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Can I wear boots even if I'm short and not super skinny? UPDATED

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Kate
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Can I wear boots even if I'm short and not super skinny? UPDATED

I feel like boots look great on tall, thin, women and I don't know if I can pull off the look. I know I just need to try them on, but I was just wondering if there were any other shorter women who wear boots. (I'm 5'4")

How high should the boots go? All the way to my knees? And if I get a pair, do I need to get skinny jeans to fit inside them?

Thanks for all advice!

I tried on these boots from Cole Haan today and I love them! They had to order my size and have them shipped to me. I can't wait to get them.

Now I need skinny jeans...

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Posted 2/5/11 5:34 PM
 
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KPanas
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Re: Can I wear boots even if I'm short and not super skinny?

I wear boots all the time and Im only 5'2 and def not skinny!

Posted 2/5/11 5:46 PM
 

emilain
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Re: Can I wear boots even if I'm short and not super skinny?

I'd be very careful what you put on top, you need to elongate your torso, otherwise you will look small and heavier. Darker jeans, black high boots, right below the knee, I ften wear high boots with heels too it helps

Posted 2/5/11 8:03 PM
 

Kate
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Re: Can I wear boots even if I'm short and not super skinny?

Posted by emilain

I'd be very careful what you put on top, you need to elongate your torso, otherwise you will look small and heavier. Darker jeans, black high boots, right below the knee, I ften wear high boots with heels too it helps




Thank you! This is what I'm afraid of. I just need to try them on I guess.

Posted 2/5/11 8:09 PM
 

Deedlebugs
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Re: Can I wear boots even if I'm short and not super skinny?

I am 5'2 and not skinny. I wear boots almost every day.

Posted 2/5/11 9:26 PM
 

limommer
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Re: Can I wear boots even if I'm short and not super skinny?

Ofcourse you can!!!

Posted 2/6/11 8:25 AM
 

MrsVan2010
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Re: Can I wear boots even if I'm short and not super skinny?

Of course you can ...... I am 5'3 and always wear boots

Posted 2/6/11 8:58 AM
 

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Re: Can I wear boots even if I'm short and not super skinny?

I live in boots...Im 5' so yes you can wear them.

Posted 2/6/11 9:43 AM
 

Alexandra17
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Re: Can I wear boots even if I'm short and not super skinny?

I am not skinny and bought two pairs at Payless just in case I wasn't loving them and I LIVE in mine.

Posted 2/6/11 10:41 AM
 

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Re: Can I wear boots even if I'm short and not super skinny?

You should try on all types of boots to see what you like. I'm 5'4-5'5 and I wear em all! Booties, mid calf, tall, over th knee, combat everything.

I love boots!

Posted 2/6/11 11:11 AM
 

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Re: Can I wear boots even if I'm short and not super skinny?

Kate you're fine. wear the boots with whatever jeans you want :)

Posted 2/6/11 2:14 PM
 

Adri
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Re: Can I wear boots even if I'm short and not super skinny?

I'm 5'2 and wear boots all the time! I think they even help me look better and they make my legs look longer

Posted 2/6/11 9:17 PM
 

MarisaK
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Re: Can I wear boots even if I'm short and not super skinny?

You can wear whatever you want - you ahve to be comfortable in your outfit -

As a general rule, at 5'2" I don't wear high boots b/c MY legs are not skinny, and I don't think those boots do me any favors -

Posted 2/7/11 3:15 PM
 

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Re: Can I wear boots even if I'm short and not super skinny?

Posted by MarisaK

You can wear whatever you want - you ahve to be comfortable in your outfit -

As a general rule, at 5'2" I don't wear high boots b/c MY legs are not skinny, and I don't think those boots do me any favors -



I agree. I'm 5'2 and a solid size 8. It's a look I can't pull off unfortunately...

Posted 2/7/11 3:32 PM
 

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Re: Can I wear boots even if I'm short and not super skinny? UPDATED

Gap has nice skinny jeans called Legging jeans. Fit really nice.

Posted 2/7/11 11:25 PM
 

NoStressMom
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Re: Can I wear boots even if I'm short and not super skinny? UPDATED

love the boots

Posted 2/8/11 9:34 AM
 

MarsB
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Re: Can I wear boots even if I'm short and not super skinny? UPDATED

DH bought me very similar boots for Christmas. I thought I was too short to wear them (I'm 5'3), but then I got some skinny jeans and leggings and they look great!

I think the key is, don't go too long with your tops because then your legs disappear. The longest sweater I have just covers my tush.

Posted 2/8/11 10:06 AM
 
 

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