Shorty

I am 5’4.25″ tall.

There is emphasis placed on that one quarter. Without that extra quarter inch I might be considered short, right?

Though I’ve found that, when wearing 6 inch heels, no one will mistake you for someone of a smaller stature. I lace up these babies, and I become a giant.

jacket – Nordstrom, tights – DKNY, booties – The Vintage Gypsy, dress – H&M, necklace and headband – JCrew

I’ve heard it said that life’s too short not to wear fabulous shoes, and I’ve gotta say – I’m on board with that statement.

Don’t forget to visit the Pleated Poppy today to check out what everyone’s been wearing!

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Comments

  1. Awesome outfit. LOVE the necklace. Everything looks amazing on you including those killer shoes. Although my old feet couldn’t handle the 6 inches….it would kill me. ;-)

  2. Ha! Tall hair helps too! I’m the same height as you , but I don’t usually feel small. Perhaps your friends are tall! Loving your jacket by the way. xx

  3. You’ve got .25″ on me, so I consider you tall, even without the 6″ heels. Although, those are pretty amazing. In fact, this whole outfit is fabulous!

  4. Very cute! Love this look.

  5. Well you beat me by a whopping 4.25″!!! I love wearing giant heels…it’s a totally different world view from up there! Love the outfit…that dress!

  6. LOVE those heels and tights! You look so dang cute! I’m 5’4″ and I just love the feeling heels give, like Stephanie said, it is an entirely different world from up there :)

  7. This outfit and picture and your entire look have such a Carrie Bradshaw look! Fabulous!

  8. I agree with the above comment! Loving the “blogger bun” on you. :)
    Great booties. I would be 6″1 with those on. Ugh.

  9. I’d kill for an extra couple of inches. I’m definitely considered short! I love your pretty coat, Cate!
    xo Josie
    http://www.winksmilestyle.com

  10. The nice things about being 5’4″.25 is we get to wear the heels!! Those supermodel heights can’t get away with it as easily! Very fab shoes! Your outfit is adorable!!

  11. i like very much your outfit!you look great!and the shoes are just perfect!kisses

  12. Super cute booties and necklace!

  13. You’re.so.adorable.

  14. Woohoo Cate, those are some shoes…and you make them work! Love your outfit…you are beautiful as always!

  15. Very cute outfit. I LOVE the tights and those are some serious shoes.

  16. Love this look! Cute booties :)

  17. I’m 5’5 and wear at least 3 inch heels most days to work. People have to do a double take on the days I wear flats. They’re like… Wow. You’re short. Ha!

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