It is possible to create the illusion of longer legs by dressing with strategy. Longer legs gives the impression you are taller than you really are. Women who are shorter tend to have short legs too but with the right clothing lengths and proportions, shorter women can appear taller with longer legs.
High waist pants and skirts
High pants and skirts raise the natural waist line and makes it look like you have longer legs. Cinch the waist with a belt or scarf to accent the waist and make it look smaller. High pants and skirts have been trending in the last few years and come in many styles, fabrics and colors. Pair raised waisted pants and skirts with a short cropped top or by tucking in a longer top into the high waist. A high waist is meant to be shown off. High pants with flared, straight or tapered hems, look well with high heels. The only down side to high waisted pants is that they are not forgiving on women with heavy hips and pear shapes. High waisted skirts however do well on most shapes.