I’ve written at length about the challenges in finding a petite-friendly winter coat that’s warm enough to tackle Canada’s winters. When I heard that Canada Goose, one of the world’s best known and most prestigious outerwear brands, had released a new petite-friendly fit called Fusion Fit, I was intrigued and just had to check it… Read More Review: Canada Goose Fusion Fit
I talked about my Canadian Black Friday purchases in Part 1 of this post. Now in Part 2, I’ll give a rundown of what I bought south of the border. For Canadian petites, for whom cross-border shopping is often a matter of necessity, not luxury, it can be the only time of year when prices… Read More In with the new: Black Friday 2017 Part 2
I gave up. After months of hunting unsuccessfully for a new petite-friendly winter coat, I finally succumbed to the cold. It was minus-22 today, with a windchill of minus-27. And I just couldn’t take it anymore. So I went into a nearby store, which sells outerwear by a range of Quebec designers, and bought a… Read More I gave up: The not-so-petite winter parka
Rant time: Why doesn’t anyone make a proper winter coat in petite sizes? A good winter coat is a major investment. A really good one will run upwards of $500-$600, with the top brands running upwards of $1000. It’s something you can expect to wear every single day for months on end, season after season.… Read More Rant: Why don’t petite winter coats exist?
It’s a running joke — with a lot of truth to it — that Montrealers need a different coat for every 10 degrees of temperature. While our winters can be bitterly cold, they can also be unexpectedly mild, and everything in between. I have an ultra-warm puffy coat for the really cold weather. And a… Read More The Little Red Riding Hood Coat