23 Fashion Rules that Need to Be Broken
Some fashion "truths" are outdated, outmoded and just plain out of style. O creative director Adam Glassman presents a better way to get dressed.
Old School: Short women can't wear flares.
New Rule: Petite gals can wear everything their taller friends can—they just have to keep proportions in mind. To make your legs look longer, choose a higher waist. The pants should be tight and fitted to the knee. And look for a flare that's wide enough so you can hem the pant without ruining the silhouette.