Here at Long Tall Sally, we are all about empowering taller women and making shopping for tall women a breeze. Finding clothing that actually fits your figure and body type can sometimes be a real challenge as no two women are the same! That’s why we have created the ultimate guide and rounded up the best styling tips for tall women.
Whether you’re looking for the best outfits for tall ladies or simply just looking for some advice on what should tall ladies wear – we have all the fashion picks for taller women.
3 Styling Top Tips for Tall Women:
- Understand your body shape- Knowing which body shape you are can be really helpful when you are looking to upgrade your wardrobe, are you apple shaped, pear, hourglass, triangle, or rectangle?
- Know your measurements – As we spoke about in our previous blog ‘How To Find The Perfect Fit For Tall Jeans‘ knowing inseam lengths, arm lengths, and hip measurements can be really useful especially when shopping for properly fitted clothing.
- Understand your proportions – Knowing whether you have longer legs and a shorter torso, or vice versa is essential when shopping for your frame.
Define Your Waist
Whilst it’s perfect to buy longer pieces to highlight your stunning height, opt for clothing with a higher waist or that has a waist cinching belt. If you can’t find anything, you can always style your outfit with a belt to create an illusion of a glamorous hourglass shape.
Look to this stunning floral print wrap dress. With a stunning v-neckline and belted waist tie detailing, this dress accentuates your figure. Made from a soft woven fabric, this midi dress is perfect for your next occasion, simply partner with heels and a clutch bag for a trend-led look.
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Have you been told to avoid wearing heels as it’ll make you look ‘taller’? Or, you might have stayed away from them altogether. Well, we say – don’t! What’s not to love about embracing your height and styling some stunning stilettos at the same time. They will aid in elongating your legs and make your feet look smaller. If you’re feeling nervous, you can always start by wearing some mules! Don’t be afraid when it comes to heels, stand tall and proud with confidence.
Choose from our range of must-have styles, including these stunning orange mules in standard fit. Refresh your heels collection with these mules featuring an open toe and padded insole. Complement these mules with jeans and a nice top for your next night out with the girls.
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Balance out Broad Shoulders
Taller women are often times blessed with broader shoulders. This can sometimes be a hindrance when shopping for outfits. To balance out those broader shoulders, we recommend tiered style dresses or smock dresses as it will focus the attention to your bottom half with it’s skirt detailing.
This stunning trend-led dress was made for your next social occasion. Designed with taller frames in mind, it features a gorgeous broderie anglaise print pattern with short puff sleeves and v-neckline. It also made from 100% cotton ensuring you keep cool and comfortable all summer long. Pair with sandals and a shoulder bag for an effortless evening look.
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Embrace Slim Jeans
Skinny and slim fit jeans are a wardrobe essential for any tall woman. Not only do they flatter your silhouette, but they also elongate your legs and give the illusion of looking taller. Slim jeans are absolutely timeless and flatter your body shape. Make sure you opt for a high waisted fit to cinch you in at the waist.
These must-have slim jeans are simple yet stylish and feature functional pockets. Complement them with your favourite t-shirt or dress it up with heels for a versatile look you can wear on repeat. Even though the weather is warmer a pair of jeans is a staple in any wardrobe and can be worn in the evenings to wear to any social gathering.
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Jumpsuits are made for women with taller frames! Not only are they extremely flattering, they instantly elevate your silhouette whilst highlighting your longer legs. They also break up that strong vertical line as they cinch you in at the waist and create stunning shape.
Look to our trend-led floral jumpsuit for the ultimate casual outfit. This must-have jumpsuit features adjustable straps, stunning v-neckline, with belted tie waist detailing and finished in a wide leg style with split details. Perfect for cinching you in at the waist as much or as little as you like. Complement this stunning outfit with sandals and a clutch bag for a must-have look of the season.
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Tall women can style maxi skirts effortlessly! With our longer length maxi skirts there’s no falling short here. It’s best to know your measurements, as when you’re shopping for shorter skirts, you don’t want to be buying anything that isn’t going to cover the essentials.
If you’re looking for a super flattering skirt for taller women, then look no further. This must-have maxi skirt is ideal for highlighting your features and stunning height. Designed in a bold paisley print, this maxi skirt also features an elasticated waistband and tiered style. Effortlessly cinching you in at the waist, this maxi skirt is perfect for flattering your silhouette and highlighting your figure. Complement with a cami top and sandals for an easy weekend look.
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Stand out in Bold Prints and Patterns
Tall women can certainly stand out with bold prints and proud patterns. We recommend contrasting colours between your top and bottom halves to break up the strong vertical line. Especially tall tops in a print pattern to draw attention upward and away from your bottom half.
This stunning stripe print shirt is ideal to take you from day to night with just a swap of footwear. Whether you’re looking to top up your 9-5 wardrobe or going out-out, this classic piece is ideal for taller women. With a stunning pattern, this shirt is also available in red. It features button fastenings with a classic collar and short sleeves. Ideal to wear with jeans and sandals, or swap out for heels for a look you can wear with confidence.
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A high neckline like high cut blouses and halter neck styles are ideal for taller women as it helps to accentuate your stunning long neck. Embracing higher necklines will compliment your stunning silhouette and can add some shape to your taller body. It’s always something you can experiment with during the warmer months.
Look to our trend-led paisley print halter maxi dress for the ultimate evening outfit. This maxi dress features a flattering v-neckline, halter neck and sleeveless design and is made from a soft woven fabric. Complement this trend-led dress with sandals for an effortless look.
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