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6PM is a flash sale site that has a constantly changing inventory of nationally recognized name brands, but their search tools are particularly good on the side bar. Plus-sizes are very well represented. For tall women the trick is to drill down to the pants or jeans category, and then choose inseam lengths.
Ashley Stewart is a trendy urban brand with constantly changing inventory in bright colors, bold patterns, and often body conscious styles. Prices are value to moderate. They often have a small selection of jeans and pants with longer inseams. Size 12 to 26W.
Boden is a fantastic, contemporary style destination with an artistic edge. Top quality fabrics, many in gorgeous and unique prints, are cut into tops, dresses, skirts, pants, jeans, and outerwear. Most dresses and bottom style are available in both average and longs. Size 2 to 18.
Eddie Bauer not only stocks women's tall size pants, jeans, and skirts, they also carry shirts, dresses, jackets, outerwear, and sweaters with longer body and sleeve lengths. Styles are classic with lots of natural fibers. Prices are moderate. Size XS to 3X. Women's tall size XS to XXL (20/22).
eShakti carries a variety of contemporary and sometimes trendy, retro style tops, skirts, dresses and tunics made mostly from cool cottons, silks, and synthetics. All styles can be customized for length, in addition to other aspects like necklines, sleeve styles and more. Cocktail styles and wedding dresses have recently been added. Pants have also been added recently for custom measurements only at very reasonable prices. Choose from standard sizing 0 to 36W, or use custom measurements for the perfect fit. Great option for tweaking to talls.
Evans is a British plus specialty retailer that has easy and quick shipping to the U.S. and Canada, and moderate prices. More and more contemporary and trendy designer collaborations are happening here. They carry a small selection of jeans and pants in long inseam lengths for the tall woman. Size 10 to 28W.
GAP carries modern classic and contemporary clothes including casual wear such as jeans, shirts, skirts, and dresses. Natural fibers are common. Prices are moderate with on-line inventory able to accommodate more sizes. This is a must stop for smaller plus talls with an excellent inventory of more than just pants proportioned for taller figures. Size 4T - 16T.
Penney carries a wide
variety of extended sizes on-line including both
women's plus and tall sizes. Styles range from classic
to trendy at value to moderate price points. Natural fibers
such as cotton are common. Tall women can choose from
everything from pants to sweaters to outerwear, and even sleepwear
proportioned for their frames. Sizes XS to 5X, Tall size 6 -
Just My Size is best known for their swimwear, underwear, and hosiery but they also carry a small collection of moderately priced apparel including yoga pants, career wear, and jeans. The styles available in tall are grouped together in the "Special Sizes" category. Size XL to 4X.
Lands End offers many pant styles with custom inseam tailoring up to 34" in plus-sizes, and 36" in tall styles. Styles are classic to contemporary, including jeans, twill pants, and career trousers. Modern classic to contemporary style sweaters, shirts, dresses, skirts, and outerwear are also regularly available in tall sizes. A small group of swimwear is further extended in their full plus-size range with longer torsos, also. Size 0 to 26W, Tall size 0 to 18.
Lane Bryant carries a selection of pants and jeans with longer inseams on-line in size 14 to 28W.
Light in the Box allows you to enter custom measurements, including lengths. Specializes in cocktail dresses and formal gowns, including prom, evening and wedding styles. Standard sizes up to 26, custom available.
Long Tall Sally specializes in women's tall clothing proportioned for longer limbs and torsos. Styles are available for casual, occasion, and work with options ranging from pants, skirts, jackets, dresses, outerwear, shirts, tops, and blouses. Shoes in extended sizes are also stocked. Clothing is available from size 4 to 20T.
Nordstrom carries jeans with longer inseams up to 33". Currently there is no easy way to find these other than looking at product descriptions. Size 0 to 26W.
Not Your Daughter's Jeans are some of the hottest designer jeans for full figured women. Why? Because every pair comes with a secret tummy tucking technology, higher rise than younger low rise styles and premium denim. Inseams run from 31-34" depending on the style, so read product descriptions for the longer lengths. Available in size 2 to 24W.
Rachel Pally is an upscale designer that is a good resource for talls. She designs a lot of maxi dresses, maxi skirts and flowing tops with raw edges for a custom hem. Lengths are exceptionally generous with the expectation that customers will hem or cut to size, in size XS to 3X.
Silver Jeans are a very popular mid-priced designer jean line that are available from many department stores. However, their company website offers the widest ranges of styles, washes, and sizes. Most styles are offered in a variety of inseam lengths up to 35". Plus-Size 12 to 24W.
Soft Surroundings specializes in fashion made of ultra soft fibers such as modal, silk, cashmere, and washed cottons. Styles tend to have an artsy or bohemian flavor popular for resort wear, and casual weekend looks. This is a particularly good spot for maxi skirts and dresses, long flowing tunic tops and sweaters, and jackets. Tall sizes 0 to 18.
Torrid is one of the best places for trendy plus-size denim looks. Prices are moderate. Some styles come in longer inseams. Size 12 to 28W.
Ulla Popken often carries a few pants and jeans with longer inseams. Look for soft, jersey career and palazzo styles, along with more casual twills and leggings. Size 12 to 34W.
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