You’re short, and that’s great—but maybe you don’t want to accentuate it. While actual growth is out of the question, you can change the way you appear by knowing what not to wear. If you’re wondering if your clothes don’t look right because you’re on the shorter side, it’s entirely possible that you’re just wearing the wrong trends.
From avoiding a particularly tricky print to knowing the right silhouettes to stock up on, dressing for your height comes down to a simple set of fashion guidelines. Which is why we put together our edit of the best clothes for short women looking to embrace and accept their stature. Keep reading to find out which fashion trends to avoid if you’re short, and shop our top picks for petite girls at the end.
This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated by Anna LaPlaca.