The Insta-Approved Way To Wear Paper Bag Waists

For those of you who don’t know what a paper bag waist is, grab any bag made of paper and scrunch up the top with your hands to close it. See the natural pleats it creates? Now imagine that on a pair of trousers.

For a few months now, my Instagram feed has been clogged with paper bag waist bottoms. From shorts and skirts to trousers, it’s the most flattering kind of waist out there. And it even looks great on pretty much every body type.

So if you’ve got a pair, or you’re about to, let Instagram show you how to style it:

1. The more ruffles the merrier

2. The only thing your paper bag bottoms need is a simple tank top

3. There’s one for every kind of body shape and personality

I just want a pair of paper bag waist trousers for every day of the year ????

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4. And it easily fits into your work wardrobe

Just chill #regram @bymalenebirger #paperbagwaist

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5. Don’t be afraid to amp up the volume

6. It can be as covered up as you like

7. Or you could even go ahead and make it sexy

MINIMAL . #paperbagwaist #minimal #style #inspo #classic

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8. Basically the trend is a total hit

P.S. Don’t have time to get yourself some paper bag waist bottoms? How about giving our SC Box a shot? Depending on what you want, it could come filled with everything you need to style your paper bag waist bottoms!