Petite Fashion Challenge 18: Date Night

This month’s Petite Fashion Challenge hosted by Easy Petite Looks asks us to: IMPRESS OUR DATES (i.e. put an outfit together for “date night” with the significant other or a girls’ night out). The outfit below, purchased at White House Black Market at a recent trip to Rochester (my first time at the store!), this […]

Full Skirts and the Petite

I recently purchased two full skirts, one from Femme de Carriere, a Montreal-based clothing store with office-friendly clothing (both casual and formal) and another from a Kate Spade outlet in Niagara Falls, New York.  Some people think that  these skirts can overwhelm a petite frame, but it really depends on the style (e.g. how much […]

Recent Purchases from Homegrown Boutique

A bit of Canada love here some of my latest purchases come from Canadian brands.  The first two are dresses that I got from Homegrown Boutique, a store in Toronto’s Yorkville shopping district that features items from Canadian designers.  The first was actually purchased back in the fall when I attended Homegrown Boutique’s Spring/Summer 2012 […]

Petite Fashion Challenge #13: Stylish for Under $100

This month’s Petite Fashion Challenge, hosted by Really Petite, is: Stylish for under $100: Put together a professional outfit (excluding shoes and accessories) for under $100.  I had some trouble figuring out what to wear for this month’s challenge – I had originally planned to use a dress I bought back in November or December, […]

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 […]

Christian Louboutin and Shoe Vanity Sizing

Yeah, I know. I neglected to mention that I’m finally a proud owner of Christian Louboutins!  The Prorata 90 mm pumps were purchased from a Christian Louboutin boutique in Hong Kong at the oh-so-hard-to-find size 34 (the similar-looking New Simple Pump starts at 35). Yes, size 34. Not 34.5 or size 35.  I don’t think […]