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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…

J.Crew Petite 9″ High Rise Toothpick Jean Review

…this gorgeous distressed charcoal wash, I gave them a try. I ordered the J.Crew Petite 9″ High-Rise Toothpick Jean in Charcoal Wash, size 23 petite, and my measurements can be found here for reference. Full-Length: With An Ankle-Cuff: Expecting a skinny jean, I found these to fit like more of a straight leg, which wasn’t quite what I was looking for. Aside from that, this is a really great pair of jeans… The Petite Fit – this is the best part of t…

Nautical Sequins & Crew Cuts Denim

…e ankle pants if need be. This places Crew Cuts pants officially on my radar. I’m a bit shocked that kid’s pants are being so accommodating for adult curves, but happy to find a new resource. Outfit Details – H&M blazer :: J.Crew tank :: J.Crew Crew Cuts jeans :: Manolo Blahnik shoes :: Kate Spade watch (customized) :: Stella & Dot bracelet (c/0) (also in silver) :: Lux Accessories necklace Readers – What are your thoughts on the Crew Cuts jeans?…

Review: J.Crew Petites Suiting

…their suiting options, but by the way the petite 0 fit, I do not expect one size smaller to be much better. If you need small fitting petite suiting, J.Crew is not the way to go….

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…

Q&A: Petite Stylist – Trina Gupta

…wever I also have clients on either end of the spectrum – i.e. the size 00 petites and the plus-size petites. There’s a solution for everyone but sometimes it requires a little creativity! Have you ever dressed a celebrity? I’ve dressed people in the entertainment business who are actors or actresses for awards ceremonies and events like that but A-list celebrities aren’t a part of my clientele. I prefer styling non-celebrities because the styling…

Sweater Weather (and J.Crew Petite Sweaters)

…ping in, and I can finally bring this J.Crew petite merino cardigan out. J.Crew has made petites for a while now, but new this season are petite sweaters. Also new this season is the return of the short, grandpa style v-neck cardigan! These things have just kept getting longer and longer every season, but this year J.Crew made me very happy with two short versions…one in cashmere and one in merino. Cropped v-neck cardigans are my favorite for a fe…

Review: Gap 1969 Jeans in Size Petite 00

…opes one might work. First up, the Sexy Boot Jean, in Saturated Wash, size Petite 00: Jeans: Gap Sexy Boot, size Petite 00 Top: H&M, size XS Shoes: Cole Haan Genevieve Open Toe Pumps, size 5 These were the best fit out of the whole group. The waist was decent, the rise was nice and low, and the length was perfect on me (I have REALLY long legs for my height, so I luck out with petite length pants…they’re usually perfect with heels). What I didn’t…

New Petite Online Store: For Petite Sake

…experienced petite merchandise buyer, has opened her online store just for petites, For Petite Sake . The cool thing about For Petite Sake is Kim will personally give you fit advice, and since she is hand picking each item in her store, she knows her merchandise well and can give you an honest assessment. It’s great to actually be able to communicate with someone in retail who understands the difficulty of fitting petite figures. I wrote to Kim as…

J.Crew Merino Chiffon-Placket Cardigan – Size XXS

…button placket and neckline, and come in the usual beautiful colors that J.Crew does so well. Seriously…I think J.Crew has some of the best colors ever. Buttoned in my favorite “X” shape, the sweater looks casually drapey, but I wish the torso were slimmer. This is a size xxs, and you can see the extra fabric folds in the photos above, and take a look at how baggy the torso looks from behind… Oh J.Crew…why won’t you make your lovely cardigans in p…

Petite Weekend Guide – 1/14/11

…e petite wedding dresses thread has some new additions. Reviews of brands’ petite lines. Petite and curvy? Read: Vicky shows us how she shrank her J.Crew Cashmere cardigan. After seeing this, I’m going to take this advice, keep the gold J.Crew cardigan, and attempt to shrink it! Wish me luck! Jean at ExtraPetite.com is also wearing the H&M striped jacket! Disclosure – Clicking or purchasing through the links in this post may yield commissions for…