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Tall Women's Fashion Style Guide

Keeping up with the latest fashion styles will guarantee your wardrobe stays fresh and exciting.  But with these trends changing just about every season, they can be hard to track.  Here, with my tall women's fashion style guide, I will help you stay on top of the current runway looks and choose tall outfit combos that will follow these popular crazes.

So, get excited to try out something new.  And, most importantly, have fun with it!

Tall Colorful Summer Fashions

It's mid-summer now and things have really heated up here in Texas...to the tune of 102 degrees! And that temp isn't going lower any time soon. It's hot, but I actually love it. This is my favorite season of the year. Pools, vacations, ice cream = LOVE!

What else is awesome about this summer? The bold, bright, and cheerful colors found in this season's fashion line-up. I mean, how can you not look at a sunny yellow dress, or a vivid fuchsia top, or a pair of floral slip-on's and not grow a big smile?! I know I feel more upbeat and lively when I wear fun colors. So, turn the heat up on your wardrobe style and check out these colorful summer fashion options I picked from Long Tall Sally (free shipping on orders over $30icon, by the way!)...

Colorful summer 2016 fashion trends for tall women.
Pictured above:
Desert Rose Pocket Dress / Sleeveless Rib Turtleneck
Tropical Print Capri / Dip Dye Ombre Tee
Stretch Twill Pull-on Crop Jegging / Hush Puppies Cassie Kelli Slip-on Flat
Bft Honolulu Leather Lined Espadrille / Ruby Rocks Floral Wrap Maxi Dress
Stripe Swimsuit

A Tall Clothing Spring Fling

Spring is right around the corner.  Or, if you live in Texas like I do, it looks as if it's already here!  Warmer weather, sun shining, flowers popping up...all signs that winter is on its way out and the seasons are changing.

What's another sign?  Retailers' new spring clothing lines!  They are already making their way onto the online racks and I'm seeing some fun, chic styles to fall in love with for 2016.  Just take a look at a few of your springtime options below.

Goodbye, winter!  Hello, spring!

Spring 2016 fashions for tall women.
Pictured above:
Yoga Soft Marl Long Sleeve Topicon / Sofia Mid Rise Skinny Jean
Darla T-Strap Sandal / Stripe Shirt Dressicon
Carmen Mid Rise Curvy Bootcut Jean / LTS Hazel Leather Lined Pumpicon
Fine Knit Cardiganicon / Smart Trouser Jeanicon
LTS Samoa Slingback Ballerinaicon / Hanna Plaid Button-Front Shirt
Super Soft Knit Jogger / Columbia Vulc N Vent Bombie Sneakericon

Tall Options for LBP's (Little Black Pants)

Little black pants, or LBP's, are a favorite fall and winter go-to item for all kinds of occasions.  Tall and slender, they look great for a night out on the town, a work party, or a special dressy event.  Every woman needs a pair or two of LBP's in their closet.  Check out some of these long length styles...

Tall options for little black pants.
Pictured above:
Pleather Zipper Pant / Millennium Slimming Skinny Pant
Uncut Straight Leg Cordicon / Heavy Jersey Slim Pants icon
Pleather Side-Zip Legging / Body Shaper Straight Leg Panticon

2015 Tall Summer Must-Haves

Something White

2015 Summer Must-Haves: Something White
Pictured above:
Slinky Jersey Maxi Dress icon / Long Sleeve Linen Tunic icon
London Super Stretch Skinny icon / Chloe Braided Sandal icon
Fossil Stella Watch

White is a staple of summer.  It's a cool, refreshing color that helps your skin tone pop.  White reminds me of being at the beach which is why it's one of my favorite shades to wear this time of the year.  I'll be going on vacation soon and my bags will definitely include a few white pieces to compliment my overall destination look.

Something Shoulder-Baring

2015 Summer Must-Haves: Something Shoulder-Baring
Pictured above:
TTYA Crop Topicon / Aria Embellished Print Maxi Dressicon
Longitude Allure Tank Swimsuit

You may need a little extra sunscreen, but let those shoulders show!  Tanks, spaghetti strap tops and dresses, and tube top styles are the look you're going for here.  Nothing says summer like baring some skin!

Something Flowy

2015 Summer Must-Haves: Something Flowy
Pictured above:
Charlotte Embroidered Peasant Blouseicon / Linear Floral Swing Tunicicon
Polka Dot Skirt Swimsuiticon / Vera Bradley Palm Fronds Infinity Scarf
TTYA Chevron Beach Towelicon

Add a little flow to your style for the summer.  Flowy fashions can add more of a casual flair that are perfect for vacation outfits.  I like longer tunics that flow at the bottom as well as dresses and skirts.

Something Flippy

2015 Summer Must-Haves: Something Flippy
Pictured above:
Ivy Leather Flip Flopsicon / Rose Beaded Leather Sandalsicon
Bernardo Matrix Sandals / Havaianas Slim Crystal Flip Flops
Mia Flip Flopicon

And finally, for one of my favorite summer-time essentials...flip flops.  I can't get enough of them!  They just scream summer, and I love summer.  The great thing about flip flops is that they can be fairly inexpensive which means you can get several pair for all sorts of different occasions.  The flip flops I picked out above come in the larger sizes many tall women need.

Spring / Summer 2015 Fashion Trends

Flower Power

2015 Fashion Trend: Flower Power
For this look:
Garden Floral Tunicicon / Twill Double Button Skinny Panticon
LAUREN by Ralph Lauren Geo Necklace / Naturalizer Dalena Sandal

Floral patterns are typically considered to be delicate and dainty.  But, not this season.  The flowers that are now taking over the runways have more power.  They are bigger and, at times, bolder than the florals of the past.  Of course, that's not to say that they aren't still pretty and feminine.  That's why we love them!

Incorporating flowers into your wardrobe is easy.  You can either play it up big, for example, by wearing a maxi dress with an all-over floral pattern or tone it down a bit by wearing flowers only on your top or bottom half.  Or, for a very subtle floral addition, just use them in your accessories.

Pure White-Out

2015 Fashion Trend:  Pure White-Out
For this look:
White Denim Jacketicon / Short Sleeve Breton Stripe Topicon
The Sculpt Skinny Jeansicon / Aerosoles Chlose Together Sandal
Fossil Stella Watch

Wearing all-white from head to toe may not be the most practical wardrobe if you're prone to stains, but it's a beautiful look for the warmer weather months.  It's clean, crisp, and modern.  You can add some interest to an all-white look by mixing in some textures or subtle patterns.  Faint colors such as peach and pale blue can also be added while still keeping your outfit in the all-white category.

For more tips on how to dress your height in this cool, refreshing color, click here.

70's Flashback

2015 Fashion Trend:  70's Flashback
For this look:
Nora Fringed Printed Maxi Dressicon / Betmar Coconut Grove Hat
Lucky Brand Arizona Cuff / Billabong Parkside Peach Crossbody Bag
Chloe Braided Sandalicon

It's a 70's revival as similar styles from the retro decade are popping up all over the place.  Think crazy patterns, bold colors, striking embellishments, flare bottoms, suede materials, chiffons, and fringe details.  It's almost a free-for-all type mindset.  The silhouettes are still 70's-like...more flowy and loose...but with a modernized cut.

The outfit above showcases a great 70's style updated for today's fashion style.  You've got the long fringe trim on the dress and purse as well as the vivid colors and unusual pattern.  Throw in a big floppy hat and gold cuff bracelet and your retro blast-from-the-past ensemble has you ready to boogie into the warm season!

Sporty Chic

2015 Fashion Trend:  Sporty Chic
For this look:
Two Pocket Tunicicon / Active Compression Leggings
Vera Bradley Triple Stretch Headband / LeSportsac Classic Hobo Bag
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star White Wash Ox Shoes

The athletic-inspired look has been around for the past few years and it'll be here for a while longer.  For this spring and summer you'll see a more feminine, chic flair to the sporty style.

The key to doing sports luxe right is not to make it look like you're headed to the gym.  Make it more subtle.  Take a classy piece and add your sporty touches.  For example, pair a fashionable tunic-length blouse with leggings and tennis shoes such as in the outfit shown above.  It's a super comfortable, super chic outfit that doesn't require you to have a gym membership!

Fall / Winter 2014 Fashion Trends

Black & White

2014 Fashion Trend:  Black & White
For this look:
Houndstooth Barely Boot Columnist Pant / Satin Boho Top
Geranium Triangle Print Infinity Scarf / Hadaki by Kalencom Brickabrack Tote

Black and white is a basic combo, and very classic as well as classy.  You can't go wrong with these two opposite colors paired together.  Use the combo as the foundation for your outfit and then add in some pops of colors with your accessories.  Try a popular infinity scarf with a touch of teal, which goes great with black and white.  Then throw a matching teal handbag over your shoulder and you're set to go.


2014 Fashion Trend:  Joggers
For this look:
Floral Jersey Print Topicon / French Terry Joggericon
Elliott Lucca Iara Crossbody Foldover Tote / Sperry Top-Sider Elise Shoe

Track pants, also known as joggers, are a trendy fashion style that will bring out your inner athlete.  They offer a modernized slim fit, typically with a banded cuff on the bottom of the legs.  If casual is your everyday go-to wardrobe, joggers are perfect.  And, they can be played up or down for many different looks.  Pair it with your favorite tee and sneakers, or fancy it up with a blouse and high heels.  Track pants are super comfortable and high on versatility...the perfect combo!


2014 Fashion Trend:  Jumpsuits
For this look:
Jersey Shrugicon / Lana Jumpericon
LAUREN by Ralph Lauren Link Necklace / Ros Hommerson Pam Shoe

If you've been hesitant to try a jumpsuit, you may as well give it a go.  It looks like this style is here to stay for a while.  With fashion trending toward a simpler route these days, women are finding this easy-chic one-piece an appealing option.  It's even becoming an attractive alternative to dresses.  Jumpsuits have been around for a few seasons already, but have only recently made their debut in the tall world.  I'm glad we can now join the craze!

Back-to-School Trends 2014

Back-to-School Outfit #1

Back-To-School 2014 Tall Outfit #1
For this look:
Milan Double-Button Skinnyicon / Printed Slub-Knit Tee
Denim Jacket in Rinse

A bold-colored skinny jean works well paired with a comfortable graphic-print tee or tank top.  A denim jacket as a top layer is a trendy, yet practical, style that can be worn with many other outfits throughout the school year.

Back-to-School Outfit #2

Back-To-School 2014 Tall Outfit #2
For this look:
Royal Blue Overallicon / Off-Shoulder Dolman Tunicicon
Earth Petal Shoes

A colored dolman-sleeve top would go perfectly under a pair of tall denim overalls for a look that's up-to-date. Complete this fashion style with a pair of earth-tone strappy wedge sandals.

Back-to-School Outfit #3

Back-To-School 2014 Tall Outfit #3
For this look:
Wool-Blend Baseball Jacket / Perfect Pop-Color Tank
Milan Double-Button Skinnyicon

Throw on a varsity baseball jacket over a simple tank and add in a pair of popular skinny jeans for an easy school-ready outfit.

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