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Gingham Style from Long Tall Sally

Good ol’ gingham. The origin of this punchy, woven cotton or linen fabric dates back to the 17th century. The first ginghams were originally exported to Europe via Dutch-colonized Malaysia, and they were striped; not checked (“gingham” is borrowed from the Malay adjective for “striped”). When the Brits started manufacturing fabrics in the 18th century,…

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Dress Up, Dress Down, with Long Tall Sally

Photo Credit: Camille Snyder ‘Who do I want to be today?’ Right after the alarm goes off, this is pretty much the first question I ask myself before I rub the sleep out of my eyes. The second generally has something to do with how quickly I can get a cup of coffee made! I’m…

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Channeling Audrey with Long Tall Sally

Photo Credit: Karin Londgren As you can see here, I have long had a love affair with Long Tall Sally, and I must say that the only thing better than doing one review of Long Tall Sally is getting to do another one. The beauty of this LTS trench, like all classic trench coats, is that…

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An Unexpected Gown for a Taller Than Your Average Girl c/o Long Tall Sally

I still vividly remember how I felt in my first formal dress. It was 1999, and I was an androgynous, 15-year old junior with a pixie cut and very little patience for anything beyond my everyday all-black ensemble and Doc Martens. I was going to prom with my friends; I didn’t have a date. The…

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Glam and On the Go c/o Long Tall Sally

I used to love dressing up for parties and special occasions when I was a little girl (mostly because I loved spinning around in circles while my skirt swished and swirled around me). As I got older, I loved the “getting ready part” that dressing up entailed. For high school proms and college formals, days,…

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Black Lace Splendor Amidst the Ruins c/o Long Tall Sally

Photo Credit: Joseph Ash How do you begin a love letter to someone you really, really love when they barely know you exist? That is my conundrum with this post. I love, love, love Long Tall Sally and have loved them for over a decade now. So when I was given the opportunity to to review a…