Trina Turk for Banana Republic, Part 1: The Pisces Top

ShareOne of the items I purchased from the Trina Turk collection that Banana Republic recently released was the Pisces top.  I had thought about getting it in the warm combination (pinks, oranges and yellows), but decided on the cool version (turquoises, greens, blues, etc…) as it was more of a contrast than a compliment on […]

Blogiversary Day: Looking Back at Five Years of Shorty Stories!

ShareYes, we’re five years old today!  You can find our very first post here.  Many of our earliest posts were image-free, since the site was more of a rant about petite issues blog than one that was style-related.  I wish I can get a screen capture of what the blog looked like when it first […]

Exciting Petite Announcement: Allison Izu Makes Nordstrom Debut!

ShareGuess what?  Petite fashionistas’ favourite petite-focused denim line, Allison Izu is hitting the big time.  Nordstrom in Hawaii (not sure about mainland US locations) has taken notice of the jeans and will be selling three styles (the Chinatown Trouser in black (featured in Oprah Magazine), the NEW Chinatown in Dark Indigo Blue (only at Nordstrom […]

Allison Izu’s New Collection Available 11/21!

ShareAfter a season’s break, new pieces from Allison Izu‘s petite-focused denim line will launch at her online store on November 21.  The new collection consists of six pieces, including skinnies, boot cut jeans as well as a pair of 1980s-inspired ripped jeans and sell between $138-142 US.  Shipping is free for all US orders over […]

Michael Kors Bag!!

Share  Last week (and the week before), I posted asking readers their opinion on which bag to purchase.  I was looking for something that was not too small – enough to fit my essentials, which include my wallet, my Blackberry, lipgloss and sometimes, my camera (especially if I’m covering an event for DelectablyChic!)I finally […]

Petite Little Girl’s Allison Izu denim giveaway!

Share Click the image above to get to Petite Little Girl’s website for more information about the giveaway! 

Allison Izu Kolohe Capris (and 442 McAdam’s Hobette Bag)

Share and from the other side… Top: Elie Tahari (I think this was S/S 2009) Capris: Allison Izu (size 24/00) Bag: 442 McAdam (Hobette – F/W 2010) My Allison Izu Kolohe Capris have arrived! They’re lower rise pants (the “waist” is right at the hip bone) and fall a couple of inches below the knee. I think they’re […]

Lovely, Lovely Allison Izu Denim

Share I recently placed an order for these Allison Izu pants and can’t, can’t wait to get them in the mail. These jeans, which were from Allison’s Spring 2009 collection, are supposed to be lightweight (great for the summer) and I really hope that they’ll fit me like they do on the model (just below the knees). Look […]

Bella Petite Magazine Model Search!

Share Ann Lauren’s Bella Petite Magazine, a lifestyle and fashion publication which targets women 5’5″ or shorter is currently holding a petite model search for women under said height. Yes, you read correctly. Unlike the recent cycle of America’s Next Top Model, Bella Petite is looking for truly petite women. There will be no “fake” […]