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How to Look Taller and Leaner | 5 Style Principles You Should Follow

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Follow TMM on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/modestmanstyle/ There are certain techniques you can use to make sure your clothing and accessories are making you look as tall and lean as possible. Obviously, your clothes can't actually MAKE you taller, but they can have a visible impact on your perceived stature. In this video, I teach you five style principles you can use to make sure your clothes and accessories are working FOR you, not against you. Here are the five tips: 00:54 #1: Make sure your clothes fit 02:36 #2: Make sure your accessories are proportionate 03:53 #3: Don't cut yourself in half with contrast 05:03 #4: Wear small scale patterns 06:00 #5: Avoid low-rise pants If you follow these five principles, you will look like the lean, handsome devil you really are. And if you want more "dress tall" tips, check out my free guide (link below). And remember: there's NOTHING wrong with being short. If anyone tell you differently, they're just insecure about their own body and personality. Don't worry about your height. Instead, focus on things you can actually control, like trying to dress well every single day! — SPONSOR: http://www.the5th.co/ — SHOP THE VIDEO ▪ Shirt: https://www.tailorstore.com/ ▪ Watch: http://www.the5th.co/products/aki/ — MY GEAR ▪ Canon T6i → http://geni.us/4kSX ▪ Laptop → http://fave.co/2hgKaDF ▪ Laptop stand → http://fave.co/2vQwBj3 ▪ Lens #1 (50mm) → http://geni.us/OiE9 ▪ Lens #2 (10-18mm) → http://geni.us/qgGQckE ▪ Lens #3 (24mm) → http://geni.us/x61A ▪ Lav mic → http://geni.us/ZBlvGh ▪ Desk mic → http://geni.us/wCdS7t2 — YOUTUBE MUSIC → https://goo.gl/UhwtMb — STYLE GUIDES ▪ Free E-Books → http://mdst.mn/guide-pack ▪ Premium Guide → http://mdst.mn/tmmsg — FOLLOW ME ▪ Podcast → http://fave.co/2vej94M ▪ Instagram → https://www.instagram.com/modestmanstyle/ ▪ Twitter → https://twitter.com/modestmanstyle ▪ Facebook → https://www.facebook.com/modestmanblog/ ▪ Private Group → https://www.facebook.com/groups/modestmen — Contains affiliate links // Stay stylish!
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Text Comments (789)
The01t (2 days ago)
Just shove a sock under the front of your pants and women will like you regardless of clothes looking good or not.
megaCombo (2 days ago)
This guide is good. But mostly if you are insecure about your height. Just get paid, find a girl who likes you for who you are, and dress however you want cause in the end, we are just dust in the wind.
Doctor Skull (3 days ago)
I’m 64 and retired. I’m NEVER going to a job interview again in my life mo- fo ‘s!! 😜
Ned Darden (3 days ago)
Anyone who wears slim fit pants or suits into my office wanting a job will garunteed be denied
Suckkerman is rich and he doesn't care Only wear style with marriage at court and going to dinner with a real queen 😀✌
Only one tip, screw all and be happy
Dante Reynoso (10 days ago)
nice
Conor Rossiter (13 days ago)
put paper in your shoes
Common Sense (16 days ago)
Love this page and this dude is pretty damn knowledgable.
thank you, thank you so much
Andre's Review (25 days ago)
If i'm want to look taller or high i wearing the t shirt is long almost same like longline but not too long and not so wide and use a fit pants like in my ig because my high is only 168,5 cm and i look high because that
John Doe (26 days ago)
this vid had some great advice...especially for so,eome like me who's only 5ft9in
Marco Rodriguez (28 days ago)
Glad I’m 6ft tall 170 pounds
Rolando Sepúlveda (29 days ago)
with this logic , you can use baby clothes and instantly look GIANT, lol
Dionito Jr. Aclon (30 days ago)
I love this video. 👍👍👍
Doom Father TM (30 days ago)
Long legs or disproportionately long legs to torso, is an attractive feature in women, but this isn't the same for men, in men it';s actually slightly the opposite. Although if you are a man trying to look taller, making legs look longer may help.
Eddie Ng (1 month ago)
I know they are your sponsors, but as a supposedly fashion advisor, at the very least you could do is to find a better watch sponsor.
The Modest Man (1 month ago)
Check out my more recent videos. The 5th was the first watch I really loved and wore regularly. I don't wear "fashion watches" anymore, but I still credit the brand for getting me into watches. I wouldn't own a Seiko, Hamilton or Rolex today if I hadn't worked with The 5th back then.
FredJoan Music (1 month ago)
mr modest man please use a Desser in your voice. the SSs sounds are way to annoying. but the tips are great thanks
mrpurple33 (1 month ago)
Your S-sound is whistling :)
Mister Tee (1 month ago)
I’m 6 foot 8 and am jealous of short guys at times. Being the size I am has some distinct disadvantages The advice at the end of this vid is really good. If you are a shorter guy you are fine....and your knees, hips, and ankles will outlast the knees and ankles on big guys.
Mister Tee (1 month ago)
I think the poses and facial expressions in the photos make the suit comparison problematic
Eduard Obra (1 month ago)
So boring! Cant finish it anymore!
I miss NJSPRP (1 month ago)
I'm not fat I'm big boned -big smoke
Sean Brogan (1 month ago)
Why is this reccomended to me ? The only two things i've got going for me are being tall and lean
Federico Rama Nugraha (1 month ago)
how about white shirt and black chino
copyrat (1 month ago)
video starts at 1:00
Studio Autio (1 month ago)
I'm 5'5, but if even if i try any of this, it won't fool anyone.
townnet (1 month ago)
Naked make you extremely fit and taller. lol
Sunheng Tain (1 month ago)
such a gentleman
Uzma M (1 month ago)
Love your chill voice and the motivational message at the end (without sounding sappy). Thank you
Z Taco (1 month ago)
Yes listen to him don’t wear fagot size watches
Lily Sierakowski (1 month ago)
not even a man but these videos are so good?? i'm living for mr brock these days
angus jonir (2 months ago)
Good job! I love this Video.
Abdiel Jeremi (2 months ago)
Just found out your channel and surprised by the extra amount of wisdom you gave at the end of this video. Subscribed!
Aryaman Mehrotra (2 months ago)
2:50 Ben 10
Travis Maupin (2 months ago)
Great video coming from a shorter guy 5'6
Tzazilas (2 months ago)
You really have the talent to make a 9 mins video seem like 3 mins. That was smooth and helpful, thanks a lot :)
MimAesthetic (1 month ago)
Tzazilas because it's all useful information not rambling...or unnatural adverts for sponsored content.
ZHANG TEOLIA (2 months ago)
Hey, quick question. A pair of slim fit or skinny fit jeans will make you look leaner and taller but those two fits are usually low rise. straight fit jeans are usually mid rise yet they don't give you the lean look. How to choose the best jeans for myself though?
ZHANG TEOLIA (2 months ago)
+The Modest Man Thank you for answering man. :)
The Modest Man (2 months ago)
There are lots of slim/skinny jeans that aren’t low rise out there these days. My favorites are from Peter Manning NYC.
Timothy Quezon (2 months ago)
How tall is he?
Nyajum Bame (2 months ago)
nice
Ambrose Burnside (2 months ago)
I'm 6'4" but even still always try to appear taller buying shoes/boots with thicker soles and wearing a hat, lol
José Pérez (2 months ago)
5 tips for short person.
Ndronikus Ri (3 months ago)
You voice is all i am hearing and nodding!
Muhammad Ashikur Rahman (3 months ago)
Thanks a lot. This video is helpful👍.
Alekh Majhi (3 months ago)
your height
Paddy O'Door (3 months ago)
you gotta be one of the only mens fashion type channels that isn't trying to be "alpha"
Tan Tran (3 months ago)
lmao the fifths are garbage watches doe
sana qureshi (3 months ago)
I saw a short guy wearing high rise pants, although his torso was big but he looked noticeably shorter than he usually looked. I think short guys should stick to medium rise...
Thomas Margolis (3 months ago)
They are not a sponsor, yet you devote that much time? Like television, content in between commercials.
The Modest Man (3 months ago)
They are the sponsor of this video (as mentioned at the beginning and in the description).
VITTXRIO (3 months ago)
According to the thumbnail, you can look leaner and taller by changing the colour of your t-shirt and shoes.
The Modest Man (3 months ago)
True!
CJ C-K (3 months ago)
I always wear black blue or grey jeans with a black or white v neck and Air Force 1 mid tops
CJ C-K (3 months ago)
I just started middle school and I’m 5,3 and weight 117
DEEPAK ROSHAN (4 months ago)
what is your height?
Melvs DLP (4 months ago)
Hi Brock. Great video. I’m 5’11” but I follow your advice...they work well with me as well. Great videos as always. Hope you get at least 500k subscribers by end of 2018
Melvs DLP (4 months ago)
Sorry for the wrong grammar. Correct phrase should be “...they work well for me.”
lavasurfer22 (4 months ago)
I am 5'8 with a fitting leg length of 31 to 32 in. My upper body is already small in relation to my legs. Should I still use high rise pants?
The Modest Man (4 months ago)
Low rise pants will be better for you 👍🏻
Night Ranger (4 months ago)
I have to go to kids section just to see what fits me. How ridiculous is that!
Night Ranger (4 months ago)
+The Modest Man well I'm a college student but my height was like that of a junior high school.
The Modest Man (4 months ago)
Whatever it takes, my friend!
Yvan Abordo (4 months ago)
Thanks man ... :)
Josh H (4 months ago)
Great video. What would you recommend for guys who are short and bigger. I'm 5'6 and 230, but used to be 300 so working on losing the rest. And I agree, fit makes the difference, but how do you get the right fit without showing off all the love handles and everything else, but still looking good. Love the channel
Akrammurridjal Rahman (4 months ago)
i'm broke enough to buy an outfit, why am I watching this ??!
Billy Woo (5 months ago)
I think the for the whole world long legs are seen as ATTRACTIVE. In China too
Raju bunnye (5 months ago)
Dengey
Rouge (5 months ago)
What is short? I'm 6' and in Europe i Feel short... the solution to look good : look in the mirror
Philip Uriarte (5 months ago)
Are you still a fan of the fifth watches?
Philip Uriarte (5 months ago)
Okay thanks for replying man
The Modest Man (5 months ago)
I appreciate the brand for getting me into watches, but I’ve sold all of my fashion watches in favor of brands like Seiko, Hamilton and Rolex.
Emilia -E (5 months ago)
for some reason you really really look like Scarlett Johanson to me
The Modest Man (5 months ago)
That’s the sweetest thing anyone has ever said to me.
Dario Gala (6 months ago)
I’ m 5’7
Chris Ota (6 months ago)
Being 5'4", I can appreciate many of these tips!
JaeL (6 months ago)
whats your height?
NorCal Globetrotter (6 months ago)
That watch looks very large on your wrist.. You should really look at under 40mm
Hasan Raza (6 months ago)
I love ur style but I am a strong believer on vertical stripes make u look taller
Charles Quinn (6 months ago)
+1 on the Four-in-Hand
Charles Quinn (6 months ago)
And that's coming from a tall slim dude
Ploisy (6 months ago)
Any Idea how to counter tall men when they want to tell me im short?
Green Compass (6 months ago)
How to camuflage a beer belly ?
Rayan Musk (6 months ago)
I'm 175cm , Am i Short or tall ?
Ken Gardner (6 months ago)
What do you think of cowboy cut jeans. I think they are considered high rise.
Raymond Sbdon (6 months ago)
Buy dress that I'm comfortable and look my self in the mirror that I look fresh
Tesal Sangma (6 months ago)
Cool tips! And you’re stylishly cute!
r s (6 months ago)
Thanks Brock... on point again with some quality tips!
Kira Nightray (6 months ago)
This man is really modest
Bonkers S (6 months ago)
i enjoy watching these style videos but one thing that annoys me is their nail. Get a manicure...they’re only $15 to $20. Nails are one of the first thing I check out in a guy to see how well they take care of themselves.
Dota Allstars (7 months ago)
Why are these stylish people short? There must be some science behind it
Lachlan Brown (7 months ago)
Where is the promo code?
Jamie zhuang (7 months ago)
but high rise pants is not that comfortable when sitting down?
Steve J (7 months ago)
how to dress for a short person with a shorter torso? i cant get a shirt thats short enough, neither can i wear tucked in shirt it looks like the old man 80s types dressing style.. :( :( :(
Nadeem khan (7 months ago)
Is 5'7 short ? Plis suggest me
The Modest Man (7 months ago)
In the U.S., it’s below average height.
Roni Penetrante (7 months ago)
i liked the watch😊
Sylverjude Dolar (7 months ago)
2018 and still works. thanks a lot !
Death Disco (7 months ago)
Was wondering what you think about this leg breaking, leg lengthening $100,000 surgery, I could do it but it seems insane. Im 5' 7''. Im very successful, older than you. Its low confidence around womens. Part of this is my mom commenting while growing up and our culture of anti-short.
Rima Ben (7 months ago)
You look really good btw
lundon x (7 months ago)
Great tips. Thank u!
Seikowski V (7 months ago)
Low rise men's pants have been "in" for decades now, to the point where I have looked pretty hard and cannot even find high rise pants. Low rise pants look bad on tall people too, so I am not sure why designers are keeping the trend "in style."
BlackTop (8 months ago)
hes so calm...then again the channels name is modest man
BlackTop (8 months ago)
xD heartsss
Wilfredo Davila (8 months ago)
Great video.
michaelq (8 months ago)
How do you minimise the effect if you have to wear white shirt/dark trousers such as in an office job?
The Modest Man (8 months ago)
Wear a jacket or sweater over your shirt.
sydmmr1985 (8 months ago)
Awesome advice man
Tedd NG (8 months ago)
I feel like watching a grown up Dipper from Gravity Falls making these videos. Brock's voice is sooooo similar. 😃
you are awesome
Lovejoy Marzan (8 months ago)
thanks for the tips
w c (8 months ago)
small man syndrome? get a fucking life! I'm 5'8 who gives a fuck
The Modest Man (8 months ago)
So...why did you click on this video?
Reborn General (8 months ago)
Boosted* lol
Reborn General (8 months ago)
2018, you just boosed my confidence lmfao

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