Karen Millen is one of my favourite petite friendly brands.  I received an email from them recently about their new Autumn/Winter 2013 collection. Yes, the sun is still shining whilst I blog, but Autumn/Winter is just around the corner.  Without … [Read more...]

Sleeves being too long on a garment is a common problem for petites even when shopping in the petite's section.  By investing in ¾ length sleeves items, it’ll be one less problem that you have to worry about. You'll be free to shop in the petite … [Read more...]

Being petite doesn’t mean that you are restricted to shopping in the petite section.  There are a lot of stores who offer non petite clothes starting from a size 6.  For more details visit the Petite Friendly Brands page.owever to ensure a good fit … [Read more...]

The short answer (pardon the pun) is that if you are 5ft 3ins or under (160cm or less), according to the UK fashion industry you are petite.  Being petite is defined by your height rather than by your weight or dress size. If you’re reading this … [Read more...]

As you flick through your favourite fashion magazine or scour the internet for a new dress/top/skirt/trouser (delete as appropriate) you’ll be bombarded with images of tall, skinny models.  The UK Association of Model Agents AMA website states … [Read more...]

Welcome to the very first blog post, written by a petite for petites. Have you ever been into a clothing store and found that the smallest size is still too big? Do you often find that sleeves on tops and jackets are too way long? Are you … [Read more...]

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