Forget twirling, throwing your hips back against a wall or knee-popping, there’s a hot new fashion pose taking over Instagram, and it’s so subtle you probably hadn’t even noticed.
Celebrities like the Kardashians and Emily Ratajkowski have been doing it, as well as influencers such as Monikh and Caroline Vreeland.
The pose itself is super flattering, as it involves standing ever so slightly on your tippy toes, to create the illusion that you’re wearing heels even if you’re not, thus elongating the legs.
This is an especially useful pose for summer, when you’re posing in your bikini and therefore logically probably aren’t wearing shoes at all.
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The clever team at Who What Wear UK have dubbed it the Barbie feet post, and we can’t think of a better name for it, as it perfectly mimics Barbie’s pointed feet.
Now the trick here is to achieve perfect balance, so when you’re first starting out with this pose, I suggest you casually lean onto a wall or something to avoid any wobbly falls.