11 tips to look taller – a women’s cheat sheet

Have a short and petite body silhouette? And the man of your dreams is the tall, dark and handsome types. Don’t worry…you no longer have to rely on those painful heels, not just yet. Stumped? We aren’t giving you any magic portion to grow taller overnight (giggles). Let us explain it a bit better. Being short is no bad news…Not any longer. We present you all time great tips to look taller.

1. Rock with vertical stripes

Count on season’s hottest trend of stripes. The ‘behind – the – bars’ print is not just the ‘IT’ thing of the season but it will also make you appear taller. Wonder how? The vertical stripes give you an illusion of elongated height, when worn in a monochrome hue it doubles the effect.

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2. Wear V Necks

Plunging V necklines make your torso appear longer and leaner, adding the perfect amount of oomph to your look. So you now know what is your go to neckline of the season, be it for sexy cholis for a friend’s wedding or your favorite LBD for the perfect dinner date.

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3. Go for Maxi skirts

Debunk the Fashion myth that short girls can’t wear floor sweeping hemlines and follow the footsteps of the likes of Alia Bhatt and Shraddha Kapoor. Don’t they just look fab in their maxi skirts and dresses? It’s all in the cut gal; a well cut and fitted maxi skirt will make you look taller instantly.

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4. Choose heels with Low cut vamp

Heels with a low cut vamp not just give you the illusion of height but also make your legs look slimmer under those hot knee length dresses and skirts.

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5. Tie a top Knot

The top knot is your cheat code to look taller in seconds. No more poky straight hair or spending hours on a hair do. Just tie the top knot and your set to go.

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6. High – waist bottoms are your thing

High waist bottoms will do the trick for you, be it skirts, denims or pants. These will make your lower body look elongated thus making you look tall. Just a quick tip, opt for crop tops or tuck in the blouse your wearing for the perfect appearance.

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7. Don’t choose big shoulder bags

Accessories make or break an ensemble. So be very wise while choosing these. It’s not suggested to carry gigantic shoulder bags if you have a petite frame as it lays focus on illusionary width rather than height making you look short and broad. Stick to cross body sling bags, totes or envelope clutches.

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8. Wear pointy flats
Invest in pointy flats next time you go shoe hunting. Why? Because pointy flats tend to lengthen your leg line.

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9. Chop those locks

If you have the experimental streak in you then follow the footsteps of Anushka Sharma from PK and don that Pixie haircut. Regardless to say that it will give you the hottest makeover that you have dreamt of ever and flaunting those shoulders in a chic off shoulder dress will surely make heads turn for you.

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10. Go short

It’s a universally known fact that if you are a petite body type and are going for dresses and skirts then either ‘too short or too long’ should be your mantra. Calf lengths and midi dresses are not for you as they don’t pamper your body.

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11. Stick to skinny belts

Belt it up in style to create the illusion of a natural waist line. Skinny belts will flatter your body type and accentuate your curves giving you that perfect figure with an illusion of height.

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None the less, heels have their own charm. You can read about the heels which are trending right now.

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