The words “cropped” and “shrunken” are like music to my ears. When shopping, these words inspire hope items not necessarily made with my height and proportions in mind might just fit me the way their classic-sized counterparts were meant to be worn.
A prime example: this leather moto jacket. Thanks to a cropped length and shrunken fit, the sizing works really well for my petite frame. Perhaps best of all, that shoulder is nice and narrow, which I find most frustratingly hard to find, especially in items I prefer not to alter, such as leather.
Besides the fit, I’m pretty drunk in love with this piece. It’s my absolute favorite shade of medium cool grey, although it also comes in olive and black if you’re so inclined. The hardware is matched to the color, so there’s no metal clashing with your favorite jewelry or accessories, and the style is just classic and cool. For anyone interested, I’ve included the measurements below.
The approximate measurements of size xs (laid flat) are as follows:
Sleeve length: 17.5″
PPS…these jeans are now on sale with an extra 50% taken at checkout, bringing them down to $45. I love the color, fading and length on these, and wear them often!
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Jacket thanks to Linea Pelle
Tee Madewell (similar & similar)
Jeans Banana Republic (on sale + extra 50% off!)
Shoes Manolo Blahnik (similar here & here)
Handbag Sophie Hulme (this season’s colors)
Belt Linea Pelle
Bracelet Frye <– it’s back!
Watch Larsson & Jennings
Jewelry Downtown LA & vintage
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