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What To Wear To Work


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Are you a tall woman who is looking for the best office clothes to fit your frame? Look no further! We have put together the ultimate guide to help you find the perfect tall business clothes to wear to the office. We understand that it can be difficult to find office clothes for tall women, but don’t worry! We have compiled a list of stylish and professional business clothes that will give you confidence and make you look your best in the office. Along with some styling tips and tricks to keep your office fashion up to date.

Whether you are looking to fill the smart-casual dress code or straight-up business formal, we have a range of tall women’s workwear that will fit any office rules.

Understanding Dress Codes

  • Business Formal – If the dress code at your workplace is business formal, then you’ll be looking for clothing that will mostly consist of a suit. A skirt suit or a trouser suit and a blazer will be your best friend. Closed-toe shoes and subtle makeup and jewellery is a must.
  • Smart Casual – Sometimes smart casual can be one of the hardest dress codes to get to grips with. As it’s not as formal as business but it’s not casual enough to be wearing your favourite band t-shirt. We would suggest sticking to a blouse and tapered trousers with a jacket to layer with, but it’s definitely not the time to be bringing out a pair of jeans.
  • Business Casual – This dress code is slightly more informal than smart casual and it allows you to start getting creative with your style of skirts and jackets.
  • Casual – Now is the time to bring out your favourite pair of jeans, canvas trainers and basic t-shirts. Casual is the dress code but it doesn’t mean go crazy with ripped and distressed clothing and maybe steer clear of flip flops for your own health and safety.

Work Clothes for Tall Women

Work Suits for Tall Women

When it comes to tall women’s business attire, blazers are a must-have. Taller women can find blazers that fit them perfectly with ease. Choose from boucle blazers, scuba blazers, and classic black blazers in UK sizes 8-28. For a bit of colour, look for blazers in bold hues like reds and greens. All of these come in longer lengths that will fit your taller frame. Look for tailored jackets with features like single or double breasted closures, peplum waists, and even pockets and collars that give the blazer a stylish touch. Don’t forget to accessorise – you can pair your blazer with a statement necklace or add a scarf for a more polished look.

A professional trouser suit is the perfect way to fill any potential dress code in your workplace, but will also leave you feeling like a boss! Suitable for business dress or you can go all out for casual, our tall ladies suits consist of matching blazer and trouser sets alongside a blouse or shirt.

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This grey boucle blazer is a classic style that can be worn for any occasion. Layer this women’s blazer over a pair of smart trousers to bring together the perfect monochrome work outfit. Or, if you are looking for a less sophisticated look, layer over your favourite midi dress and canvas trainers.

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Work Shirts for Tall Women

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Smart shirts are also an option if you didn’t fancy wearing a blouse for the day. Stepping away from classic white, our trend-led stripe shirt is the perfect addition to any working women’s wardrobe. Made from a comfortable woven fabric, it features long sleeves, classic collar and is finished in a button down style. Combine with a pair of smart trousers for an office worthy look.

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Work Dresses for Tall Women

When it comes to finding the perfect work dress, tall women need to pay close attention to fit and comfort. There are a variety of dress styles that have been tailored to flatter your figure and accentuate your height. From the best midi dresses for work to casual dresses and classic black numbers, we’ve rounded up the best work dresses for tall women.

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Upgrade your work attire with our stunning range of tall work dresses. An essential piece for any working women’s wardrobe they add a touch of style and elegance to the office. Our black work dresses are perfect workwear as they are made with taller frames in mind, there will be no falling short here keeping it appropriate for the office.

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This stunning tiered dress is an absolute must-have for any working woman’s wardrobe. Featuring longer length sleeves, a stunning zebra print and finished in a comfortable woven fabric, perfect for flattering your silhouette. Pair with a low heel or boot to tie your outfit together.

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Work Trousers for Tall Women

If you’re looking for work trousers that fit your tall frame, find your perfect fitting pair in UK sizes 8-28 with leg inseams up to 38”. You can choose from classic slim leg and straight leg styles or go for a trend-led wide leg or bootcut trousers. Whatever your style preference is, you’ll be sure to find trousers that will flatter your shape and make you look smart at the office.

Pair with a fitted shirt, blouse or jumper to create the ultimate workwear outfit. Depending on your style, take a pick from our bootcut trousers or our slim leg trousers with inseams up to 38″.

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Made in longer lengths and with taller frames in mind, our black button wide leg trousers are perfect for around the office. Comfortable in stretchy woven fabric, they feature a wide leg style, with a high waistband for the ideal fit. Pair with a blouse and some loafers for a stunning answer to any dress code.

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If you’re looking for a pair of tall work trousers, then look no further as our slim leg trousers are the perfect solution. Smarten up your trouser collection with our trend-led check slim leg trousers. Made from stretch jersey fabric, they are designed to fit and flatter whilst elongating your legs. Pair with your favourite blouse and court shoes for an effortless office look.

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Work Shoes for Women

Finding the perfect pair of shoes for a long day at the office can be a challenge, especially for tall women. You want to look professional, but also be comfortable throughout the workday. Luckily, here are some great options that combine style with comfort and suit all UK sizes 3-13.

If you are wearing a pair of smart trousers it’s best practice to keep the look formal and pair with some loafers, court heels or ballerina pumps. However, if your look is more casual you can round your outfit off with a pair of canvas trainers or any flat shoes. As we head into the warmer months we recommend staying away from chunky boots, unless it’s an unexpected snow day!

One of the best comfortable work shoes for tall women are flats. Flats are a great option because they come in a variety of styles and colours and are comfortable to wear all day. Loafers are also a good choice, as they provide the same comfort as flats but have a bit more style. Courts and heels are also great options for taller women, as the extra height gives you an extra confidence boost and ensures you look polished in the office.

For many tall women, wearing heels to work can be a bit tricky. The added height may make them feel uncomfortable or self-conscious wearing heels that make them even taller. However here at Long Tall Sally we want to change this stigma. By providing heels that fit well and are designed for taller frames, we hope to encourage more tall women to embrace their height and feel confident wearing heels to work and other occasions. With heel heights as low as 2” and as high as 4”, choose heels that make you feel comfortable and confident. It’s essential to recognise that every woman should feel comfortable wearing whatever shoes she chooses, regardless of her height.

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Like what you see? Find more outfit inspiration in our tall workwear collection.

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