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Style Tips For Short Men | With The Modest Man

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In this episode, we meet with Brock McGoff, The Modest Man himself, to discuss style advice for men of shorter height. Hope you enjoy the video! And if you do, don’t forget to hit the thumbs up, and consider sharing this with a friend who might get value from the video. -- Check out Brock’s channel over here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClbfoD1o7sV0VxErpxTCpyw And his Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/modestmanstyle/ -- Outfit 1: Shirt: https://bit.ly/2Oi5cxP Sweater: https://bit.ly/2JqcrVS Jeans: https://bit.ly/2uhJeSD Boots: https://bit.ly/2oQHhK9 Outfit 2: Shirt custom-made Chinos: http://bit.ly/2TTgQEQ Vest: http://bit.ly/2TXMf91 Sneakers: https://bit.ly/2TUAlhe Outfit 3: Shirt custom-made from Tailor Store Henley: https://bit.ly/2W5LZCq Jeans: https://bit.ly/2FmEhNE Boots: https://bit.ly/2yuCRgm -- Shot with: - Canon 6D MK II: https://amzn.to/2COFiyW - Canon 24-70mm f/4.0 Lens: https://amzn.to/2RUFctW -- Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/timdessaint/ -- Some of the links above are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.
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Pastarooni (1 hour ago)
4’11 gang
Sang Doan (20 hours ago)
Hey, this guy kinda looks like an Asian Jeremy Piven
J972 Sicktv (5 days ago)
Im 6 feet flat can i use these tips
Kenneth Cruz (3 days ago)
You gotta give some height points to unlock these tips
Pablo Tejano (5 days ago)
where my short kings at ??
Nova politan (7 days ago)
Im here just tryna help out my short friend get some nice fits
Tim Dessaint (6 days ago)
Let 'em know! 😊
Alejandro (7 days ago)
You know his tips are good when they're practically common sense.
PseudoFantastic (7 days ago)
I'm gonna be looking good while I order my bagel
thejonesexperience (10 days ago)
Brock’s hair makes me think he has some video tapes to return...
Nzan Ngully (11 days ago)
Is it only me ? Or ? I always see that short guys 5'6 below, have big Heads. The proportion of head to body is always on the bigger side
Farhat Bamadhaj (8 days ago)
It's because they have small narrow shoulders.
Tim Dessaint (10 days ago)
I'm pretty sure we all have similar sized heads, which then indeed might make it look like shorter people have bigger heads.
Yoseph Samuel (12 days ago)
awesome videos from both of you. thank you :)
Tim Dessaint (11 days ago)
Thank you Yoseph! 🙂
Alan Huynh (12 days ago)
I’m 5’8” in shoes but am mistaken a lot for 5’5”-6”. I have a pretty wide set of shoulders and am of muscular build. One of the biggest challenges is getting shirts that fit my shoulders but aren’t too long for me. Siiiigh guess I’ll need to spend money on tailoring :(:(
Alan Huynh (10 days ago)
Tim Dessaint just checked it out and really loving the info that your bringing! You got yourself a sub! Dayum I need to get me a pair of those striped vertical pants...
Tim Dessaint (11 days ago)
Your tailor is your best friend especially when you're pretty buff! Check out my "Style Tips For Athletic Men" video I made with my friend Nathan if you haven't watched it yet,  it's a good one for people with a muscular physique 🙂
keoface (13 days ago)
6’2 gang, anybody?
F T (13 days ago)
i'm 180cm, still watching nice vid
Thats short. Everything under 6’2 is short
Tim Dessaint (13 days ago)
Thank you! Glad you still enjoyed it 🙂
Owlelephant 129 (13 days ago)
Short people don’t have much to worry about. I feel like retailers always carry their sizes. Shoes, pant, shirts, everythang!
Tim Dessaint (13 days ago)
For sure! I'll give you that 🙂
Owlelephant 129 (13 days ago)
Tim Dessaint thanks for the reply! Still I think it’s easier for you to alter clothes that are too big. If something is too small, it’s not like tall people can magically add more material.
Tim Dessaint (13 days ago)
We have it harder than you think haha! It's not uncommon to have even the smallest size be too big for us.
Mr. Guru (14 days ago)
6'4" gang wya... I'm sorry i didn't wish for this I wish I was 6'1" like the rest of yall after a certain point it's too much
Tim Dessaint (14 days ago)
6'1"? I think most of the people watching this video are 5'7" and under 😅
P M (15 days ago)
Starts @ 4:00. Go low contrast; avoid belts that cut you in half colourwise; trim the fat in your look, slim silhouette; small-scale patterns (but not too small);I would add: blow dry your hair up and back for height.
my brother is 5'2 and his lady game was fcking amazing, girls wanted to be near him because he was cute, was a smooth talker and took care of himself. Size doesn't matter, confidence does, don't let the social standards take it from you! PD: Tim tbh, this is a rlly good video, specially for the people who struggle with this every day, I love ur channel! *I'm 5'7 fyi
Maryland Guy0326 (4 days ago)
It matters online on dating apps though take it from me I’m 5’7.
Tim Dessaint (17 days ago)
Let's go! Your brother sounds like an awesome dude 😊 Thank you for the kind words man, glad you're enjoying the content!
Music4life 47 (21 days ago)
5’11 bros wya
Phillip Leong (21 days ago)
Sweat pants and crocs look good no matter your height or waistline.
Tim Dessaint (18 days ago)
Of course. That's a known fact.
Francis Renzo (21 days ago)
“How ya feelin’ today man?” I feel modest. Lost opportunity there.
Tim Dessaint (21 days ago)
😂
Quest4Tube (21 days ago)
A bit of a cringy intro...but better after that :)
Tim Dessaint (21 days ago)
The cringe was intended haha
HNDRX ☔️ (22 days ago)
As a tall person I’ll fully admit it seems so much easier being able to dress better than I’m able to. Y’all be dressing way better than we’re able to 😫
Tim Dessaint (21 days ago)
There are plenty of stylish tall people 🙂
アキラ (22 days ago)
im 5'7
Tim Dessaint (21 days ago)
Cheers 5'7" gang!
BruceLtd (22 days ago)
that olive green jacket. where did you get it at?
Tim Dessaint (21 days ago)
Uniqlo!
Figo Gaati (22 days ago)
Collaborate with Real Men Real Style please
Wise Doom (23 days ago)
Collab with Alpha M. PLEASE
V Ling (23 days ago)
I'm only 5'2" 😢 Fortunately my legs are the length of an average 5'6" or so. Looks like I fit about a 28 inseam.
MioNami (25 days ago)
Why am I watching this, I'm a 6' woman...
Tim Dessaint (25 days ago)
Hope it was at least mildly entertaining for you then 😅
hadi257 (26 days ago)
I'm a buff 5 7 dude. Its a struggle for me to get a top that doesn't cover my dick cause of my huge bust measurement. Not a fan of tight clothing anyway
Tim Dessaint (25 days ago)
Try Asket! They have different lengths for each size 🙂 So for example you can go for a short L 🙂
Arvee (26 days ago)
The broll sequence was dope, didn't expect the from a fashion channel 👏
Tim Dessaint (25 days ago)
Thanks Arvee! Glad you enjoyed it 🙂
xkidrobot (26 days ago)
Where did you get that olive jacket??
Tim Dessaint (25 days ago)
That one is from Uniqlo.
AG Tyson (27 days ago)
Hehe puny short people this is coming from the 6.1 gang
TheBeybladeSport (27 days ago)
Im 5'3 male, 25yrs old from India
Tim Dessaint (25 days ago)
Much love!
EliJay (28 days ago)
I'm "short" at 5'9" and find these tips helpful. Thanks Tim and Brock!
EliJay (18 days ago)
@viguime That's why I said "short".
viguime (18 days ago)
Bruh you're not short
Tim Dessaint (27 days ago)
Glad you enjoyed the tips! 😊
The Burning Sensation (29 days ago)
Krav Magaw?
Pagan Poetry (1 month ago)
I'm 163 cm and asian, but i never really consider myself ad being short or at least feel insecure about my height, because if i compare myself to people here, i'm like the average, like most people here are 5'3 to 6
Tim Dessaint (29 days ago)
Yess you're perfect just the way you are 😊
Miad Developer (1 month ago)
Never feel insecure about your height. Never!!!
Gatik soni (10 days ago)
Dude I'm around 5'6 n I am 18
Tim Dessaint (29 days ago)
Yesss 🙏
My DLab (1 month ago)
any title of broll sound?
Kevin Chan (1 month ago)
Im 162 cm height, if i going to buy converse shoes, rather high or low one?
Tim Dessaint (1 month ago)
Personally I prefer the look of high tops, even though I'm also short. Up to you I'd say 🙂
Sourav Shib (1 month ago)
I gave up trying to get taller. I'm only 5'9 (taller with shoes) almost everygirl wants a guy who is 6 foot
Tim Dessaint (1 month ago)
And I'm "only" 5'7". I promise you plenty of girls are going to be into you regardless of your size, focus on the things you can control 🙂
CalinSzabo (1 month ago)
2’1 gang where you at?
J972 Sicktv (5 days ago)
Im 10ft 11 dwarf
Morris Liu (1 month ago)
Im 1’2” hehe
Иван Суслов (1 month ago)
I watch you from russia and have some problems with language. Can you pls make music a little less, to let youtube make subtitles? Thank you.
Tim Dessaint (1 month ago)
Thank you for watching! And thank you for your feedback, I'll definitely keep that in mind for future videos.
Samsaraindo (1 month ago)
5'6 crew right here but claimin 5'7, fuck it
Sunny Blaze (1 month ago)
does no one think he looks like tom holland????
Tim Dessaint (1 month ago)
A few people have commented that haha
Declan Short (1 month ago)
5'10 King Manlets represent
Tesseract (1 month ago)
Daniel Craig who plays bond is 5'10.
JA914 AJ121 (1 month ago)
This is nice. But how about if you're short & fat(or have a big stomach)??? Any tips?
Tim Dessaint (1 month ago)
I'll make a video on that topic in the future 🙂 But some of the same tips as for short men will also help (monochromatic, no belt).
Nexu Jin (1 month ago)
So how tall are you guys?
Nexu Jin (1 month ago)
@Tim Dessaint Thanks for answering! I'm 1,75m myself. Yes, I use meters. Sounds taller than centimeters (ง '̀͜ '́ )ง
Tim Dessaint (1 month ago)
I'm 170 cm.
john dev james (1 month ago)
im 5'9 and feel very short
Tim Dessaint (1 month ago)
No matter your height, there will always be taller people, and shorter people. Be grateful for what you have 🙂
Klaus Werther (1 month ago)
What glasses are those you are wearing man? Super nice
Tim Dessaint (1 month ago)
They're from a French brand called Paul Ward.
juan da one (1 month ago)
I love the modern mans hair
juan da one (1 month ago)
@Tim Dessaint yeah he sure has and your hairstyle looks so classy too 👌
Tim Dessaint (1 month ago)
He's got some dope hair 👌
I'm 5'4 7 inches and 2 Inches Wide? 🤔🤔🤔
I Just Turned 32. (I am out of the Calendar)...LoL I like to Style because I am on Stage and Performing as a Singer. For a 5'4 of Height. This is really Helpful. Thank You Guys.
Tim Dessaint (1 month ago)
Glad to hear the video was helpful to you! Keep rocking the stage in style 🙂
DamnCanucks (1 month ago)
would love info on the trousers tim is wearing at 0:05
Tim Dessaint (1 month ago)
I bought them many years ago in a small boutique in Taiwan. No idea about the brand, I'm sorry!
Martezzini Paleton (1 month ago)
The cutest crossover/collaboration I've seen today Edit: 4'1 people where our genetics at?
Isaac Quipse (1 month ago)
brock needs to fix his posture
Bourne Tourain (1 month ago)
What's the song in the intro? Or all the songs. You always have some great music.
Tim Dessaint (1 month ago)
Thanks man! The intro song is: Twisted Things 03 - Hakan Eriksson. And the song in the cinematic lookbook sequence near the end is Teenage Lullaby - Ooyy.
simmyjer (1 month ago)
Please try Bonobos
Chaeng Li Rangsha (1 month ago)
5'6 aka 5'7 in shoes I know my way around lol 😎
Silent (1 month ago)
I’m 160 cm 😂
Aizen (1 month ago)
5’4 brothers wya?
Huakai Liao (1 month ago)
Just want to let you know I bought fashion anchor because of your advice
Tim Dessaint (1 month ago)
I've never heard of fashion anchor so I assume you mean Brock's advice 🙂
Cody Maverick (1 month ago)
5'7 (on a good day) squad show some love
schmidt. (1 month ago)
oh shit thats me
Edward V (1 month ago)
the camera focus is a bit off but other than that, great video!
Tim Dessaint (1 month ago)
Yess I messed that up, sorry! Glad you enjoyed it nonetheless Edward! 🙂
Sergio Montes (1 month ago)
The modest man sent me over here. You got great content!!
Tim Dessaint (1 month ago)
Thank you Sergio! I appreciate it 🙏 Welcome to the channel 🙂
Lord Raffy (1 month ago)
0:24 :how you feeling today man? :feeling Modest...
Potato Crusher (1 month ago)
5'3 asian dude..... Totally fine with it tho.
Tim Dessaint (1 month ago)
Rocking it 👌
kay illa (2 months ago)
5'5 with thick quads... struggle to find the right fitting bottoms
Tim Dessaint (2 months ago)
The tailor is your best friend 🙂
Bear hands (2 months ago)
Just get that bone lengthening procedure everyone is getting and you won’t be called me shortpants anymore
HalloDaikts (2 months ago)
Bear hands baki?
ForceUser_ish (2 months ago)
My takeaway is if you're short, make sure you're not fat.
Subash Grg (2 months ago)
Short and proud! 5'10 anyone?
Patrick S (2 months ago)
Short guys are great, but they need attitude.
LECKMICH (2 months ago)
since TMM is 5'5 i find it hard to believe that you are 5'7 when comparing you both
Tim Dessaint (2 months ago)
I think it's because he's wearing boots.
Simeone Hambrick (2 months ago)
love style videos for us short brothers. what were the shoes you're wearing at the beginning with the striped trousers?
Tim Dessaint (2 months ago)
Thank you Simeone! Glad you're enjoying the videos. The white sneakers were from Clae 🙂
Vina Ri (2 months ago)
164 :(
The NewGeneration (2 months ago)
Im 5'11 I don't know how to label myself
Tim Dessaint (2 months ago)
Then don't label yourself 🙂
Leo Keys (2 months ago)
yoooo this video needs some good b roll to be more visually pleasing.
Tim Dessaint (2 months ago)
@Leo Keys I think you're absolutely right. I could've done a better job adding in some b-rolls during the conversation parts. I'll definitely keep this in mind for my next collab 🙂 Thanks for the feedback man!
Leo Keys (2 months ago)
@Tim Dessaint The segment where you guys were having a conversation in the living room couch would have been (imo) a nice place some b roll examples of what you guys were talking about. I mean I could imagine what you guys were talking about, and brock was a living example of what he preached, but I felt like was just waiting for some examples to pop up during the conversation. The 7:30 clips was really nice, but I was expecting some during the convo since the production value is good.
Tim Dessaint (2 months ago)
Did the 7:30 - 8:13 b-roll sequence not satiate you? (which would be fine, just wondering if you got to that part)
Travis Exodus (2 months ago)
Song name, please? I'm 5'7
Tim Dessaint (2 months ago)
The one in the lookbook? Teenage Lullaby - Ooyy
Fausto Moh (2 months ago)
im 20 and 5'4 and it can be a confidence killer at time
Tim Dessaint (2 months ago)
I feel you! But focus on the things you can control 🙂 Dwelling on your height won't get you anywhere.
princessdyn (2 months ago)
Here for the bun!
The Ace (2 months ago)
The autofocus is fucked.
The Ace (2 months ago)
Not a problem, don't take it otherwise I'm not a hater or something. I'm sure that's not gonna happen again
Tim Dessaint (2 months ago)
I know, messed up on the interview part. Sorry 😕
Avinash Tanwar (2 months ago)
Please give me the name of music from 7:30 to 8:14.... Plz Tim..... Thanks 🥰
Tim Dessaint (2 months ago)
No problem Avinash! Thank you for your support 🙏
Avinash Tanwar (2 months ago)
@Tim Dessaint I can't thank you enough because u got 60k subscribers and get thousands of comments... But still managed to reply... Thank you so much Tim🥰🥰🥰 All the best for one million within this year i wish... Thank you 🥰🥰🥰
Tim Dessaint (2 months ago)
Teenage Lullaby - Ooyy
Aurie Mikell (2 months ago)
I'm 5'3" I don't know if anything can work for me :(
The Boogeyman (1 month ago)
buy height insoles it will add up to 2 inches in your height
The Ace (2 months ago)
Not a problem my brother Jack ma is 5'3 and so are you he is among the richest in world
nabidc61 (2 months ago)
lol I'm 5'3 with shoes on. Literally, no guy is this height. I tend to just wear really slim fitted clothes to look taller and sharper. I also hate standing next to people because it makes me feel inferior. The only clothes that fit me are the XXS River Island fit.
Tim Dessaint (2 months ago)
I know it's easier said than done but focus on the things you can actually control. Dwelling about your height is just wasted energy and won't change anything. Find other things in your life that you can be grateful for that others may not have the chance to have.
Dean Winchester (2 months ago)
He said he wants a few inches taller. Bro, cut that man bun and rock a hairstyle that would give you 2-3 inches of height instantly. LOL
Tim Dessaint (2 months ago)
Haha that would do it! I used to spike my hair up when I was a kid, probably unconsciously because I was insecure about my height. I couldn't care less today though 🙂
Himalayan Son (2 months ago)
these two are game changer for all of us who 5:5,5:6,5:7.Legendary🔥🔥🔥
Tim Dessaint (2 months ago)
Short bros unite!
syamsul a (2 months ago)
I'm only 5'3" thou 😭😭😭😭
DJ7thnz (2 months ago)
5'5 and (5'6-5'7 in shoes) for my height is average or tall here in the Philippines. 😂
The Boogeyman (1 month ago)
true lol 5'4 pinoy here
Albin Thomas (2 months ago)
Any tips about suits and jackets for shorter men??
Tim Dessaint (2 months ago)
I usually get my suits made-to-measure, or off-the-rack with the necessary alterations done in-store. For jackets find a brand that works for your size, some brands size smaller than others. If the sleeves are too long you can get them shortened at a tailor.
Victor Lindvall (2 months ago)
I'm 5'11 and the insecurity is real
Tim Dessaint (2 months ago)
There will always be people taller than you, and shorter than you. Put yourself in the shoes of someone who's 5'2". Be grateful for what you have!
SirCao (2 months ago)
can u imagine being short and athletic? welcome to my life :'(
Tim Dessaint (2 months ago)
Short and athletic is where it's at! 😊
Ivan (2 months ago)
Anything for heavy set men?
Tim Dessaint (2 months ago)
I'll make a video on that topic in the future! 🙂
Michael Breceda (3 months ago)
As a 5’5 man myself, I’ve found that fixing your posture and hitting the gym makes you feel and look taller which infinitely boost confidence. If you’re short, don’t make it worse by slouching when you stand and walk.
Tim Dessaint (3 months ago)
100% agreed!
Polash Adhikari (3 months ago)
Wow, what an awesome video, thank you for the content, the curated editing, and the collaboration, please do more.
Tim Dessaint (3 months ago)
Thank you Polash! Glad you enjoyed the video 😊 I'll definitely do more collaborations in the future.
i fckng love this channel .... fck u average world
Tim Dessaint (3 months ago)
Glad you're enjoying the channel Ruben! 🙂
Obimoba Babo Obimama Xi (3 months ago)
How short is 5’7 in western country? I live in eastern asia and like 5’8.5 I still even feel kinda short.
Obimoba Babo Obimama Xi (3 months ago)
Tim Dessaint Thank you for this video man..
Tim Dessaint (3 months ago)
Shorter than average.
The bad guy (3 months ago)
4’3 gang where you at?
Paul Nguyen (3 months ago)
background music is too loud dude
Tim Dessaint (3 months ago)
Thanks for letting me know Paul!
Lil brown kid (3 months ago)
i’m 16 and 5’6😂
Boxing Proff (3 months ago)
34 he looks 27.
Tim Dessaint (3 months ago)
I agree! He looks so much younger.
Forchinie (3 months ago)
4"7 Twelve Year olds where You at!?

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