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Brand that Runs Small: Studio M Petite

…hile not exactly fashion forward, some nice pieces can be found from this brand, and it’s worth the time to check the new season’s offerings in your local Macy’s petite department. If you’ve seen this brand in petites anywhere else besides Macy’s, let me know!…

Petite Weekend Guide: 6/11/10

…nt Tops (Petite XXS) Review: Modcloth – Earth Shattering Dress (Stylepint) Petite Lookbook: DIY Inspired Nautical Dress (Extra Petite) TLBC & How to Find Your Proper Bra Size (Petite XXS) Adorable Design Excludes Adorable Shorties (An Interesting Story) Enter: Last weekend to enter to win a Sascha strapless bra from The Little Bra Company (Extra Petite) —— If you love Alterations Needed, please support this blog. Not only does it give me a boo…

J.Crew Petite 9″ High Rise Toothpick Jean Review

…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 these…

Perfect Petite Trench Coat – Fit Review Friday

…you can find my measurements for comparison here. On to the review… J.Crew Petite Icon Trench Coast // Size Petite 000 If I didn’t already have a trench in a similar color, I would have kept this trench coat in a heartbeat! This thing just FITS, and feels nice to wear with it’s thick, heavy cotton construction. I’m always a big fan of classic, traditional details because then an item will live on in your wardrobe as a “classic” vs. become dated or…

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

…nd insurance charges…a pretty hefty charge to try something on that, given my history, probably won’t fit. The approximate measurements of size xxs are as follows: Shoulder: 15″ Torso Width: 20″ Sleeve Length: 24″ Length: 35″ Here’s how it compares to the Banana Republic petite version: Review of Banana Republic Drapey Trench // Size petite xxs I know it’s not a perfect comparison, but I hope you can visually see there is just less fabric all arou…

Petite Fashion Challenge #8 – Spinning the Favorite

Theory blazer | Theory knit vest | H&M t-shirt | LOFT pants | Christian Louboutin pumps | LOFT flower pin | Ann Taylor belt This month’s Petite Fashion Challenge is hosted by Gracie of Radiator Sessions. The challenge this month was: …Take a “go-to” outfit, put a spin on it by styling it in a different way but still keeping a couple of essential components. I have an addiction…to denim! Publishing my week in outfits for all-to-see has really…

Petite Weekend Guide – 2/18/11

…Day sale. It’s during these long three day weekend sales I usually pick up Theory blazers at great prices. Community: Latest info on the next Petite Fashion Challenge. Wrap dresses and fashion tape. Updated – petite wedding dresses. Really great tips for helping rings fit small fingers. Disclosure – Clicking or purchasing through the links in this post may yield commissions for AlterationsNeeded.com. See the Alterations Needed Disclosure for more…

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?…

Review: Banana Republic Petite XXS and 00

…gly. I wouldn’t recommend it. Next up, the Linen Sorbet Dress in size P00: Petite Linen Sorbet Dress, size P00 The stock photo showed a beautiful coral color…but this dress is PINK! I was not expecting this bright of a color! What I like: The fabric is nice and crunchy like linen should be, and it has a boned corset top. A sturdy back zip cinches you in. There is also a little stretchy elastic at the back, which in theory, should help the dress…

Petite Fashion Challenge #11 – An Outfit Made for Sightseeing

…r) :: Coach shoes, size 5 :: Helen Kaminski Handbag (similar) This month’s Petite Fashion Challenge, hosted over at Ski Petite, is: Put together an outfit made for sightseeing. It should be one that will be comfortable for walking around in and can last you from the early morning until dinner and drinks in the evening. Plus, you’re on vacation, so you’d better make sure you look good in photos, which you’ll have for years to come. And…a sightseein…

Alterations Needed Forum-iversary & Petite Weekend Guide

…grown to over 460 members, launched a marketplace, and became the biggest petite community on the web! Our petite community even got recognized in a national fashion magazine. I am truly in awe of the mutual support and collective knowledge everyone has shared in the community. Thank you for all your support, and taking the time to share your experiences and help other petite women dress fabulously. Keep up the good work ladies! It’s been a wonde…

Petite Reads: 4/8/10

…eek & More Petites at LG Fashion Week (Shorty Stories) Sewing blogs by petites: Petite Republic Petite Crafterella’s Wardrobe In other news: My blog got inundated with comment spam last night, but don’t worry, it’s all cleaned up now. This is both good and bad. Good because it means this site has grown big enough to even attract the attention of spammers…and bad because now I have to enable anti-spam captcha (word verification) on my comment s…