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 […]

UK’s Ted Baker uses Petite Models? – UPDATE: The Model is 5’10”

ShareUPDATE: Looks like it’s a typo.  I just got a note from the people at Ted Baker who said that the model is actually 5’10”.  Too bad.  It would have been nice to see a non-celebrity petite model! Diverse body types should encompass EVERY SIZE, including height, not just curvier women! This is the first […]

Anthropologie Expands Petite Section Online?

ShareIs it just me, or has Anthropologie’s petite selection increased over the past couple of months?  There are 24 rows of items if you click on view all and eight pages if you want to view 24 images at a time.  This is an improvement, considering that at one point, they didn’t even have a […]

Hot Pink Pumps From the Odd Slipper!

ShareWhen I found out about Sindy Sagastume’s  The Odd Slipper, a company that specializes in shoes for small feet (starts at size 3, ladies!), I knew I wanted to try it out. Being a size 4 1/2 or size 5, I have a hard time finding shoes at regular stores.  In fact, it’s become a […]

Some Recent Peacock Parade Purchases

ShareThis post is a long time coming as some of the purchases came over two weeks ago!  Since I signed up for the flash sale site,  Peacock Parade back in the fall, I had mostly been buying dresses.  Lately, it has been tops – ones that I can wear into spring and even summer.  The […]

January Poll Results: Are You A Member of Any Flash Sale Sites?

ShareLast month, we asked you whether you were members of any flash sale sites.  It was kind of surprising to find that more than 41% (41.2%, actually) of you didn’t know what they were, since so many people have been talking about them over the past few months.  Some of you, at 29.4% said that […]

Black Friday Purchase, Part 2: Plastic Island Moto Jacket

ShareThe second item I bought from Peacock Parade‘s Black Friday sale was a moto jacket by Plastic Island.  The jacket can “casualize” a little black dress (especially when paired with boots) or worn with jeans.  Which one do you like better? With a Little Black Dress:  Jacket: Plastic Island, XS Dress: Banana Republic, 0P (really […]

Fitiquette: Virtual Fit Model Gives Users a 360 View of Outfit

ShareMany of us know about the 360 on What not to Wear, used by hosts Stacy and Clinton to show how awful an outfit looks on a makeoveree.  Now you too can get a 360 view of what something looks like on you.  Fitiquette, an online virtual model site has just launched in beta.  This […]

My Black Friday Purchases, Part 1: The Little Black Dress

ShareOn Black Friday, I purchased a couple of items from Peacock Parade’s Black Friday sale.  Both items have arrived, but this post is for the BIG ITEM, a black Greta Constantine dress.  The dress’s very different look from what I typically purchase as well as the deep discount (original price, according to Peacock Parade was […]

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 […]