to elongating your silhouette:
lines cut off the figure and make us appear wider and
shorter than we are.
Avoid tops and bottoms that are in high contrast
colors (a white top and black pants, for example).
It is better to choose similar colors to create an
lines such as pleats, v-necklines, open jackets and slacks
create an elongated silhouette.
same color (monochromatic) from head to toe will also create
a continuous, lengthwise flow.
Blend similar colored shoes and hose to appear
tops that hit below mid-thigh unless paired with a skirt
that falls above the knee.
- Dos and Don'ts
Do wear a gently pointed toe. It's more lengthening than a
rounded or square toe.
Don't wear t-straps, bows or heavy buckles on your shoes - it
creates a wide, horizontal effect.
Do wear your skirt hems long enough to cover your boots.
Otherwise you create a broken line instead of a slenderizing
Don't wear flats unless paired with long narrow pants or a short
skirt. Heels of at least 1 1/2 inches are a better choice.
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