The Best 2016 Over The Knee Boots For Short Legs
If you're petite, over the knee boots can be tricky. To be fair, they're tricky for everyone (with the possible exception of runway models) — but there's an extra level of difficulty for us short-legged gals. So, what are the best over the knee boots for short legs? They're quite the statement, and they can definitely overwhelm a smaller frame, so how can you make them work?
Luckily, they're not out of the question. They're difficult, sure, but there are lots of ways to work extra-tall boots into your outfit — even if you don't happen to be extra-tall yourself. Michelle Scanga of Who What Wear has some good tips — she recommends going for a nice high heel, and looking for boots relatively free of hardware for a sleek and streamlined look. Along those lines, slim-fitting boots also tend to be more sleek on short legs than some of the baggier styles, and a minimalist black tends to have a metropolitan and stylish look.
When it comes down to it, every over the knee boot is different, and the main goal is to find one that works for you. It might take a little bit of a Princess and the Pea-type attitude, but it's totally possible to find one that works with your frame, whether that means a height-boosting mega-platform, a super-stretchy faux suede to show off your calves, or a classic look that just happens to be the perfect over the knee height.
Wear these, and you're basically a superhero.
For a more equestrian vibe, these coffee-colored boots are perfect. They've got a classic look, and the buckle at the top allows you to adjust them to fit your legs both comfortably and chicly.
If anyone knows something about the best boots for petite women, well, it's Jessica Simpson. These are the perfect amount of slouchy, and they hit at just the right point over your knee.
Simple, sleek, and totally easy to pull off.
These red velvet boots are Sailor Moon meets Wonder Woman meets '70s glamour.
These ultra-stretchy boots adjust to the contour of your legs for a slim-fitting look, and the platforms keep them comfy (and a little edgy).
Boho and a little cowgirl-esque is yet another fun way to take the over the knee boot trend.
These boots definitely live up to their "knee sock" moniker, for a super stylish, streamlined look.
Cultivating a tough image? Take these heavy-soled ever-so-slightly slouchy thigh-highs out for a spin.
11. Jeffrey Campbell Cienega Over-the-Knee Boot - Studded
Hey, as long as you're making a fashion statement, why not go all out?
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