Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Fashion Tips That Make You Look Taller

Fashion Tips That Make You Look Taller
Did you know Robert Downey Jr. and Tom Cruise are just 5' 7" tall? Or Lady Gaga and Vanessa Hudgens are just 5' 1" tall? Don't they appear taller than they actually are? Surely, the expensive custom-made suits and dresses help them look taller, but they look deceptively tall because they know what to wear and exactly how to wear it. Now it is about time for the average person to get in on these Hollywood secret fashion tips to look taller. 

Fashion tips to look taller

Choose slim, skinny, or classic fit. Loose or baggy will make you look wider and much shorter.
Stay clear of full pockets or anything that causes looseness or puckering around the hips.
Low rise pants will make your legs look shorter and wearing pants too high on the hips will make your torso look shorter so trousers should fit just above your hips.

Stay away from turtlenecks like the black plague! These conceal your neck and make you look stumpy.
Tucking in your shirt accentuates your legs so if you have shorter legs, do not tuck in your shirt!
Always wear tight fitting shirts. Loose shirts will make you look like a square.
V-necks make your torso look longer so you should have plenty in your wardrobe.

Opt for bigger, bulkier designs like boots because they will make your feet bigger and consequently, you will appear taller.
High heels are great but you might prefer to be discrete in gaining inches to your height. So think about utilizing hidden height enhancing insoles.

Opt for tighter, form fitting jackets. These will make you look slimmer and longer.
Jackets ought to fall slightly below the buttocks.
Stay away from blazers with more than 3 buttons. Besides being bad fashion, this will make you look shorter.

Wear vertical patterns such as pinstripes, herringbone, and chalkstripes. Vertical patterns elongates your body and gives the illusion of being taller.
Avoid designs and patterns such as plaid, checked, or other pattern that splits up the vertical effect.
Your top and bottom must be the same color or the closest shade possible. This will prevent breaks in your body which gives the illusion of one long, fluid body.
Dark colors, specifically black, has a slendering effect that makes chubbier individuals appear slimmer and shorter individuals longer.
When shopping, select lighter materials. Heavier materials have the tendency to make you look bulky, wide, and short.

General Tips

When optimizing your wardrobe to look taller, fit is perhaps the most important factor. Avoid baggy, loose clothing at all times! Rather, choose form fitting, slim designs. Naturally, it helps immensely if you are fit and slim in the first place. Getting your outfits custom tailored is a viable option and one that should be taken advantage of if you can not buy the right fit. Lastly, how tall you look is in the eye of the beholder, so if you carry yourself confident and tall, you will appear taller.

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