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Tips And Tricks: The Miracles of Fashion Tape

…t very useful in making garments more wearable. There are lots of uses for petite women. Tack a neckline that comes down a little low so it doesn’t slip and expose anything. If you wear a lot of wrap tops and dresses like I do, tape the neckline down so nothing opens accidentally. Tack up extra length on a pair of trousers or skirt (probably not strong enough to hold jeans folded under, but will work on thinner material well enough) that you haven…

Shopbop Event Of The Season

…colors and embellishments. 3. Gotta give another shout out to my favorite petite-friendly suede moto jacket. Check for pop-backs on this one. 4. This classic stripe tee has a red embroidered “amour” at the chest. So cute! 5. ‘Tis the season for white denim. These by Rag & Bone/Jean are personal faves of mine. 6. Get your cheeky tee collection ready for summer. I like this creative “concert tee”. Hi, everyone! Just popping in today to let you know…

Friend Date – DTLA with LOFT

…na on a little girl’s date. Some of you may remember Nina from my favorite petite fashion blogger posts series, and I am forever envious of how she pulls off slouchy and oversized styles so chic and effortlessly. Check her out on her blog and Instagram! For our little date, I instantly gravitated toward this amazing navy and white floral print blazer. It’s such a fun and cheeky piece, and now I need to be invited to a garden party so I can bust th…

Pop Of Handbag

…This post contains affiliate links. Steps: Build minimalist wardrobe. Add maximalist accessories. Profit. — Shop the Post — — Outfit Details — Tee Everlane Pants Petite Studio NYC (this season’s version) Handbag Jerome Dreyfuss (in white) Shoes Giuseppe Zanotti Watch Larsson & Jennings (similar) Jewelry Vintage — Altered — nothing….

Mail Monday – Paris Travel Apps & Taming Bulky Scarves

…you should find some). The website for the Pocket Earth app is here. I am petite and love the look of scarves. How can I eliminate some of the fabric? Do you ever cut them down the middle (lengthwise) to get some of the bulk out? Or do you have ways for petites to tie them so they don’t look bulky? A: I’ve never cut a scarf in half so it’s thinner but it’s definitely something you could have a tailor do, or do yourself if you’re good with a sewin…

3/4 Sleeve Leather Jackets Perfect for Summer

…sleeve. On blazers, this is easy, but has been hard to do with my current petite friendly leather jacket (it’s still available here) (plus it’s more of a fall/winter weight). Summer weight 3/4 sleeve leather jackets seemed like an easy answer but proved annoyingly hard to find. I took a chance on this amazing but expensive Cafe Racer jacket by R13 when I had some gift cards to spend, but even then the leftover price made me gulp. The price-per-we…

Adventures in Alterations – Zara Pinstripe Coat

…ara, Mango, & Topshop. I decided on the Zara look-alike for a few reasons: Petite-Friendly Proportions – The small lapel and fabric weight were friendly to my height. Also, the overall silhouette was less over-sized than the original design, which made it easier to tailor down. Special Details – Things like the all over chalk-stripe (the Mango version had a contrast lapel which I wasn’t as fond of), breast pocket (I do love my pocket squares), and…

Found: Dupes For My Favorite Lace Bralette Layering Piece

This post contains affiliate links. I receive so many questions about this lace bralette every time I wear it, so it’s pretty obvious you guys are as into the look as I am. Especially with summer heat on the way, it’s a super easy way to add interest without inviting heat stroke with additional layers. While this exact lace bralette is a few years old and no longer available, I’ve rounded up the best dupes out there right now. This Season’s Versi…