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Friday, August 27, 2010

Petite Fashion Challenge #1


The first petite challenge from Jean of Extra Petite
The Challenge: Create an outfit for weekend brunch with your girlfriends. The outfit must include one garment that is typically notorious for being a petite "don't." Such garments include: dresses, skirts, or pants that hit at the scary mid-calf length (not cute, cuffed jeans...I'm talking real capris) or below the knee, maxi dresses, full A-lined skirts, or wide-legged pants.

I used the same elements to create two different looks; stripes and neutrals. When done right capris (I'm technically wearing cropped pants, oops), stripes and wide-legged pants are not that scary (on petites).

1st outfit: AA trousers, Tory Burch flats, Saks tank, random necklace, Vintage Gucci clutch, J. Crew belt
2nd look: J. Crew linen pants, F21 shirt & jacket, random necklace & belt

13 comments:

  1. You have such a talent for this, dear! I can't pick which look I like better; I love how you paired them both with stripes.
    xo Josie
    http://winksmilestyle.blogspot.com

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  2. You have such a great sense of style! This outfit looks so simple and chic but it would take me forever to put that together.

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  3. Just found your blog via Extra Petite's petite fashion challenge. I love the outfits you chose! Great blog in general!

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  4. Love the way you put your hair up, you look very pretty and chic. I adore your 2nd look overall. It would be more polished if pants were hemmed a bit to where I could get a glimpse your shoes (just my two cents).

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  5. I know, they are a bit long and I don't wear them that often for that reason. I was just thinking about hemming last night.

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  6. I like the first look more than the wide-leg look. I can never pull of the cropped pants...I'm thinking maybe your look works, because the waist belt area is higher up, lengthening the legs...I guess that would make low-rider crops the bad ones?

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  7. My favorite is the 2nd outfit. I agree, if you get them hemmed a tad (probably $10 or so) then we can see whatever pretty shoes are hiding underneath!

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  8. I loved the first outfit with the AA trousers! It makes you look really tall (without flats even!) since it is so high waisted. Cute necklace!

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  9. You did a job well done with the challenge...you are really good with styling love..

    keep it up!!!

    Good luck!!!

    kisses
    Sweet
    PensandLens

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    thats my blog thanks

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  11. what great outfits, i love them both! I just found your blog and I love it! I will be coming back :)

    I'm also hosting a giveaway on Friday if you're interested!

    xo,
    Gracie
    The Flip Side of Oz

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  12. You look great! Love #2 look. Would love to see what shoe you have on. YOu seem to be built alot like I am so am taking notes - Thanks for the inspiration! Bonnie

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