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The Limited Petites

…Handbag Trussardi (similar) Watch Michael Kors (also at Zappos) Lapel Pin ASOS (similar) Necklaces Stella & Dot #1 & #2 (c/o) Rings Vintage signet (similar) & Catbird Bracelet CC Skye — Outfit #2 Details — Jacket The Limited Petites (c/o) Shirt The Limited Petites (c/o) Jeans Citizens of Humanity Shoes Manolo Blahnik (old) Handbag Sophie Hulme (similar) (same size) Watch Michael Kors (also at Zappos) Belt Sid Mashburn Rings Tacori (c/o) & Catbird…

Small Petite Suiting: Below Zero Petites

…com I have not tried Below Zero Petites personally, but I’m still very excited about the concept and hope to try them soon. It’s important to support companies and designers that are catering to petites, especially us tiny petites! I will be checking back to see what else this clothing line will have to offer in the future! Has anyone tried BZ Petites yet?…

Fit Review Friday – Mango Drapey Trench vs. Banana Republic Petite

…Mango Flowy Trench // Size xxs on sale $99.99 High off my success with the Banana Republic petite drapey trench, I tried my luck with this pretty soft grey version from Mango. Since draped trenches are meant to have that slightly oversized, relaxed fit, I hoped I’d be able to it pull off. The good news…the color is really pretty and I would love to add something in this soft grey to my wardrobe. The bad news…the sizing is just too oversized on my…

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…

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…

Adventures in Online Shopping: Banana Republic Operates Like a Banana Republic

…but they did upset me this weekend… In my post last Friday, I mentioned a Banana Republic 40% off sale for card holders, and linked to the two items I had my eye on, and planned to buy with the discount code. I was going to be so proactive, I even set an alarm on my cell phone to remind me of the official start of the sale, promptly at 9:01pm PT, so I could snag the sizes I wanted. 9:01pm came, and I happily sat with my laptop, wallet by my side,…

How Petites Can Wear Oversized Styles

…ways looked, and yet she was this teeny tiny little person in a huge tent of a coat. I never met this woman, but I still have a perfect mental image of her in my mind. =) — Details — Coat White House | Black Market (on sale!) (fit review) Tee LOFT Jeans Banana Republic (also love this cropped version) Shoes Gianvito Rossi (super similar & way cheaper) Handbag Sophie Hulme partially thanks to Shopbop (also here & here) Belt Linea Pelle Necklaces vi…

Fit Review Friday – Banana Republic Summer Items

Republic. As per usual, you can find my measurements for comparison here. Banana Republic Drapey Trench // Size petite xxs $198 First up, this great trench! This is an oversized fit in a soft, drapey fabric that makes for an effortless and light-weight topper. The fabric is 100% lyocell, and resembles a twill fabric, kind of like a pair of chinos…except softer and drapier (is that even a word?). You won’t want to wear this on super hot summer day…

Banana Republic Mad Men Launch Party

…he two worlds collide, I’m there! Thursday marked the launch of the spring Banana Republic Mad Men Collection, and I was honored to receive an invite to their Los Angeles celebratory launch party. The party actually started in NYC, when a group of bloggers, models, and Banana Republic peeps boarded a plane headed to Los Angeles. I kept seeing photos in my Instagram feed of an in-flight fashion show taking place on board the plane, and thought…”tha…

Review: Maggy London Petites

…up, this stretch satin sheath dress in size 2P: Extra fabric: Maggy London Petites Stretch Satin Sheath Dress, size 2P Last, this ruffle trim dress in size 2P: Extra fabric, and wow, those ruffles are overwhelming: Maggy London Petites Ruffle Dress, size 2P Verdict: Based on fit, the knit dress was the best. It had a nice drape that actually followed my curves, and the linear lines were slimming. It needs some major hemming, which is made difficul…

Reader Mail: Made to Measure on Etsy for Petites

…shops on Etsy and pick some items that would be especially flattering for petites. :) Great idea Jacqueline! I never thought to use Etsy for custom clothing. I did some snooping and here’s what I came up with: I’ll start with the ones Jacqueline suggested: Ureshii I like Ureshii for it’s jersey rayon fabrics, and classic pieces. Jersey fabrics are stretchy and drapey, so they are easier to fit into than more structured material. I love wrap dress…