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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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Maxi-mally Goddesslike in Long Elegant Legs

For many years I have admired the look of maxi dresses but was never able to find one that fit right or was long enough. That changed a couple years ago however, when I happened upon a v-neck maxi dress in a market in Singapore that miraculously fit me (and I do mean that it…

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Long Elegant Legs & Last Days

Images taken by Amy Bedinghaus What a summer! In a few short, whirlwind months, I said goodbye to college life forever (graduated from grad school in May), said goodbye to all of my beloved students (ended my teaching post at the University of Virginia), and said many —too many—teary goodbyes to my friends as I…

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One Size Tall Doesn’t Fit All: Tall Men’s Body Type Breakdown

What has surprised me most about styling tall fellows over the years has been that despite being perceived as cutting the most enviable and attractive figures, many tall men struggle with the same body issues and dysmorphic perceptions that women do. While there isn’t the same vocabulary or attention paid to men’s self esteem issues,…

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Tall Summer Sale Round-Up: From Shoesissima to Talltique

July is a great month for bargain hunters—and the last week of July is even better for bargain hunters. Retailers have to move out spring and summer merchandise to make room for the fall fashions that hit the stores come August, so other than March (the month for nabbing exceptional deals on winter apparel), now…