Dec 27, 2010 9:27 AM
C.J. says, "I'm tall, like WNBA tall , 6'1", add to that I have big feet as well, size 13, ugh. Any tips for tall girls, or suggestions on where I can find smart, fashionable stuff that will actually fit me? I have comfy casual clothes up the wazoo, but it'd be nice to add some style to my fashion and actually look like a woman every once in a while. Thanks much, C.J."
Robin here, and girl, I feel your pain, but now it seems my years towering over peers and wearing mens tennis shoes has paid off because I can help YOU! You're probably aware of the retailers that carry tall sizes - Gap, Old Navy (online), J. Crew (online), Ann Taylor LOFT, etc, but here are a few that might be new to you:
Boden has a good selection of pants, skirts, and dresses, all available in tall sizes. Their stuff is chic, stylish, and great for looking pulled together every day:
1. Flared Uptown Trousers ($35 on sale)
2. Pencil Skirt ($58 on sale)
Long Tall Sally, a.k.a. heaven, is a site devoted to tall girls. They have a huge selection of clothing, ranging from jeans (that you can sort by size/inseam) to suits. Perhaps best of all, they have shoes up to size 14, including several pairs of 13s (not just one lonely athletic shoe in your size!).
3. Parasuco Fanny Jean ($109)
4. Lanford Cardigan ($75)
5. Jamil Boot ($125, in size 13!)
As far as shoes, Zappos and Nordys are your friends, and personally, I've had great luck with Me Too shoes being stylish, comfortable, and actually fitting a larger foot.
6. Me Too Stellina ($62 on sale, available in 6 colors)
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