High-Low Trend Alert!


Get with the trend with these high-low pieces and find the one that suits you best. By Shea Rasol.

The high-low trend for tops, dresses and skirts is here to stay! Flirtatious with its asymmetrical hems either on sleeves, blouses or skirts, the trend has gone from runway to the streets as a definitive favourite.

High-Low Tops

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Street Style: Haute & Rebellious

Mason wrap asymmetrical dress | $484 | farfetch.com
Dolce & Gabbana corduroy trousers | $356 | farfetch.com
Faliero Sarti ‘Alexander’ scarf | $234 | farfetch.com
Miss Selfridge nude futuristic clutch | $30 | missselfridge.com
Steve Madden Luvely | $72 | zappos.com

Whether casual or dressy, high-low tops have a way of sneaking into our wardrobes in spring, summer and autumn! A buttoned up high-low top works best for smart casual occasions revolving around friends and family, while casual high-low tees compliment well with lazy days at home or outdoors.

High-Low Dresses

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Runway Style: Mary Katrantzou

Sly 010 pink raccoon fur bolero | $793 | jades24.com
Precocious asymmetrical tunic | $595 | zimmermannwear.com
Kate Spade New York skinny mini bow bangle bracelet | $78 | shopbop.com
L.K. Bennett Dahlia glitter clutch bag | $395 | lkbennett.com
Max Kibardin Franca glitter heels | $468 | shopbop.com

Kick these high-low dresses up a notch and dare to be bolder than your usual style. Be sure to minimise the accessories otherwise it will look as if you’re trying too hard. Create a sultry and mature look, finish off with killer heels.

High-Low Skirts

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Runway Style: XCVI

Roland Mouret ‘Charp’ sweater | $724 | farfetch.com
Maison Rabih Kayrouz Charmeuse skirt | $2,800 | farfetch.com
Zara combination chain necklace | $50 | zara.com
Burberry Prorsum Welney sartorial leather bag | $1,595 | saksfifthavenue.com
Tibi Carine heel | $365 | tibi.com

The slanted hem of the high-low skirt can actually work two ways – short in the front and long in the back, or horizontally slanted. Either way, it makes for a dramatic entrance as the hem swiftly glides as you walk by.

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