How To Look Taller In Flats

Maxi Skirts and Dresses

There's no way to wear a maxi skirt with closed-toe shoes and not look like (a) You just escaped from the kind of religious sect featured in Big Love, and (b) You shrank four inches. The good news, however, is that any kind of sandals work, so once you've got the formula down, it's hard to mess up.

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Despite the many superiorities that flats have over heels (mainly comfort, yes, but also all these things here), stilettos, pumps and wedges do have one mathematically airtight advantage: wearing a pair literally makes you taller. Still, even if slipping into some loafers, sneakers or ballet slippers won't bring you any closer to Karlie Kloss' inseam, there are sneaky ways of faking the same effect. Follow my advice below on exactly what kind of flats with wear with what kinds of bottoms and you'll always look a little longer and leaner than you actually are.