Coats

Short parka

Weather is changing in the midwest. The tepms have been in the 60s and honestly I like it because I can wear my trench coat and parkas. This one parka is NOT petite, but I saw it at the store and I was surprised how well it fits. The sleeves are longer than I’d like, but I think this Parka looks better with rolled sleeves anyways. The body length and fit is perfect for smaller frames. I got it in size 2. The strings add a touch to cinch it at the waist for a  more fitted look. It has a hood and twomfront pockets with ziper. It can be easily worn with skinny dark jeans or blue skinny jeans.  If you are taller than 5′ this may fit you even better. However, for a petite frame (under 5′) is not bad at all. Enjoy!

H&M short parka in three colors  Parka  in size 2

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Coats

Petite lady day coat

I love  this lady day coat! And I highly recommend it. It makes any outfit look stylish and well put together. It runs on the smaller side, but I opted Not to size up because I am very small and any extra material could overwhelm my short stature. However, if you are 5′ or taller you can totally size up for extra room especially if you need layers under. I decided to purchase the neutral color to wear for Spring and Fall. I don’t plan to wear it in the Chicago winters…as I have other coats for below zero temps. The material of this coat is super nice and the thinsulate adds a little extra warmth, but I wouldn’t say it’s meant for weather under 50°. Then again, I only weight 100lbs so I need more insulation in colder tempts.

Unto the measurements. I ordered the p0, but the p2 would have allowed me for layering. Here are the measurements provided by the amazing costumer service! The first # is P0 and the second # P2 😉

Bust 33.5″, 34.5″  waist 29.25″, 30.25″ sleeve 29.5″, 29.88″  shoulder 14.75″, 15″

Ladyday coat vanilla color P0 Jcrew J.crew

 

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Coats

Schoolboy blazer in camel

I have been waiting for this blazer to stock in my color (camel) I love this blazer. The color is closer to the first photo. The material is high quality and the buttons are metal. The linning is perfect to fold the sleeves. The fit is so flattering in petite frames. It is much shorter than my Rhodes blazer. The best part is that is on sale right now! I have the p0 but also tried on the p2 and both fit. I kept the p0 because I don’t plan to layer thick sweaters and the sleeve length fits better my sleeve length is 22″. If you have questions on measurements don’t hesitate to ask.

Camel p0 SCHOOLBOY blazer

 

 

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Gathered pop-over shirt

This top was a surprise, the reviews online were negative, but decided to try it anyways. I loved it. It’s the perfect light cotton material it does not feel cheap like reviewers posted. It does run large, so order a size down. It’s lovely to wear with white skinny jeans or under a blazer. The fit is not supposed to be fitted, but a lose flowy top.  Plus 50% on top of sale price! If you wear jcrew p2 or p0 then the p00 will fit you 🙂

Gathered top p00 Gingham top

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Textured skirt

I love everything about this skirt. The print, color size! It’s perfect for petites. I could have gone with the 4 and 6. Both fit on the waist just one is shorter than the other. It can be paired with so many tops and sweaters. This one is a classic piece! Enjoy

size 4 at H&M Textured skirt ivory

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Tanks and shorts

I love everything about this two tops. The green one it’s soft and short for us petites. The color looks lovely with high waisted shorts blue or white. It runs true to size and washes well (hamdwash) Does not wrinkle easy.  My other summer to go piece is the pink pastel wide strap tank from Zara! This one is so soft and pretty. I have it in a few colors very summer I buy one! They wash easy and are fitted which I love! Wear with any shorts and you are summer ready 🙂 I bought the small because I like it fitted. Both under $20.00 😉

Green cropped top from H&m size S Green cropped top Pink pastel wide strap tank from Sara size S Pink pastel

 

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Pink satin mix cami

This beautiful cami is so soft and pretty. It is perfect material for warm summer days! I got the pink one it’s a true soft pink. A lot more beautiful in person than in pictures. They also have other colors available  it makes it hard to choose because they are all very pretty. As far as sizing I went with my size at BR petite 0. It fits perfectly for petite frames. I don’t even have to tuck it in because the length is perfect. It washes well. I hand washed and hang dried it. It maintained its shape. On sale right now! Yay…

Pink satin and black cami p0 BR also other colors (navy and white) BR Shorts by Express on older blog.

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Tops 2017

Stripes and bows

I love this two tops. They are so classy and comfortable. I got p00 and they fit perfectly. I usually wear p0, but the p00 was the right fit this time. They will be stables in my closet! Banana Republic has 50% off on top of sale price and free shipping! Perfect to grab your favorite Riley fit tops 🙂

P00 stripped and bow top Front bow and p00 scalloped striped Button down

 

 

Coats

Classic trench coat

This trench coat is petite friendly! I ordered the pxxs and it fits perfectly. The material is nice and not stiff. The details on the neckline is very nice. The trench is good quality and well made. The strap is a little longer than other coats, but not a deal breaker and perfect if you’d like to tie it like a bow! The sleeve length is perfect and the body length not too short or long. It is lined and beautiful! It’s a bit snug on the shoulders, but I have bigger shoulder and my arms more muscle than other petites. The chest and waist are perfect. I can wear a thin sweater under perfectly. I will be wearing it through chilly Summer nights through Fall! It will have to be steamed and dry cleaned only, but it’s worth it for such a pretty trench 🙂

Classic trench coat in two colors I ordered the pxxs It’s Banana

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Accessories 2017

Accessories are a girl’s best friend.

This necklaces are on sale! They are lovely, fun and look very pretty in person and could make any outfit! Perfect for completing your outfit. They are good quality too!

Bubble necklace in three colors Pink, orange, blue available in green Here   Jewel necklace Light pink stone A little fancier jewel necklace Layered circle jewel Crystal floral In pink

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