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The best fashion trends that work for tall women

Are you long limbed? Here are the best styles to compliment and flatter your body.

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For those of you who are able to reach the top shelf at the supermarket, I applaud you. But walking around with a model's stature means that it can be hard to find clothes that fit your body’s dimensions properly.

When you’re short you can hem, but when you’re tall, it’s a different story. However, having those extra inches should not mean that you have to limit your fashion choices.

These are our top fashion tips for accentuating and flattering your gorgeous, tall body.


1. Cuffed pants

If, by chance, the pants you have bought are too short (which is all too common with long legs), try cuffing them. This will make it look more intentional and will give you instant cropped pants!

Best stores to shop for cuffed pants:

Abrand '94 High Slim Jeans with Contrast Stitching
Abrand '94 High Slim Jeans with Contrast Stitching

ASOS


2. Strappy heels

Being tall doesn’t mean you can't add height to your frame – in fact, you should! A heel will shorten the appearance of your feet, and incorporating a strappy heel will break up the line of your leg.

Best stores to shop for strappy heels:

Verali - Celsie Ve Natural Snake Smooth
Verali - Celsie Ve Natural Snake Smooth

Styletread


3. Maxi dresses

This is a no-brainer simply because tall women can successfully wear maxi dresses more often than shorter girls can. A super simple, comfortable outfit can be created with a maxi. Be bold with your pattern and colour choices too, your long frame can support it!

Best stores to shop for maxi dresses:

Pink Floral Leopard Print Cupped Maxi Dress
Pink Floral Leopard Print Cupped Maxi Dress

Missguided

Beccie Khaki Extreme Split Strappy Back Maxi Dress
Beccie Khaki Extreme Split Strappy Back Maxi Dress

PrettyLittleThing


4. Three-quarter sleeves

Being tall usually means having long limbs, and a three-quarter sleeve can really be your friend as it will flatter the length of your arms. To achieve this look you can either roll and cuff your longer sleeves or invest in some cute raglans.

Best stores to shop for three-quarter sleeves:


5. Asymmetrical hemlines

For those of you with longer-than-life legs, an asymmetrical hemline will make your legs look more in proportion to the rest of your body. Paired with a higher waistline, this will give a tall, lean body some shape.

Best stores to shop for asymmetrical hemlines:


6. Cropped jackets

A waist-skimming jacket will lengthen your torso if your legs are the longest part of your body. Layering with length underneath will also help even out your body. Investing in jackets like a staple leather biker or a classic denim will give you endless wardrobe possibilities.

Best stores to shop for cropped jackets:


7. Skinny jeans

As a tall woman, you should definitely make an effort to show off those long pins, but stick to a mid-to-high waist, as a low-slung jeans won’t complement your frame like a higher waistline will.

Best stores to shop for skinny jeans:

A '94 High Waist Slim Jeans in Dead of Night Black
A '94 High Waist Slim Jeans in Dead of Night Black

Glue Store

Rolla's - Eastcoast Ankle Jean Ella Blue
Rolla's - Eastcoast Ankle Jean Ella Blue

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