Cropped Petite Jackets For Fall

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

I love light weight jackets for fall. What is most important to me is the fit. I like a jacket to hit at the waist or just below the waist. It give a more proportioned look. If the jacket falls mid hip or longer it look a little less stylish. Both theses jacket are from J. Crew Petites.

The gray jacket has a more casual boxy fit, but I like the length as well as the color gray. The next jacket is a mustard tweed, perfect for fall, also with a cropped waist fit. This jacket is perfect for work or a casual look. In the view of the back you can see this jacket has a slight tapper at the waist and a cute double button tab and pleat accent. The tapering at the waist helps with a more slender less boxy look...important for petites. Love the pairing with the gray sweater.

With the great color combination of gray and mustard this Fall, I thought I would show this cute little skirt. Obviously this model is not a petite as she has very long legs! Something I don't have! I would never pair it with ankle socks as this look would completely shorten my legs. I would probably wear a gray tight and a matching shoe or boot that would elongate the leg. Navy also looks great with the color mustard...and there is always black!

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