New York Fashion Week recently came and went, debuting trends, designs, and fashions that will soon hit the racks in time for spring of 2017. This season, I went to the Zac Posen show because I generally like his lady-like approach to women’s ready-to-wear.
In recently talking to a designer – whose collections can be found in major department stores – I learned something interesting. While samples are designed for taller women, the clothes sold in the stores have to be sized for the women who shop in these stores. This woman, on average, is around 5’6″. That’s a bummer for tall women.
So, while it’s cool to see all the lovely clothes on the runways – modeled by tall women – I want to look at which clothes are actually practical -and- wearable for everyday women of height once they hit the stores. I’ve broken out some of these looks by designer/brand and by price point: moderate and designer. Continue reading