The Tall Illusion

Sunday, November 11, 2012
















Photos by Erin Valentine 
[top: Nordstrom (Rubbish), skirt: Nordstrom (Frenchi), wedges: Michael Kors, dangle earrings: boutique, bow stud earrings: Juicy Couture, pendant: boutique, bangles: Alex & Ani]

The colder weather that the majority of the country has been experiencing as of late has finally crawled its way down to North Carolina. However, it's still not consistent, and this weekend we were fortunate enough to get sunny skies accompanied with temperatures of over 70 degrees! It was refreshing to run around again in summertime clothing, but although today is another beautiful 72 degree day, I have a feeling that this warmth won't last for very long. 

What I love most about this particular outfit is the way it makes my legs look. This flowey skirt paired with these gorgeous nude wedges create the illusion that my legs extend for miles - when in reality I'm only a mere 5'2! I'm tellin ya, nude shoes are the key to appearing tall! If you're petite like me, you don't want anything to cut you off at the wrong place (like ankle straps on certain shoes or even capris can sometimes do). You want a long, lean solid line from hip to toe! 


36 comments:

  1. hello! you look great, I love your blog, you want to follow each other? I'll wait;)



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  3. lovely look :)




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  4. Ha ha, you are right, your legs look super long! :) I just love wearing nude shoes for that exact reason!

    xo Jenny
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  5. What a great look! Love the color and the design of your top!

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  6. really cute! love the color of your top :)

    xo
    naty
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  7. Cute top!

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  8. Cute shirt, love your shoes
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  9. Love the color of your top. You look super cute!

    xo, Yi-chia
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  11. I agree, nude shoes are a petite girl's best friend! Your legs look amazing!

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart

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  12. Amazing look! Love the shoes! :)

    Kisses!!

    Babi
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  13. You look so adorable! Love your hair!
    Kisses
    Elena
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  14. We are the same height :) Those wedges do make you look tall!

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  15. This is such an amazing tip! It hadn't occurred to me before - thanks so much for sharing this blogpost with us, I can't wait to get a new pair of nude heels or wedges now! I'm similar to your height as well - I'm 5 feet 3.

    You look so flawless! I love your sense of style and your blog. I'm following you now! Can't wait for updates. Let's keep in touch (:

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  16. Great idea! will need to get more nude shoes then :)

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  17. The turquoise is a really pretty colour on you! Great jewellery too.

    Sincerely,
    Sabrina

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  18. Love the illusion of long legs!! The turquois blouse is really pretty too <3

    xoxo

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  19. Nude pumps are def a best kept secret ;)


    XX,
    Miranda

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  20. Sporty chic! Love how you paired such a vibrant casual top with a supercute feminine skirt! Great mix!

    xo-Julie
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  21. mint and a touch of nude is perfect. yes you look super tall. thank you for the tips, will implement it as a photographer
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  23. Lovely look :) wanna follow each other ? just let me know when you follow me and i'll do the same right away :)

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  24. your legs really do look amazing! :D love that top! its such a beautiful color :)

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  25. Kat, you are def right on the nude shoes. It does makes petite like me look taller. I like the color of your top/jacket. You look great and a comfy outfit to consider for busy mom like me.

    XO
    Sam
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  27. i love the nude shoe!

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  28. Cute look! You definitely look tall in these photos! (you are the same height as me!!!) The skirt looks amazing on you and love that little zippered top!

    Rebecca
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  29. Great look!love green and black together!
    kisses from Miami
    Borka
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  30. You look beautiful <3 Love your heels & blouse!!

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