Friday, February 18, 2011Pitiful Petite at 4:36 PM
And so I realised how annoying it was to shop online when you are 5ft with a curvy bootay. My upper body is quite slim but then I have some donald duck business going on. Petite length? Yes. Petite ass? NO. So I made it my rule not ever to purchase jeans online. I've bought leggings and a pair of korean jeans before, which seemed to fit me length-wise as well as ass-wise, which was a surpise! However, I have never found a pair of european jeans (ranging from target, nudie, ksubis, levis, sass & bide, etc), that have fit me, they usually end up not looking like pants in the end...more like, a disproportioned snake which tried to swallow more than it can handle.
My measurements (they vary up to 3-4cm each time I measure - dodgy!!) are approx. 82-63-89 which is ~ 32-24-35?? I've worn 34 H&M shirts, generally AUS 8 tshirts, AUS 6 dresses and loose blouses, etc. and AUS 8 shorts/skirts. Sleeves are a tinsy bit too long for me usually, but not so long that it needs alterations.
I made a huge haul from ASOS and after reading all the reviews about size, some say it runs too big, some too small, other 5ft asian girls purchased a petite UK 4/6 (although heaps lighter than me) which got me even more nervous as I ordered size 8 in petite AND in the normal range.
On a second glance, I might exchange the horse print tunic for a size 6 as it looks a bit big on the model already, and she must be nearly a foot taller. I'm also not sure if the models are wearing the regular or petite sizes, as they come in both and the photos look the same...
I also bought a few spring shirts (which is pretty wearable all year round in Aus), a Fred Perry pink cashmere mix cardi, nice lavender bottoms, and misc. I wish I had more holidays up my sleeve, as I haven't gotten a chance to wear any summer dresses I bought last year.
ASOS Laser Cut Leather Short
Also on my wish list is the Jeffrey Campbell LITA's in mustard, and PIXIE in black suede. The power of the cult is amazing, these sell out in a few hours! I am waiting for solestruck to restock on the PIXIE's. *Fingers crossed*
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