Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Kooba Sample Sale

You won't want to miss the Kooba Sample Sale! During the last sale, I got a $600 black leather tote for $80! Great selection - different styles and colors!

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Enter to Win - NYDJ (Not Your Daughter's Jeans) Giveaway

NYDJ (Not Your Daughter's Jeans) has quickly become a favorite denim brand of mine, as I had recently visited their showroom to preview the NYDJ Fall/Holiday 2011 collection.

Every pair of NYDJs is designed with their own slimming technology - a patented criss-cross panel to gently tuck and premium stretch denim that works to lift and shape. The Universal Fit means that every pair of NYDJs is proportioned the same from the waist through the hips, so you get the same flattering fit no matter which style, color or wash you choose!

One reader will win a pair of
NYDJ, choosing any style available on the NYDJ site.

To enter, leave a comment on this post stating which NYDJ pair you want.

Extra Bonus if you:
1) Tweet this Contest - tag @fashionblypetit
2) Follow @fashionblypetit on Twitter
3) Like fashionably petite on Facebook
4) Follow @OfficialNYDJ on Twitter

Be sure to let me know if you participate in any bonus points so I can confirm and count them in!

No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Must be legal U.S. resident, 18 yrs or older to enter. Contest ends on September 6th, 2011 at 11:59pm ET. Fashionably Petite will determine (1) one winner, who will be awarded one pair of NYDJ at Limit one prize per household. Odds of winning are dependent on the total number of eligible entries. Approx estimated retail value of prize $104.00-$130.00, dependent on prize selection. Winner will be notified by email. Offer valid while supplies last. Giveaway sponsored by Fashionably Petite; Prize provided by NYDJ.

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Lulu Guinness Handbag Collection Launches with HSN

Patent Leather Franka Bag
Available in: Stone, Black, Black Cherry
HSN Price: $465.00

The Lulu Guinness handbag collection launches on HSN/ on September 9th, debuting the Franka and the Suzy, two exclusive handbag styles with HSN and will be selling an assortment of her most well known styles.

These are a few of my favorites in the collection.

Patent Leather Suzy
Available in: Black,Purple, Red
HSN Price: $490.00

Sparkle Leather Leona Bow Clutch
Available in: Black, Platinum Gold, Gunmetal
HSN Price: $435.00

Edith Patent Quilted Lips Tote
Available in: Black,Red
HSN Price: $490.00

Patent Quilted Lips Continental Wallet
Available in: Black, Red
HSN Price: $235.00

Front and back view
Lulu’s Couture Shop Edith Tote
HSN Price: $465.00

Lulu’s Couture Shop Zip Wallet
HSN Price: $215.00

Snakeskin Vintage Lips Clutch
Available in: Red,Black
HSN Price: $435.00

Union Jack Lips Clutch
HSN Price: $710.00

Cameo Head Pouch
HSN Price: $45.00

London by Night Top Zip
HSN Price: $87.00

I Love Shopping Top Zip
HSN Price: $87.00

- Kim Weling

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Cole Haan Women's Fall 2011 Collection

Cole Haan Women's Fall 2011 collection includes updated classics like the elevated penny and oxford pump, quilted detailing and new boots and ballet flats from the Maria Sharapova for Cole Haan collection, with NIKE AIR technology.

Cole Haan is always my go-to work shoe of choice, with their shoe size starting at a size 5. You can shop the new fall arrivals at

Stephanie Air Oxford Pump, $328, handpainted calfskin with colorblock upper

Violet Air Moc Pump 90, $278

Violet Air Lace Pump 60, $298

Stephanie Air Chukka, $328

Left: Stephanie Air Knit Boot, $428
Right: Air Whitley Knit Boot, $378

Air Alexis Tall Flat Boot
, $428 (far left), Air Alexis Short Flat Boot, $278 (2nd from left), Air Alexis Buckle Bootie, $228 (2nd from right), Air Alexis OT Ankle Boot, $248 (right), all part of the Maria Sharapova for Cole Haan collection

Sullivan Street Camille Cross Body, $198

Air Bacara Ballet, $148, part of the Maria Sharapova for Cole Haan collection

Air Alexis Ballet, $178, part of the Maria Sharapova for Cole Haan collection

Alexis E/W Satchel, $398

Brooke Flap Tote
, $448

- Kim Weling

Cole Haan Men's Fall 2011 Collection

Cole Haan is one of my favorite men's shoe brands. For Fall 2011, you'll see modern updates to the classic Cole Haan look, with sophistication, style and an artful edge. I was surprised to see more color overall in the collection, as seen on the Air Coltan Saddle with textured suede, croc print leather and contrast color laces. Colea Haan has styles and silhouettes for every man, including penny, saddle, oxford, chukka and wing tip shoes to boots. Cole Haan is also a master of comfort, infusing NIKE AIR cushioning technology into the craftmanship of their shoes.

You can shop Cole Haan's men's new arrivals at

Air Coltan Saddle, $198

Air Jayhawker Wing Oxford in heavily burnished leather, $228

Maj Deegan Layered Boot, $278 - this boot has a heavy natural welt, machine stitch detailing and herringbone tread.

Left and Middle: Air Coltan Layered Chukka in leather and suede, $228
Right: Paul Chukka in soft hand-stained leather, $228

Air Hunter Hiker Boot, $228

- Kim Weling

Friday, August 26, 2011

Emilio Cavallini Luxury Edition Launch

On August 2nd, I attended the launch of the Emilio Cavallini Luxury Edition for Holiday 2011 at the Gramercy Park Hotel Terrace. The new luxe collection includes legwear from $33 to $125 and tops and bodywear from $105 to $210.

The Luxury Edition is rock 'n roll edgy mixed with sexy glamour.

The collection showcases jewel-encrusted tights with crystals placed on intricate designs, metallic arabesques, back seams with stunning silver bows, gold and silver studs, wool cables emboldened with metallic thread and Cavallini's signature cut-out treatments.

- Kim Weling