The Short Gal’s Guide to “Slouchy”

slouchy pants // itsy bitsy indulgences

Being short has its advantages.

(1). I will never be taller than TJ, even with the highest pair of shoes I own.

(2). I don’t ever have to worry about hitting my head when walking through a door (I’m stretching for the benefits here…).

(3). Instead of being frustrated that all pants look like high waters on me, I instead get to spend money to have someone take off 3-4 inches of the material I just spent money on (where is the logic in that???).

Ok. So, sometimes I wish I was just a few inches taller. Yet, as genetics would have it, I come from a long line of short-er women. I think my great-grandmother was a whole 4’10”. I was destined for shortness at birth (Allison has 2 inches on me…). And to be honest, it doesn’t really matter that much… except when it comes to some fashion trends. Take the “slouchy” look. Think boyfriend jeans and track pants (as seen here) paired with oversized boyfriend shirts and baggy sweaters or tees. I’ve tried it. I look like I am swimming in a sea of clothing (the image isn’t pretty… trust me). So, this here? This is my short gal’s attempt at slouchy…. all made possible by the petite version (code for short limbs) of these track pants (which I live in btw.). I am sure my long legged friends would have a counter to this entire post, and I love them for that 🙂

On another note. Happy hump day everyone. We are almost to the weekend… it’s all downhill from here, right?! At least I hope so.

stripe scarf // slouchy pants // itsy bitsy indulgences

white vest // stripe scarf // itsy bitsy indulgences

white vest // itsy bitsy indulgences

gold cuff // itsy bitsy indulgences

slouchy pants // white sandals // itsy bitsy indulgences {Outfit Details // Pants: Banana Republic | Vest: Forever 21 | Top: J. Crew | Scarf: J. Crew | Shoes: Steve Madden | Sunglasses: Valentino | Gold Cuff: Gorjana | V Necklace: Gorjana}


  1. I love this scarf you have been wearing lately! It’s so chic, especially with the vest combo!


    • Shannon&Allison says:

      Thank you so much! It is certainly one of my favorites and so versatile!

  2. Us short gals have to stick together. As I type, I’m lamenting over my “slouchy” look of weekends past that made me look a mix of unkempt — looking at the photos made me cringe! Those track pants look like a winner, and thanks for the reminder to go petite when possible, I always forget.

    • Shannon&Allison says:

      We ALL have those cringe worthy looks right? It’s what helps us learn what does, and doesn’t, look good!!