Exclusive Q&A with Clavon Leonard of Clavon’s Wear

The upsurge in the number of “bespoke” retailers in recent years has been exciting to follow, both as a member of the tall crowd as well as a market forecaster. The evolution of technology, manufacturing, and ecommerce has certainly had wide applications in democratizing fashion. And yet, in this broadening landscape, the most successful entrepreneurs know that being all…


One Girl’s Gold is Another’s Silver with Sven Clogs

“Another pair of silver shoes?!” My poor husband. He just has no concept of how exceedingly pleasing a silver shoe can be. I do have quite an assortment of silver shoes—ballet flats, leather flip flops, the high heeled sandals I wore at my wedding. What I did not have until a few weeks ago, though,…


My Blue Suede Shoes from LLXLLQ

Up until a few years ago, I would never wear heels. I’ve always found people’s reactions to me in them a little unsettling. It would veer between fear and admiration, and I just wasn’t sure how to manage either. I’ve slowly built up my collection of heels over the past few years, and I’ve found…


A Tall Drink of Lemonade from Dellez Tall

I am not sure if it was a result of being awkwardly tall or shy or maybe a combination of both, but when I was younger I wanted nothing more than to blend in and be the same as everyone else. I tried desperately to avoid drawing attention to myself and constantly begged my parents…


Summer Ready with Dellez Tall

Photo Credit: Karin Londgren Summer is finally here! I’ll admit that summers are very hard for me (I’m a complete snow bunny), but even I am excited to wear lighter layers, shorter sleeves, open-toed sandals, and sunglasses as an excuse for headbands 24/7. DC is very much a learned love of mine (I completely hated…


Find Your Shoesonality with Shoes of Prey

When my much awaited custom shoes from Shoes of Prey arrived at my office, I had to open them straightaway—there was simply no waiting until the end of the day. The box was an showstopper in of itself—matte black, and tied up with a thick grosgrain ribbon. Upon opening, a mound of shiny embossed black tissue revealed…