Outfits that Work
A high-waist skirt adds inches to legs. Top with a jacket that hits at the hemline for an uninterrupted vertical line.
Jacket: Silk-cotton, Ann Taylor, $198; anntaylor.com
(available mid-February). Skirt: Silk, Rebecca Taylor, $375; 212-966-0406.
Shorts expose a lot of leg, but temper that sexiness by pairing with flats and covering up on top.
Blazer: Silk, Rebecca Minkoff, $365; shopbop.com
. Shorts: Wool, DKNY, $175; at select Saks Fifth Avenue stores. Oxfords: Patent leather and grosgrain, Repetto, $230; 800-858-5855 for stores.
Strapless skin-tone heels create a sleek, continuous line from thigh to toe.
Pumps: Cork and wood, Elie Tahari, $398; 212-334-4441.