxi Skirt

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For those of you that want to try a stylish dark look, you can pair a black leather high waisted maxi skirt with a black top and black boots. It’s actually fun to try the dark look every once in a while.

Wear Crochet Sweater with High Waisted Split Maxi Skirt

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When the spring comes, try a refreshing look by pairing a white crochet sweater with a blue high waisted split long skirt. It is a very feminine outfit idea that can be pulled off with any body type.

Having shared with you a lot of beautiful ways to style a maxi skirt for all seasons, I hope you will find a few of those ideas suitable for your character. They are mostly very feminine outfit ideas and they make you look slimmer and taller in general. If you find this blog post helpful, make sure you also check out our other articles for tips on outfit ideas, piercing ideas, tattoo ideas, fitness and much more.