Here's the thing: I have short legs. I only noticed in my 20s, when digital cameras allowed us to take multiple pictures of ourselves in our outfits (MY GOD remember how in "Clueless" Cher takes Polaroids of her outfits? I was in high school then and let me tell you, that was the dream! Thank God for technology; we don't need to be as rich as Cher Horowitz to check ourselves out!)
Anyhoo, I was recently asked: How do you "fake" long legs? You know, for those days when you feel the urge to show your pins off but, like me, you are aware they are actually stumpy?
The answer: tights and monochrome, baby.
You can try this trick too with tights and shoes in a different color - as long as they are the same. A nice tomato red version would look KILLER!
Because the short dress/dark tights/heels look can be kind-of saucy, I balanced the look with a more girlish, conservative vibe up top.
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