The paperbag waistband is such a popular style at the moment
The Opal Pants from Megan Nielsen are a relaxed fit high waist trouser set with mix and match options. The pattern includes paperbag or standard elastic waistband, inseam or patch pockets, back pockets, belt loops, an optional belt and multiple lengths.
This first view (A) is a pair of tapered leg pants with paper bag waist and belt. View B features a pair of gorgeous wide leg pants with elastic waist. While view C is a cute pair of shorts with patch pockets and paperbag waistband. View D is a pair of knee length shorts with elastic waist and belt.
Make this pattern in bottom weight fabrics that have some structure. Choose linen, tencel, rayon, cotton voile or poplin, viscose, satin, charmeuse, crepe, wool and chambray. The pattern comes in sizes 0-20 and 14-30 for curvier figures.