It’s a sign of these strange times we’re living in that the only new clothes I’ve purchased in the past several months haven’t been clothes at all, but the ubiquitous accessory of 2020: The face mask. With a growing mountain of evidence that homemade face coverings or DiY cloth masks can help significantly reduce the… Read More Face masks for petite faces
When J. Crew announced this week that it was filing for bankruptcy protection, it was just the first retail domino to fall. The retail fashion industry was in trouble long before COVID-19. But the forced shuttering of stores and economic standstill in the past two months was the last straw. Clothing sales fell by 50%… Read More What will petite shopping look like post-COVID?
I turned 40 yesterday. It was not the way I had planned to usher in my 40s. My fiance and I had an amazing trip through Scandinavia planned, including a fjord cruise, a Viking dinner, castles, museums, bicycles, and lots of very expensive craft beer. Instead, like basically everyone else on the planet, we spent… Read More 40 and Fabulous: A very quarantine birthday
I haven’t posted much to this blog since the start of the COVID19 crisis. Like most of you, I’ve retreated into my bubble of panic and loss during these unprecedented events. We’ve been struggling with job losses, income losses, health issues, and deep anxiety and despair about the future. Yes, it’s likely that mass retailer… Read More When heightism is deadly: PPE putting petite female healthcare workers at risk