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, […]

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

Last 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 […]

Casual Dresses and Skirts for Warm Weather Wear

I don’t know about you, but for me, warm weather usually means spending more time wearing casual dresses and skirts.  I have an obsession with BCBG’s jersey dresses – I have some that date back to 2003 or so – but of course, BCBG isn’t the only line I wear during the summer.  Here are […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vintage Shopping at Peacock Parade: Chanel Skirt

Over the past few weeks, I’ve received a lot of information from Peacock Parade, Canada’s newest flash sale site.  A few days ago, I decided to try it out for the first time and took advantage of their vintage Chanel suits and separates event (Peacock Parade also sells non-vintage items, including many Canadian designers).  There […]

New York Fall-Winter Fashion Week Wrap-Up: Our Likes and Dislikes

Cynthia Cheng Mintz Now that New York Fashion Week is over, we take a look at the our likes and our dislikes the shows:           These Badgley Mischka looks were among our favourites Some of our favourite things include: Translucent, chiffon sleeves 1970s-inspired artsy looks Wider-legged pants (we are sooooo over skinny pants – we do worry, […]

The Ideal DelectablyChic! Work Wardrobe (Women)

Cynthia Cheng Mintz So with UBS recently publishing what they consider an appropriate work wardrobe being one of the most trending topics last week (and apparently, people are *STILL* talking about it), I’ve decided to post one of my own as well.  To prevent readers from getting bored, I will try to keep it very brief, not […]





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