I was chatting with my friend Marci recently about how we often feel that we are the tallest girls in the world, and wearing four inch stilettos isn’t helping.
But no one is too tall to be a girl. And no one is too tall to wear heels.
I was blown away by her newest photo composition which perfectly portrays how I feel when I am out in the real world. I feel tall, I feel as if everyone is looking at me, and I feel beautiful.
I hope you like this as much as I do and I really hope you follow her on Flickr. You can see her other compositions here and here.
As shelter-in-place restrictions are eased, we are able to slowly and gradually return to parts of our lives that have been off-limits for a while. I am excited for this for a number of reasons. One would think these restrictions are being phased out because the curve is flattening but that doesn’t seem to be the case, unfortunately. That would be the reason I would be most excited about, but that doesn’t seem to be the case.
Regardless, I am excited to go out en femme and resume MN T-Girls events and photo shoots. I have a shoot in June for En Femme and another shoot for some amazing stilettos I was sent to review.
Part of my review for the heels will be about matching the shoes with an appropriate outfit. Which mini-dress looks best with a pair of sky-high stilettos, for example. Sometimes the answer is obvious, sometimes this decisions keeps me up at night (not really. Okay, maybe a little).
This side of me has an amazing wardrobe with a zillion different possibilities. On one hand this is wonderful, on the other hand, it can be quite intimidating. Putting together an outfit with everything from earrings to stockings to shoes to a top and making sure it all goes together is a learning curve. I still have a hard time matching a skirt to a top which is one of the reasons I mostly wear dresses.
I’ve been thinking about which dresses I will wear for the shoes over the last few days and I think I have decided on two out of the three, but still considering the final pair. Putting together an outfit is not unlike playing dress up with paper dolls.
Have you found putting together outfits easy? What are some of your fashion rules?
I don’t know about you, but I am bouncing back and forth between being financially responsible and… well, doing a lot of online shopping. These days buying a cute dress helps me stay connected to my femme side (and having something to look forward to wearing).
I try to be good, but I’ll admit that the Pink Fog hits me a lot lately.
There’s no question that many businesses are adapting and likely worrying about how the pandemic will affect them. There aren’t enough resources for girls like us, and when we find a designer or a company that caters our community and supports us, it’s important we support them.
Girls like us are always looking for businesses that are friendly to us, and if we want more businesses to welcome us, then we must support those that already do.
Many companies are offering special sales and discounts during these times, and if you are able, please support these businesses.
I have a few things on order that I am excited to get such as the Blossom lingerie collection from HommeMystere...
…the Floral Print Lace Teddy from The Breast Form Store…
…and the Luxurious Leather Look Dress and the 4 Inch Sexy Pump with Padlock heels from En Femme.
What’s in your shopping cart or on your wish list?
We all know the difficulty of finding clothes that fit our bodies. A size 14 is not always a size 14. Often times a dress fits perfectly around our hips but our shoulders are a different story. I am always excited when I see a new company or designer making clothes for our bodies. Not only does this give us another option, but it’s encouraging to see others supporting girls like us.
We can add Serving Glamour to the growing list of designers making clothes for us.
Serving Glamour provides access to modest and modern clothing and accessories specifically designed and chosen for transgender women and their unique body shapes so they feel fashionable and feminine in any social or professional situation.
Serving Glamour is owned and operated by Jennifer Walter BA, the wife of a transgender female mechanical engineer. As a member of Tempe Fashion and Business Resource Innovation Center (FABRIC), Jennifer is working closely with local experts in fashion design and manufacturing to guarantee that Serving Glamour fashions and accessories are of the highest quality.
Serving Glamour sells shoes, clothing, accessories, and purses. I had the honor of trying Jennifer’s custom wrap dress and I modeled it for my most recent photo shoot. The dress feels silky and sensual, and I loved the sparkly pattern.
The dress is flattering and I love the neckline. It comes at a perfect angle and it shows off just enough cleavage. The skirt is also cut in a way to show off my legs when I want to, and I always like to show off my legs.
The dress is sexy and flirty, and perfect for date night… and for Sunday brunch.
I hope you like Jennifer’s dress as much as I do. Please support her by signing up for her mailing list.
Thank you to Jennifer for the dress, and for giving girls like us another option for our wardrobes.
Shopping can be overwhelming and it’s hard to know where to start when it comes to creating a wardrobe, but I hope this guide I wrote for En Femme helps!
I’ve been meaning to write a guide like this for a while, and En Femme’s current Insider Sale was a perfect time to do so.
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Hello, I really love to know how I could be more femme. I am a very tall guy which I really hate.
There’s a zillion things you can do, and what makes one feel femme is different for everyone. For some nothing is more feminine than bright red nails, or a matching bra and panty set or literally anything else.
You specifically mention being very tall. How tall is too tall to be feminine? Remember, there is no standard that one has to meet to be a woman. I am also tall but once I learned to embrace my height I was that much happier. I used to want to blend in. I didn’t want to be noticed, I didn’t want to be seen. I thought being tall would make me stand out more. But I realized that I am going to stand out no matter what. I wear bright pink dresses. My makeup has more drama than a high school. There’s nothing about me that blends in, so why not wear whatever I want?
So I rock the sky-high heels and I am hard to miss. It’s funny, wearing tall heels makes me feel more feminine that I ever thought I could feel.
The best advice I ever heard about being a tall girl and heels was given by talk show host Wendy Williams. She says it better than I ever could.
The best thing we can do is embrace ourselves. Embrace all of you. Your height, your body, everything.
Have a question for me? Oh yes you do. Ask me here!
I’m new to crossdressing, I have never dressed up in women’s clothes but want to. I am scared to this but if someone were to give me guidance I would love to do it. Another thing, I love the look of women wearing knee high riding boots and I want to see if I can pull that look.
I fully believe that crossdressing is something you learn my doing. However, I do have a guide that might help you get started.
You can also see if your city has any transformation services that may be able to help.
And yes, you look good in knee high boots. Everyone looks good in knee high boots.