The Best Fashion for Petites
"When I find pants that fit my butt, I'm swimming in them everywhere else."
Jeans, Express. Top, Charles Nolan. Shoes, Jimmy Choo.
- Express's special shorter-leg version of jeans are ready to wear.
- Dark-wash denim always elongates the leg more effectively than the lighter kind; it's dressier and more versatile, too.
- A good crop? No such thing if you're petite: It "chops" you at the calf or ankle. For a sleek, continuous line, the hemline should cover the top of your heel.
- A high-belted top makes legs look longer, as do the heels—but for comfort's sake, "maybe I'd do pointy flats instead," says Matlin.
Printed from Oprah.com on Sunday, May 19, 2013
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