When you are tall you usually have some advantages others don’t have like a better view where there is crowd and been helpful when it comes to getting things on the top shelf. However, all is not well. Traveling can be a pain and clothing choices are limited.
Many brands tend to touch at six feet and two. Which means you find clothes that have flowing cuts or short hem lines. But all is not lost. You can still look stylish and be a mode man.
Contrast is key
If you are tall and slim-sided, keeping your outfit too simple can make you look taller and slimmer. The best way to fix this is to break things down. add some contrast to your look. Avoid wearing a color from head to toe and play with patterns and textures.
Add in bulk
You want to add bulk by wearing layers. However, you don’t want to completely disappear into your clothes. So try to get in somewhere in between. Think about your vertical axis and look for clothing that has some sort of horizontal pattern, such as stripes. Color blocked t-shirts are another great option. Wearing something upright will make you look taller and slimmer …. but if that’s the vibe you want, go for it.
Make sure your clothes actually fit
Regardless of what height or shape you are, the key to looking good is to wear clothes that really fit you. One thing guaranteed to make you look taller is the ankles sticking out of the bottom of your pants or sleeves that don’t reach your wrists.
Finding clothes made for tall men can be difficult. However, online shopping means we have access to more clothing styles than ever before. There are many brands out there that specialize in clothing for tall people.
Avoid skinny styles
As a tall man, you have the freedom to experiment with different silhouettes, so give it a try. Be edgy by wearing some pleated pants or try tucking into your shirt to accentuate your shape.
Think about the details
Any outfit can look great with the right details. And while the bulk might be your best friend, those fabrics need to break apart. To do just that, go with pockets, zippers, buttons or even patches. Yes, the patches are back in style. These details will shift the eye rather than focusing on just one solid color. So, people will be totally distracted by the details of your outfit to focus on your height.
Tips by fashion.ie