Notes on Nordstrom Eaton Centre: Likes and Dislikes

I went back to Nordstrom at the Toronto Eaton Centre this past weekend (so I can get the security tags taken off) and checked out the store in a bit more detail.  All in all, it’s a great place to… Continue Reading

J. Crew Phases Out Petites In Stores…Again

The other day, I trekked from my barre class at the King/University area to the Eaton Centre.  Whenever I’m at that mall, I make my usual stops, which often includes J. Crew.  After the December holiday season, I noticed that… Continue Reading

Petites at J. Crew Brick and Mortar Stores!

Well, at Yorkdale and the Eaton Centre in Toronto, anyway.  I am unsure about petite availability in other cities.  While the collection is very small (for example, only two washes in the Toothpick jean, perhaps three style of dresses and… Continue Reading

Shopping While Petite at Yorkdale: A Positive Thing

SWP.  Shopping While Petite.  It’s often a problem.  You. Just. Can’t. Find. Anything.  Well, that’s not ENTIRELY true – it’s just that you feel awful because everything is too long and at times, it doesn’t look like you can alter… Continue Reading

Online Petite-Friendly Shop: Adela Mei

Adela Mei, petite boutique, petite sizing, petite-friendly, California

Adela Mei, run by Stacy Leung and Sasha Moyer, is a California-based, online boutique with a very special focus – petite women under 5’4″.  While their pieces are, for the most part, NOT petite-exclusive (as in the clothes are not… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

Banning Specialty Sizing Terms: Why It’s a Bad Idea

A few days ago, a Allistyle, well-known plus-sized fashion line posted a link on its Facebook page to an article where model Robyn Lawley wanted the term “plus sizes” banned.  The article quotes Ms. Lawley saying “there is a need… Continue Reading

Hervé Léger: The Show, Styling and Size Friendliness

Once again, Hervé Léger provided the audience with the typical, bodycon looks.  Ranging from below-the-knee dresses to shorter pieces and some body suits, there really isn’t that much of a deviation, save for a few select styles (namely the fringey… Continue Reading

An Interview Lotus Premium Denim Designer, Sarah Coronado

As a petite woman, I’m always on the look out for petite brands, especially ones that are petite-exclusive.  Back in the summer, I discovered the website for Lotus Premium Denim, founded by California girl, Sarah Coronado.  This line of jeans… Continue Reading