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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 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 #2 – Wear It Now, Wear It Later

…hrou the Quarterlife with a Smile and Open Arms Petite Early Morning Style Petite Little Girl Petite XXS Psyched for Style Sew Petite Gal Shorty Stories Stylepint The Life of Ann James The Little Dust Princess Tiny in NYC To Brighten My Day Vicky’s Daily Fashion Blog If I forgot anyone, please let me know in the comments! Thanks for participating everyone! If any bloggers want to host a future PFC, please sign up in the Petite Fashion Challenge Si…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Fit Review Friday – J.Crew Fall Arrivals in Size Petite 000 & XXXS

…stly, the lapel is also a tad bit wider, but still feels proportional to a petite frame. I picked up this blazer immediately when I saw it was being offered in new size petite 000 for two reasons. I’m always looking for small-fitting blazers, especially if the shoulders seem like they’ll be nice and narrow (I have narrow shoulders on top of being petite, so they are always a problem area for me), so I HAD to try this new size for it’s super petite

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 did…

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…