Petite-Exclusive Designer Jess Jeetly on Her Debut Collection

SharePetite sizes, especially petite-exclusive collections, while growing, are hard to come by.  Often seen as something for a very mature market, many petite women avoid them like the plague.  However, things are changing, especially with Jeetly, the newest entry to the petite-exclusive market.  Founded by 5’1” Jess Jeetly, the small UK-based collection of work-appropriate dresses, [...]

Jeetly: A UK-Based Petite-Exclusive, Work-Appropriate Collection

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Recently, I was contacted by the PR rep for Jeetly, based out of the UK.  This is an online-only, petite-exclusive collection that only launched this past fall.  The collection consists of blouses, skirts and dresses, all appropriate for a moderately conservative office.  I was lucky enough to get a discount to purchase two of the [...]

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A Note To Readers: Thank You For Reading Shorty Stories!

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ShareAs you may have noticed, Shorty Stories has not had new posts from this site in several months.  I have decided to concentrate on my main site, DelectablyChic! and sister site, The DelectablyChic! Closet, which has been featuring my outfit posts for the past few months.  At first, I was planning on featuring body image [...]

Recent Purchases: Ann Taylor, J.Crew and Arthur Mendonça

Wow, it’s been almost a month since the last DelectablyChic! Closet post!  I’ve been concentrating a lot on the main site’s posts, thus didn’t have much time to take pictures of new outfits that I have purchased over the last few weeks.  I finally was able to take some pictures last week, but didn’t get [...]

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Luxury Petite Fashion Has Arrived: Introducing The 16th Bar

Share Finally, a luxury line has arrived for petite women 5’5″ and below. The 16th Bar, led by 4’11″ designer Frankie Ortiz, presented its debut collection in Los Angeles late last year. Currently only available online, but with plans to open brick and mortar stores, the collection consists of skirts, dresses and jackets and features [...]

Petite Fashion Challenge 22: Winter Shopping

This month’s challenge, hosted by A Preponderence of Fashion, asks: The weather outside is frightful, but indoor shopping is warm and delightful. So, whether you have wind, rain, or snow, show me your clothes when shopping for friends or foes! Please keep in mind that you should prepare for the cold without looking like Joey [...]

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Merry Christmas To All Who Celebrate

DelectablyChic!, The DelectablyChic! Closet and Shorty Stories want to wish all our readers who celebrate a very Merry Christmas! All the best to you and yours! Photo credit: xxmmxx /iStockphoto Tweet

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Outfit Post: Aime’s Chloe Coat Dress

Last time, I posted a non-outfit post of the silk/tweed Chloe Coat Dress by one of my favourite brands, Aime, a Toronto-based line of seasonless, eco-friendly clothing by Monica Mei.  By the time I had posted a picture of it, I had worn the coat dress numerous times to various events, including the Barefoot Wines [...]

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Wearing Canadian Designers: Some Recent Purchases and One Rental

You might have seen these pictures via Instagram if you follow me on @delectablychic, but these are some recent purchases/rentals from Canadian designers.  I’m trying to wear more Canadian to support our fashion community! Aime Chloe Coat Dress: AIME is one of my favourite Canadian lines!  Designer Monica Mei’s seasonless collections of classics are a [...]

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Ann Taylor and LOFT Purchases – In Toronto!

If you read my main site, DelectablyChic!, you’d know that both Ann Taylor and LOFT have opened up stores in Toronto (Ann Taylor now has two – one downtown at the Eaton Centre and another at Yorkdale).  Being as busy as I am, I haven’t really had the chance to post some outfit pictures from [...]

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