Personal Shopping: Extra Long Lounge Pants

I received a phone call from a woman needing for help in finding women's extra long lounge pants: Client: the mother of a 6' tall daughter. The daughter is in her mid 30's. Size: 6-8 Inseam: At least a 37" length Wants: Lounge pants as a Christmas present, but if she can't get them in time, will give them as a birthday present next month. Here's your options:               I hope this helps you in your hunt for women's extra long lounge pants. I love being your own tall personal shopper, so please contact me if I can ever be of assistance! … [Read more...]

Personal Shopping: Slim Tall Ponte Pants

Client: 6'3" tall and a regular visitor to this site Wants:  Slim fitting, straight leg, tall ponte pants with close to a 36" inseam. Tall Snob Responds: There doesn't seem to be as many pairs of tall ponte knit pants as in previous seasons.  Ponte knit is fabulous! It feels soft and thicker than regular knit and it holds its' shape and skims over figure imperfections.  I'm not sure sure if I found you exactly what you want. Here are the closest pairs I can find in a straight leg.  Tall Knit Pants - 36" Inseam in dark gray. Tall Ponte Pants - 36" Inseam, 3 colors, sizes are selling out.  These straight leg trousers in long sizes have a 35" inseam length. They are made of double-weave fabric. I hope one of these will work for you. … [Read more...]

Personal Shopping: Tall Turtlenecks in Brown or White

I received a request for personal shopping help in finding women's tall turtlenecks in brown or winter white.  Valerie would like them in soft fabrics that are not thin. Sadly, as tall women, we can't always find exactly what we need. At times we have to just deal with close enough.  Here are the options that I found for you. I hope one of these will work for you.  Have a great weekend and stay warm! … [Read more...]

Womens Knee High Boots in A Size 14: Personal Shopping

I received a request for help in finding a cute pair of womens knee high boots in size 14.  I'm always happy to help! A few newly added pairs I like include:         Here's a few more size 14 tall boots: There's not a lot of selection, but I hope I've found something that will work for you. … [Read more...]

Tall Plus Size Classic Wardrobe

First off, this post is way overdue. I'm sorry that I haven't been able to complete any personal shopping requests this Summer. My son had his surgery and is doing really well, so I will attempt to finish the requests I have and then take more requests in the Fall. But, I admit that the posting won't be regular as I am moving a few weeks and have to pack, unpack, etc. Tall Personal Shopping: Client: 6'1" tall, weighs 200+, Age - 60s. Lives in Texas. Size: 20 Pants & 3X top. Inseam: 32".  Shoes - 12ww or 13m. Square shaped. Wants:  Client used to be model size, but has now gained some weight and is desperately trying to embrace and accept her size.  She is frustrated with her wardrobe and would love a makeover.  She works full-time and is in a position that should reflect style and class.  She has no dresses, just pants and jeans.  She signed off with "Desperately seeking style and change." Krista Responds: I understand your frustration as I'm also not at my ideal … [Read more...]

Personal Shopping: Size 12 Ivory Wedding Heels

One of my friends on Twitter just got engaged! Yeah! Her wedding is in September. She has asked for help in finding some size 12 ivory wedding heels with a 2-3 inch heel. I'm honored to be able to find you some shoes as I know that shoes can make or break an outfit especially on your wedding day. When you are looking for ivory, you may also want to consider champagne or gold colors too.  Here are my picks in a variety of price ranges:  Ivanka Wedding Heels - 2.75" inch Touch Ups in Gold - 3" heel Nine West - 2" heel Touch Ups - 2.5" heel Dyeables 2.5" heel Soft Style - 1.75" heel Payless - 2.5" heel I would love to hear which one you choose and of course we want photos of your wedding! … [Read more...]

Personal Shopping: Tall Mother-of-the-Bride-Dress

Client: 6' tall, 67 years young. Sizes: Size 12-14 Needs: A mother-of-the-bride dress or long skirt. Doesn't need to be formal as this is the 2nd marriage of her daughter. She prefers covered arms. Venue: A grange in the state of Washington at the end of August. Tall Mother of the Bride Dress This dress is one that can be dressed up or down and will stay in style for years.  I love the figure flattering waist. I've paired it with neutral heels and classic pearls. These pieces lighten up the outfit for Summer wear.  Day to Night Tall Dress.  Brown Pearls Necklace & Earrings.  RSVP Kitten Heels to size 12. Tall Mother of the Bride Skirt Outfit Option two is a comprised of a skirt and blouse.  I think both pieces are age appropriate without being frumpy.  The flare in the skirt adds a flirty kick to the outfit and I've paired it with simple, yet beautiful accessories.  Tall Drapeneck Blouse - the coral color - brightens the outfit. Flared Tall Maxi … [Read more...]

Personal Shopping: Semi-Formal Tall Outfit for NYC

Client: 5'10" tall, 31 years old, 140lb. Sizes: XS, Small or 4 in the waist, 34" Inseam, Rectangle Shape, Size 11 Shoe Budget: $100 budget (give or take) Wants:  Semi-formal attire for a trip to New York traveling in mid-May. She's need a complete look to wear to her aunt's 70th birthday party. She doesn't like heels, but should possibly wear a kitten heel. She likes her clothes to come below her knees and likes casual/contemporary styles.  She normally wears t-shirts with jeans or capris and sandals and needs help with dressing up her style. "Due to me being on the skinner and tall side it has always been difficult for me to find clothing that “I” feel  look good on me."   Tall Snob Responds:  Thank you for reaching out for suggestions. It sounds like a fun trip for you to get together with your family.   I've put together two looks for you, but did find it impossible to stay within your budget with accessories.  The first one is for a dress, be sure and choose the … [Read more...]

Personal Shopping: Tall Travel Dresses

Client: 5'10" tall, 50 years old Sizes: Size 12, 36DD chest (sometimes 38). Shoes size 10. Budget: Whatever it takes if something fits and looks good! Wants: "I am going to Italy in June and have a trip for Memorial day in Chicago and it would be nice to have some nice new stuff for these trips. I love summer dresses - above the knee slightly - I like short sleeves rather than totally sleeveless but sleeveless is fine too as long as the bra straps are totally covered and the boob area isn't too revealing... I don't mind a bit of cleavage but I don't want my big boob bra to show! I'm a bit thicker in the middle but working diligently on that."   Tall Snob Responds:  I love that you directed me to your Facebook profile as I was able to stock look at your photos and style and see that you're a really beautiful and young looking 50!  For my picks in tall travel dresses, I included a mix of casual vs. dressier styles. Many of the dresses can be worn with sandals or … [Read more...]

Tall Personal Shopping: Day to Night Dress for Vacation

Client: 6'0" women Size: 6, 36" inseam Budget: $50 Request: My boyfriend and I are planning a trip to Washington DC this summer.  I'd like a tall summer dress that I can wear during the day while sightseeing but that can be dressed up for an evening out.: Tall Snob Responds: I love this request! It's very realistic- when you travel you don't want to over pack so it's important that clothing items pull double duty.  In addition $50 is a reasonable price for a day time dress (though magazines would have you believe that $150 is "normal." Don't you hate that?!).  I probably should have requested the client's age for a more specific search but here's what I came up with (and keep reading for some tips on taking dresses from day to night!). All dresses are under $50, with many falling under $40. Other than the dress on the top right, I consider these dresses ultra feminine in style.  The top right is a bit more classic with its shape and navy and white stripes. Tall Blue … [Read more...]