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The Tall Fashion Power Couple: Taller Than Your Average for Long Tall Sally

For all the great mainstream tall lines out there, there is noticeable gap in the market—most tall-friendly brands provide tall women with what they need, and tend to gloss over what they want. This isn’t a bad business strategy—most of us are so happy to have our needs addressed in the form of pants that are long enough,…

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Meet the Gents: tHoS Contributor Adam DeMasi

I’ve been friends with Adam for going on a decade. We grew up several towns apart in Vermont, and have bonded over a shared love of local history and lore, Guided by Voices, and the frustrations and triumphs of being exceptionally tall. By the time we launched The Height of Style men’s stream in June,…

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Meet the Ladies: tHoS Contributor Meghan Gabriel

I first met Meghan about 5 years ago, through a mutual best friend (hers in childhood, mine in college). There was immediate and easy rapport—I felt as though I had known her for decades, not minutes. Though fast-paced lives in two different cities make seeing each other a bit more difficult these days, I forget the…

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Meet the Ladies: THoS Contributor Elisabeth Schettle

One of the most exciting moments for me to date was when I got my first email from a reader in 2010. I realized—with a fair degree of shock—that someone was not only *actually* reading, but taking the time to reach out and share a bit of their story. That email meant a lot to me then, and…

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2013 Holiday Collection Picks from Peruvian Connection

Warm manta dresses and alpaca mittens. Coated black jeans, moto jackets that glisten. Brown jacquard gift bags with tissue wrappings—if you (like me) count these among your favorite things, you should most certainly get yourself to Peruvian Connection for the cozy delectables that will become your (or her) wintry wardrobe staples. Ranging from the diminutive and sparkly…

Lady Mary Would Likely Wear(-y) Barefoot Tess!

Let’s talk two of my favorite things: Downton Abbey and Barefoot Tess. As an unabashed anglophile, former Victorian & Edwardian literature student, and 1920s style aficionado, my Downton obsession is arguably as natural and expected as my next breath (and as you might guess, as an eldest daughter myself—I am team Lady Mary…) About as…