Did you know Tom Cruise and Robert Downey Jr. are only 5′ 7″ tall? Or Vanessa Hudgens and Lady Gaga are only 5′ 1″ tall? Don’t they look taller than they really are? Surely, the highly-priced custom suits and dresses help them look taller, but the reason for their deceptively tall appearance is because they know exactly what to wear and how to wear it. Now it is about time for the regular individual to get in on these Hollywood secret fashion tips to look taller.
Fashion tips to look taller
Choose slim, skinny, or classic fit. Baggy or loose will make you look wider and much shorter.
Stay away from full pockets or anything that causes puckering or looseness around the hips.
Low rise pants will make your legs look shorter and wearing trousers too high will make your torso look shorter so pants ought to fit right above your hips.
Steer clear of turtlenecks like the black plague! These hide your neck and make you look stumpy.
Tucking in your shirt puts accent on your legs so if you have short legs, don’t 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.
Select bigger, bulkier designs of shoes like boots because they will make your feet larger and consequently, you will appear taller.
High heels are great but you may want to be discrete in acquiring inches to your height. So think about utilizing concealed height increasing insoles.
Go for tighter, form fitting jackets. These will make you look slimmer and longer.
Jackets ought to fall a little below the buttocks.
Stay away from blazers with more than 3 buttons. Besides being bad fashion, this will make you look much shorter.
Wear vertical patterns such as herringbone, pinstripes, and chalkstripes. Vertical patterns elongates your body and gives the illusion of being longer.
Avoid designs and patterns such as plaid, checked, or any other pattern that splits up the vertical effect.
Your top and bottom ought to be the same color or the closest shade possible. This will prevent breaks in your body which gives the illusion of one fluid, long body.
Dark colors, specifically black, has a slimming effect that helps chubbier individuals appear slimmer and shorter people taller.
When shopping, select lighter fabrics. Heavier materials have a tendency to make you look bulky, wide, and short.
When optimising your fashion to look taller, fit is perhaps the most essential factor. Avoid baggy, loose clothing at all times! Rather, choose tight fitting, slim styles. Obviously, it helps tremendously if you are slim and in shape in the first place. If you can’t find the right fit, getting your outfits custom tailored is a practical option and one that should be capitalized on. And lastly, how tall you look is in the eye of the beholder, so if you carry yourself confident and tall, you will appear taller.