Monday, 11 May 2015

13 Style Rules That’ll Help Any Guy Look Taller (via BuzzFeed)

Source: BuzzFeed Style

1. The easiest way to gain an inch? Stand up straight!
2. Go for a skinnier tie.

3. Dress monochromatically 

Do what Martin Freeman does, and wear one pattern, or one colour family all over. It’ll avoid breaking the body line.

4. But skip the Man In Black look 

Black weirdly has a habit of shrinking you down (hello, Zac Efron) and making you appear smaller than you actually are. Instead, opt for a charcoal grey or blue suit. 

5. When buying a suit, consider these factors.

6. Invest in tailoring 

This is a no-brainer, but tailoring can seriously transform a good outfit into a great outfit. When it comes to fooling the eye and transforming your silhouette, taking things in to make them fit your body is what will have the biggest impact. Yes, it can cost you, but it can make a huge difference between looking a bit sloppy and lazy to seeming totally put together and on top of it.

7. Keep your shirts shorter.

8. And your hair, too.
9. No horizontal stripes.
10. Go for a “no break” look in your pants.

11. Keep the waist button on your jacket above your navel 

Like so. It’ll give you the illusion of a longer torso and legs.

12. Wear V-Necks 

The deeper the V, the better, but don't go crazy.

13. Wear your trousers at your waist