Full Skirts and the Petite

ShareI recently purchased two full skirts, one from Femme de Carriere, a Montreal-based clothing store with office-friendly clothing (both casual and formal) and another from a Kate Spade outlet in Niagara Falls, New York.  Some people think that  these skirts can overwhelm a petite frame, but it really depends on the style (e.g. how much […]

Greta Constantine Dress Once Again

ShareRemember the Greta Constantine dress I got from Peacock Parade at their Black Friday sale?  Well, it’s been hemmed and I wore it out for the first time to a dinner here in Hong Kong.  This is what it looks like now: Dress: Greta Constantine, size XS Belt: H&M, size XS Shoes: Cole Haan, size […]

A Quick Fix for a Baggy Dress (or Why Belting Helps)

ShareSo I broke my shopping ban and bought a BCBG dress I’ve been eying to add to my jersey dress collection.  This little number comes in (at least) three versions:  A longer sleeved (3/4 length) boatneck dress that was a little bit long on petite me, a faux wrap and this sleeveless cowl neck.  I […]

ATTN Torontonians: BCBG Opens Location on Yonge/Bloor

ShareYes, it’s true! They’re taking over RW & Co next to the HMV. While BCBG doesn’t sell petite sizes in its stores, it’s still good news for some petites. For example, being smaller framed, BCBG is the only store where I can find belts that fit (and don’t require me to use the smallest hole […]