Long Waisted

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When your Long Waisted you should wear clothing that shortens your torso. Your goal is to visually raise your waistline and elongate your legs





What To Wear:


  • High-waisted pants or any high-waisted styles

  • Wide waistbands

  • Dresses with waistline details

  • Empire line or A-line styles will draw attention away from your waist

  • Wider rather than deeper necklines

  • Crop tops or shorter jackets

  • Wide belts or contrasting colors and patterns

  • Layered or asymmetrical tops to visually break up your torso

  • Horizontal lines at natural waistline or above

  • Belts that match your pants or skirt, not your top

  • Tops tucked into pants and skirts with mid to high rises to raise the waistline

  • Wear pants extra long and with heels

  • Tops or jackets with wider necklines

  • High belted style jackets
Long waisted fashion




What Not To Wear:


  • Vertical lines above the waist
  • Low-waisted pants, hipsters and low-slung skirts
  • Pants with cuffs. They shorten the leg line and draw the eye downwards
  • Cropped trousers
  • Skirts or dresses that stop mid-calf
  • Monochromatic or tonal outfits
  • Narrow belts at the hipline
  • Belts that match the color of your top
  • High necklines
  • Straight shapes with a dropped waistline
  • Long jackets that finish at or just below the hipline
Long waist fashion



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