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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…

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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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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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Work That Dress: J.Crew’s Tall Summer Options

Despite being always a bit cold and a lot pasty, I never really relish the spring and summer. I burn at the beach, break out in hives from the smallest bug bite, and get to watch my thick mane go wild for 3 months. I’m always longing for fall—the nip in the air, to justify hibernation in a giant coat, sweater, or…