How To Dress To Look Taller



How To Dress To Look Taller

We short people generally are proud of ourselves despite our height issues and all. But then we see a particular dress which makes us skip a heartbeat, but suddenly we realize that we are petite and it may not look flattering on us. “Wish I was a few inches taller”, sigh the petite us.

But don’t worry; today we will be sharing some awesome tips on how to dress to make you look taller. Enjoy pretty petites… 🙂

Avoid knee length dresses


how to dress to look tall


If you are sort heighted then avoid calf length dresses or skirts. Show off your legs with short dresses that end a few inches above your knees. It will make you look thinner and taller. Pair with high heels to give the impression of added length to your legs.

Small prints


Small prints dress


I know the big and bold prints with wild ray of colors sound trendy and fun when talking about maxi dresses, but small repeating patterns work best for shorter women because they provide a long, continuous line.

Vertical Stripes


Vertical Stripes to look tall


Choose vertical stripes that will add longitudinal dimension to your body.

V- neck




Wear tops that pull the eye down vertically, like V-necks, scoop necks. These can slim down your entire appearance. It also reduces the appearance of a bulky midsection.

Solid Colors


solid color dress for petite girls


Use single colors to enhance the illusion of height. Trust me, it is a highly effective strategy as it helps create a vertical line. I guess you all have heard about wearing head-to-toe black. It is the easiest and chicest option. Other saturated colors work well too.

Flared Pants


flared pants dressing tips


Flare jeans are flattering because they elongate your legs when paired with chic heels. Choose bottoms that skim the top of your shoes. Even better if you can make them touch the floor.

Really long skirts


long skirts for short girls


The same trick goes with skirts as well. Make sure it touches your shoes or even better if it touches the floor.

Maxi dress


Maxi dress to look tall


Maxi dresses looks really envying on women who are long. But it can flatter short women too. Maxi dresses in small prints or color blocks with deep necks will make you look slimmer and taller. Let your maxi dress pool on the floor. Pair with high heels and rule the world.

Dresses with high slits


Dresses with high slits


if you can carry a dress with high slits, then nothing else can make you look sassier and taller. Look at Megan Fox, she looks a lot taller than 5’3″ with this super high slit.

High Waist


High Waist dress for petite girls


If you can pull it off, bottoms with high waist is also a great look on short people like us.

Go Sleeveless


Sleeveless dress tip


If you are pretty petite woman then you should avoid long or puffy sleeves, since these styles can over-whelm wearers with too much fabric.

Avoid Belts


Avoid Belts dressing  tips for petite girls


Broad belts break your height. So if you want to look taller and thinner avoid belts, ties and scarves tied around the waist. Broad belts create a bulky look, so if you have to add dimension to your waist, then choose thin belts.

High heels


how to look tall


The fastest and easiest solution is a pair of heels. Stilettos, boots, wedges, there are many option to choose from. They not only boost up your height for a few inches but also make you look thinner.

Pointy Shoes


dressing tips for petite girls


It is not possible to wear high heels every time and everywhere. There come flats to our rescue. Go for pointy shoes because it lengthens your leg line.

Voluminous Poof or Top Knots


Voluminous Poof or Top Knots


Pile your hair up on top of your head to give a taller impression by creating a more vertical line. Front poof hairstyles are trending and it makes you look taller as well. Double Damaka 😀

Hope the above tips help you. Lets us know…

Do you have more tips to share on how to dress to look taller?

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