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Most Flattering Outfit Ideas For Petite Girls Under 5’3

Most Flattering Outfit Ideas For Petite Girls Under 5’3

If you're under 5'3 and want to look taller, look no further! These flattering petite girls outfit ideas will have you working all the trends!

When looking at inspiration for new outfits, it can be hard for us petite girls to find something that will complement our small stature. Most outfits are modelled by girls at least 5’9″ in height, so they will look entirely different on someone who is 5’2″, like me. However, these outfit tips and ideas are specifically flattering for petite frames, so you can look as stylish as a supermodel and (almost) as tall!

1. Wide leg trousers

Cool, comfortable and flattering on slim or curvier frames, wide leg trousers are a must-have for petite girls. These trousers slim and elongate the legs, and scores double points if you wear with a tucked-in shirt, as the emphasis on the waist highlights your petite frame rather than swamping your figure. This look is worked over and over by fashion mogul Victoria Beckham – who is only 5’4″! If you want to nail a summer 2019 trend as well, go for cropped wide leg trousers. They give the illusion that your legs are too long for them, while still looking chic. Supermodel legs are yours!

Most Flattering Outfit Ideas For Petite Girls Under 5'3

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2. Above the knee

If you’re under 5’3″, it is probably best to avoid midi or maxi dresses. Some designs with simple lines are flattering if you pair with heels, but the material can often leave your figure completely hidden and you look way shorter than you are. If you want to flatter your petite frame, go for dresses that fall just above the knee (you can’t go wrong with a little black dress) and that are high-waisted. Anything that hangs lower will just swamp you. To complement the outfit, stick to shoes that are similar to your skin tone or that are the same colour as your dress. Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke has legs for days here, and she’s only 5’2″!

Most Flattering Outfit Ideas For Petite Girls Under 5'3

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Most Flattering Outfit Ideas For Petite Girls Under 5'3

3. All about that waist

The waist is the most important part of your figure when it comes to dressing a petite frame. Whether you’re wearing a dress, jeans, jumpsuit or joggers, it’s crucial to accentuate the waist in almost any outfit. If you’re under 5’3″, try a crop top instead of leaving your figure buried under a long line shirt or sweater. If you aren’t comfortable baring too much skin, then a belt is always a flattering choice for rediscovering your waist underneath looser clothing. When it comes to jeans, petite girls should choose high-waisted styles, because they will make it look like your legs start way higher up than they actually do! Avoid the hip-hugging style, as any outfit with a lowered crotch, makes your legs look stocky. Vanessa Hudgens has nailed her look with high-waisted AND flared jeans to flatter her 5’1″frame.

Most Flattering Outfit Ideas For Petite Girls Under 5'3

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4. Make a statement

Wearing one statement piece not only exudes a classy, timeless look; it makes petite girls look taller! Wearing two or three components of an outfit can sometimes over complicate the look and ‘break up’ your figure, causing focus to drift onto features that may be highlighted by certain parts of your outfit, for example, your short legs or small torso. By wearing one whole piece, you should think of it as styling your figure as one continuous line with no interruptions and that’s what elongates your figure to the natural eye. Jumpsuits and boiler suits are really trendy at the moment, and because you’re going for the one statement outfit, you can choose literally any colour! Check out 5’0″ Kourtney Kardashian – she’s even chosen a flared boiler suit to further elongate her legs, and a tie waist to emphasise her gorgeous petite figure. Triple points.

Most Flattering Outfit Ideas For Petite Girls Under 5'3

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Most Flattering Outfit Ideas For Girls Under 5'3

If you follow these simple tips, you’ll flatter your figure and be the envy of your taller friends! Do you have any tips for dressing a petite figure? Please let us know!

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