There’s something we all have in common (yes, besides our adoration of the current Gucci collection): We all want our legs to look as amazing as they possibly can—right? Well, believe it or not, it’s actually quite simple to make your limbs look longer and incredible. And no, no, we’re not talking about hitting the gym and comparing yourself to other people. You can actually look fantastic with a few distinct styling tricks.
Keep scrolling to check out five original ways to make your legs look great, according to some of our favorite celebs.
Slim boots that go all the way up your leg will naturally make your legs appear longer and leaner, drawing the attention upward on your body.
If you’re looking for an instant way to make your legs look incredible, take a cue from Queen Bey and opt for a skirt with a high slit. The difference between a style like this and a classic midi skirt, for example, is that this doesn’t chop off any portion of your leg, instead creating a clean line up and down your frame.
On Beyoncé: Self-Portrait dress; Saint Laurent Classic Motorcycle Jacket ($4990); Manolo Blahnik pumps.
When it comes to denim, flares that hit right at the ground are the best option for a flattering silhouette. The opening at the bottom gives the illusion that your legs keep going and going, rather than stopping right at the ankle, for example, which could make your legs look shorter.
The beauty of nude heels is that they naturally make your legs appear longer than they are. While Gigi Hadid opted for a pair with skinnies here, you can go for an above-the-knee skirt or slit skirt with your nude heels to make your legs look great too.
On Gigi Hadid: Ray-Ban Rounded Sunglasses ($150); Emm Kuo bag; Helmut Lang Cashmere Cardi ($425); Rosetta Getty Mixed Media Granny Square Cardigan ($2800) and Mixed Media Granny Square Scarf ($1000); J Brand 8001 Leather Skinny Pants ($1000); Stuart Weitzman Nudist Song Patent-Leather Sandals ($395).
It’s no secret that vertical slides will inherently help elongate your frame. If you’re looking to help your legs specifically, find a pair of pants (like Kendall Jenner’s here!) that has a stripe up and down. That detail will do wonders for your silhouette!
Want to look even better when you're wearing flats? Check out these must-know slimming style guidelines.