CENTREVILLE — Women come in all shapes and sizes, but statuesque is not often a size choice available off the rack in department stores. Growing up, Helen Pappas and her mother Diane Pappas, of Centreville, realized these frustrations far too often.
I spend most weekends furiously running errands around town, and trying to fit in the tasks I neglected during the previous week (god help me if I ever have children). My hopping from sun salutations to late breakfast to the grocery store to Target and beyond of course necessitates versatile, utilitarian staples. But I often use “utility” […]
July is a great month for bargain hunters—and the last week of July is even better for bargain hunters. Retailers have to move out spring and summer merchandise to make room for the fall fashions that hit the stores come August, so other than March (the month for nabbing exceptional deals on winter apparel), now […]
LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — When tall men need clothes, they go to their nearest Big & Tall store. When tall women need clothes, they try on the “tall” sizes at the mall. When those are still too short, they go online. More often than not, they end up sending at least some of the items […]
Talltique offers clothing for the vertically enhanced Helen Pappas, a self-described avid shopper, knew exactly which items she had trouble finding in her size. At 6-foot-3, she found few stores that carried clothes that fit. “If I can’t find it, I know other people can’t find it,” she said. So Pappas started Talltique, a boutique […]
Talltique was founded by 6’3” blonde beauty, Helen Pappas. I was delighted to come across their website, because they cater to women 6’ and taller and offer clothing designed specifically for the taller woman. Often, clothing stores take clothes intended for smaller sizes and simply add length to the arms and legs to create a […]
I have another interview for you lovely ladies as part of The Junoesque Interviews series. I talked to Helen Pappas, founder and stylist extraordinaire at Talltique. For those who don’t know, Talltique is a MD based clothing line made for women 6’0″ and over. It has everything from 38″ and over inseam jeans to tall-sized […]
Tell us a little about yourself? My name is Helen Pappas, I’m 6’3″ and I’m the owner of a brand new tall women’s clothing boutique called Talltique. I studied Marketing and Art at Georgetown University and graduated last May. I enjoy traveling and trying new foods, as well as horseback riding and yoga. What do […]