Happy Saturday! My husband got a shih tzu puppy named Ralphie (follow if you love puppies) last Sunday so we’ve been enjoying every minute with him. Our hearts are so full! He is my very first dog so if you have any tips or small dog/puppy recommendations then I’m all ears.
TRY-ONS & REVIEWS
For size reference I’m 5′ 2.5″ and I’m currently 111 pounds. I’m usually size XS petite in tops and 0/25 petite in pants and jeans. If you’re new to my blog I typically share the link to a short video clip below each image (the same video clips I share in my Instagram stories swipe ups during sales). My Pinterest is also up to date if you prefer a more visual catalog of my reviews. You can also check out my other reviews organized by retailer here.
I wanted to do a quick post with outfits from this past week and a few try-ons. I hope you have a great long weekend!
OUTFIT DETAILS: LOFT Boyfriend Cardigan, size XXS regular (review of size XSP here) | Karl Lagerfeld Tie-Neck Blouse, size XS (review here) | Ann Taylor High Rise Performance Stretch Skinny Jeans, size 25/0P (past season, similar here with sculpting pockets) | Celine Micro Belt Bag (buy pre-owned here) | Ann Taylor Brielle Suede Block Heel Slingback Pumps (review here) | Click here to view a clip of the outfit on me
LOFT Henley Utility Blouse, size XSP | Ann Taylor Curvy Frayed Hem Performance Stretch Skinny Jeans in ecru, size 00P (review here) | Ann Taylor Mila Leather Pumps in camel (review here) | Click here to view the clip from my try-on
I received this blouse from last week’s online order and it’s similar to a past season LOFT utility blouse that I had in off white years ago. My usual size is a flowy fit.
LOFT Henley Utility Blouse, size XSP
OUTFIT DETAILS: LOFT Drawstring Utility Jacket in Ethereal Grey, size XSP (review here, review of size XXSP here) | Lou & Grey Sleeveless Cowl Top, size XXS regular (review of size XS here) | Sofia Vergara Sofia Skinny Mid Rise Stretch Ankle Jean Women’s in dark wash, size 0 (featured here) | LOFT Criss Cross Slingback Sandals (true to size, review here and here) | Click here to view a clip of my outfit
LOFT Floral Ruffle Peplum Shell, size XXS regular (last seen here, review of size XSP here) | Rag + Bone High Waist Chewed Hem Crop Skinny Jeans, size 25 (review here, similar here) | Dolce Vita Chantal Sandals (close up here, review here) | Click here to view a clip of my outfit
Click here to see a closeup of the black and gray thin stripes up close. This dress has a really flattering shape and I tried on a size up from my usual since I didn’t want the bust to be too snug. I love that this dress has pockets. The dress is a little shorter since it hits a few inches above my knees.
I couldn’t find this dress to try in petites but the regular missy size is a good modest length and I like that it has pockets. It fits true to size (size 00 regular which is an online only size would be a better fit) but I didn’t love the dress on me. The arm holes are also more generous on me in the regular missy size as seen in the video clip I linked.
This dotted top was on my wish list and I found XS regular to try. It fits true to size but I would need XXS regular or XS petite for a better fit. I don’t believe it was offered in petites though but it’s available in PLUS here. The top is 100% polyester and fully lined so it’s not too sheer. It’s currently sold out online but sizes can pop back in stock if people return it.
This thin tee is really cute with the ruffles, dots and sheer collar and sleeves. My usual size XSP fit me well.
I was curious about this shirtdress and it’s fully lined but the fit is very shapeless on me even with the tie waist belt. You may also like this striped dolman cap sleeve shirt I reviewed here. I’m curious about this long sleeve striped belted shirtdress.
Ann Taylor Plaid Twist Waist Shell, size 2P (also available in solid colors here) | Rag + Bone High Waist Chewed Hem Crop Skinny Jeans, size 25 (review here, similar here) | Dolce Vita Chantal Sandals (close up here, review here) | Click here to view the clip from my try-on
This top is gorgeous with the twist detail and pleats. I’m happy to see this style back since this plaid side twist blouse (styled here) was one of my favorite tops from last year. I couldn’t find my usual size 0P to try and the chest of size 2P was too loose on my smaller bust (I wear size 32A or 34AA in petite bras).
I love this brown polka dot dress and I tried it on in a size down but my usual size 0P is a better fit. The chest of size 00P is really tight on me. If I get this dress I’ll be waiting for a better sale on sale items. It’s sleeveless so the opportunity to wear it without a layer is quickly passing.
WEEKEND SALE ALERTS
Just sharing a friendly reminder that 9/3 is the first Tuesday of the month which means that LOFT and Ann Taylor cardmembers get an automatic 15% off your entire purchase at checkout.
Ann Taylor – Get 40% off + an extra 10% off full-price styles (use code LASTHURRAH) and save an extra 50% off sale styles. The first promotion on full-price styles ends 9/3 at 3AM ET. The latter promotion on sale items ends 8/31 at 11:59PM ET. Update 9/2: Get an extra 60% off sale styles.
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