8 Styling Tricks To Make Your Legs Look Slimmer And Longer

LIFESTYLE  |  December 26, 2016
  • 1. High waist it for days
    1 / 8 1. High waist it for days

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    A trusty high-waist bottom solidifies a longer torso, also elongating your legs and trimming your waist down. 

     

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  • 2. Have your skirts split
    2 / 8 2. Have your skirts split

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    A slight slit on your pencil or midi skirt goes a long way. A hint of skin along your thigh will give the illusion of longer and slimmer legs. 

     

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  • 3. Get roomy
    3 / 8 3. Get roomy

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    The best part about this comfy pants is that no one would ever know the actual size of your gams. Its flowy fit will instead, streamline your whole frame. 

     

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  • 4. Deck out in shirt dresses
    4 / 8 4. Deck out in shirt dresses

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    A flared shirt dress juxtaposes the proportions of a baggy top half as compared to your legs, hence making your legs look slimmer in comparision. Its curved hems by the sides also adds more length to your bottom half. 

     

     

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  • 5. Put on some flatforms
    5 / 8 5. Put on some flatforms

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    If your feet can’t work with sky high heels, flatforms are a great way to add height to your frame without hurting them. Its chunky heavy soles also make your ankles look thinner. 

    (Also Read: 10 Cool Flatforms That Are Better For Your Feet)

     

     

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  • 6. Use prints to your advantage
    6 / 8 6. Use prints to your advantage

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    If you love wearing pants, play around with prints that can give the illusion of slimmer and longer legs. A good tip would be to go for smaller motifs rather than big ones. 

     

     

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  • 7. Just crop it
    7 / 8 7. Just crop it

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    By wearing a crop top, you show off a smidge of midriff which adds more length to your entire torso. This foolproof top goes well with anything from shorts, skirts to pants. 

     

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  • 8. Pair cropped lengths with heels
    8 / 8 8. Pair cropped lengths with heels

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    When all else fails, a combination of cropped jeans + heels will never fail you. Cuffing your bottoms elongates your legs while an add-on of heels can only turn the whole look into a major style win! 

     

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