AAPTIV FITNESS APP REVIEW

When it comes to fitness and finding a regular routine, I’ve pretty much tried it all. From personal trainers to Class Pass to gym memberships to apps. The only thing that’s really been a constant for me is knowing that I tend to be better at holding myself accountable when there’s someone else either real or app setting the workout for me. That way I don’t have to think about what exercise to do next and given my busy schedule it’s one less thing I don’t have to plan myself.

WHERE TO FIND PETITE, PEAR-FRIENDLY PEACOATS

It’s officially starting to feel like winter in New York. Just this week we’ve had some days in 30s. Eeek and today they are calling for snow! One of my fellow readers recently DM’ed me asking where to shop for winter coats so I’m sharing reviews of coats I tried from Express, Anne Klein, J. Crew, Lauren Ralph Lauren and a few other brands.

What makes coat shopping difficult for me is finding a coat that doesn’t overwhelm my height and one where the sleeves aren’t too long. When it comes to coat shopping, if you’re under 5’ 4’’ I definitely recommend buying a petite size because the proportions of the jacket will be better suited to your frame and hopefully you can avoid having to get the item tailored. Thankfully, I found a good amount of petite options out there so keep reading to see what I found :)

EVERLANE REVIEW - FALL ITEMS!

This fall Everlane has had a bunch of new product releases so I decided to go check them out and see which ones were the most petite friendly. Out of all their new releases I have to say their new bodysuits are my favorite! They are so incredibly soft and comfortable. Keep on reading to see all the items I tried on.

REFORMATION SWEATERS REVIEW

When I went to the Reformation store recently, much to my surprise I found out that they have sweaters. Unfortunately, they don’t carry petite sizes yet for sweaters. However, I did find that some of their sweaters worked for my short torso. Sharing all my thoughts on the styles I tried on below and crossing my fingers they’ll add petites at some point too.

WHERE TO FIND THE COMFIEST, PETITE-FRIENDLY LOUNGE PANTS

Recently one of my readers asked where to buy petite lounge pants. I have to admit it’s not a category I had shopped for in a while so I decided to order styles from some of my go-to petite brands like Old Navy and Athleta. I also tried out some lounge pants from L.L. Bean, which I completely forgot carries petite sizes. Keep reading all the way to the end because there’s a wild card option listed :)

EVERLANE SWEATERS REVIEW

It’s starting to get cold in NYC again, and it means that it’s my least favorite of year. I’m not a fan of cold weather because it means having to wear sweaters. I’ve always found sweater shopping to be a challenge because of my body type. Sweaters never seem to fit quite right and are often too tight around my hips. In an effort to help make your sweater shopping experience easier, I’m sharing my thoughts on some Everlane sweaters that I recently tried out.

REFORMATION FALL PETITES REVIEW

Over the past few years, Reformation has been on again off again with their petites line. Happy to see they are on again for the time being. Being able to buy petite sizes, means that you can actually find pants and midi length dresses/skirts that are the proper length. In this post, I’m reviewing their fall petite styles as well as a few petite-friendly tops from their main line.

PETITE BRANDS YOU'VE PROBABLY NEVER HEARD OF

Does anyone else ever get in a shopping rut? Lately, I’ve been wondering where else to shop for petite-clothing. Generally I stick to the same brands that have worked for me in the past, but lately I haven’t been feeling as excited when I’ve gone shopping or looked online.

So I decided to order from new brands I had never tried before to see if there was anything good out there I was missing out on. The four brands that I ordered from were: Fashion Union, Petite Studio NYC, Monteau and Love Scarlett.

SUMISSURA CUSTOM DRESS REVIEW

Similar to eShakti, Sumissura offers clothing that’s made to your measurements. I wanted to give them a try and see if it was better than what I’d find in the petite section. The process was pretty simple, I picked out the style of dress and fabric I wanted. Then they asked me to input several measurements and my dress arrived a few weeks later.

EVERLANE AUTHENTIC STRETCH DENIM REVIEW

After hearing rave reviews from my sister about Everlane’s Authentic Stretch denim, I decided to head to their store and try it on for myself. As someone who generally has a hard time finding jeans that fit, I was overall pretty impressed by their products. In addition to their Authentic Stretch jeans, Everlane also has their original denim line they launched prior to Authentic Stretch. Between the two lines, I was definitely a bigger fan of their Authentic Stretch styles because they fit me better in the waist. Sharing my thoughts below on a few of the styles!