Fall Petite Wear-to-Work - Win a $25 Neiman Marcus Gift Card

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  1. I love reading both yours and Alterations Needed blogs. I am just about the same height and weight as you, so I thought I'd share my favorite store with you!

    J.Crew has wonderfully fitting petite sizes, although they aren't always available in stores. I have many button-downs and cardigans from them that are irreplaceable!

    You should check it out and let me know what you think. =)

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  2. Hi an6elkiss,

    Thank you for your comment! I have some sweaters and basics from J.Crew (size XS from reg. women's line), but it's been on my to-do list forever to try their petite sizes in the nicer stuff, like the wool coats that come in about 10 different color choices....swoon! I haven't gotten around to it for 2 reasons - 1. can't find petites anywhere but online, and 2. their stuff is $$!

    I come across BR coupons all the time, prompting me to order stuff online just to try, but I don't think I've ever seen a J.Crew coupon. When nice items goes on sale or clearance, I've noticed the Petite 0 sizes are the first to go. You'll have to keep me posted if you come across any sales/coupon codes : )

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  3. I love Jcrew's petite slacks and coats. I find that their slacks fit me better than Banana Republic. The coats I will buy during the end of season sale, but you are right, you need to buy them right when they go on sale or the size disappears!

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  4. Nukem,

    You're lucky that you can fit into J.Crew! Unlike Banana, they don't have 00P in EVERYTHING, and 0P is HUGE for me!

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  5. CynthiaC, I have a bigger waist (26) compared to most petites my size/height so I am usually ok wearing 0P in Jcrew. It is still hit or miss though b/c my hips are small, so sometimes I might find something that fits my waist but will still be huge in the hips. Oh, the joys of being petite!

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