This Layering Trend Will Make You Look Taller

Time to try the new proportion play


It’s taken over both the runway and streets — the long-over-long trend is a great layering trick that the fashion pack is becoming obsessed with. If you’re a layering noob, start easy: Try a sweater dress over a midi-skirt, letting a couple inches of the skirt’s hem peek out from under. So easy!

Once you’ve gotten comfortable in that, what about this controversial pairing: Throwing a dress over pants. It looks incredibly chic when done with finesse. Start with a tunic that falls below the hip and pair it with trousers cropped at the ankles, like what Rosie Assoulin has done. When executed right, this layering trick can lengthen your silhouette.

Then just get in front of a mirror and mix it up! This trend will refresh your sheerest dresses and inject new life into your current wardrobe favourites. Going to these great lengths isn’t tough — it’s just a matter of proportion.

Photos: Imaxtree

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