Nine West Pirin Slip On Sneaker

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Shoes :: Nine West (size 13) via Nordstrom, available here

Jeans :: Old Navy Tall, similar, similar

Top :: Old Navy Tall (old), similar, similar, similar

Cardigan :: Old Navy Tall (sold out), love these striped cardigans here, this one here is super cute!

Bag :: Louis Vuitton

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When I came across the Nine West Pirin Slip On Sneaker I immediately thought about the Gucci Sneaker with the red/navy grosgrain ribbon and floral embroidery.  But I have to admit that I wasn’t a fan of the floral embroidery shown on these sneakers but decided to order them to see in person. I was surprised when they arrived and did not have the floral embroidery as shown on the website but was happy because I prefer them without because it gives me the opportunity to find a rose floral appliqué of my own choosing and DIY it if I don’t just leave them as is.  Other than the fact that these sneakers weren’t as shown on the website I am happy with them.  They slip right on, with no fuss, the leather is great quality and these shoes are super comfortable.  I have always been obsessed with stripes so you know I love the red/navy grosgrain ribbon across the top.  I feel I can wear these sneakers with quite a few items in my closet and love the preppy vibe I am getting from them, hence my preppy match-matchy look today.Pretty Tall Style - Tall Fashion - Style Tips - DIY - Red and Navy Stripes

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The embroidery shown on the shoe below (taken from the Nordstrom website) is nowhere to be found on the shoes that I received.

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Old Navy Tall Black Utility Shirt Dress

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Dress :: Old Navy Tall

Shoes :: Brash via Payless Shoe Source (size 13), similarsimilar, similar, similar

Bag :: Kate Spade (old), similarsimilarsimilar

Earrings :: H & M (old), love these, these, and these

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A tall size shirt dress that hits at the knee and has pockets oh my! If you have not already scooped up this black utility shirt dress from Old Navy then I advise you finish reading this post and then head on over to there site and check it out.  I ordered this dress in a large tall and I would say the fit is true to size.  I measured the length from the shoulder to the front hem and it came in at 46″.  As you can see this dress hits me just at my knees on my 6′ 4″ frame.  There are a few things that I love about this dress, the material which is 100% rayon, the length, the fact that it has pockets and the casualness with the drawstring type belt at the waist.  There were a couple of thing that were a bit of an annoyance, it wrinkles pretty easily and the pockets sit kind of high and aren’t very deep as you can see how my arms and hands are placed in the pic above.  Those annoyances weren’t enough to make me want to send the dress back as the reasons why I love it totally outweighed the negatives and I would recommend this dress especially since it is currently on sale for $26.

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I decided to dress it up a bit by pairing it with tie up heels and these turquoise tassel earrings for that pop of color I’m always talking about.  This would be a great look for brunch with the girls or movie date with the hubby.  I also plan on wearing this dress for running errands and picking up the kids from school by pairing it with flat sandals.  I’ll try to get that look and a couple of other ways to style this dress up on the blog within the next couple of weeks.  You know it’s all about maximizing the wardrobe and I believe this dress is a great piece to do just that.

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SheIn Navy Striped Off The Shoulder Ruffle Top

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Top :: c/o SheIn, available here and only $14!

Jeans :: Gap Tall (old), similar, similar

Shoes :: 14th & Union (size 12) via Nordstrom Rack, similar (only $35), similar, similar

Bag :: Michael Kors , similar, similar

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Hello lovelies! Today’s look features this Navy Striped Off-the-Shoulder Ruffle Sleeve Top courtesy of SheIn.  I was drawn to this top because of my current obsession for anything stripes, off-the-shoulder and these statement sleeves.  This top is super affordable at only $14 and really makes a statement all on its own.  A perfect addition to ones spring/summer wardrobe.  The navy blue color with the bold white stripes really help to make it stand out as well.  I think pairing it with crisp white pants or jeans creates a classic look.  I would recommend pairing it with straight or slightly flared jeans or pants as I have done here because I think it helps to balance out the fullness of the sleeves. I chose to finish off the look with a neutral wedge heel sandal and my red/orange MK satchel for that pop of color.Pretty Tall Style - Tall Women's Personal Style Blog - SheIn Navy Vertical Off The Shoulder Ruffle Top

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This Michael Kors satchel I’ve had for a few years now and what drew me too it was the red/orange color.  I think a bag in a bold color can help to make a look pop!Pretty Tall Style - Tall Women's Fashion and Personal Style Blog

How cute are these 14th & Union wedge heel sandals.  I purchased them last year from my local Nordstrom Rack.  The color is the perfect neutral for my skin tone and they are super comfortable and very easy to wear.  The height of the wedge makes them great for pairing with dresses or jeans.

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Printed Ruffle Hem Shirt Dress

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Dress :: Old Navy, same print, different style here, same style, different print here

Shoes :: Payless (size 13), currently on sale for under $25! (also google for a discount code)

Bag :: Zara (old), similar here (under $30), here and here

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This yellow printed ruffle shirt dress from Old Navy is a current favorite. I wish I would have been able to review and post this earlier for you all. For reference I am 6’4″ tall and wearing the large tall size.  On the website it states that this dress was designed to hit below the knee.  On my tall frame it hits just at the knee and I love it, it is a great length for church or the work place, can be worn to tea or a wedding. The fabric is 100% rayon and semi sheer, so it has a tank slip dress attached underneath in the same vivid yellow color.  There is a thin elastic band at the waist and a couple of buttons up the bodice.  I would have to say the this is probably one of my most favorite buys from Old Navy as far as dresses go and I see why it has sold out online. I would say if interested to maybe check your local store.  They don’t carry tall sizes in store but the regular size may work for you depending on your height.
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I decided to pull out the navy and light blue colors in this floral print dress by pairing it with my Kate Spade striped belt.  I’ve had this belt for several years now and this is the first time I believe I ever paired it with a dress. I think by placing a belt over any elastic waisted dress gives it a more expensive and polished look.   To pull it all together I chose my light blue fringed sandals. I love these sandals and have purchased them in three colors so far and seriously thinking of going for the fourth.  They are super cute option for not having to wear heels.Pretty Tall Style - Tall Women's Fashion and DIY Blog - Yellow Printed Ruffle Hem Dress

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This bag was a purchase about 5 or 6 years ago from Zara.  It used to have a strap attached to the the gold hardware but I didn’t particularly care for it as it was an awkward length on me so I removed it and turned this bag into a clutch.  I love it so much more now with the minimal and clean shape.
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This Kate Spade belt was a great find from TJ Maxx several years ago.  I was able to pick it up for a steal on clearance for only $10.  I loved the Navy and light blue stripe, it’s such a classic piece.

So as we all know fringe heels and sandals have been around for a minute no but they never seemed to be readily available in larger sizes or a multitude of colors so when I spotted these pretty babies in this lovely light blue hue, there was no hesitation that I needed them.  The bonus is they were on sale as they are now and be sure to check for discount codes for additional money off the already low sale price. These look even cuter on as you can see in my pics above.  I would definitely recommend them as they are comfortable and true to size as well.Pretty Tall Style - Tall WOmen's Fashion and DIY Blog

This Michael Kors watch was a gift from my hubby a few years ago.  I had been looking fr a gold timepiece and we happened across this one while out shopping.

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