Archives for October 2009

6’7" Jen Hamson Stands Tall & Proud

Video Courtesy of KSL.com

At 6’7″ tall, Jen Hamson is also the same height as both her parent. She is embracing her height to play basketball and volleyball at B.Y.U. Read the entire news story here.
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Diary of a Tall Fashionista – Tall Jackets

By Tiffany DeLangie

Women's tall jackets: Tall short toggle coat - Lattice beige

The end of summer is bittersweet. Bitter because I’ll miss the sun and the beach and the pool and barbecues and watermelon. It’s also sweet because it’s the beginning of fall with all its changing colors and sense of newness. Personally I would vote for September as the second best month to make changes and resolutions, next to January. While most of those changes will entail some deep spiritual or personal meaning, others may be more along the lines of “I will find a tall jacket with sleeves that actually cover my wrists.”

I’ve mentioned before that shoes and jeans are my vices. Well my third would be tall coats and tall jackets. It can be difficult however to find tall outerwear made for tall women. Whether it’s a trench or a hip length jacket, there are often features that don’t work as well for tall women. For instance, how many of you have tried on a ‘hip length’ jacket only to find it fits like a cropped one. If I wanted a cropped jacket, I would shop in the junior section right? Or what about a jacket that is cinched or belted at the waist, but ends up right under our bust rather than at our natural waist? Or my personal favorite: sleeves that expose our wrists to the elements or leave that ghastly space between jacket and glove. Ugh. This fall make a proclamation to find a tall jacket that you love and one that fits properly (and no I don’t mean two separate jackets). Trust me, it can be done! You just need to know where to look and what to look for.

When looking for a tall jacket, consider the look you’re going for and how much you intend to wear it. If you are like me and have a million jackets, then it’s not crucial that the jacket be neutral enough to match everything. It can be on the trendier side or a bright fun color. If however, this is going to be an upgrade (i.e. one you’ll spend a lot of money on) or a tall jacket you’ll wear everyday until the real cold sets in, you may want something conservative but with trendy elements (think seams and hardware). This doesn’t mean that it has to be black, brown, or grey. Oftentimes, bright colors can work just as well as a neutral as black, beige, or gray. A bright red trench can go over black pants, brown pants, beige pants, or jeans. The key is finding something stylish with the right amount of detail to show that you are current. Notice I didn’t say trendy. It doesn’t have to come from Forever 21 to be in style. It does however have to come from this decade! So mourn the loss of summer by stepping out in style in a chic tall jacket that shows you are ready to embrace change!

We have created a special section of women’s tall jackets and tall coats at Tall Clothing Mall.

Got Tall Children?

If you are tall, chances are you will have tall children too! 3 of my children are above average on the growth charts and the 4th is extremely tall and thin. Sometimes the slim pants need to be extra slim, and we always have to buy a bigger size just to get the length. Sound familiar?
Today I heard about a store that carries clothing for tall children. Stringbeans Clothing (appropriately named) carries long and lean pants for boys and girls. They also have a unique product called Cufflinx™ that you can use to add a cuff to the bottom of existing pants to add extra length. Choose from 20 different patterns.

Men’s Tall Dress Clothing on Sale

For 3 days, most items are buy 1, get 2 free at Jos A Bank. This includes tall pants, tall sportcoats, tall outerwear, and more. You do not have to buy the same item, as you can mix and match different items. Also free shipping on orders of $175+. Ends Oct 21st.

Juicy Couture Tall Maternity Jeans 34" Inseam

juicy couture tall maternity jeans 34

For you tall ladies, I’ve just found a pair of Juicy Couture tall maternity jeans in a 34″ inseam. This wide leg style is ultra-flattering. It’s a low-rise jean with a mid-belly stretchy panel. This designer tall maternity jean comes ins sizes 00-12. Visit Tall Clothing Mall for more choices in tall maternity jeans.

Susan’s Tall Fashions

There is an eBay store called Susan’s Tall Fashions that seems to be an outlet for past seasons of Long Elegant Leg’s Clothing. If you love their clothing, this is the place to buy it at excellent prices.

Tall Hoodie Winner

This morning I put all the tall hoodie giveaway contest entries into a bowl and I pulled out #5.
Congratulations to the winner Patti V with the following entry.

I love athletic clothes for tall women who aren’t big too!
thanks I would love some running pants in 36″ inseam.
Patti V 09.28.09 – 5:31 pm #

It doesn’t appear that I have your email, so please email me within 48 hours to claim your prize or I will draw a new winner. Also just a reminder that Vertical Athletics is giving free shipping on all orders to visitors of this blog from now until October 12th! Enter coupon code: “TALLMALL”.

Today is the Last Day to Win a Free Tall Hoodie

Today is the last day to enter our contest to win a free tall hoodie. The drawing is tomorrow. So hurry and enter! It only takes you entering a comment here.

Big and Tall Leather Bomber Jackets

Classic big and tall leather bomber jackets are handsome and durable. They are investment pieces that will be in style for years. Amazon has a nice assortment in big and tall and tall (not big) sizes. Many are on sale!

Step into Fall With Women’s Tall Layering Shirts

Women's tall layering shirts

Wow, it sure got cold here overnight. I can’t believe I tubed down the river 2 days ago. Yes, it was a bit chilly, but I knew it looked like the last warm day for Fall, and was so worth it! Fall weather is a bit tricky to figure out how to dress. It’s cold in the mornings and then heats up in the afternoon.
To combat overdressing, it’s time to dress in layers. Women’s tall layering shirts are the answer. You can wear them alone, or layer a vest, sweater or other shirt over the top. In the Summer we layer with camis and tank tops, but now it’s time to wear something with sleeves. Visit Tall Clothing Mall for our choices in Fall women’s tall layering shirts.

Women's tall layering shirts - Black/Gray Stripe