Do you sometimes wish you were taller without having to depend on heels? I do (even though people say that almost 5’4″ is already tall) especially when I’m next to friends who tower over me. Sadly, we can only depend on clothing to create the illusion that we’re a few inches taller.
One trick is to wear striped pants so your legs look elongated. Recently, Pia Wurtzbach and Anne Curtis posted OOTDs wearing this piece. They also showed that this style isn’t just for business attire as they sported it at home and at the beach.
So if you don’t feel like wearing heels on certain days, just pick up a pair of striped pants.
These jeans have a biker feel to them with the black stripes. Pair this with a studded leather jacket to complete that badass effect. Available on Farfetch.
For a laidback look, opt for these black cropped trousers from Bershka. This pair doesn’t have a tight fit which makes for a comfy choice for casual days out. Available at Glorietta 2.
Wide-leg pants are still a must-have in our book because it’s a breezy option for warm days. Wear a plain black or white top with these pants for a monochromatic look. Available at SM Megamall.
Don’t be afraid to play with color. These Selected Femme pants have multicolor stripes that’ll give life to your usual monochromatic style. Available on Zalora PH.
These pants look like business wear, but the pink color and burgundy stripes sets them apart from corporate attire. Feel free to pair this with boots, stilettos, or sneakers. You can also go for its matching blazer to create a menswear-inspired ensemble. Available on Net-a-Porter.
If you need a beach-appropriate option, go for these Miss Selfridge pants. The ankle-length legs make it appropriate to wear sandals or flip flops without the sand sticking to the hems. It also has a ribbon-tie belt to cinch your waist. Available at Greenbelt 5.
Art by Lara Intong
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