Long and Below the Knee Dresses Can Make You Look Taller

Did you know that long dresses can make you look taller?  I am only 5'4 and used to be afraid to wear them because of my petite body type. I recently purchased a few of these dresses to change up my style a bit and realize that I actually look and feel taller in them. The trick is all in the shoes! It's very flattering if you go simple with the dress and wear it with a high wedge or platform shoe. For those lucky girls who are blessed with height, you can also sport this look with flat sandals. Always add fun accessories when wearing a solid color!

A long dress should be hemmed to fall about 1/4 inch from the floor creating one clean long line. Front of shoes should just peek out. Dress pictured here is by Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent (no longer available). 

Always add a statement piece of jewelry when wearing solids. I am obsessed with this necklace by Dannijo. See my video interview with the sisters behind the amazing jewelry line here.

Stay chic and cool this summer and try a longer dress!