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The Skinny Jean for Tall Curvy Ladies: TallWater’s Brandi

There are some women who live in their jeans. I am not one of those women—well, I haven’t historically been, anyway. It’s not for not wanting to wear superbly-fitted jeans day in, day out. It’s rather that at a curvy 32-33 in most designer denim with a 36″+ inseam, I am at the end of…

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Tall Brand Q&A: Lynn and Kate of TallWater Jeans

As a tall, curvier woman, I’ve historically struggled with finding tall-friendly, designer styles that fit and flatter, no tugging, bare ankles, unsightly whiskering, or precipitously low rises entailed. That’s why I couldn’t be more delighted to feature Lynn and Kate, the gorgeous, savvy, smart, and well-heeled twin sister founders of tall designer denim brand TallWater Jeans (purveyors…

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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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Featured on Boston.com Wire: Fashion for Women Tall and Small

I’m delighted to share that I’ve been featured on Boston.com Wire (BDC Wire) with The Boston Fashionista, Kristen Uekermann talking and comparing tall and petite style, challenges, and tips for shopping department stores in Boston. It gets challenging shopping mainstream stores (as you all are well aware), but if you’re visiting Boston, be sure to check out the options up…