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7 Fashion Tips Every Petite Girl Should Know

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If all of us started wearing Deepika Padukone’s mom jeans or Priyanka Chopra’s bold wardrobe, we’d definitely be caught by the fashion police! Styling a look based on your OWN body type is very crucial. I mean, how many girls do you know who have Deepika’s athletic frame or Priyanka’s perfect curves, right?

When it comes to a petite body type, styling can get a little tricky. But with these 7 fashion tips for petite girls, you’re sure to add a few extra inches to your frame and look perfectly stylish!

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1. Opt for a Monochrome Look

Wear a monochrome look from head-to-toe in order to elongate the body. It tricks the eyes into thinking that it’s looking at one long unit, as opposed to a colour blocked ensemble that breaks your silhouette.

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2. Wear a longline jacket

A longline jacket is gives the illusion of height thanks to its length and fall. Add a few of these to your wardrobe and team them with pants or dresses.

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3. Choose High-Waisted Skirts

A high-waisted skirt gives the illusion of longer legs. Since the skirt starts above your regular waist line. it elongates the bottom half of the body.

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4. Go for Vertical Stripes

Vertical stripes make the eye go from top to bottom, giving the illusion of a longer frame. If the pants are high-waisted, then double brownie points for you!

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5. Add A Thin Belt Above The Waistline

Create 40:60 body ratio by wearing a thin belt higher than your waist line. This gives the illusion of a longer bottom half, an essential if you want to look taller.

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6. Choose Shorter Hem Lines

Make sure your hem line ends above your knees, so you can flaunt those legs proudly! Remember, midi length outfits do not flatter a petite figure.

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7. Pointed Heels

Pointed heels elongate your legs and automatically add a few inches.


Hauterfly's Content Writer and Video Producer, Kreena is a sucker for all things DIY. In love with nail art, beauty, fashion, textiles, and all things creative under the sun, she follows the mantra: Why buy, when you can DIY?!

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