March 2012 Poll Results: Petite Sizing Ownership and You

ShareLast month’s question asked you what percentage of your closet is made up of petite sizes.  I was NOT surprised to find out that for many of you, it occupies a good chunk of your wardrobe.  33% of you said that petite sizing occupied 80% or more of your wardrobe (I guess this means there’s […]

Some Loves from Anthropologie

ShareI find that Anthropologie’s clothes can be hits and misses.  Some are a little too artsy/crazy for me or the patterns are too bold/big and overwhelm my frame.  However, there are always a few items that I fall in love with, such as: The Mendoza Codex Skirt: More Anthropologie… This  skirt was first posted a […]

Tired of Pencil Skirts!

Share Preen Line Jenny Stretch Cotton Skirt Who is sick and tired of the pencil skirt?  They’ve been “in” for the past couple of years and many petite women look great in them, yes, but there are just so many around!  I really want to see a return of the A-line.  They’re just as lovely, […]

When Petites Aren’t Available Online…

Share Alterations Needed recently wrote about a Banana Republic cardigan she tried on at a store.  The colour she wanted, navy blue, was available in petites at the store, but the size was a little too big for her.  She therefore decided to go home and purchase the sweater online.  However, that did not happen […]

Banana Republic Size 00P Solid V-Neck Tie Dress

Share Recently bought from the store…I read in various reviews that the dress fit small, and was prepared to go up to 0P.  However, the 00P fit quite nicely! I am wearing a Smartset camisole underneath and the shoes are from Aerosoles.

Banana Republic Petites: More Selection in Toronto?

ShareSeriously! I was recently in New York City and went into the large Banana flagship at Rockefeller Center. Though it seems that there’s more space for petites, I found the selection there to be lacking. Half the space seemed to be sale items. The spaces in the Toronto Bloor Street and Eaton Centre stores are […]

“Splurgy” jeans often come in petites, but why not “regular” pants?

Share L-R: Mavi, Paige Premium Denim, 7 for all Mankind if Mavi, Paige Premium Denim and Seven can make shorter length jeans for grown-up women, why can’t non-denim brands of the equivilant price point make petite clothes? Is this another way of saying that petite women can’t be taken seriously? Most petite women need work […]