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what to wear: jeans for fall

It’s time to start thinking about a new pair of jeans. Here are a few to consider for style, length and budget. For Sleek Jean Lovers: J. Brand has the market cornered when it comes to minimal details. And these dark wash straight leg jeans are perfect for daytime and going out. For Petite Gals: [...]

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style advice: hot + humid outdoor party

Reader Question Help! I am going on a week’s holiday to a hot humid non-tropical area. I live in a very dry desert area and am clueless what to pack!! My body type is petite short-waisted rectangle and some of the activities on the trip will include: winery tour, baseball game, outdoor concert, outdoor Pool [...]

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what to wear: petites – designer denim

Are you familiar with the ‘Lexie’, ‘Dita’ or ‘Provocateur’? If you are 5’4″ and under, you will love these denim lines designed just for petites! It’s the classic jeans we love but with shorter inseams and higher knee breaks to elongate petite figures.  Inseams ranging from 30-32″, fall about 2-4″ shorter than regular length jeans. [...]

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what to wear: single-breasted coats

In the 1940′s the trenchcoat was the all-purpose coat for men and women.  The traditional trenchcoat, started by Burberry in the early 1900′s,  is a double-breasted style made of water-repellent fabric and has large lapels, epaulets, and a fabric belt. They are fairly boxy and most are not flattering on the female figure, with exceptions [...]

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what to wear: going out – petite

Work has been kicking your butt lately and you want to unwind and have some fun with the gal pals this weekend. You’re going out to have dinner and drinks out on the town and want to look fun and flirty. If you have a petite silhouette, here’s something easygoing, yet dressy enough for you [...]

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what to wear: business casual attire – petite

For those of you that are 5’4″ or under, you may have discovered that you don’t always fit into regular sizes.  If you’ve ever had trouble finding a pair of pants that aren’t twice the length of your legs or had sleeves that fall way past your fingertips, you probably fall into the petite category. [...]

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what to wear: school shopping – petite rectangle

It may not be back to school yet, but there are tons of summer sales going on where you might be able to snag some great deals for the kids.  If you are a petite rectangle who is looking for the perfect pre-back-to-school shopping outfit, we have got a great look for you. Rectangles lack [...]

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