Playing With Proportions

J.Crew Factory infinity shirtJ.Crew Factory infinity shirt // Equipment sweater // AG jeans // Charles by Charles David Pact pumps // J.Crew Uptown tote // Ray-Ban original aviators 58mm (25% off) // Daniel Wellington watch

Equipment cashmere sweater

AG distressed ankle jeans

Charles by Charles David Pact pumps

Ray-ban original aviators

J.Crew black uptown tote

J.Crew Factory button front

Daniel Wellington black leather watchPhotos by Natalie Dressed

I’ve never really played with proportions until recently. Since I’m always looking for ways to look taller, I’ve stuck with pieces that help elongate my body and fit proportionately. While I still do this on a regular basis, I’ve been experimenting with longer pieces. Maxi cardigans (seen here and here), tunics, and longline shirts and sweaters. I didn’t think I could pull them off, but so far, I don’t hate it. Take for instance this J.Crew Factory infinity shirt. It’s definitely long, but with the side slits and some styling, I made it work on my small frame. Anyone can wear a button down shirt, but to wear it long and untucked, you have to really put some thought into styling. I’ve always been a fan of unexpected elements, and that’s exactly what you get with this look. This is probably one trend I didn’t see myself gravitating toward, but I may be hooked.  I already have my eye on this tunic sweater, this longline shirt, and this cowl neck tunic.

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