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Tall man growing up – the short story

All the tall people I have ever encountered have at some point in their lives secretly wished to change their height to fit usual standards of our society. For me, this occupied my teenage brain for several years. I kept asking my self: Why can't I just be normal size? Why can't I find normal clothes? Why do I always have to stick out of crowds? or why is it always me at the very back of every picture being taken?   It was as if my height and my personality was so closely connected, that my idea of how others perceived me ...

Flying Tall: How To Deal with Long Legs and Airplanes

Airplane seats. The word that will make most of us talk endlessly about the impossible positions we have to get into in order to fit inside modern day aircrafts - it is a surefire conversation starter among tall people worldwide.   It is equally safe to say that most of us do not have the financial ability or the milage to book every flight we get on, right up at the front of the plane to enjoy the comforts of business class - let alone first class – this article is for those of us who are forced into the ...

Life of the Tall

Welcome to our new series of articles called Life of the Tall. In this series we will be exploring myths and facts about life as a tall person as we try to dig deeper into tall peoples lives. Is it really true that tall people have higher IQ  and are richer, more successful, more powerful, better athletes, more fun, more influential, more skilled, better educated, more competent and generally happier than our shorter fellow men? Or is it time to look our shorter counterparts in the eyes and move away from the general assumption that being tall ...

A closer look at the Solosso Shirt

As a tall person there are a few ways of getting around the limited selection of tall-clothes you'll find in stores. One surefire way to work around this is to have your clothes made for you. The last few years or so, we have noticed a rise in the number of stores offering made-to-measure (m2m) shirts and most high-end shirt brands will now offer some kind of m2m service. This means that m2m items are now much cheaper and more available to the common man. Over the years I have had a good number of m2m shirts made ...

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