How to Look Taller Than You Are, According to Emma Roberts

Standing at 5’2”, Emma Roberts has honed a knack for lengthening her look, as evidenced by her recent street style looks. Whether it’s implementing strategic layering combinations or incorporating key accessories, she always seems to know how to add the illusion of height in the most stylish way possible. If you’re on the petite side and interested in how to elongate your silhouette à la Roberts, scroll down to learn her secrets!

Style Tip: Wear Pointy-Toe Shoes

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Accessorize with a pair of pointy-toe flats or heels to lengthen your legs.

Style Tip: Find the Perfect Crop Length

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When opting for a trend-forward denim silhouette—like cropped flares—make sure the hemline hits at a flattering length, like your ankles.

Style Tip: Choose Elongating Layers

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Black dresses are not only slimming but also elongating. We like how Roberts wore hers under an equally lengthening black leather jacket. Win-win!

Style Tip: Try a Plunging Neckline

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Low necks can give the illusion of length by drawing an invisible line down your center. Plus, they’re fun for a girls’ night out!

Style Tip: Rock a Mini

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The shorter the hemline, the longer the legs, right?

Style Tip: Tuck It In

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Tuck your blouse into high-waisted jeans or trousers.

Style Tip: Fit Is Important

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Accentuate your figure with a cropped, fitted jacket like Roberts’s leather moto.

Would you try out these tips to look taller? Let us know in the comments below!