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TallWater Jeans' Founders, Lynn Janicki and Kate Johnson
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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…

Lynn and Kate, the co-founders of TallWater Jeans
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Why Investing in Tall-Dedicated Designer Denim Makes Plenty of Cents

Featured above: Lynn and Kate, Co-Founders of TallWater Jeans Popular since the 1970s as a “bridge” staple (a sample of the luxury/couture space at a more accessible price point), designer denim today is practically ubiquitous, with Citizens of Humanity burgundy and gold labels marking the back pockets of bootcuts everywhere, as far as the eye…

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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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The Right White for the Tall and Curvy: Long Tall Sally’s Smart Cotton Suit

The allure of the white suit has a lot to do with what it is not. It is not the standard garb of boardrooms and plush offices, nor is it the choice of practicality—even, arguably, in soul-crushing, high summer temperatures. It is neither subdued nor is it chaste, and it is most certainly not expected….