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  1. Alyssa says

    This is such a fabulous post idea. I must admit, I’m a half-tuck gal!

  2. Kory says

    Great post! Love the look of a tucked in shirt, but it always seems to look a little sloppy or lumpy when I try. I’ll definitely be trying your method when I get dressed for work tomorrow!

  3. heather says

    haha, hilarious!
    i love the tucks… use the same technique :)

    xo – heather
    This Life Is Yours Blog

  4. such a smart post!

  5. Tamar says

    That skirt is so pretty! Especially with the chambray top. Great post xoxo

  6. delia says

    Love the half tuck and the sequin skirt.


  7. Maria says

    I love the full tuck most of all, though I haven’t mastered it yet.The half tuck, on the other hand, I’ve got down pat.
    xo, Maria

  8. Lexi says

    I love your sweater and jeans in the first half tuck pictures! Where are they from?

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  10. Ana says

    This post saved my life!

  11. Carmen says

    Love this post! You’re onto me — I confess I’ve had issues with full tucks for a number of sad, little years. I just can’t get it to look right! I’ll try again. Loving the half-tuck — especially the sequins and the chambray.

  12. Caelan says

    Love a good tuck! Where is your leather skirt from? Love the color!

  13. Anna says

    Love that skirt- where is is from?! Such a great post- thanks!

  14. I love to do the half tuck – it shows off a coordinating belt, and I think it’s very flattering as far as accenting a waist while concealing hips. It’s also good for throwing a cardigan or blazer on top, so you get a peak of the blouse from the back.

  15. Maggir says

    First of all, WHERE did you purchase that black oversized tee?? Its amazing

  16. Kristen says

    would never have thought to put that skirt with a chambray top but i love it!

  17. Jasmine says

    Ridiculous and stupid to tuck a sweater, really? Looks idiotic

  18. […] listed. Philip Lim 3.1 silk tee $250.00. I need this in my life. Tuck just the front of the tee (half tuck) into the destructed jeans or the black skinnies and you’re good to […]

  19. t says

    I would never be caught in that half-tuck! Ug! Ly! Never!

  20. Olivia Penelope says

    Since I read this post, I’ve been tucking away every day. Amazing tips. Thank you. I just wanted to ask where that cream, knitted sweater is from (the half tuck pic)? I’ve been looking for one for a long time!

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    It’s the little changes which will make the greatest changes. Many thanks for sharing!

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  24. Hi Amanda!
    Just wrote a post on my own blog about tucking and referenced how much I loved yours!! The half-tuck never fails!
    If you want to check it out– http://meg-a-porter.blogspot.com/ “Half-Tuck Won’t Cost a Buck”
    Love your site, xo

  25. […] mastring “the tuck” isn’t as easy as it looks. However with a little help from Amanda, I was able to pull it off. Now I prefer the casual “half tuck” most days and on […]

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  27. Sonia says

    Hello Amanda, thanks for your posts. I have spent the last hour flipping through your posts. They are perfect for me as I am not so fashion forward. one question: I like the long shorts you wore under the skirt. Where did you get it? When do you wear it?
    Thanks in advance,

  28. Lauren says

    I LOVE your sequin skirt! Where did you get it?

  29. Ellie says

    I love the black shirt! Where’s it from?!

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  32. S'Priea O'Bard says

    Cute clothes!! I’m a full tuck girl my self though.

  33. Adina says

    Wow. So I was actually doing it right the whole time. :) Glad I saw this, gave me some confident in how I was doing it haha.

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  36. Emmi says

    Wow! This really helped me! :)

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  38. Christy says

    I’m in love with your polka dot blouse and the loose black shirt!!! Please tell me where I can get my little hands on them!? The half-tuck rocks! Makes you look thinner if your shirt is loose or bulky:) great post!

  39. Lee Ann says

    I like the look, but I can’t pull it off. I’m too short and squatty and it makes my bottom look bigger than what it is.

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  41. Claudia says

    I’m loving the tucking advice, but have to ask where that sequin skirt is from?

  42. Maddie says

    Where is your black sequined mini skirt from? So cute :)

  43. I never gave much thought to which tuck I do, but I think I mostly do the half tuck! Great posting!!

  44. […] a loose tee (I like to buy mine up a size), and tuck just the front into your denim shorts.  The half-tuck creates a cool, casual vibe perfect for a laid back summer. Then add some personal touches, like […]

  45. […] Day/weekend: Pairing a Graphic Tee and Boyfriend jean means your reading for your day….It all comes down to the accessories. I love using the statement necklace for the casual look, I like how it looks unexpected! Paired with ballet flat or van sneakers and your ready for errands and weekend play. Throw on heels your ready for brunch or shower! Also consider with a skater skirt! (front tuck) […]

  46. jaflorendo says

    i love your jeans! where did you get em!!! :)

  47. Breelle says

    If you use mid-rise jeans do you think it would look good or do they need to be high rise? Thank you in advance for replying!

  48. […] A couple years ago, everyone was half-tucking their shirts and recently I’ve been noticing the models are front-tucking their shirts again. The trick is to tuck in just a tiny bit. With all the high-waist skirts, palazzo pants, slim-fit denims and pencil trouser that are trending right now, learning how to tuck in a shirt is an essential skill to master. Check out this step by step guide. […]

  49. […] I’m planning to add a couple more as I wear them in! As you can see, I’m also rocking the half tuck (my favorite) – another great way to add a bit of casual edge to a […]

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  53. Nicky says

    What if you’re a bit fat or have a tummy? how can you be stylish and still able to hide your not so good aspects of your body? is it only a bad choice of trousers or skirts?

  54. Amy says

    Half tuck at the side is much more slimming.