Hello, petite fashion lovers! If you're looking for a way to elevate your style and make a statement, look no further than linen pants! These pants are designed to fit and flatter your curves while giving you a sleek and sophisticated look. They are perfect for summer because they are breathable and comfortable. But how can you wear them if you are a petite gal? Here are five ways you can style linen pants this season.

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T-Shirt Chic

Styling with a tee is a classic and effortless way to wear linen pants. Start by choosing a tee that complements your linen pants and your own unique style. You can go for a simple white or black tee to create a classic and minimal look or you can also play with colors and patterns to add some fun and personality to your outfit.

For example, you can choose a classic everyday tee or if you prefer an edgier vibe, try a distressed and heathered style. Either one will contrast nicely with the solid color of your linen pants. Try tucking the tee into your pants for a flattering petite look! Love wearing prints? Opt for a fun graphic or slogan tee that will express your mood or style to rock this easy breezy everyday look.

Polished & Professional

If you want to dress up your linen pants for a more formal occasion like the office or a client meeting, you can pair them with a blazer. A blazer adds some structure to the outfit and makes you look more professional and put-together. Choose a fitted blazer that hits at your hip or slightly above. This will create a flattering silhouette for us petites and avoids adding bulk to your frame. You can also opt for a cropped blazer to show off your waistline.

Try a fitted neutral blazer layered over a white silky tank top that contrasts with black linen pants and nude heels. You don't need to overdo it with the jewelry, as the blazer and the linen pants are already making a statement. Just add some subtle touches, such as a delicate necklace, a pair of studs, or a dainty watch. It creates a sharp and sleek look that will take you from your desk or dinner in no time.

A Denim Jacket's BFF

This is a cool and laid-back way to wear linen pants. A denim jacket will add some texture and edge to the soft pants and make them more versatile. It is a timeless piece that can be layered over a blouse, bodysuit, tee, or tank and goes with any style or color of linen pants. You can choose a classic blue denim jacket, a trendy white one, or even a colorful or printed one for some fun and personality.

The key is to make sure your jean jacket fits well and is not too bulky or oversized. You can also roll up the sleeves or leave it unbuttoned for a more relaxed look. Go for a monochrome look with white or black linen pants, or mix and match with different colors. Add a pair of sneakers for the perfect outfit to wear to the Farmer's Market.

Elevated Blouse

If you're looking for an easy way to elevate your style and make a statement, then pair your linen pants with a blouse! You can go for a monochrome look with shades of the same color, or contrast them with a bright or pastel hue. Linen pants tend to be loose and flowy, so you don't want to look too baggy or frumpy.

A tucked-in or knotted blouse will accentuate your waist and balance out your proportions. Add some accessories like a belt, a necklace, or a fedora, and finish with a pair of sandals and you have a brunch-worthy look that you can feel comfortable and cool in.

Sweater Weather

Sometimes our weather is unpredictable, so on those cooler summer days, this is a cozy and comfy way to wear linen pants. A knit sweater will keep you warm on chilly days and add some texture and contrast to the smooth pants. You can go for a cropped sweater that ends at your waist or a longer sweater you can tuck. You can also opt for one of our on-trend tank top styles that are on-trend and lightweight.

The key is to balance the volume of your linen pants with a fitted or slim-fitting sweater that hugs your curves. Complete the outfit with your sunnies, a summer bag, and espadrilles for a laid-back look with an eye-catching vibe.

There you have it! Five different ways to style petite women's linen pants this season. Let us know how we can help you rock this must-have summertime staple! Do you need a pair of linen pants, a top, a layering piece, or the entire head-to-toe outfit? One of our talented Short Story Stylists will be happy to help you find an Insta-worthy linen pant look. Sign up for a box today!

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