Wednesday, August 12, 2015

On the Street…High-Waisted in Nolita, New York





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  1. Kia

    August 12, 2015 at 10:15 am

    The two simply look cool. I hope my pose looks like this too from behind :D

    • With Or Without Shoes

      August 12, 2015 at 1:18 pm

      I prefer low-waist

      Kisses from

      • Maria

        August 15, 2015 at 10:00 pm

        Wear them! No one should be forced to change if they don’t want to.

    • andreea

      August 14, 2015 at 12:00 pm

      i love it how these two pictures could have been taken now or 10 or 20 or 30 years ago! :)

    • Maria

      August 15, 2015 at 9:58 pm

      They fit amazingly well. Nothing better then classic rise Levis. Low rise has had its day in the sun. Gotta say i was over it a while ago, and I don’t see any reason to backslide…pun intended? What I hate is how thrift stores realize that they can get money for any older Levis, so you pay more for them then new ones. It seems unfair.

  2. Patricia

    August 12, 2015 at 10:39 am

    I need these jeans and the bike, of course!

  3. Liz

    August 12, 2015 at 10:39 am

    I’m a fan of good high waisted jeans/shorts – like really if they’re cut right

  4. Name

    August 12, 2015 at 11:30 am

    The first pic is amazing—classic, elegant, timeless. I would have NO idea when the photo was taken (sans cars)–could be the 60′s, 70, 80s, etc. etc. This classic, simple elegance is what has been missing from “street style” for a very long time, folk trying tooooooooo hard. It is perfect. Thank you.

  5. Oksana

    August 12, 2015 at 11:42 am

    Oh, my early youth went at the fashion time of “jeans on hips” (you remember: short T-shirts, a naked tummy, Shakira))). And very long time it seemed to me that all that is sitting above, than 6 cm higher a navel are from the end of the 80th. And it isn’t modern at all. But, times change, now I LOVE high rise jeans. Great fotos ;)

  6. taimemode

    August 12, 2015 at 1:05 pm

    Love the shorts + tee shirt = cool style!

  7. H. M. Willow

    August 12, 2015 at 1:06 pm

    I love the gentle sophistication in their stance. They both exude confidence. xo, Haley

  8. Maxine

    August 12, 2015 at 1:13 pm

    New York is such a dream! It’s a life goal of mine to live there! <3

  9. jo

    August 12, 2015 at 1:37 pm

    nice shots! does anyone know what model Levi’s those are?

    • Joannesez

      August 13, 2015 at 7:08 am

      I wish I knew! But it must be either a men´s or a vintage jeans. I searched Levi`s website, but the only women´s high-rise jeans they carry are skinny jeans.

      • tallulah

        August 13, 2015 at 12:58 pm

        …………… charity shops are the way forward on these. NEVER walk on past Levis even if they aren’t ‘shape of the moment’ – they will be!

    • Maria

      August 15, 2015 at 10:06 pm

      They are vintage for sure, and probably pretty spend, unless she is one of the smart ones who bought them at Goodwill for 5 dollars before everyone else hopped onto the bandwagon. I would think they are 1980′s 505. It excites me just to see them in a picture.

    • Susan

      August 21, 2015 at 8:26 am

      These look like Levi’s Vintage Clothing 701, high waist and straight wide leg. They’ve been worn in from a dark indigo.

  10. Dax

    August 12, 2015 at 1:38 pm

    Isn’t that a retro of an old fashioned Levi-jeans?

  11. debbie

    August 12, 2015 at 3:11 pm

    Both of these looks are great. The first one is an all around classic….white t, loafers, easy jeans….perfect. The shorts look is modest, but sexy at the same time.

  12. tallulah

    August 12, 2015 at 3:32 pm

    The first lady in the high waist Levi’s outfit appears super confident and comfortable with her great simple style. True elegance without all the trappings – she probably does that wonderfully too. Far too many ‘fashion victims’ around at the moment.

  13. Lis

    August 12, 2015 at 4:32 pm

    High waist is practical for bike riding. Low waist would give you a whale tail (woman 1st world problem of thong poking thru). Scott…there you go again…trying to makes us look ‘decent’ while balancing on 2 wheels…. ;) xo

  14. JFC

    August 12, 2015 at 4:42 pm

    An exceedingly hard look to pull of successfully.

  15. Saba

    August 12, 2015 at 7:15 pm

    Bravo, pants can only truly fit beautifully when hanging from the waist.

  16. une chatte grise

    August 13, 2015 at 1:07 am

    I like the fit of the jeans, but they’re cuffed in a really awkward place–I’d either wear them full length or roll them higher if they’re too short (as it appears they may be).

  17. Rebecca

    August 13, 2015 at 2:40 am

    That second girl is also showing us all how to do transparent without looking desperate.

  18. MARTA

    August 13, 2015 at 3:25 am

    Love the first photo!

  19. Claude LaVallee

    August 13, 2015 at 8:18 am

    I want those jeans!
    Comfy-looking, relaxed style, figure-flattering…

    Where can I get them?!

  20. jaj

    August 13, 2015 at 8:40 am

    Finally! I like the higher waisted jeans vs. the low rise. It’s much more flattering for most people.

  21. Anonymous

    August 13, 2015 at 1:09 pm

    Scott said that we need to check in mirrors for a look at the back of our outfits. These both look great from behind. Not a fan of high rise but then, you have to have a good shape for it.

  22. Wendy Carlos Williams

    August 13, 2015 at 4:18 pm

    My butt in the Nineties!

  23. Albert

    August 14, 2015 at 12:14 pm

    Love both basic looks! :)

    Best, Albert | Palming Pebbles
    Palming Pebbles FB

  24. Sara

    August 14, 2015 at 12:36 pm

    Pretty sure those are men’s Levis. Very summer of 1987!

  25. JH

    August 21, 2015 at 10:49 am

    That first girl is look so cool

  26. Joey

    August 23, 2015 at 3:09 pm

    Love the jeans! Can see Kiera Knightley in a pair of those.

  27. Kate

    August 24, 2015 at 2:31 am

    Top photo: my style.

  28. carl /vienna

    August 24, 2015 at 9:28 am

    from 7th to 11th sept . i’ll be in nyc again +
    i am so curious whether i will be able to catch these sartorialist perspectives that i so much cherish

  29. Gelinlik

    August 24, 2015 at 3:46 pm

    Simple, comfortable and elegant. My favourite is the second picture.

  30. Gelinlik

    August 24, 2015 at 3:47 pm

    I love the second one, simple and elegant.

  31. Karen

    August 29, 2015 at 9:52 am

    Ooh so much sexier than low waist pants.

  32. Ann

    August 31, 2015 at 7:07 pm

    How can they be high waisted pants? The narrow part of your torso is where your waist is and on these gals that’s where these pants start. For far too long the big mouth fashion bullies have held sway and women go along with their pronouncements. Those are at waisted pants and what is wrong with that.

  33. Lisa

    September 2, 2015 at 9:37 am

    Any recommendations for ladies who are “thick” through the middle? I have a tummy and want to do the high waisted thing, but don’ think I can.

  34. Ry

    September 16, 2015 at 3:38 am

    These either are the women from Broad City or their doppelgängers.

  35. CA

    January 21, 2016 at 7:45 pm

    The second one looks like Annie Clark aka St. Vincent… Hmmm.

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