Oh but that's not what I call a high waist. Maybe I misunderstood, because, for me, high waist, is above your natural waist. But now, with the low waist fashion (that has turned my shopping for clothes into an absolute nightmare) they call a normal waist "high".
The first one may or may not have a high waist... On the second one, Scarlett Johansson has clothes that sit on her natural waist, I think, not above (a bit difficult to tell, because she's sitting). This looks stunning on a very curvy woman, whereas wearing clothes that sit higher would probably hide her assets.
Ferru's girlfriend Marta sometimes wears what I call a high waist, but she's got rather long legs so it looks rather good on her