If you’re 5’5″ or under, like me, you’ll know the short girls club is not a bad place to be. We’ve always got plenty of leg room on an airplane and never have to worry about ducking under low lying tree branches. But, with this being said, piecing together an outfit that doesn’t overwhelm our frame is a real predicament.
While your height and stature should never stop your from wearing anything you want, there are certain pieces that can elongate your petite figure. Ahead, you’ll find seven styles of clothing that’ll flatter your pint-sized proportions, every single time.
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A neckline that points triangularly downward helps to elongate your torso and makes you appear taller than you actually are.
Country Road Bell Sleeve Top
Joseph Cashmere Sweater
Cuff your jeans to reveal your ankles or opt for a cropped version to enhance your height.
Frame Le Crop Mini Bootcut
Camilla and Marc Stevie Skinny Cropped Jean
Tote bags may be practical, but small bags are proportionally closer to your petite frame so they won’t overwhelm your figure.
Saint Laurent Monogramme Blogger Bag
Dylan Kain The Wax Silver
A monochromatic look, either in a two-piece set, jumpsuit or separates, lengthens your frame instantly. This hack can also be applied to activewear.
Reformation Diego Two-Piece