High-low outfits are taking the season by storm. Whether it is a super cute dress, a boho-chic skirt or a casual top, the asymmetry of the hemline is what exactly is making these outfits edgy and unique. Rocking the high-low trend is the perfect way to show off your fashion-forward style! If you are not sure about how to rock the super-chic shorter hem in the front and longer hem in the back, we will help you out. Here are some fashion tips with some inputs from the e-commerce fashion label Vajor’s stylist Shreyasi Pathak on how to pull off a high-low outfit. (ALSO READ Stylist-Recommended Tips to Pull Off Cold-Shoulder Outfits!).
If you want to style a high low outfit for a casual look choose a high-low top and wear it with bottoms in a snug fit such as skinny jeans, leggings or jeggings to balance the flowy nature of the top. You have to always balance your top and bottom wear. You can also wear the straight fit top with boyfriend jeans. Along with this outfit pairing, throw in your favorite pair of comfy footwear like a pair of sneakers, flatforms, espadrilles or ballerina flats. These kind of footwear work the best with a casual look.
You can experiment with a lot of different types of high low outfits. High-low is present in abundance in the fashion world. You can choose between high-low tops, skirts and dresses that are the most popular styles among everyone. Recently, the high-low trend has also started making an appearance in the hems of loosely fit bottom wear. (ALSO READ Top 5 skirt styles to have in your wardrobe!).
If you are in dilemma about the fabric and fit that will look flattering when choosing a high low top, opt for a relaxed fit. High-low is more often than not available in a looser fit because the trend looks better in a much more flowy silhouette. Choose the top in a fabric that drapes well, to enhance the flounce and the fall of the top. This way you will find it easier to style your look and also pull it off well!
You can opt for bold accessory pieces such as an elaborate necklace, statement earrings, and chunky rings to complement the dressiness of the outfit if you want to. But try to maintain the balance by trying not to go overboard. Choose one statement piece and keep the rest of the elements in a more minimal tone. (ALSO READ Top 4 styling tips for curvy women to accentuate their curves).
The best kind of footwear to sport with a high low outfits should always be in accordance with the overall look you are aiming for. If the desired outfit has a relaxed and casual appeal, then sport footwear such as sneakers, espadrilles, ballerina flats or plimsoles. For a dressier ensemble, wear your favorite pair of heels with your high-low outfit.
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