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Karlie Kloss Has a Denim Line for 'Freakishly Tall' Women

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Karlie Kloss wearing her new jeans, via Vogue
Karlie Kloss wearing her new jeans, via Vogue

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Karlie Kloss is behind a collaboration with Frame denim that will be music to the ears of any woman who's ever struggled to find pants long enough. It can be hard enough to find well-fitting, flattering jeans as a person of average height; when you're as tall as Kloss, it's another matter.

The model's exact height is in some doubt. Her agency showcard puts her at 5'11", but that is often industry codetalk for "taller than 6' but we don't want to put that because it might alienate clients OH LOOK, A BIRD." Vogue says she's 6'1". Maybe she's even taller? Who knows.

But in any case, the girl is tall. "Freakishly tall," as Kloss herself puts it. "Finding pants that fit is something I've struggled with my whole life." Kloss says she's never had jeans that were long enough for her body; she says it's one of the reasons she's taken to wearing boots.

Kloss is putting her name, and her legs, behind two styles of jeans. One is skinny ($209), the other is flared ($219), and each is available in a light wash and a dark wash. That's not a huge menu of options, but for a small and under-served market, it's a great relief. It's hard to find good jeans when you're very tall. Acne's women's styles are only available in up to a 34" inseam, Gap's "Tall" inseam is 35", and Mih jeans offers certain styles in a 36" inseam.

Karlie's Frame jeans, on the other hand, have a 40" inseam. That's long enough that even she has to roll them up.

— Jenna Sauers

· A Leg Up: Karlie Kloss's Extra-Long Jeans Collaboration with FRAME Denim [Vogue]
· 5 Pairs of Figure-Flattering Jeans [Racked]