J.Crew Brings Petite Denim and Sweaters Back for Select Styles

I just came across the news this morning (after clicking on an email from J.Crew regarding new styles).  J.Crew has NOT sold petite length denim or sweaters in at least five years.  The jeans are available only in the Reid line and have a 30″ inseam.  Sizes are the standard 24-30 and come in six […]

Finding Grown-Up Pieces at ASOS Petites

I was recently contacted by the US rep of British-based online shop, ASOS to review some (complimentary) pieces from their petite exclusive collection.  I have known about ASOS for years – it was introduced to me by the original founder of Petite Fashionista, Christa Jean (she no longer maintains the site and has passed it […]

LOFT Toronto Eaton Centre Opens its Doors

…but not before a media preview, which was held on May 30.  I wasn’t able to stay very long at the event due to a Junior League dinner, but still didn’t want to miss out on the opportunity to snap a few shots and browse items before the store opened the following day.  As with […]

Luxury Petite Fashion Has Arrived: Introducing The 16th Bar

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 true […]

Petite Fashion Challenge 22: Winter Shopping

This month’s challenge, hosted by A Preponderence of Fashion, asks: The weather outside is frightful, but indoor shopping is warm and delightful. So, whether you have wind, rain, or snow, show me your clothes when shopping for friends or foes! Please keep in mind that you should prepare for the cold without looking like Joey […]

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Trina Turk for Banana Republic Swirl Dress

Sorry for taking so long to post this! I’ve been crazy-busy wrapping up the DelectablyChic! Social (which was pretty  good, by the way) and just didn’t have time to take pictures.  The dress is so light weight and summer-ready and I’ve worn it out a couple of times already, including to a Father’s Day dinner […]

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Trina Turk for Banana Republic, Part 1: The Pisces Top

One 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 […]

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Trina Turk for Banana Republic Loot

Some of the Banana Republic stores hosted an after 5 event to celebrate the launch of their Trina Turk collaboration where people got to shop for the looks as well as enjoy some delicious refreshments.  The collection of brightly coloured, resort-inspired pieces includes a very good selection of petite sizing, including tops, skirts (well, skirt […]

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The Odd Slipper Now Offering Non-Standard Widths

Yesterday, when I was checking The Odd Slipper to see what new additions they had, I noticed that one of their latest shoes, the camel coloured Faith, is available in wide sizes from 3 to 5.5.  According to their latest email, they are also able to custom order other designs in wide and narrow.  This […]





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