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Review: Gap 1969 Jeans in Size Petite 00

…aggy in the front, all the way down the thigh and leg, I likened these to “mom jeans”. Yuck! Next, the Always Skinny Jean in Saturated Dark Wash: Jeans: Gap Always Skinny, size Petite 00 These skinny jeans were not very skinny. Again, these were baggy in the thigh, front and waist. I also just don’t really like myself in skinny jeans. Proof that just because something is a trend, doesn’t mean it’s gonna look good on you. Last, but not least, the R…

Fit Review Friday – J.Crew Pants in Size Petite 000

…000 that has piqued my interest so much lately. As per usual, you can find my measurements for comparison here. On to the reviews… J.Crew Petite Ryder Pant – Weathered Spruce // Size Petite 000 First up is the Ryder Pant in size petite 000. I choose this pant to try because I like the trouser styling, including side pockets, and welt back pockets. The silhouette also looked pretty slim, which is usually a more flattering look on my frame. The fabr…

5 Wild Statement Coats / Jackets That Come In Petite

…ow, petite clothing is usually BORING. The cutting edge and quirky never come in petite sizes, making it harder for us to express ourselves and have a little fun. The following 5 statement coats and jackets all come in petite sizes, so let’s get weird, ladies! —Details— Jacket – Sanctuary // size xs petite Sweater – Everlane // size xxs Jeans – Madewell // size 23 petite // (also here) Jewelry – Tacori & Etsy (similar bib necklace) Deep Green Zebr…

Petite Hangers For Narrow Shouldered Wardrobes

…ike peanut butter and jelly, so since the topic of my blog revolves around my petite wardrobe, you can bet I’ve given some thought to petite hangers over the years. Hangers fulfill many functions…they keep your clothes off the floor, organized and neat, and if you’re like me, can turn your closet into your “happy place” by making everything look like your own personal boutique. Hangers can help preserve the shape and fit of your garments…or…as I’v…

Petite Fashion Challenge #2 – Wear It Now, Wear It Later

…l, was to pick a piece from your wardrobe and style it two ways: one for summer/spring, and one for fall/winter. Please take the time to check out all the stylish ladies who participated (in alphabetical order): Caramel-Covered-Everything Curls and Pearls Evolving Style Extra Petite Fast Food & Fast Fashion I am Khatu Mini Maestra Navigating Throu the Quarterlife with a Smile and Open Arms Petite Early Morning Style Petite Little Girl Petite XXS P…

Petite Haute Couture Fashion House Carven Gets a Modern Makeover

…to be ourselves. I’d found an opening where there was no competition and a moment when Paris was overflowing with happiness. (source) Madame Carven designed for her fashion house until 1993, at the age of 84. Her label fell into obscurity, and now, not many women are have heard of the once famous brand. A new designer has been tapped to revive the brand in recent years, and Carven is starting to make headlines again. The youthful spirit of the ori…

Petite XXS at Banana Republic!

…PXXS Petite Blouses and Shirts: Size PXXS Petite Sweaters: Size PXXS Call Banana Republic customer service at 1-888-BRSTYLE to leave a comment and let them know we want more petite XXS!…

Baby Products for the Under 5ft Petite Mom

…year, but maybe if she gets a gentle nudge via an influx of petite moms commenting for her to come back, she’ll feel inclined to return to blogging and sharing her experiences with us all? ;) Any petite moms have advice for L.? Baby Products For Petite Moms Recommendations For Petite Moms, By Petite Moms UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who has been leaving product recommendations in the comments! Please keep them coming! I’ll be adding them to the…

Success! Some Tiny Petite Finds at Banana Republic

…gan, $69.50 I loooove sweaters, I wear one almost every day. Even in the summer (I’ve been known to wear sweaters in both Hawaii, and Costa Rica…both very hot, humid places…) because I’m always cold…or will quickly get cold once I enter a very air conditioned place. This one caught my eye because I loved the maroon color, and I thought the striped ribbon detail on the inside of the button placket was a fun detail to add interest to an outfit. Here…

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

…made for people above 5’4″. These garments will then be: *Longer – to accommodate the longer torso of a taller person. *Lower neckline – to accommodate the larger ratio from shoulder to bust of a taller person. *Lower bust – to accommodate the larger ratio from shoulder to bust. *Lower waist line -to accommodate the larger ratio from shoulder to waist. On a petite woman, all these ratios are smaller than those of an average heighted woman, thus,…

Review: The Elusive Burberry Petite

…these things are in short supply, and the smallest sizes usually sell out immediately. I figured since regular sized Burberry coats can be a close fit for petites, I figured a Burberry coat made specifically for petite women would be near perfection! I stalked this coat online, on the off chance a size 2P would magically appear…and then one day…it popped up and I snatched it! Burberry Belted Wool And Cashmere Trench, $795 This thing was on back or…

Petite Proportions Are Not Always Created Equal

…a Republic website, which shows how the garment is intended to fit. The asymmetrical neckline is high enough to be modest, but still an interesting detail. Petites: Petite asymmetrical tee – Grey suede, $39.50 Now, here it is in size XXS petite on my 4’11” self. Banana Republic Asymmetrical Tee in size XXS petite. The neckline is ill-proportioned on someone so short. The bottom of the V comes down way too low and to far to the side, so that it is…