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Petite Cashmere Smack Down – J.Crew vs. Ann Taylor

…n Taylor. With it’s pretty horn colored buttons and sizing in at pxxs…it’s Ann Taylor Petite Cashmere Cardigan! All right ladies…let’s keep it clean. May the best cashmere win. *DING* Cashmere quality: Both contenders are deliciously soft 100% cashmere, and after stoking both of them for quite some time (in the name of research ladies!), I was hard pressed to choose a winner. It’s a split decision on this one: Softest: Ann Taylor +1 Thickest: J.Cr…

Review: Ann Taylor Spring Tops (Size PXXS)

…e are the tops… First up, the Petite Floral Front Shell in size PXXS: Top: Ann Taylor Floral Front Shell, size PXXS Jeans: Paige Laurel Canyon in McKinley, size 24 (waist taken in and length hemmed) Shoes: Cole Haan Genevieve Open Toe Air Pump, size 5 The good: Nice drapey fabric that falls nicely and doesn’t swamp my shape. Cute front ruffle that I loooove. The bad: Armholes could be smaller, as they show a bit of my bra from the side. Armholes a…

Petite Ann Taylor & Banana Republic Outlet Finds

…shopping pleasure. Now…on to the goodies! Ann Taylor Factory (Outlet): The Ann Taylor Factory is offering 40% off the entire store, and since it was my first time going to an AT outlet, I was happy to see my size xxsp in stock. I picked up this little chiffon ruffle shell in black: Shell – Ann Taylor Factory, size xxsp (tag) Jeans – Paige Laurel Canyon in McKinley, size 24 (hemmed & waist taken in) Shoes – Cole Haan Carma Open Toe Pump in Wine Pat…

Brand that Sometimes Runs Small: Banana Republic Petites

…etty close to my person style, so it has been a great resource for me. The petite XS and petite 00 items either fit just right, or seem to be about 1 size too big. Here is a rundown of what the fit has been for me so far: Tops/Blouses: I put the tops in 3 categories: silky, button down, and rayon/stretchy. Silky tops in PXS always fit about 1-2 sizes too large on me. This includes the bust, waist and sleeve. I suppose a tailor could make one work,…

Ann Taylor and Ann Taylor LOFT Friends and Family Event

Speaking of Ann Taylor LOFT, the Friends and Family Event for both Ann Taylor and Ann Taylor LOFT starts today. 30% off your entire purchase with code: FRIENDS30 Free shipping on orders of $125 or more. Wednesday, Aug. 5th – Sunday Aug. 9th, 2009 This is exciting because Ann Taylor and Ann Taylor LOFT don’t offer free shipping as often as other stores, so this is a great opportunity to order a bunch of stuff in sizes XXS petite and 00 petite with…

LA Sample Sales: Paige and Frankie B.

…ally run small in the thigh, and even make a petite length in some styles. Label: Paige Premium Denim Deal: Sample sale, featuring variety of styles, washes and sizes at $50 When/Where: Friday, December 12, 9am-3pm, 127 East 9th Street, Suite 209, Downtown Frankie B. Jeans make size 23 (very rare!) and I’ve also heard this jean runs about 1 size small! Label: Frankie B Deal: Holiday sale, featuring merch at $50 or under When/Where: Friday, Decembe…

Review – Short Story Petite Clothing Subscription Box

…– petite size XSP (fits like XXSP) Kyle High Rise Slim Fit Ankle Skinny – petite size 0P Same petite jean, but now let’s look at this cardigan. Also in a petite size, this fitted cardigan follows my figure and hits at the perfect spot on my wrist. After so many years of wearing loose and oversized top layers, it’s nice to have something a little more fitted and short to pair with this season’s wide and baggy bottoms. In fact, I already wore this…

Online Shoe Repair – Cobbler Concierge Review

…red for Louboutins) and sole color (black or natural), a prepaid shipping label, and two pieces of tape to secure the package shut when you’re ready to ship them off. I made notes on the form about repairing the toes, and choose a natural colored rubber sole, since I do so much walking in these, and rubber gives better protection. I packaged the shoes in the supplied tissue, taped up the box, and slapped on the prepaid shipping label. I dropped t…

Some Picks From Ann Taylor Loft in XXS Petite

…ny petite, Susie, asked for some advice navigating the clothing options at Ann Taylor LOFT, specifically dresses, pants and jeans. The LOFT near me has horrible XXS and 00 petite offerings, so I checked out the on-line inventory for this one. While I haven’t had the opportunity to personally try on all of these items, I listed the details that gave me clues as to whether or not the item would work for a tiny petite. I know not everything I picked…

Ann Taylor Petite Wool Moto & Suede Bootie – Fit Review Friday

…Fit Review Friday, I have a petite wool moto jacket and suede booties from Ann Taylor. As per usual, you can find my measurements for comparison here. Note: Ann Taylor has 50% off almost everything (excludes cashmere & select suiting) with code FALL50 through Sunday, 10/25. Some things that have caught my eye include this 100% cotton windowpane scarf, this silk twill skinny scarf, this speckled sweater, this chunky knit (I like the grey!), and thi…

Ann Taylor…You Did Me Wrong This Time Around

…to arrive. Oh Ann…you disappointed me this time. First up, this silk top: Ann Taylor Silk Tie-Neck Blouse And on me…it’s not quite as glamorous: Top: Ann Taylor Silk Tie-Neck Blouse, Size Petite XXS Jeans: Paige Premium Denim, Hollywood Hills, Size 24 (Hemmed & Waist Taken in) Shoes: Cole Haan Genevieve Open Toe Pump, Size 5 Sweater: Abercrombie & Fitch Cashmere Sweater, Size XS The top is a bit baggy in the torso, which can be taken in by a tail…

More Disappointments: Ann Taylor LOFT

…will fill the tie-neck blouse shaped hole in my closet. Like this one from Ann Taylor (read the post), and now this one from Ann Taylor LOFT: Ann Taylor LOFT Low Bow Top, $49.50 Here it is on me: Top: Ann Taylor Low Bow Top, size Petite XXS Sweater: Aqua Cashmere Cardigan, size XS Jeans: Paige Premium Denim Hollywood Hills, size 24 (hemmed & waist taken in) Shoes: Cole Haan Genevieve Open Toe Pump, size 5 Unfortunately, this top is too big and flo…