Fashion tips to look taller

We have no controls over how tall we will be or at least nothing yet? Short people will continue to have a slight disadvantage in the fashion world. We are here to help you find the clothes that fit right and make you look taller in the process. Many women enjoy being a little on the short side and some say it makes chasing the guys so much easier.

How to reach your height?

  • You should stick to monochrome outfits with few color variations. You would look perfect in simple shift dresses, that are little color accents here and there.
  • Dresses will look great on many short women, as they automatically created the much desired 2/3 – 1/3 look. It is better to choose a tight, slim silhouette and this will make you look even taller.
  • Getting clothes with the right fit and size is even more important for short women.
  • It is an obvious way to gain weight is to wear heels. You will make you look out of proportion.
  • Choose to go for easy on the oversized accessories as these may overwhelm you
  • You can wear the same color belt as your pants or skirt often with petites, as your legs will be relatively short.
  • Short dress can be very effective for short people when they are young. A high waited skirt or pants would make your legs appear longer.
  • Wear shoes that keep your heels free. Avoid straps around the ankle and instead opt for shoes that elongate.
  • Wear vertical lines with open straight jacket and cardigans. A great look is to have a cardigan or jacket the same length as your dress.
  • Wear v-line tops to further elongate your look. Avoid short trousers and pants that stop at the ankle. Wear tops that pull the eye down vertically like V-necks
  • Wear tops up to hipline or above. Longer tops will make your legs appear even shorter.
  • Wearing too much color can really make us look frumpier than we really are. An ideal choice would be to wear your outfit all in one color. Opt for darker colored clothing, as it makes you look slimmer and hence taller.
  • Choose boots the stop the knee and avoid boots that end on the mid part of your shin.
  • The higher the waist, the better that make your legs look longer making you appear taller.
  • Wear skinny trousers that follow your thighs closely which make your legs look skinny. Avoid oversized clothes which make you look shorter and bulky.
  • Try to wear vertical stripes that make you look thinner and taller as vertical patterns will always elongate.
  • Don’t wear heavy or bold jewelry. Choose a handbag that suits your personality, not the oversized ones.
  • Don’t cut your hair too short. It should be fatter and hence shorter. You can try coloring, few streaks, and hair straightened. Have a very long, straight hair might drag you down and hence make your body appear shorter and face longer.
  • Try to shape your nails and get some nail art as longer nails make your hands appear longer.
  • Short girls who are conscious about the way they look tend to wear heels though they’re not really comfortable in them.
  • Choose glasses and sunglasses that are in proportion with your face and the rest of your body.
  • Uniformity in color and one camouflage height issues. Monochromatic color schemes for your attire blend well. Black is the most common monochrome choice. It is better to choose blue, green, red, brown, or gray colors.
  • Flared jeans go well with the dainty figure, as the hem just ends on top of the shoes giving an overall tall appearance. It looks good on tall women, but is equally helpful for short legged ones.
  • You can really wear a short dress and get away with it! Avoid body hugging pencil skirts that run up to your calves. Keep the length of your dresses or skirts above the knees, making your legs look longer.
  • Opt for empire waist and ankle length maxis to make you seem longer. Team up with gladiator flats to complete your look.