An Interview with Ann Taylor PR Director, Andrew Taylor

US-based Ann Taylor recently announced its Canadian launch and will be opening two Toronto stores this fall, one at Yorkdale Shopping Centre and another at the Eaton Centre downtown.  DelectablyChic! had the opportunity to interview the chain’s PR director, Andrew Taylor to speak with him about what we could expect when the first store opens… [Continue Reading]

A Candy-Coloured PFC 17, a HuffPo Mention and Giveaway Reminder

ShareThe 17th Petite Fashion Challenge, hosted by Sew Petite Gal asks: Take a bowl full of colorful candies (M&Ms, Jolly Ranchers, jelly beans, etc.), close your eyes, and draw 2-3 pieces.  Now use those colors (+ a neutral of your choosing) to form the basis for your ensemble. I don’t really have candy in my […]

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 […]

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 […]

Poll Results on Maxi Dresses and Skirts on Petites: Yay or Nay?

ShareLast month, we asked you whether you thought that maxi skirts and dresses worked well on us petites.  We were a little bit surprised about the results – didn’t think that there’d be an even split between a “definite yay” and NO (both at 32%).  My question to those who think long, period is bad […]

Petite Fashion Challenge 15: Pinterest Faves

SharePetite Fashion Challenge #15, courtesy of  Long Live Classy, asked readers to recreate an outfit from Pinterest a closely as possible.  I have to admit that this was a hard one.  First I had to find a pin that I liked AND it had to work with what I had in my closet!  And because […]

Ann Taylor and Kate Spade Join Tory Burch at Yorkdale…(UPDATED – FALSE INFO)

…at least according to the map below. There hasn’t been any official announcement about either store just yet (though I had a feeling that Kate Spade was coming to Toronto last year when they sponsored a TIFF event.  Probably came to scout locations to open, too). Not sure if LOFT is opening as well. The… [Continue Reading]

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 […]

Petites at Fashion Week: Day Five

ShareDay Five, the final day of Toronto Fashion Week was a good one with shows from the likes of Arthur Mendonça (some petite friendly pieces, with the right alterations), Joeffer Caoc and Travis Taddeo.  Petites in attendance on the finale of the Fall/Winter 2012-2013 shows include: Anna Janelle Helen and Callie Harmonie Veronica and Natalie […]

Petites at Fashion Week: Day Four

ShareIt was another busy day at Toronto Fashion Week, featuring shows from Triarchy Brand (denim) and of course, the ever-popular Pink Tartan and the gorgeous, bird-influenced David Dixon (more on that over at DelectablyChic! soon) and many petites were at the tents for the shows, including: Sally Erica Katherine Ashley Emily Just one more day […]