Versatile Style by Tracey

Posts Tagged ‘Petite Styling Trick

As a woman of 5’3″ I have to have a few styling tricks in my arsenal.  

Today I had the use for one, as this Kate & Mallory Maxi is the longest one I have. 

In fact even with 4″ wedges I found myself tripping on it when I walked…

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I didn’t get the best photos before our Father’s Day Dinner and Movie…

My trick was to use a rubber band underneath the fabric at the empire waist line by gathering about 2 inches.

With the rubber band underneath against me skin there is no one who has to know the secret!  

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Still not the best picture but you can clearly see that my feet are visible when before they were not.  

My husband is wearing the new olive shirt I bought him at Burlington and the new Izod light gray shorts from BJ’s. 

I have not ever been able to convince him to wear leather boat shoes for summer , so he has a few pairs of sneakers and this lighter creme pair with brown stripes are at least fashionable.  

Gratitude

I am grateful for knowing this rubber band trick and quickly being able to solve the issue of the too long dress. I’ve used in on shirts and am so happy that I now have a new way to use it…

I am grateful for my four awesome children and how amazingly perceptive and wise they all are. In conversations with them and hearing the now adults take on things, I am so impressed with them all! 

I am grateful for a day off as my insomnia reached “hell” levels and I took the day to just head back to bed and slept from noon till 4pm!  

I am grateful for a day to celebrate the father’s in my life and that over the years the pain of my father passing when I was just 13 has faded and I can fully embrace the day without sadness.


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