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Short Man Style Tips | How To Dress Taller - RMRS

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https://www.realmenrealstyle.com/otero - Click here to check out Otero's fantastic new line of menswear designed for the shorter man. Enter code RMRS20 at checkout for 20% off your first purchase. https://www.realmenrealstyle.com/look-taller/ - Click here to read the article: Clothing Mistakes That Make You Look Short When it comes to menswear, there's more to a good fit than S, M, and L, gentlemen. This is especially true for shorter men, for whom finding clothes that fit can be a nightmare! Luckily, shorter men have several options for how to dress taller. For today's video, Antonio has teamed up with his friends at Otero Menswear to show you what they are. Watch the video learn some some failsafe hacks for upping your style game when you're short. There's more to it than vertical stripes... https://www.realmenrealstyle.com/look-taller/ - Click here to read the article: Clothing Mistakes That Make You Look Short https://www.facebook.com/groups/rmrscommunity/ - Click here to join our online Facebook community. https://www.instagram.com/rmrstyle/ - Follow Us On Instagram. https://www.facebook.com/RealMenRealStyle/ - Like Us On Facebook.
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Real Men Real Style (5 months ago)
https://www.realmenrealstyle.com/otero - Click here to check out Otero's fantastic new line of menswear designed for the shorter man. Enter code RMRS20 at checkout for 20% off your first purchase. https://www.realmenrealstyle.com/look-taller/ - Click here to read the article: Clothing Mistakes That Make You Look Short
Ashu Rai (5 months ago)
Thanks again for another amazing and informative video. I'm an Indian so most of the companies and sponsors you promote do not exist here. Could you please make a video about the sponsors of your videos cause I trust you and the companies you promote.
7 grains (5 months ago)
these inches system made video not usable outside US :(
avalon NewWay (1 month ago)
I assume men watching this video are interested in attracting females which have gone loose and greedy. Why not just get rid of feminism and limit females rights? In old times women respected all men because women are so incapable that even life with poor man is a lot better than homelessness. Now due to feminist politics if you are not rich, tall and famous women can treat you as trash. BTW it is stupid and outdated thinking that leather is luxurious and makes you attractive. Think about poor animals and dying planet due evil meat industry.
Jose Rafael Bermudez (2 months ago)
Where are my 5'5 brothas?
Adriel Rowley (3 months ago)
Thank you Antonio for giving the name for the difference between chest and natural waist: drop. Now can say drop makes it difficult to find off the rack clothing that is a good fit. So I tailored my own suit, pants first and just finished the jacket, can't wait until lining tacked back and can wear the whole suit, know will feel amazing.
Jensen Ko (4 months ago)
I'm 5'4 🤣🤣🤣
Alexandru Marian Ionescu (4 months ago)
Thank you, Antonio! 👍
Ari Olmedo (5 months ago)
Recommendations for narrow shoulders? Any shirt that buttons is massively long for my shoulders.
Samir Jasarat (5 months ago)
Hey Antonio. As a guy who is 5'6", I've definitely got some style principles I swear by. Pants always have no break and are a slimmer fit, and shirts whether it's T-shirts, polo's, or dress shirts, always fit perfectly on my athletic frame. Jean jackets and biker styled leather jackets complement most outfits. To top it off, a solid pair of casual or dress boots put the finishing touches on an outfit that leaves me feeling great.
akshay amonkar (5 months ago)
Sir i been following u fr long time plz try and show smthng fr indian men
Na Na (5 months ago)
$150 for a Polo. Please. Think these clowns have teamed up to pitch to the wrong crowd. We know a rip-off a mile away and this is one. Antonio, done yourself no favours here. Up and coming? Down and dying more like.
Tactical Audio Video (5 months ago)
I've learned to find specific brands of clothing cater to my body type better than others. Finding t shirts that look decent worn on their own are difficult, but usually the more $ the shirt, the better it looks. Gildan t shirts are o.k. but spending a bit more really makes a difference for me. Pants are a hard find since i wear a 29 to 30 inch waste but 30 inches long... most are 32 inches long. Longer pants always make someone look shorter I feel.
Kellen Quigley (5 months ago)
I think as far as pants and shorts go, the length of your legs and/or inseam is a bigger factor. I'm 5'8" but my legs are much shorter than my torso. I have the back of a 5'10" man and the legs of a 5'6" man, so going by full height doesn't usually help.
just4 you (5 months ago)
I'm 7.5 ft I'm only 17 years that are right height for me
Nic Liddell (5 months ago)
so what if a guy like myself with really quite muscular legs about 36 wide with hips around 34 whats the best action for shorts and trousers, 5'9'' thanks
DigitalJeff51 (5 months ago)
Thats a sweet leather jacket you got.
Snow The White Fox (5 months ago)
you're always making great videos. Please make one for teacher's style, please!
nak clahan (5 months ago)
What about 5-2
James Taylor (5 months ago)
5'9" is a short man? Damn :(
James Taylor (5 months ago)
Girls and Arabs?
Connie McTapper Till -l (5 months ago)
James Taylor it is, most girls are that height
Jason Ng (5 months ago)
This guy dress so ugly
Matthias Priester (5 months ago)
Please work on you commercials. They seem forced. Work them in more in the content. I like the content and I am following you for ages, but it doesn't flow well. And t is somehow putting me off.
Juan Gonzalez (5 months ago)
So many style mistakes with that ugly polo Antonio
Sam Carmack (5 months ago)
Please make a video for us tall but not fat dudes
max s (5 months ago)
Dude I'm 5 ft 2, i hate it when companies that are geared for 'short guys' that arent really short
thinusary1 (5 months ago)
69$ shirts... no thx. i'll go to banana republic instead
Nicholas Jaymes (5 months ago)
Hey Antonio, thanks for this video. As for the shorts section, I feel like some guys are 5'3" but have longer legs and a short torso and vise versa. You suggested lengths for shorts according to total height. It may have been better for you to discuss how far the shorts should go according to the knee. I am 5'7" and I like my shorts to go just above the knee. Am I wrong in thinking that different guys have different leg lengths and that would make it different for everyone?
Mark Botello (5 months ago)
Well, one thing as someone who’s 5’8”, I have a very thick chest (47”) with a small waist (32”) and I have a short torso. So, I wearing small shirts is too tight in the shoulders, but hits my hips just right. Sigh.
Vikrant Rai (5 months ago)
Here are some other tips Wear darker shoes and trousers, people's eyes will be drawn up Wear shirts that are slightly lighter/brighter than your trousers but avoid too much contrast Wear collared shirts, wear polos with contrast collors if you can Above all be be confident
chucky23 (5 months ago)
Im short and this is a great video... finally something for short guys! Do you have any brand suggestions for chinos dress shirts etc?
Genuine Gents (5 months ago)
I'm right on the edge of being classified short at 5'10 🤔
Alfredo Salazar (5 months ago)
How about short and fat
Daniel Love (5 months ago)
Great work mate, now I know why my favourite outfit is my favourite outfit ;)
Haris Vasilakis (5 months ago)
That shirt is a pass!
Jake Pham (5 months ago)
5'9” is short? Sighs
JP Davis (5 months ago)
Man, you are doing a public service. Yep, it all starts at shoulder points. If one is buying a suit or sport coat at a better department store, the tailors there do one no favors and just the quickie basics, lol, leave with ill fitting pants (no taper) and jackets with too much air in them. If in LA, go to garmet district and get a real tailor.
Andrew Lau (5 months ago)
wow did you make this video for me ? recently viewed your article from your website thanks for these very useful tips!
Milu Lessa (5 months ago)
Nice polo!
Maxwell Smart (5 months ago)
Great video! I’m a tall guy at 6’1”. Not all men share the same proportions. I have a long torso with short legs, the rest: broad shoulders, regular waist and strong calves. I find it difficult to find the right fit, when it comes to clothes that don’t highlight the disproportion(s). I try to layer and stay in the same colour range with tops and bottoms. One of the biggest difficulties is finding a sweater that is long enough and still fits through the shoulders. It would be great, if you could address the issues of proportions and highlighting or camouflaging in choosing a wardrobe. Thanks Antonio!
Kanapon Homchai (5 months ago)
Always get a ton of useful informations👍
rohan ziad (5 months ago)
A very important video, thanks Antonio. Greetings from Bangladesh.
ammar ali (5 months ago)
A lots of useful information in this video. I'm 5.8 and I have a muscular build, not too much but I do carry little more muscle than the average and it is difficult to find clothes that fits perfect of the rack. I wish the 30" pants fits but I need 29" and that is my biggest issue when shopping for clothes. Thank you Antonio.
Adriel Rowley (3 months ago)
Buy pants that can be taken in and learn to do it yourself, really isn't that hard. My first time and doing by hand took about 20 minutes. Another option is to have a deeper rise so the pants sit on the natural waist and the hips hold the pants up. Hope this helps.
F0RG1V3N (5 months ago)
Avoid big patterns/shapes on clothing (Go for smaller patterns). Avoid contrasting your tops and your bottoms (IE) White Shirt dark jeans. Go with a Black shirt with dark jeans or white shirt with light colored denim). If you want contrast, get products with contrasting Details*. For example, dark shirt with light colored buttons and vice versa.
Infinite Exp (5 months ago)
Whats the intro song?
Tamil Arasu (5 months ago)
2M on the way🙌
Hussain Ghuloum (5 months ago)
For a 5.2 ft.. i really appreciate this video... excellent channel, keep it up!
John Pascual (5 months ago)
150 bucks for a shirt...No thanks
dan (5 months ago)
metric please
DRUNKENPOT (5 months ago)
Lil Man Syndrome
smallbeans101 (5 months ago)
I'm 6'3 why am I watching this
Watch Reviews (5 months ago)
Theres gotta be like one 6'8 dude out there watching this lmfaoo I'm 6'3 maybe a bit shorter and when I see someone that tall im like woah. Cant imagine what it's like for my friends who are 4'9 -6foot
Mario (5 months ago)
Anyone under 6’4” is short. I’m a manlet
Watch Reviews (5 months ago)
I'm 6'2.5 -6'3 but I wanna be 6'4-6'5 I'm still 17 so maybe I'll get there, but ya always gotta wear boots, have hair with lots of volume, lose weight gain muscle, tighter fitting clothing and tucking in your shirt makes you look a little bit taller, good posture, and avoid any baggy clothing. Even I look shorter wearing baggy sweatshirts and sloppy clothing. The more refined your clothing is the taller you'll look
Watch Reviews (5 months ago)
Asd Winxa what are you 6'1?
Asd Winxa (5 months ago)
Iphone X dang! you are taller than me.
Rick Bignall (5 months ago)
As always my friend. You are right on the button for your information! Thank you. Two thumbs up!
Real Men Real Style (5 months ago)
Thank you!
defensebydesign (5 months ago)
I'm about 5'9 1/2 and the struggle is REAL finding clothes that fit and still look good given the obvious "vertical challenge". Thanks, as always, for the insight and advice.
Pipoy G (5 months ago)
Tips start at 2:56
nigelft (5 months ago)
Any help if you are 5'2" ...?
Chris (5 months ago)
I guess 5'7 is short
MrRemixV3 (5 months ago)
Unfortunately yeah. It is.
Real Men Real Style (5 months ago)
It is.
The Ripped Reaper (5 months ago)
If you live in 2018 and you are below 6ft, you are short. End of story.
Connie McTapper Till -l (5 months ago)
The Ripped Reaper True...
Daniel Love (5 months ago)
That's funny Ripped Tosser... the comprehensive average height figures by country on wikipedia suggest otherwise. Looks like I'm Mr. Average at 5'10. Better luck with your next comment. ;)
MrRemixV3 (5 months ago)
The Ripped Reaper shut up man. There is a different average height country to country. Say for example If you're 5'9 in India then you would probably be considered a giant, but if you're 5'9 in UK then considered fairly average. You get what I'm saying? You can't just generalise with these things.
Ricardo Oloarte (5 months ago)
How tall are you?
MrRemixV3 (5 months ago)
Asd Winxa doubt it tbh. Maybe in shoes he's 175cm, barefoot probably not.
Asd Winxa (5 months ago)
Ricardo Oloarte antonio is about 175cm.
I'm not short but these are great tips.
Real Men Real Style (5 months ago)
Thanks for checking it out Don.
East Anglian (5 months ago)
Go figure, i believe im a Hobbit. 😂
blacktop_hemi (5 months ago)
I'm 5'1" my height has been a big issue for me when it comes to finding clothes. All thru high school i had to shop in the kids department... it messed with my self esteem and still to this day it still messes with me. I'm 26 now and i'm not confident because of my height. Its embarrassing when you have 15 year olds looking older than i am. I look very young, i haven't aged at all i still look like i'm around 17-19. I tried looking older by letting my facial hair grow out and playing around with a beard but that didn't work out. Oh and i'm single.. no girl wants to date a 5 foot tall guy that still looks like a child. Its embarrassing and it affects me every single day of my life.
blacktop_hemi (5 months ago)
Thanks Antonio! I'll definitely be putting these tips to good use.
Real Men Real Style (5 months ago)
This might help: https://www.realmenrealstyle.com/short-men-style/
Billy Cowan (5 months ago)
How about style tips for the tall angular man?
Real Men Real Style (5 months ago)
That's for ANOTHER video :)
Wanda Santillo (5 months ago)
I wish women had a channel like yours to go to. You give precise information in a clear manner.
Robert Allen (5 months ago)
Thanks for the awesome video Antonio. I'm 5'3 and I really appreciate this video. I wish more style youtubers would do style videos for the shorter man. Antonio I am 52 years old and wear shoe size 5.5 in boys. I find it very hard if not impossible to find stylish shoes size 5.5. Most of the shoes I find in size 5.5 make me look childish. Antonio will you please make a video for men who wear a shoe size 6.0 or smaller explaining what types of shoes are available for men in size 6.0 or smaller and where to buy them?
Robert Allen (5 months ago)
Thank you Antonio. I'm sure there are other men who wear shoe size 5.5 and would appreciate a video on mens shoe size 6.0 or smaller
Real Men Real Style (5 months ago)
Noted. I'll add it to my list.
ayy mao (5 months ago)
Lmao look at all these manlets, back to the manlet pit you go.
plumprince (5 months ago)
I’m 5’3 and I have a very small frame, small shoulders and such. NOTHING fits off the rack. Sometimes I have to seriously buy XL clothes from the boys section because nothing from the men’s section. I always looks at Peter Manning’s brand but as a college student it’s quite expensive, and so is tailoring. Ouch.
Real Men Real Style (5 months ago)
Hey plumprince - You can check out the Modest Man for brands that'll work for your body type: https://www.themodestman.com/
EBobby Sing (5 months ago)
Short people live longer.. Dinosaurs are extinct too.
NJA Productions (5 months ago)
Very Important Video. Thank You Antonio you are always helpful. Thanks for your great videos. Greetings from Germany
Real Men Real Style (5 months ago)
drlatham22 (5 months ago)
At 5'9, I can't figure out if I'm at the upper end of short or the lower end of average... But, I suppose it is easier for me to find clothes that fit than a man who is 5'2 or 5'3 or 5'4.
drlatham22 (5 months ago)
For the last several years, I have online ordered most of my office and casual clothing from LL Bean and Eddie Bauer and purchased a few things locally in stores like Nordstrom and Orvis and Brooks Brothers. My challenges in purchasing clothing are not finding a neck size, sleeve length, waist or inseam, they are (1) most department store buyers of menswear do not share my fairly conservative/traditional taste in clothing and (2) the selection of clothing colors that go well with my skin and hair colors.
Real Men Real Style (5 months ago)
For sure. Where do you usually buy your clothes?
buki (5 months ago)
Do one for tall and skinny guys but summer edition it would be greatly appreciated. Like if you want that video :) .
Said Al Gifari (5 months ago)
Nice, very informative
Real Men Real Style (5 months ago)
Gabriel Paulino (5 months ago)
Thank you Antonio. I’m 5’7” and pretty happy with my height ¿How tall are you, Antonio?
Azrai Schauland (5 months ago)
very helpful Antonio! great video
EpicFiddleGuy (5 months ago)
As a 5'5" man, THANK YOU!
Volmer Nascimento (5 months ago)
Do you know If they delivery in Brazil?
Real Men Real Style (5 months ago)
They ship internationally: https://oteromenswear.com/pages/shipping
Frank Sudderth (5 months ago)
Need video on men over 6 ft
Real Men Real Style (5 months ago)
These articles should help: https://www.realmenrealstyle.com/search-results/?q=tall
Lefty Elomis (5 months ago)
so, no long dresses allowed, huh? there's no peace for short traps
Lizo Joseph (5 months ago)
Antonio you look cool in polo
JRSanchez93 (5 months ago)
I once bought above the knee shorts at Walmart and it was about mid knee. Perfect fit but made me feel shorter than usual.
Raudel Garcia (5 months ago)
When I first read the thumbnail, I thought it read “depressing short body type” lol
VEE727 (5 months ago)
It seems the color contrast is too high on this video.
Real Men Real Style (5 months ago)
Thanks for the honest feedback!
Zechs Marquise (5 months ago)
Short guy here! (5’8)
Stephen Carbajal (5 months ago)
😮 5"9 is short . I must be hellllla short then 😬
Ram Star (5 months ago)
Combo of Skinny fit pants and shorter the length..
JR Rivas (5 months ago)
Love your videos, Antonio. Just a recommendation, it would nice for more visual confirmations on your presentations. ie the sports jacket length to curvature of buttocks. That is very subjective and would be nice to visually see your recommendation on exactly where that would be.
Real Men Real Style (5 months ago)
Noted. Thanks JR.
scasey1960 (5 months ago)
Polos?? Is this everyday wear??
MrRemixV3 (5 months ago)
scasey1960 casual yes.
LEGENDARY & EPIC (5 months ago)
I just got up saw your email and the video loved it.
Real Men Real Style (5 months ago)
arnold kokonya (5 months ago)
I need this video. Thanks Antonio. You're a legend.
Sreerag manoj (5 months ago)
I'm gonna say it again 'You are "a person" Mr.Antonio. Love you
Stefan The Cannon (5 months ago)
Bs that the company only focuses on short men
Real Men Real Style (5 months ago)
Sorry that you feel this way but there are companies that really have a target market.
Style99 by Flor Mercado (5 months ago)
Great video Antonio. Being 5’6, this was right up my alley. 👍🏽
Adnan Bosnjak (5 months ago)
In many parts of Europe even 5'11 (180 cm) is considered short or at least below average for an adult man these days e.g. the Balkans, Scandinavia, the Netherlands and parts of Germany plus some other places...I see often 12-13 year old kids around 5'11 these days but it's also a socio-economic issue because in poor areas people are usually a lot shorter. Just stick to darker colors and nail the fit and it will be fine.
MrRemixV3 (5 months ago)
Adnan Bosnjak its genetics bro, stop hating on the shorter dudes, they have money just not height. Not the end of the world is it? Plus don't let your height give you a false sense of security, I've seen many short dudes take out giants who thought their height would protect them.
Partha Pratim Gogoi (5 months ago)
I am 5ft 6inch and as you said if a clothing dosen't fit you at your shoulders then definitely avoid it. This is very true I have been doing this every time I buy any top wear, and it's really difficult to get things of the rack that ll fit you. Thanks Antonio for this great video it was a much needed one and the jacket tip was very helpful..
Dark Enkil (5 months ago)
5'9" is short? I'm 5'2". Now THAT's short.
P. K. (14 days ago)
+ghoul mist same
ghoul mist (4 months ago)
I'm 5"4 is horrible is like I'm stuck in a kid size
JeffRage (5 months ago)
I'm also 5'2"
zuuuuuuuuuub (5 months ago)
bringerofrage what country is that?
XeoNiX (5 months ago)
I'm 5'8
Asd Winxa (5 months ago)
will park dude seriously?
will park (5 months ago)
XeoNiX I'm 1 foot
moodyguymick (5 months ago)
crankylifter (5 months ago)
I've never thought of 5'9" as short. Maybe in Iceland or South Sudan somewhere, but I'd call 5'9" average.
Jikook's wedding planner (4 months ago)
Where I'm from it's kinda short for a guy. I'm 5"4 that's sad.
Connie McTapper Till -l (5 months ago)
crankylifter tbh 5,9 i believe is short i think 5,10 and 11 i would say is average most girls nowadays are 5,9.
Dante Reynoso (5 months ago)
how did you know south sudan has that average height
scarscrews (5 months ago)
Hello, nice video ! This is a large topic and the video is already 11 minutes long This video focuses on fit, you did not talk about colours, contrast, right choice of clothes but you did on previous videos I think you should make a playlist grouping all your videos about short man style to have a complete guide And maybe do the same for bigger than average men, older men, younger men,...
scarscrews (5 months ago)
Oh I'm really sorry Antonio, I did not know you already had different playlists I should have verified before talking, now I feel like a fool ;)
Real Men Real Style (5 months ago)
Check out my playlist on dressing for your body type :)
Payhole Everdouche (5 months ago)
I like to wear fishnet stockings on my head and platform shoes. I try to emulate Ru Paul...!!!
Ru Lu (5 months ago)
Great video, greetings from Mexico!

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