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Updated on 4 Feb 2019. Posted on 4 Apr 2017

19 Things You Can't Get Away With When You're Tall

Just forget about ever buying anything online.

1. You can't wear shirt dresses.

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2. You can't repurpose a man's shirt into a cute dress.

3. And you certainly can't reach for things on high shelves when you're wearing a mini dress.

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4. You can't wear ankle-biter jeans unless you love a mid-calf cut-off.

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5. In fact, you can't even really wear normal-length jeans because they never reach past your ankles.

6. You can't buy jumpsuits online because 75% of them give you a major camel toe.

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7. You can't easily find cute shoes in your size because you probably have big-ass feet that are in proportion to your legs.

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8. And you can't wear heels on a night out unless you're fine with being 8 feet tall.

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9. You can't wear high-waisted cut-off shorts without your butt cheeks hanging out the bottom.


10. You can't comfortably fly on a plane unless you have that business-class cashflow.

11. You can't take bomb-ass selfies in a lot of mirrors.

12. And you certainly can't use changerooms or public bathrooms without making awkward eye contact with other people.

13. You can't even dream about taking a relaxing bath.

14. You can't wear long-sleeve shirts unless you're fine with having cold wrists.


15. You can't meet a new person without them commenting on your height or asking if you play basketball.

16. You can't easily wash your hair in gym or hotel showers.

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17. And you can't ever get comfy in a hotel bed.

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18. You can't really wear a crop top without it looking like more of a long bra.

19. And you can't sit on someone's lap without looking ridiculous.

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