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Kurtis is made to fit all people but not all the fashion trends are suitable for the shorter women or those who are below 5’4. It can be frustrating for you at times when you can't wear your favourite dresses like your favourite kurti or stress. But there is nothing much that you can do regarding your height. However, there is nothing bad in being a woman of short stature. There are many advantages to being short.

As far as styling is concerned, there is no specific height to be stylish or wear fashionable clothes. Any person can wear a kurti or saree and make it look fashionable. After it is the person wearing the dress is the one who makes the dress look fashionable. So, you should stop complaining about your height. It is beyond your control and you should look forward to those things which are under your control such as making your own styles. There is nothing as short height. Here are some styling tips for those women who consider themselves short. These tips will make you stand out from the rest despite having a petite frame.

Same colored kurti and bottoms

You might think that when there are dozens of colored kurtis to play with, then why stick to only one color of kurti and bottom? This is only to create an illusion of having a taller height. This works great with solid colors mainly. When you wear solid color outfits, they create an illusion of a vertical line which will make you appear taller to the other people.

The kurta which you wear should be well fitted and try sticking to only the solid colors. And you have nothing to worry regarding the number of solid color options available for you. There are more colors than you can imagine. Some of the colors which you can have a look at our black, red, blue, navy blue, grey, purple and many there. There are lots of other color kurtis as well.

Try kurti with slim palazzo pants

The best choice of the bottom for short people are the palazzo pants. They are trendy and gives a smart look. Moreover, they are suitable for all types of body. There are different palazzo pants that you can choose. However, the medium flare palazzos which end below the ankle is the best for you as it will make you appear taller. And palazzi pants are not bad either. They look great with front cut kurtis and long straight kurti. The palazzo pants are also long enough and you won't feel short and would give others an impression that you have a tall stature.

Try kurti with medium flared skirts.

You might not like the idea at first but you are surely going to love it once you try these. There are going to work wonder for you.  Just pair your long and straight kurti with a medium flared skirt which ends above the ankle. Make sure that it doesn’t end below the ankle. This will also give an illusion of height and will also give you a better look and you will look more attractive. You might not be very comfortable with a skirt so wear a kurti is long enough to cover your skirt or else you can go for the side slit kurti which is long enough and will give a modern look with your skirt.

Try kurti with slim pants.

Slim pants are a blessing for the women who are short in stature. These pants are crisp and trendy and give a smart look. To make your look even better, you can wear a silhouette along with pairing it with slim pants a kurti. You will certainly look taller along will also give you a beautiful look. A straight kurti will be apt for this look. Moreover, most of the women are comfortable with slim pants and it goes well with most of the kurti. For the short women, try wearing a straight kurti along with you.

Wear heels

Do not stay away from wearing heels. If you want to look taller, you need to wear hills. Some people are uncomfortable with the heels are too light as they cause pain to the feet. But a heel of a few inches isn’t going to hurt you much and in fact, they are going to make you look tall as well as stylish. Along with good heels, pair it with a straight kurti and you see how tall and beautiful you become. There are different types of hills as well. If pencil heels are not your thing, you can choose either the platforms or wedges. These will give you a comfortable and stylish look.

Try a skinny belt

This is another style which you can try. Wear a skinny belt at your waist or you can choose that ultra-chic kurti which comes along with a tie-up belt. These will make you look a little taller, unlike the broad belts which make you look shorter. When choosing the color of the best, go for those which will match the color of your kurti. This will define your waist with actually dividing your body into half. For the best results, wear the best on a kurti which is at least up to the knee-length.

Stick to minimal accessories.

Do not accessorize too much with your kurti. The less you accessorize, the better and taller you will look. Avoid wearing chokers, necklaces or danglers. However, you can stick to the light jewellery such as the sleek chain which has a pendant on it or the junkies paired with a bangle. This will be enough as far as your accessories are concerned. And if you are looking to go for a casual look, you can add a pair of studs and a clutch bag to match with your kurti. This will give you a stylish and taller look and you will look better than the others.


It matters very less about your height and more about how you can pull off every dress in a fashionable way. So, pick your favourite kurti and style it in a way, which makes people gaze towards you.

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