After nearly 8 years of business, one of our longest running independent tall retailers, 6 Foot Fashion, is closing her doors.
We tend to hold denim to the strictest standards out of any piece in our wardrobe. You can throw on a dress, you can manipulate an oversized t-shirt, but denim has to fit perfectly. And unlike fast fashion, it has to last for years. Lucky for us, we discovered a new line that feels like heaven on legs. Midheaven Denim is a line of premium denim, cut and sewn by experienced artists in downtown Los Angeles and made from the
Last year we came across Woven Pear. This women’s sock brand designs arguably the cutest socks you have ever seen. The daunting question, however, was: did my size 14 feet fit into these socks? I thought bright, colorfully patterned socks were usually reserved for smaller feet, and I became accustomed to plain black socks. My Tall Sisters, can you relate? Still, we reached out to Woven Pear, impressed by their company and designs. We had the opportunity to sample some
We’re almost at the point of gift-giving season and if you participate, we’ve created a comprehensive list of new small-business retailers that we’ve featured here at the Tall Society. We feel strongly about sharing this list with you because in the 2.5 years that we’ve profiled new tall and extended independent brands, a whopping 8 out of 22 have shut down their sites and ceased production. That’s 36 percent! It’s not unusual for a fashion startup to fail. You have
Ellos is a Swedish company that carries both straight and plus sizes. They are not a tall specialty retailer, but with their Swedish origins and Swedish people being some of the tallest in the world, they are a good option for us Tall Sisters. Ellos describes their label as modern, effortless, and works for every aspect of your life. Each piece comes with an expert fit and affordable price tag, in sizes US 10 to 34, so we know you’ll
New York & Company is a household name in the fashion industry, but did you know that they have an extensive collection for Tall Sisters size 5’9” and over? Founded in 1918 with their headquarters in New York, NY&Co provides women with modern, wear-to-work solutions that are multi-functional at affordable prices. Their range should be commended, as they offer women worldwide straight, petite, tall, and plus sizes. No woman is built the same and NY&Co understands that. With over 500
Tall Sisters, Alloy Apparel is a brand name we know and have experience with. They are currently going through some positive changes intended to bring us more variety and quality options. Alloy started as a junior catalog company that focused on a skater girl in the late 90’s. They quickly discovered that they had a much more diverse customer base that loved their pants and jeans. They received emails and calls asking for the jeans and pants they loved in
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