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Shopping for your shape – Petite

You are 5’3” or under with either a small frame or curvaceous figure.

About Petite Affair

Founded in 2005 and growing quickly! The petite affair collection offers the petite woman a wider choice of clothing covering the classics, basics & denim . Quality is a high priority and their aim is to offer a range of affordable clothing to suit a range of budgets. Debbie Major –Director Petite Affair say’s “ we listen to our customers and our collection will evolve until we all have that perfect petite wardrobe”…

We are really pleased to be able to offer a good selection of petite clothing and welcome Petite Affair to ilovejeans.com x

Check out the new autumn winter collection – http://www.Petiteaffair.co.uk

What to look for when buying petite jeans?

The Petite body type comes in all shapes so it is difficult to find the combination of the correct fit verses the right length. The High Street tends to recognise this and offers petite collections for women 5”3 and under. Ilovejeans recommends MAC denim & Almost Famous as they scale down their petite jeans not just the leg length, both available at Petite Affair.

Which Waistband?

Make sure the waistband works for you and is in proportion to your buy zolpidem online australia body type; also go for a mid rise or a low rise. Again the curved waistband is a must for comfort.

Which Leg Style?

Keep the leg style narrow by going for skinny, straight and slightly boot cut depending on your petite curves.

If you find a pair of jeans that fit like a glove apart from the length, definitely think about having them altered by a good tailor. If they are a skinny or straight leg you won’t loose any of the shape when altered.

If wearing heels with your skinny jeans keep the length long as the excess fabric at the ankle gives the illusion of a longer leg.

Look for a front seam blasted in to the wash giving a sharp effect which again elongates the leg.

Which Pockets?

Make sure the jeans you choose have flat pockets with a minimum of fuss which keeps the proportion again.

Don’t forget all good things come in small packages and here are a few celebrity names who also measure up to be under 5’3…

  • Reese Witherspoon – 5’2

  • Eva Longoria – 5’2

  • Natalie Portman – 5’3

  • Jada Pinkett Smith – 5’0

  • Christina Aguilera – 5’1

  • Hayden Panettiere – 5’1

  • Lady GaGa – 5’1

  • America Ferrera – 5’1

  • Paula Abdul – 5’2

  • Rachel Bilson – 5’1

  • Kim Kardashian – 5’2

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