10 Ways to Make Your Legs Look Longer

10 ways to make your legs look longer by imogenl featuring a white skirt 1. Keep your skirts shorter, to just on or above the knee. Once you cover your knee your legs look shorter 2. Wear your trousers as long as possible without dragging on the ground 3. Fake them with heels if you’re […]

How to Wear Skinny Jeans

Could you do a post on skinny jeans? They are in all of the shops right now and I’m not sure if I can wear them. I’m an I shape with my shoulders a little wider than my hips, average B cup bust-line and I’m a petite at 5’2″. What sorts of jackets and tops […]

Where Should a Tunic Top Finish?

X shape vs 8 Shape - widest point

Imogen I would like your opinion on the hem length of tunic type tops. I’m a knitting designer and teacher and this topic comes up in my Fit and Flatter classes. I think women slimmest when the hem hits just below the crotch so that the leg length is undetermined by the viewer and therefore […]

Tricky Trend – The Midi-Skirt

Straight shape, nude wedge Following on from my post on Where to End Your Skirts (universally flattering length) I thought I’d do a post about the current tricky trend – the midi-skirt. Full skirt either with low vamp peep toe or ankle length leggings I’ve been wearing this for sometime, but you need to tread […]

Where to End Your Skirts

  I was wondering if you might address correct hem lengths in one of your future blogs.  I am on the short side (5′ 4″) so almost all of my clothing needs to be shorted but I am never quite sure what the correct length is.  For example, are pencil skirts and dresses hemmed at […]

5 More Ways to Break the Style Rules

The other day I posted on breaking the style rules, and I thought that I’d post some more ways to do it. Breaking the Style Rules 2 by imogenl featuring Miss Selfridge 1. Don’t match shoes and handbags – different is interesting. 2. Don’t match earrings and necklaces – sets are dull, look for relevance […]

How to Add Shape and Curve to Your Long Slim Legs

Dressing Long Legs by imogenl featuring Vivienne Westwood shoes I’ve been asked by one of my lovely readers to do a post to help her make the most of her long slim legs, without looking Mutton Dressed as Lamb. 1. Wear shoes with detail and ankle straps – all those gladiator shoes will work for […]

8 Simple Ways to Make Your Legs Look Longer

Tips for Longer Legs by imogenl featuring Monsoon 1. Wear a nude shoe – yes I’ve gone on about this illusion trick before, but it’s worth repeating – a nude shoe, one that blends with the colour of your skin on your foot, will make your legs look longer by creating a seamless transition from […]

To Tuck or Not To Tuck – That is the Question

Karen asked me to give some advice on tucking – who should and who shouldn’t. To Tuck or Not to Tuck by imogenl on Polyvore.com Basically, if you are short through the waist (and especially if you have a medium to large bust), don’t tuck, it will make you look even shorter through the waist. […]

Body Proprtions Explained – Long Body, Shorter Legs

Further from my general explanation of body proportions the other day, let’s look specifically at some of the common issues for the longer body, shorter leg. One of the more common body proportions is the longer body and shorter legs.  Now where you gain your length may not be the same as the next person, […]