Denim Trend Alert: Tie-Waist jeans

Anyone remember that SNL Gap Girls skit from the early ’90s? If not, check it out.

For the purposes of this blog post, we’re focusing on the first couple minutes of the video. (But it’s definitely worth sticking around to see Alec Baldwin in his youth (although the portrayal of women and his disrespect of them is somewhat disturbing).

Anyway, we’re talking bout jeans here, and it just goes to show that trends are always resurfacing, including the paper bag waist. Some of the jeans here are simply a tie-waist, but the paper bag silhouette endures.

white paper bag jeans

Tortoise Morenia paper bag jeans, on supper sale for $120

Denim x Alexander Wang stack crop tie jeans, $375

Cotton Citizen boyfriend jeans, $345

Stella McCartney high-waist jean trousers, $209

Nobody denim vertigo slim jeans, $137

Joe’s Jeans high-rise flare jeans, $208


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