How to wear wide leg pants (even if you are petite)

Hello beautiful world! I have always hesitated with getting a pair of wide leg pants in the past out of fear that they would make me appear to be even shorter than I already am. It turns out that petite women can wear just about anything: it’s all about how you style a piece. So don’t let your height limit you ladies!


When it comes to wide leg pants, I like to wear them high waisted. In doing so, you will add height rather than compromise it. I chose to pair my pants with my favorite off the shoulder top. Also consider using a silk came (tucked of course) and a crop blazer for an even more polished look. Add a pair of heels from some additional height and your look is complete!


As a side note, if you are ever in Philly you have to check out the Philadelphia Magic Gardens! This incredible piece of art immerses you into the artistic mind of Isaiah Zagar. He has spent years adding color to the south side of Philly by adding colorful mosaics to walls and buildings. It is truly a spectacular sight and even more incredible in person! I am not exaggerating when I say that this pictures do not do this place justice.


Do you wear wide leg pants? How do you style them? Let me know how by leaving me a comment below. If you are looking for more ways to look taller if you are petite, I have a guide for you to check out!


Top: Banana Republic // Pants: Banana Republic (OLD) ; similar here // Shoes: UGG ; similar here // Sunglasses: Francescas (OLD) similar here

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Timeless Optimist is a petite fashion, beauty & lifestyle blog by Cristina Medina. This page focuses on creative storytelling, photography and positivity.

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