Imagine The Purge but worse, because it doesn’t end after 24 hours. This is now our fashion reality, as designers who aren’t content to leave well enough alone re-inflict that favorite punchline of the aughts: the low rise. But is it back and better and less “there’s a suspicious breeze on my backside” than ever? That remains to be seen in the examples below.
“Bella Hadid” is not a designer yet, but she sure is her brand. And these days, part of her brand is exposing her hips with a one-two punch of high-cut bodysuit and low-slung trousers.