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According to a press release from clothing brand Long Tall Sally, studies have proven that tall women are "richer, smarter and more powerful than their shorter counterparts." Specifically, tall people make approximately $789 more per inch per year than their shorter counterparts, and frequently incite "short envy" in those under 5'8", with 94% of shorter women citing the ability to "reach things" as an advantage of the tall. Being able to "see over everyone else" was also noted as a source of envy.
Yet tall women still suffer, apparently not aware of how good they have it—the same study reports that 72% of tall women in the US have downplayed their height in social situations, with driver's licenses and dating profiles at special risk for misrepresentation. To right this wrong, the vertically gifted are getting their own special awareness week—and here it is. Launching today, National Stand Tall Week has arrived to educate and empower the downtrodden—women over 5'8" who have yet to embrace their height and all the rewards that come with it.
If this sounds like you, celebrate your height with Long Tall Sally, who will be rolling out a pop-up shopping tour across the country along with special online offers like daily promotions on dresses, swimwear, shipping, plus a “win your shopping cart” contest. Or, just be sure to share with all your short friends how much richer and smarter than them you are for a quick ego boost.
· Stand Tall Week [Long Tall Sally]