Wear the Right Colors
Choosing outfits that have the same color head to toe creates a stronger visual line that can make you look taller than you really are. Having a large blocks of color that cut your body height in half, even when wearing a black skirt with a red blouse for example, can interrupt your vertical line.
Wear the Right Patterns
Vertical lines on clothing will always make you look taller than a horizontal ones. It is important to know that large, bold patterns can also interrupt the illusion of height just as color blocking can as described above. Try on several patterns and see for yourself.