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    Although I'm quite short (5"3), I've got a fairly long body so most normal tops end up being too short for my body and you get unnecessary skin seeage (unless I wear waist-high trousers... no thanks )

    Anyway, I was just wondering whether anyone knew of any shops which make tops slightly longer in the body? At the moment it seems a choice between always wearing kaftan-length tops or baring flesh!

    Thanks x
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    Topshop have some nice new stripy tops which are very long on the body. You can tell when they hang on the rail. The one I own is just cotton, blue and grey with 3/4 length sleeves and is really comfy.
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    Shirt dress and and long jumper such as this:http://www.asos.com/pgeproduct.aspx?iid=64712 looks great on long body
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    Buy a longer top from the tall section of topshop or dorothy perkins for example. Then layer it with a normal top so that the colours go well together. That's what i do caus i have long body and most t-shirts are far to short for me. H&M is also good.
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    (Original post by kitkat)
    Buy a longer top from the tall section of topshop or dorothy perkins for example. Then layer it with a normal top so that the colours go well together. That's what i do caus i have long body and most t-shirts are far to short for me. H&M is also good.
    thats what i would suggest- also- layering looks very good on people with long bodies.
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    Cool, thanks for all the suggestions *heads off to Topshop* :P
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    H&M tops seem pretty good for longer tops (I'm pretty tall and they are good on me)
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    I'm 5'9" and have the same prob. the best places are H & M and topshop tall i find
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    I would have nothing if I did not have Topshop in my life!!
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    yeah, topshop has loads of extra long stuff this season
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    Layering is the key - it breaks up a long torso and makes you look better proportioned. This I have learned from many a Wednesday night staying in to watch Trinny and Susannah.
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    Lol I'm actually the opposite to you (I've long legs and a short body) :p:

    However I have been re-reading the Trinney and Susannah books my mum gave me last Christmas, and I just read this morning that for short bodies, people should opt for layered tops :cool:

    And since it's colder where you live atm, I say buy a couple mad long tops to wear under a funky jumper or something, and see how you go

    Hope that helps,

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    I have the same problem as you. I'm 5ft 8" and have quite a long torso. I do what trousers said - layer you clothes

    I love Trinny and Susannah! I'm hooked to what not to wear
 
 
 
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