Personal Shopper: Tall Girl Jeans for Whitney

Whitney writes: "Coming in at almost 6'2", I have long legs - 36 or 37 inch inseam long legs. You'd think that I would be able to buy jeans labeled "long inseam", but for some reason retailers seem to think that "long" means 33 inches. While I can pull off wearing these "long" jeans with tall boots, I would love to be able to wear a pair without boots and have them be the right length and fit on me. If you could help a girl out, I would be so, so, so appreciative! Cheers!"

As a 6" lady myself, I feel your pain. Tracking down those longer inseam jeans can be a Mission: Impossible scenario, but the alternative of looking constantly ready for a flood makes the effort worth it. Hopefully my trials and tribulations can pay off for you, in the form of this list of some of my tall-lady denim favorites, with both high-quality designer brands and some blissfully long cheap-and-cute options as well.

1) Lucky Jeans Sweet N Low Boot Cut ($99)
2) Mavi Jeans Molly ($98)
3) Alloy Double Button Skinny Jean ($30)
4) Banana Republic Curvy Dark Wash Bootcut ($90)
5) Ann Taylor Tall Modern Skinny Jeans ($89)
6) American Eagle Hi-Rise Skinny Jean ($35)

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crazy-jane-profile-1.jpgCrazy Jane here: I'm a New England girl with couture tastes and a Salvation Army budget who usually ends up wearing flannel. My shopping forte: finding the impossible dream. Throw your tough stuff at me and let me go bloodhound on it. When not playing on Outblush, I'm probably yelling at my cats, getting a backrub from my hot teacher husband, or playing kissy-face with my adorably chubby offspring.



Posted on 01.29.14 at 12:11 PM

Must be tough being a 6 inch lady! Where do you buy your jeans?


Posted on 02.04.14 at 3:18 AM

Thanks for the tips, Outblush! I have the same problem, and just recently discovered Gap's 1969 always skinny jeans. I love them!! Delia's also have extra long ones available online. Old Navy's The Rockstar zipped-pocket pants also run long, although for me only the pants fit - the jeans were too short.

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