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Tall Questions: An FAQ with Answers to All Things Tall

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This FAQ contains answers to the most frequently asked questions in relation to all things tall.

We’ll give you answers to questions about:

  • Tall clothing
  • Tall height definitions
  • Tall products

And much more.

Whatever your question is, we’ll provide you with a good answer.

Let’s dive right in!

What is Tall Clothing?

Tall clothing is clothing for men taller than 6’3″ / 190 cm, and for women taller than 5’8″ / 172 cm. The design of tall clothing usually has longer sleeves, longer torso length, higher rise on jeans/pants as well as longer inseams than regular clothes.

What does tall in clothing mean?

Tall in clothing means that the piece of apparel is sized in a way that caters for men taller than 6’3″ / 190 cm, or for women taller than 5’8″ / 172 cm. The tall sizes often uses T as abbreviation on the clothing label; examples are MT (medium tall), LT (large tall) and XLT (extra large tall).

What is Big & Tall Clothing?

Big & Tall clothing are for men and women, who are both taller and larger than average clothing brands cater for. Big & Tall sizes are catering for those above 6’3″ / 172 cm who are of a less athletic build – as a rule of thumb with a waist circumference larger than their chest circumference.

Where to buy men’s tall clothing?

Men’s Tall Clothing can either be bought in mainstream stores with Tall-sections, or at dedicated Tall-brands only catering to men above 6’3″ / 190 cm of height. Examples of popular clothing brands with tall men’s clothing are:

  • American Tall
  • Nordstrom
  • Asos Tall
  • 2Tall
  • J. Crew
  • Boden

Full list of men’s tall clothing

Where to buy women’s tall clothing?

Women’s tall clothing can be bought in physical department stores with tall-sections, or online at dedicated tall brands catering specifically for women taller than 5’8″ / 172 cm. Examples of clothing stores for tall women are:

  • Height of Fashion
  • American Tall
  • Long Tall Sally
  • Alloy Tall
  • Boohoo Tall
  • Talltique

Full list of women’s tall clothing