Archives for July 2011

Last Few Days of Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Time is running out for you to shop at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. Everything goes back up to regular prices on August 1st. A few items we love include:

Lucky Brand ‘329’ Classic Tall Jeans with a 36″ inseam. On sale for $65.90 (was $99)
Jag Jeans ‘New Lucy’ Jeans with a 34″ Inseam on sale for $39.90 (was $59.50)
Enzo Angiolini ‘Sully’ Platform Pumps up to size 12 on sale for $59.90 was $88.95

Tall Women May Have Higher Risk of Cancer

A new study just came out July 20th, that suggest that tall women may have a higher risk of cancer. The study suggest that for every 4 inches of height, your risk of developing cancer rises by 16 percent. The Million Women Study was conducted by the University of Oxford in England. You can read the findings here.

What do you think of this study? Don’t panic, just thought you’d like to see this.

Kiyonna Nautical Plus Size Top

I love Kiyonna’s new Ashton twist top! The blue and white stripes scream nautical. I have this top in the purple color and find it figure flattering and long enough for my tall frame. The twist actually appears under my chest – a plus as often it these types of tops cut mid-way across my chest. However, I do add a little safety pin at the top of the cleavage area as I don’t like it gapping open. It’s not bad, but I feel more secure knowing I’m not giving a peep show.
The longer longer elbow length sleeves hide arm flab. Overall it’s a great flattering style!
View more plus size tops at Plus-Size-Mall.

JCPenney Tall Clothing & Sale

JCPenney tall clothing

JCPenney offers a large selection of women’s tall sizes and men’s tall clothing. Right now they are having the Big Thank You Appreciation Sale at JCPenney with savings of 20-70% on items sitewide. Valid through 7/23. Plus you can take an Extra 20% off with your jcpenney rewards credit card, or an extra 15% off with any other form of payment. Enter promo code: HOTSALE. Valid through 7/24.

Perry Ellis Big and Tall Clothing

Perry Ellis Big and Tall Clothing

Our newest partner store is Perry Ellis – Big and Tall Apparel. They a small selection of nice looking big and tall clothing. For a limited time, save an extra 30% off by using coupon code BT30AF.
View more men’s big and tall clothing on sale.

Tall Paul’s Tall Mall

Extra Long Beds at Tall Pauls Tall Mall

Extra tall people everywhere are the singing the praises of Tall Paul’s Tall Mall. This specialty store sells all of the items to make tall people’s life easier. They specialize in extra long beds for your dorm, your home or camping with lengths up to 8′ long! You can also pick up an Extend-a-Bed to make an existing bed longer or get an extra long futon for extra tall visitors. Plus, they sell mattresses and complementing bedding.

In addition, they sell indoor and outdoor tall chairs, desks and nightstands. For travel pick up an extra long garment bag or a long sleeping bag. Out thanks go out to Tall Paul, for supplying us furniture and other items that make our lives more comfortable!

New Balance Summer Sale

Clearance Event going on now at on large size shoes

Hurry and shop the clearance event going on now at Shop New Balance. Save up to 50% off and receive free Shipping with promo code SNBCLEARANCEFS thru 7/26. Their athletic shoes are some of the most comfy around.

View more large size shoes on sale.

How to Get More Leg Room on Southwest Airlines

southwest early bird checkinSo you’ve bought your ticket on Southwest airlines. You’re doing your final packing for your trip. Suddenly it dawns on you that you don’t have a seat assignment. You remember that Southwest Airlines has you stand in line and when you board you can sit where you choose, provided you are first in line. Not having a seat assignment when flying can be a nightmare for tall people.

What a hassle. Or is it? I’m going to give you a cheap trick to use to guarantee you are one of the first in line at the Southwest Airlines boarding area.
For $10 one way, Southwest now offers an EarlyBird check-in. Up to 36 hours prior to your flight, you can check-in online, print your boarding pass and guarantee you’ll be at the first of the line.
This means, you will have priority in getting an EXIT row seat. If you are tall, this is the only way to fly!

Headed to Evo’ Conference

I am on my way to Park City, UT for the Evo’ Conference. It’s my first blogging conference and I am excited to learn from some of the top women bloggers in the country! I will be updating tips and the latest news from the conference via my twitter account. So follow along!