Dressing for your body can be so frustrating.
I remember how blown my mind was when I realized that a woman could be straight-sized on top and a petite on bottom… Or plus-sized on bottom and petite on top! I’d never even considered that as a possibility, but thanks to the magic of the mid-200s and What Not To Wear, maybe a few less women will now wear clothes that fit their body.
I still cringe every time I’m shopping, and I hear a 30 year old woman say to her friend that her pant size is an odd number. Odd numbers are for juniors, ladies! Does your body look the same as it did at 16? Just sayin’.
So often, though, the petite section gets about the same level of creative attention that the plus section gets – not much. The same basics-in-a-different cut litter the section, and pants are dark, gloomy… worse – regular. Fortunately, upon skimming the bargain basement of ASOS, I discovered a treasure trove of interesting, exciting, magical…
Statement Pants for Petites – Under $25!
Pleated Floral Palazzo Pants (also in black): $17.91
Pleated Wide Leg Chiffon Pants: $21.49
Pleat Pocket Chino (also in blue): $18.80
High Waisted Wide Leg Pants: $21.49
Printed Leopard Peg Leg Pants: $13.43
Are you brave enough to wear any of these looks? Even if you are – would you want to?
Something about those blue chiffon pants is hypnotizing…