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Get a leg up on the competition with these wardrobe tips.
Step 1: Head to the petite department
Head to the petite department, where clothing is tailored for women 5-foot-4 and under, regardless of their weight. Or shop in vintage stores; clothing from the '40s and '50s was often tailor-made for shorter woman.
Step 2: Dress in one color
Dress all in one color; it will make you look taller.
Step 3: Wear V-neck tops
Wear tops that draw attention up and away from your legs: V-necks, halters, small shoulder pads, and necklines with beading or trim. Avoid tops that end at your hip bone; they can make legs look stubby.
Never wear a pattern or print that is bigger than your fist.
Step 4: Choose the right pants
Wear wide-leg trousers to elongate your frame. Pair heels with them, with the pants hem reaching almost to the bottom of your shoe. Avoid cropped pants, which make short legs look even shorter.
Step 5: Wear certain dresses
Choose dresses over skirts to create an unbroken vertical line. Flattering styles include Empire dresses and V-neck wrap dresses with a high waist; both lengthen your bottom half. Dresses should end either slightly above the knee or be ankle-length; anything in between will cut your silhouette in half.
Step 6: Be a heel
Wear backless footwear with dresses; they create one long, unbroken leg line. Avoid shoes with ankle straps for the opposite reason; they'll cut you off just where you need the illusion of length. And remember: Platform heels are your best friend.
Did You Know?
Fifty-four percent of American women are 5-foot-4 or under.
Love this video I'm 5ft 1
And have to say all these tips work I wear a lot of one colour outfits & mix similar colours together I also like long coats or cardigans & I wear a lot of dresses skirts with side slits which means my over knee boots look chic too & classy I'm 45 aging gracefully I intend to keep my long blonde hair I'm sure I'm in perimenopause too lol but really this is the best time of my life & finding this video has helped my wardrobe ty 💕
Rachel Makena This is what I say all the time. It frustrates me that whenever I look online for something, the clothes look good on the model because she is tall. But when I go to the store and try it on, looks like a sack of potatoes
My mother was 5'2", I am 6'2". People always asked my mom, "Did those kids come from you? They are so much bigger than you." Then my dad would step around the corner, "Oh I see now!" Dad was a big man at 6'1" tall and over 200lbs.
Petite sections aren't tailored to short people "no matter their weight." If you are 5 feet tall and 110lbs, and shopping for jeans, you are better off finding jeans in the junior section, even though they'll be too long.
You are right, the average height of women in America is 5'3 1/2. So 50% are taller than that , 50% are shorter than that. So 5'4 isn't petite at all, its actually slightly above average height for women. I hear women who are 5'3 saying they are " short' all the time, where does this distorted image come from, magazines or something? PLus short girls are the cutest most men prefer short.
Same...ha...I'm 25 and depending on how my hair, makeup and outfit is that day, strangers have thought I was between 15-30 yrs. old lol it's such a wide range...most of the time people guess I'm between 18-20 yrs. old though :)
Haha I used to feel the same way ladies I'm 5'1 and have always looked younger than my age. I used to get teased because I looked like a teen well into my mid 20s. Well guess what? Now I'm 37 and still look young for my age. Former teasers now say they wish they could look younger like me 😊
Very simple dress and has short decorates, compared to ever-pretty's dress, I THINK IT IS inferior to ever-pretty's design, [email protected]##%$#$%, sorry to say that.
but i have to say that your idea is good.
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If you look at those pictures from 1930s you would see women covered from neck to ankle. But then little by little their dress became shorter from top to bottom and in some places completely Naked!
They ate from the tree, whereupon their Nakedness became evident to them, and they tried to cover themselves with the leaves of Paradise. Adam thus disobeyed his Lord, and fell.
It seems like satan has done it again and we are just following him!
May God save us from satanic people!
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Come on everyone - why are you complaining??? There is nothing wrong with being short! It's not going to hinder you in life in any way so just embrace it. I'm 35 & 5ft 1. The best thing about being petite is that you look so much younger than your taller counterparts. I always get mistaken for a 20 year old. When you get to my age - you'll thank your genes for being short :) No one wants to be in their 30's & look 10 years older! So just work what you have & be proud of it :)
I am 5 ft 2, and body shape straight. waist size 4-6. and weigh 6 1/2 stone I never wear dresses or skirts, and can never find outfits to fit my size. I love jeans, and being warm. It seems all outfits ideas for us short people are cold all season. I haven't found any helpful hints for wearing leggings or dress tips for cold days..
Short women do not get the men at all this is BS
For a short woman to get a man she needs to date a short guy
Tall guys will not find short woman attractive trust me I am 5 foot 3 inches in height and tall men say that I'm too short or they call me a dwarf or a midget which is insulting and offensive and I end up punching them as a result
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