Would You Wear a High-Waisted Skirt Like America?

10/12/2007 at 06:00 AM ET

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With her curvy shape, America Ferrera really works this 40’s inspired glam look. But she’s not the only one star who’s loving high-waisted pencil skirts — we’ve spotted everyone from Victoria Beckham to Kate Walsh donning it. Unlike high-waisted jeans (which are tough on many body shapes), these sexy numbers are universally flattering and actually slim down your silhouette. Just remember to wear it with stilettos, wedges or high heeled boots. The longer your leg appears, the better. Tell us: Is this a trend you would try?

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dawn on

See for her it works if you have no curves like her then the high waist isn’t for you I think she always looks great she’s what we American women really look like.

Stephanie V on

I really like her style I think I would try it but who knows if it would actually favor me

Janelle on

America always looks polished and knows what to wear with her curvy body, I really admire her sense of style and really she looks great and yes I would definetely wear the high waisted skirt.

Michelle on

I’d wear it. It is very flatering to the figure. She looks beautiful.

May on

If I could pull it off I would definetly wear this outfit. She looks very elegant. I like America Ferrera. She seems to be a very nice women. She doesn’t mind showing of her curves.

Rebecca on

After seeing America in her high-waisted skirt, I would definitely try it out. She looks lovely!

LaToya on

I would definitely wear this look. I love America, she is such a wonderful actress. UGLY BETTY IS MY SHOW BABY!

Jeanine on

I love this trend. I have a grey high waisted pencil skirt and it just makes me feel so womanly and feminine when I wear it. theres something about the 40’s styles that is so amazing.

Rey on

I love the look and wear it all the time. It’s glamorous and classy. She looks fantastic!!!

Rachel on

I love the high-waisted skirt look, in fact I just bought a great one for work by Theory, but I’m not feeling this outfit on her. It looks a little big for her and I think she needs a better bra cos her boobs look like they’re resting on her tummy. I usually love her style, but I’m just not a fan of this look for her.

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