These High-Waisted Skinny Jeans Have the Best Reviews

Best High-Waisted Skinny Jeans



The search for the best high-waisted skinny jeans officially ends here. We've found the top styles on the internet that are super comfortable and insanely flattering—most are made of stretchy, slimming fabric that won't stretch out after the first, second, or third wear (or wash).

What's more, our picks have rave reviews and won't burn a hole into your wallet. In other words, they're the perfect denim bottoms you've been looking for (and probably have been struggling to find). Think skinnies are out? Wrong… although wide-leg jeans took center stage for a while, skinnies have remained a classic that works with just about every shoe style in your closet.

That said, If you took a break from fitted styles, now's officially the time to slip back into them. So what better way to start than with our roundup of the top-rated high-rise skinny jeans that people can't seem to stop raving about? Ahead, see and shop the pairs people are loving right now.

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1. Wit & Wisdom Ab-solution Ankle Skinny Jeans

Rating: 4.5 stars

"These are my favorite jeans! These jeans are great for a petite height. I am 5’3” and these jeans hit right at my ankle-making them a great length to wear with ankle boots. These fit true to size." — Nordstrom customer

2. Mother The Looker High Waist Frayed Jeans

Rating: 4.6 stars

"The fabric is very soft and comfortable.The detail on the waist holds my "muffin-top" very well and gives me better shape. It's my new everyday jeans and definitely highly recommended!" — Nordstrom customer

3. H&M Skinny High Jeans

Rating: 4.2 stars

"I love the way these jeans look. I’ve been looking for some like this for a while, so I’m glad I came across these. They also run true to size, I sized up at first had to send them back and get my regular size. But love love love these!" — H&M reviewer

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4. Agolde Nico High Rise Slim Fit

Rating: 4.6 stars

"Definitely size down! I am obsessed with these jeans! They have the perfect amount of stretch to jean and I love the high waist! So comfy I easily wear them all day." — Revolve customer

5. Slvrlake Beatnik Ankle Jeans

"These jeans are the perfect high-waisted pair to wear with tops on the cropped side. They are flattering in the butt and thighs. Love them." — Shopbop customer

6. Frame Le High Skinny

Rating: 4 stars

"Perfect light wash skinny jean that goes all the way to my ankle! True to size." — Revolve customer

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7. The Reformation High and Skinny

"These are pretty solid quality, especially considering the price and how many wears I have already gotten out of them (over thirty!) since purchasing." — Reformation customer

8. Levi's 501 Skinny

Rating: 4.5 stars

"Love these jeans. They fit perfectly! I love that they don't have holes so I can still wear them to work and look professional. A great closet staple." — Revolve reviewer

9. Citizens of Humanity Olivia High Rise Slim Jeans

Rating: 4.5 stars

"This style offers a perfect amount of stretch. Personally, I am loving the high-waisted, relaxed fit trend in denim and I'm hoping it will stay around for a while. Citizens of Humanity does it really well." — Shopbop customer

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10. 1822 Denim Butter High-Waist Skinny Jeans

Rating: 4.1 stars

"I adore 1822 jeans. They fit like a glove. I wish these had front pockets, but everything else about them is perfect." — Nordstrom customer

11. Re/Done Originals High Rise Ankle Crop

Rating: 4.3 stars

"So bomb! Nice and tight, stretch enough to fit my curves but doesn't stretch out over the night to where they get baggy!" — Revolve customer

12. H&M High Waist Jeggings

Rating: 4.5 stars

"Great fit with the perfect amount of stretch in the jeans." — H&M customer

Best High Rise Jeans



13. Frame Ali High-rise Skinny Jeans

"I love the color wash on these jeans. They look great dressed up or casual. These are my first Frame jeans, but they won’t be the last." — Customer

14. Madewell 10-Inch High Rise Skinny Jeans

Rating: 5 stars

"Great jeans- well constructed, soft, moves with your body without being overly clingy. They are high rise and seem to elongate the legs." — Nordstrom customer

15. L'agence Margot High Rise Jeans

"Where has this brand been all my life? Seriously, the pants this brand makes are hands down my favorite. They are so comfortable, extremely flattering, lightweight, and hug all my curves." — Shopbop customer

16. Madewell High Waist Skinny Jeans 

Rating: 4 stars

"These jeans fit perfectly. After my "Covid-15" I realized I can no longer fit into my size 4 jeans. I moved up a size but loved my new jeans. The fit was spot on and the button closure really adds a cute detail. I get compliments every time I wear them.." — Madewell customer

17. AG Farrah High-Waist Skinny Jeans

Rating: 4.5 stars

"These pants are just as flattering as previous reviews suggested they would be. They are comfortable and look great dressed up or down. The material is rich and soft and I love the high-rise waist! They look really cute with cropped, mid, or long tops. Highly recommend!" — Nordstrom customer

18. Topshop Jamie High Waist Skinny Jeans

Rating: 4.4 stars

"These Jeans are perfect. I would size down because they stretch out a bit. I would definitely buy again." — Nordstrom customer


Up next, 12 pretty tops fashion girls are wearing with their jeans this spring.

This post was published at an earlier date and has since been updated.

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