• Olive, black + stripes

    Lately I keep finding myself reaching for flat shoes and long jackets, which may seem counterintuitive for someone petite! A few tips for making this combo work are to make sure the long piece is either well-tailored (no sloppy sleeves or too wide shoulders) or drapes fluidly, and to keep the rest of the outfit sleek like with a higher neckline and fitted bottoms. I heard from so many of ...

    Banana Republic pumps sz 5 on sale!, maxi trench xxs petite (4 colors in regular) on sale!, striped tee xxs on sale!, black jeans reviewed here, sunglasses reviewed here
    Olive, black + stripes
  • How to resize + fix a too long belt or purse strap

    Many of you probably already own a leather hole puncher (also sold at craft stores like Michaels), one of my holy grail tools featured a couple times on this blog! I’ve been punch-happy using this baby to make handbag straps, belts, even the ankle straps of shoes fit better. But after adding a perfect new hole, what to do with the unsightly belt tail that remains flapping against your purse ...

    How to resize + fix a too long belt or purse strap
  • Belted Sheath Dress at Citrus and Salt Boston

    This belted sheath dress from Express features a slightly retro vibe and is right up my style alley. It flatters even my minimal curves, so I can only imagine how smashing it’d look on someone more voluptuous. Although the black color is sharp and more versatile for year-round wear, I was drawn just a little more to the soft pink (which is also lovely for Valentine’s Day)! Express is having 30% off ...

    Belted Sheath Dress at Citrus and Salt Boston
  • Pleated midi skirt + petite friendly moto jacket

    I did a poll on Instagram asking what topics are the most helpful, and it looks like “styling 1 piece multiple ways” and baby content are the two top contenders! While I worn on some ideas for the latter, here’s another outfit featuring this familiar belt, black turtleneck, and faux leather jacket on repeat, styled very differently than in my recent athleisure post with sneakers. See this jacket in numerous other ...

    H&M skirt xs (see similar skirt below), Blank NYC jacket xs, Quay sunglasses (also sold here), H&M tee xs, YSL heels from eBay, TDE box bag, Gucci belt 70 (my review)
    Pleated midi skirt + petite friendly moto jacket