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We all wish for the things that we don’t have. For some of us short girls, we long for just a few extra inches. If you have a love-hate relationship with your height, then these tips are perfect for you. If you’re wondering how to look taller, these fashion styles can help achieve those 6’2″ looks that come straight off the runway.

Column Dressing

Column dressing involves wearing straight and tailored pieces. This creates an illusion that your body is longer and taller. The straight lines created by column dressing are perfect for a slimmer and longer look. Column dressing is also super versatile and looks good on any body shape. Add heels to this look for a few extra inches, and you will be strutting the streets like Karlie Kloss.

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Wear Vertical Stripes

Wearing vertical stripes has the same effect as column dressing. This is the perfect way to give yourself a few inches of height. Vertical stripes can help give the illusion that you are super tall by drawing the eye up and down your body. With that being said, we recommend steering clear of horizontal stripes, which can have the opposite effect on your look.

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High-Waisted Jeans

High-waisted jeans are one of our favorite fashion staples. These jeans are perfect for creating the illusion of height because they stop right at your waist. Having your pair of jeans sit at your waist helps your legs to appear much longer while also slimming your stomach, which makes you look taller. High-waisted jeans come in a variety of styles including fun prints, distressed rips, and solid colors. There is no question that these pants are flattering for all body shapes and can fit in with any style!

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Platform Shoes

Platform shoes are a fun way to add height to your everyday looks. Platforms are also much more comfortable than your typical pair of pumps. These types of shoes are all the rage right now, and most of our favorite shoe brands offer platform options. You can find platform Converse and Vans, platform boots, and platform sandals. If you are not in the mood for heels, then these shoes are a perfect option to spice up your outfit with a few extra inches.

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Tuck in Your Shirt

Tucking in your shirt can help to create a slimmer silhouette. We recommend staying away from baggy clothes and oversized details because they can make you look wider and take away from your height. You can tuck in a casual shirt for a more everyday look or a button-up shirt for a fancier look. The great thing about this style tip is that you can change up this look to make it the best for your body type.

We hope you enjoyed our tips on how to look taller. Make sure you try our hacks and take a few shots for Instagram! Speaking of Instagram, can check out our looks at @successible_life or tag us with #SuccessibleFashion for a chance to be reposted!

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