Short Legs Long Torso

Dress for your body type



You now know that you have the vertical body type of Short Legs Long Torso. To correctly dress for your body type you have to balance your vertical body by creating the illusion of equal proportions for each section that you measured.

Your goal is to create the illusion of shortening your torso or make your legs look longer to balance  them out.

With your unique measurements you will know whether to tuck-in tops or wear them out to balance your proportions to an even length. This measurement will determine what length and shape skirts and pants you should be wearing as well.

You can also visually adjust your Short Legs Long Torso with colors, accents, textures and new lines.

Go through these pointers to give you ideas on how to achieve that balance.



What To Wear:


  • Tucked in tops

  • Wide belts that match your pants or skirt (not your top)

  • Keep necklaces and scarves shorter in length

  • Long trousers that widen and cover the tops of your shoes

  • Straight line skirts and straight leg pants

  • Go for crop tops or shorter jackets

  • Medium to high heel shoes

  • Monochromatic colour schemes

Long waisted fashion




What Not To Wear:


  • Cropped pants
  • Loose baggy tops
  • Halter neck tops
  • Tops or tunics that hit the hips this will make you look longer
  • Big patterned skirts that are gathered at the waist

  • Skirts that stop mid calf. These will make your legs appear shorter

  • A-line or flarey skirts

Long waist fashion



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