The 1950s showed the rise of shorter pants for both men and women. For women, bermuda shorts, capri pants, and high-waisted shorts became in style. High-waisted shorts were worn on the beach or on pin-up models, but slowly it became more popular on the streets. The zippers are usually on the side of the shorts.

Now, the trend has become a staple daily-wear, and there are various kinds of high-waisted shorts. Here are some ideas and variations on how to wear them:

For a casual look, wear denim shorts with stripes or a boxy top and sneakers.

For a retro look à la 1950s, wear black shorts with a more fitted cropped top or tie-front shirt and sandals.

For a more formal look, wear flowy shorts with a simple white blouse and heels.

Find a pair in your closet, or cut a high-waisted jeans into shorts, and start styling these versatile pants!