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The Artful Jersey Dress C/O Leota New York

This Leota dress started out as all good ones do—cut and built in New York’s garment district, handled and shipped from their offices in Brooklyn. When it arrived at my apartment across the borough, I found the pattern to be even more lively and sweet in person than I had anticipated from the website photos. So,…

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The Beautiful and Ethical Dress Choice C/O Leota New York

As an environmentalist both personally and professionally, sustainability is an important factor in the food I eat and the clothes I choose to wear. I strive to shop at farmers markets and support local businesses over large, distant chains. However, I have found it remarkablely difficult to find clothing that is made locally and sustainably—add…

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A Custom Tall Suit Fit for 1964 Bond c/o Indochino

Shortly after getting the Egara suit, I started contributing to The Height of Style, and thinking more about dressing well. When Kacy offered me an Indochino suit to review as one of the first contributors to join on, I couldn’t say no to such a phenomenal opportunity. The good folks at Indochino emailed me promotional code…

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A Dress Fit To Travel the World In c/o Leota New York

The first thing I did in my Leota Sweetheart Dress was ride my bike to work. Its simple design means a few things: no bulk, no pleats, no frills. There’s nothing that gets in the way of being active, and nothing that makes sitting still feel stiff and constricting. Its length (at 40″), too, is…

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A Sweet Dress Fit for the Tall and Slim c/o Leota New York

Photo credit: Joseph Ash The last days of October are always my favorite: it is when my birthday, my sister’s birthday, and many of my friends’ birthdays and wedding anniversaries happen—all capped with the beautiful oranges and reds of fall foliage. I have always preferred cool weather, and fall is my ideal season. Working in…

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A Tall Jersey Dress That Takes Average to Above Average c/o Leota New York

“Average” is a loaded word, rife with etymological associations dating back centuries to describe damages, arithmetic means, and mediocrity (with a slightly more sonorous tinge). Average, to me, has historically been territory to be avoided at all costs. But despite all its semantic baggage, I am fine with having my body type called “average”. It is a…