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18/04/2016 8:00 PM AEST

Kourtney Kardashian Totally Understands The Petite Clothes Thing

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Kourtney Kardashian may be the oldest sister in the squad, but she is also the most diminutive, clocking in at just over five feet. While she's certainly small in size, she always makes big fashion statements. 

In celebration of Kourt's 37th birthday on April 18, we're taking a look at her best outfits to date, along with all the lessons petite women can glean from them. Come now, there is lots to learn. 

  • Fit is essential -- find a good tailor if something doesn't work off the rack.
    Fit is essential -- find a good tailor if something doesn't work off the rack.
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  • If you're wearing an oversized coat, wear something tight underneath.
    If you're wearing an oversized coat, wear something tight underneath.
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  • Opt for a cropped jacket to get the best proportions.
    Opt for a cropped jacket to get the best proportions.
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  • When wearing a busy print, break it up with some skin so it doesn't overwhelm your petite figure.
    When wearing a busy print, break it up with some skin so it doesn't overwhelm your petite figure.
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  • A monochromatic outfit will make you look taller by creating one long line.
    A monochromatic outfit will make you look taller by creating one long line.
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  • Balance out a voluminous coat with skinny jeans (or leather pants).
    Balance out a voluminous coat with skinny jeans (or leather pants).
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  • Save some money and wear a shirt as a dress.
    Save some money and wear a shirt as a dress.
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  • But when in doubt, you can't go wrong in a head-to-toe, form-fitting black ensemble.
    But when in doubt, you can't go wrong in a head-to-toe, form-fitting black ensemble.
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