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 […]

Houndstooth Ankle Pants from Jacob

ShareThey’re surprisingly ankleish on me, even though it’s not a petite size (Jacob does not do petites), especially when tucked into a lose-ish fitting top (as I’m wearing in the pictures).  What do you think of this?   Pants: Jacob Houndstooth Ankle Pants, size 0 – $79 CDN Top: Lucian Matis, size XS Blazer: Femme […]

The t+j Designs Style Challenge!

ShareHosted by I am Stylish/T + J Designs and judged by blogs Alterations Needed, Extra Petite and I am Khatu, participants were asked to “take a piece of jewelry, maybe a statement piece that you don’t wear often but would like to or just your favorite stand out piece and put an outfit together.” If […]

Shop ‘Til You Drop Buys

ShareSeptember 21 was Shop ‘Til You Drop in Toronto (kind of like Fashion’s Night Out).  Hosted by Canadian shopping magazine, Lou Lou, participating stores offered discounts, gifts and/or various activities and presentations such as performances, makeovers and so forth.  You can read about it more as well as see pictures over at DelectablyChic!.  Participating stores […]

TIFF Style – From Laid Back Day Casual to Party Ready Night…

ShareWant to turn a casual t-shirt into something party-ready (in time for TIFF!)?  Try this look! During the day, this basic black t-shirt from Jacob can be worn to write articles, go around the city photographing day premieres and showings and whatnot… T-shirt: Jacob, XS Pants: Banana Republic 00P, OLD Sandals: Stuart Weitzman, size 5 […]

From DelectablyChic!: Webitor’s Pick – Jacob Pleated Skirt

Share***Note: This Post Redirects to DelectablyChic!*** Tired of the pencil skirt? Here’s an affordable office piece ($69.90) that can be dressed up or down. Looking for something to wear to a semi-casual office? Pair it with a basic cowl t-shirt and cute pumps. More formal? Basic exchange the t-shirt with a white dress shirt and […]

Textured Ruffle Jacket from Banana Republic

Share I got this jacket at the Envelope Please sale last weekend at 30% off the original US price of $240 Canadian.  It would have been better if it were 50% off, of course, but when you’re a 00P, you take whatever sale you can get.  I do like this jacket and I think they’d […]