Petite-Exclusive Designer Jess Jeetly on Her Debut Collection

Petite sizes, especially petite-exclusive collections, while growing, are hard to come by.  Often seen as something for a very mature market, many petite women avoid them like the plague.  However, things are changing, especially with Jeetly, the newest entry to the petite-exclusive market.  Founded by 5’1” Jess Jeetly, the small UK-based collection of work-appropriate dresses, […]

Gorgeous, Lady-Like Lines at Arthur Mendonça

Arthur Mendonça’s Fall/Winter 2012 collection is one of the few that I’m absolutely in love with.  From the salmon coloured, dolman sleeved dress to a long sleeved, turquoise gown with a centre slit, slim leather pants and shiny, patterned pieces, there’s something about the collection that is sophisticated, elegant and lady-like.  While there are some […]

Houndstooth Ankle Pants from Jacob

They’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 […]

Wear Spring Colours NOW!

While winter is still settling, stores are already stocking up on spring 2012 styles.  Though those of us who live in colder climates can’t wear them just yet, it doesn’t mean that you can’t incorporate spring colours of pink, green and orange in your winter wardrobe!  Many sweaters, skirts and tops are all-season proof, and […]





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