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December 11, 2013

bailey-heelLooking for something great to wear to that holiday party?
Barefoot Tess has a 40% discount code for all their “holiday shoes,” available in sizes 10-15.

This pair is normally $89, on sale for $79, and with the 40% discount code they come out to $47.40! Be sure to use discount code XMAS40 when ordering anything on this page.

Buy Online: Barefoot Tess
Price: Varies, 40% off Holiday Shoes


Cute Flats Size 11-13

October 16, 2013

bft-naughty-monkey-flatsI just came across these cute ‘Not Rated By Naughty Monkey Bahama Mama’ flats from Barefoot Tess this morning. They’re available in women’s size 11-13 (depending on the color you choose).

I’ve mentioned Barefoot Tess several times before. They specialize in large women’s shoes, size 10-15.

Buy Online: Barefoot Tess
Price: $49.00 $19.00!

This is not related to height, fashion, or anything other than my sweet tooth. But the name of these flats makes me want to wear shorts and eat a Bahama Mama Rama. Let’s pause in honor of this.

bahama-mama-rama

Yum. If you’re ever in the southwest, you need to find a Bahama Bucks.


Big Sandals On Sale!

September 19, 2013

barefoot-tess-cabos-wedgeYou know why I love this time of year? Sandals go on sale, and I live in the desert, which means I can pretty much wear sandals year-round! You know why I love Barefoot Tess? They have women’s shoes in sizes 10-15. And right now their summer shoes are 70-90% off!

These cute wedge sandals are just $19, down from $99. Or how about the Rio Sandal? Those babies make me feel like I need to be on vacation.

If it’s cooling off where you are, check out the Tarta Bootie. I need to wait for temps to get back down in the double digits before I pull out my boots, but I would rock these in the winter!

Buy Online: Barefoot Tess
Price: Varies, sales starting at $15 on up


Athletic Shoes for Beautiful Big Feet

August 20, 2013

saucony-zapposIt’s no secret that larger-than-average feet come with the territory when you’re tall. I’ve been a size eleven my whole life. Until baby # four, that is. I was in denial for a while, but I finally accepted it. My feet grew. Or spread, or whatever it is that babies do to us. (Thanks a lot guys!)

Thanks to a few shoe companies that actually carry sizes beyond ten, we tall ladies do have some options! I am shopping for new running shoes this week. I love, love, LOVE Saucony for running. They just feel better on my arch than any other shoes. And I love that Zappos has free shipping both ways.

I’m leaning toward these ones.

Buy Online: Zappos
Price: $55.00


Tall Ladies, Heels or Flats?

May 17, 2013

zappos-naturalizer-nomaTall ladies, do you like to wear heels or flats?

In my college years I was an athlete, so the vast majority of my friends were tall, which of course also means big feet. The average height of my female friends was probably 5″11-6’0″ with an average foot size of 10-11. My friends’ preference in heel height varied though. Some lived in flats. Others proudly rocked the heels, not worrying about the extra height.

Personally, I like a bit of a heel. Even in flip flops, I usually opt for something with a bit of a wedge. Now, I can’t get on board with the 4-5″ heels. At that extreme, I get wobbly and feel like there is a sprained ankle waiting to happen. But do I love me a 3″ heel.

Check out these cute sandals from Zappos, wouldn’t they be great for summer? Can someone tell them to send me a pair in size 12? (Yes, I am finally letting go of my 11’s, thanks to my babies. Pregnancy does a number on your feet doesn’t it?)

So tell me what you prefer, heels or flats? And if heels, how high? And how tall are you?


Sale on Big Shoes!

January 26, 2012

blowfishwolfwhiskey012.jpgOk you east coast readers! Barefoot Tess is a shoe store specializing in women’s shoes, sizes 10-15. I just got word that they are having a huge sale Jan 26-28 in their Baltimore MD store. They’re offering a 20% discount on in-store purchases (some exclusions apply) and giving out 10% off coupons to everyone who comes in, just for stopping by. Discounts on winter merchandise are up to 75% off and they will have a limited selection of jewelry and handbags as well.  Everything available on their website will be available in store, and they have TONS of sizes 10-11 left in stock that must go.

It looks like they have also redone their website since I last visited, and it seems to be much more user friendly. I love it when sites have features to narrow down what you’re looking for!

I got these Blowfish Wolf Heels from them, and I love them! I get compliments every time I wear them. We’ve even been using them for maternity photo shoots!

Buy Online: Barefoot Tess
Price: $49.00


One Day Sale on Big Shoes!

January 25, 2011

victoria-sandalI told you before about Barefoot Tess, a company that specializes in women’s shoes in larger sizes. Well, for today only you can save 50% off on select designers: Faryl Robin, Apepazza, Nina, 80%20, Cocobelle, Kathryn Kerrigan, Manimal, Olivia Rose, and Tashkent. Some shoes are already marked down, and the 50% is off the sale price. So in some cases you can save as much as 90%!

Check out these cute sandals in size 11! They make me want to leave the frozen tundra I call home and head south for warmer weather. Can you tell I am ready for spring? These sandals are regularly $129, sale priced at $49, but with the 50% discount code they are just $24.50!

Be sure to use this discount code at checkout: 50OFF

Buy Online: Barefoot Tess
Price: Varies, these sandals are $24.50 today!


Big feet? Check this out!

October 20, 2010

Barefoot-Tess-SaleMost of us tall girls have larger than average feet. I like to think we just have better balance than most.

I just heard of a shop called Barefoot Tess that specializes in size 10-15 shoes! And they’re having a store-wide sale for one day! Just use this code at checkout to save 20% on anything: 20OFF

Don’t you think this Madeline “Vivacious” heel would be fun for upcoming holiday parties?

Buy Online: Barefoot Tess
Price: Varies, save 20% off today!


Wear size 10 or 11 shoes?

April 22, 2010

vigoss-neena-shoesWe tall women generally have larger feet. And for those who love aren’t shy about flaunting their height in heels, check out this deal.

JCPenney is has a big clearance sale going on right now. These shoes are marked down to $24.99 from $50. Plus you can also save $10 on any purchase of $10 or more by using this code at checkout: 4BESTMOM I’m not sure when it expires, so act fast. This code brought my total to just $14.99 before shipping! They do have some tall-sized clothes, but if you don’t find something you like there you can use it for household items or something for the kids. Go through Shop at Home to earn an additional 3% cash back plus a $5 signup bonus if you’re new. Learn more about earning money shopping online here.

Buy Online: JCPenney
Price:  $50  $24.99  $14.99 with code 4BESTMOM


Review: Tall Boots and a discount code for anything

December 8, 2009

century-tall-bootI used to live in Arizona, and loved that you can wear sandals all year round. Those days are gone. I have been wanting some tall boots to wear with dresses, so my legs don’t freeze.

I bought these for $34.99 last week (although the price has now gone up).

Summary:

Pros: Calf room is decent. I was worried because mine are a bit thick and they were out of the “full calf” sizes. I ordered the “average calf” size and they fit fine.

Cons: Not super comfortable, and the fake leather looks a bit fake. Go figure.

Verdict: Keeping them. They were super cheap, and I will mainly wear them to church, where I sit a lot so comfort isn’t a huge issue. Just checked back tonight and their real leather boots are on sale for $64.99, down from $130.If you want either style (or anything else at JCPenney) you can use the code NICE4U at checkout to save $10 on almost any order that is $10 or more.

Buy Online: JCPenney

Price: $49.99


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Tall Clothing Shopping USA

These are not advertisements, just stores I've found online that cater to the vertically blessed!

International Tall Sizes

  • Chicks With Altitude
    Australian online store with trendy items for the younger set.
  • Long Legs
    Canadian site for tall work and play fashions.
  • Long Tall Sally
    UK shop with a little bit of everything. Nice selection.
  • Tall and All
    Lots of over the top trendy items for tall women.
  • Tall Girls UK
    Tall girl clothing and footwear for the younger set. Long inseams.
  • Tall Jeans
    Australian shop selling stylish jeans for tall gals.
  • Top Shop
    UK shop has a tall section with lots of very cute, affordable clothing. Will deliver to the U.S.
  • Your Highness
    Danish website offering fashion for tall women.
  • Dorothy Perkins Tall
    UK shop with lots of cute clothes for the tall woman and teen. Will deliver to the U.S.

Shoes & Footwear

Tall girls often have a larger foot size that local shops don't cater to. Here's a list of places you can find wider, larger shoe sizes.

  • Zappos
    You can search on wide and narrow sizes, extended calf sizes, and larger foot sizes here. Huge selection.
  • Coward Shoe Company
    Selections in larger shoe sizes.
  • Designer Shoes
    Especially for women with a larger footprint.
  • Shoe Express
    Cute shoes from size 11 to 15.
  • Shoe Styles
    Large selection of larger shoes with all kinds of widths.
  • Dream Shoes
    Loads of shoes in sizes 10 to 16.
  • Barefoot Tess
    A big variety of shoes, in sizes 10 to 15.