Bf noted during our outlet trip that I have been spending a lot of time and money at both Ann Taylor and LOFT. He’s right, and I do plan to cut back since I have acquired a lot of work essentials recently.

I succumbed to the lure of the the Ann Taylor Outlet Petite Chiffon Ruffle Top first blogged by Extra Petite. I picked up Soft Pewter, Dusty Mauve, and Mud Bath in XXSP. I also ordered the Deep Blue which should be here next week. I did notice that the lighter colors seem to run a bit smaller (maybe it’s just a coincidence). I did find a black in XXSP and it was the same size as the Mud Bath but seems just a bit bigger than the Soft Pewter and Dusty Mauve.


                               Soft Pewter                                                  Dusty Mauve

Mud Bath

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An unexpected find from this weekend is this pair of LOFT Equestrian Wool Pants that is also a petite favorite (see it on other petites here). I found the 0P to fit me really well and as I am trying to add more pants to my closet it came home to me to the sweet tune of $9.

The pants sit at my lower waist and is only slightly big around the waist. My thighs are pretty bulky so it’s a surprise that they fit without looking sausage-like.

My last Ann Taylor purchase for the next little while should be this Ann Taylor Shell with Necktie and Pintucks that has been reviewed by both Extra Petite and Alterations Needed. I received a mailer from Ann Taylor the other day that said full-priced items will go on sale March 1 for either 20% off for one item or 40% off for three or more items.