Articles by Elisabeth Schettle


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RHEA for the DC Woman

Photo Credit: Jess Wysocky As tall women, we are always in the public eye. On most days, I’m okay with this. When walking in to work amidst the throngs of Northwest DC pedestrians, I queue up a power playlist, put on my headphones, and glide down the street. People get out of the way. People…

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A Great Tall Boyfriend…from Long Tall Sally

Check out some additional photos and details on my love of denim for Long Tall Sally’s “Love. Wear. Repeat. Denim” Campaign! Normally I fly solo, but today I’m in love. Long Tall Sally sent me a pair of boyfriend jeans and we are in the midst of a beautiful relationship. I never dreamed the new…

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Whole Leota Love

Photo credit: Pamela McLendon Like others fashion-obsessed, I’m very picky about what I wear. I almost exclusively wear close-fitting, tailored pieces with neat silhouettes, since it has been my experience that the baggier or bigger the clothing I wear, the bigger my already-vertical frame appears. One of the only exceptions I make for wider cuts of…

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The Cozy and Luxurious Car Coat from Lands’ End Tall

Photo credit: Pamela McLendon If you haven’t been alerted yet, Lands’ End Tall has released their new fall/winter 2016 outerwear line! My favorite selection of the collection is the Wool Car Coat (worn here in shade: Vicuna) which is perfect for those of you who, like me, dress like it is still 1955. As a Wisconsin girl, not only…

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Not Your Average LBD c/o Long Tall Sally

Photo Credit: Pamela McLendon I remembered something embarrassing the other day: the only true LBD I own is, in fact, a maternity dress I scooped up years ago and which, thanks to the extra length (meant to accommodate an expecting stomach), has ever since served as my main tall-ish LBD. However convincing it may be…

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The Right Size is Your Size: Celebrating All Shapes with Dress Mavens

Photo Credit: Alexandra Gavis Sometimes I go a whole day without a comment or even a stare. Most days, however, I’m unable to walk in public without getting several remarks, whispers, stares, or points from strangers. Per day. This is the case for most very tall women I know, and sometimes, especially on days when…