Reader Request: Long Over Lean for Tall Women

tunics and leggings for tall women

Georg Sand Left this comment over on Facebook:

Would you be willing to augment this post [on long over lean for petites] for tall girls (where all our height is in our legs) that’s me and I love this silhouette too! I also, however, seem to constantly have proportion issues. Do the same rules apply?

And my response? But of course I’m willing! And I’ve called in another expert, everyone’s favorite tall tunic-wearer, Gracey of Fashion for Giants. I’m going to get the ball rolling with my own tips, and then hand the mic to Gracey to round us out. Here we go: read more

Originally posted 2014-11-17 06:13:47.

Story of a Yellow Shirtdress

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I love a good vintage piece, and this yellow shirt dress caught my eye almost immediately while perusing a thrift shop one afternoon. Its bright color seems to instantly pour on good vibes, no matter what the current state of affairs may be. On this occasion I kept its pairings simple so this bold color truly could stand alone. I added my favorite red lippie (Sephora 01), a matching belt, a fun statement bag, and a pair of comfy sneakers. Check out more of my vintage scores here!

Similar dresses here & here|Red leather belt|Statement clutch|Similar sneakers read more

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Dressed for: The Last of Fall

Already Pretty outfit featuring military jacket, brown tunic, burgundy ponte pants, Frye Jane boots

Jacket – thrifted – similarsustainable/used
Tunic – courtesy Gudrun Sjödén
Leggings – Macy’s (no longer available) similar/sustainable
Boots – Frye Jane Strappy via eBay
Necklace – Sam Edelman (no longer available) – similar/sustainable

Once again, my photos are lagging behind the weather. I was hoping I’d have a few more snow-free weeks to post lovely fall shots, but alas: We got an inch of the stuff last week and it’s sticking around. So here are the last of the truly autumnal outfits. This one both leaf-heavy and comprised of fall-colored clothes and accessories. read more