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Review: The Elusive Burberry Petite

…re, and not the traditional trench fabric. But then I stumbled across this petite Burberry coat in size 2P at Nordstrom and tried it on. I found the fit was only slightly better than the wool/cashmere coat! It would need quite a bit of alterations to fit decently. My verdict: Skip the petite sized coats….and here’s why: * The fit isn’t much better, maybe even worse, than some of the regular size 2 Burberry coat styles. * Petite coats are only offe…

In Memoriam: Saks Fifth Avenue Petite Department

…looks, clothing executives said, never made the leap from regular sizes to petite. So the very word petite became synonymous with many women who shopped there — working women over the age 50. Petite Saks shoppers were outraged, and responded by bombarding Saks management with complaints. The result was Saks re-instated it’s petite department in a select number of stores…one of which is the Saks Fifth Avenue in Beverly Hills, which happens to be th…

Petite Fashion Challenge #3 – The Look For Less

…hion Challenge posts. More posts with the Burberry Trenchcoats: Henrietta Pertuz Petites Morning to Moonlight Dress Petite-Friendly H&M Lace Skirt – I Wasn’t Sure If I Was a Lace Girl Petite Outfit: Who Needs Sunshine When You’ve Got Burberry? Review: The Elusive Burberry Petite Petite-Friendly Coats: Burberry More posts with the LOFT corsage button down: You Had Me At J.Crew – Petite Size Wool Skirt Petite Outfit: Feeling Lofty Adventures in…

Petite Fashion Blog Blogroll

…etite Republic // 4’11” Sew Petite Gal // 5’2″ The Petite Blog // 5’2″ The Petite Sewist // 5’2″ Petite Resource Blogs: Isobella Jade’s Petite Modeling Tips // Petite Modeling Style Favorites: 9to5 Chic Atlantic-Pacific Beige Renegade District of Chic Sara Che Sincerely Jules The Fashion Cuisine This Time Tomorrow Tlnique Building A Wardrobe & Personal Style: Already Pretty Inside Out Style Into Mind You Look Fab Do you know of a petite fashio…

Petite Fit Guide: Improper Fit of Regular Size Jeans on a Petite Woman

…ans I recently tried on: Fading on regular sized jeans tailored down for a petite woman Fading on petite size jeans (not tailored) on a petite woman Do you see the difference between the fading on the regular jeans and the fading on the petite jeans? Fading on jeans should end a little below the knee, around the spot where the jeans would see sun fading when you are sitting down. Because the petite size jeans are made for petite women, the knee ha…

Petite Fashion Challenge: A Petite "Don’t"

…k these work for two reasons: 1) They are a neutral color, similar to my skin tone, so they don’t stand out too much. 2) I have a short torso and long legs, so it’s harder to make my legs look stumpy, petite or not. It’s all about body type! See the rest of the entires hosted at Extra Petite here: (See all the Petite Fashion Challenge entries) More outfits with the Ann Taylor LOFT pencil skirt: Review – Goodies from the LOFT Friends and Family Sal…

New Size: Burberry Size 0

…even better fitting size 0 Burberry coat out there! Looking to invest in a Burberry coat? Smaller petites should look for this new size US0. It probably won’t be a perfect fit, but it will minimize the number of alterations needed. For example, on this coat I would want: 1) the sleeves slimmed 2) the sleeves shortened 3) the belt moved higher Size 0 definitely comes in the Buckingham (shown) and the Marystow (which may run smaller than the Bucking…

Petite-Friendly H&M Lace Skirt – I Wasn’t Sure If I Was a Lace Girl

…ed wearing it open, as well as wrapped and belted like a jacket. Which look do you like better? More posts with the Burberry Trenchcoats: Petite Outfit: Who Needs Sunshine When You’ve Got Burberry? Review: The Elusive Burberry Petite Petite-Friendly Coats: Burberry More posts with the Banana Republic ruffle top: Petite Fashion Challenge: A Petite “Don’t” Adventures in Alterations: Taking in the Sides of a Shirt Summer 2009: Banana Republic Petite

Petite Clothing Resources

…ers that carry petite sizes, further broken down by special sizes (xxs and petite-plus), petite-friendly brands, and companies that carry small shoe sizes below size 5. Outfits: Browse through my outfit posts for shopping finds and styling ideas. Sample Size- Interview Series: Peruse through this interview series with petite ladies of all shapes and sizes. If there’s one thing I’ve learned from writing this blog and introducing the Alterations Nee…

Why Must They Put Petite Jeans on Tall Models?

…s sales on the site!! Thank you for the response Gilt Groupe! I still wish petite models could be used to model petite clothing, because ultimately, I want to see how the garment will look on short little me, not cropped and awkward on a taller model. However, I understand, and am sympathetic towards the problems of financial allocation and time logistics, and I do enjoy the fix of a good Gilt Groupe sample sale or two (or three!). If Gilt Groupe…