For those who love looking chic and classy, seeking cool sophistication and clean silhouettes office wear for petite ladies, look no further, Theory is definitely a place to go. Presenting the new Fall Winter 2017 collection, Theory delivers all sorts of interpretations of the suit, filled with smart tailoring pieces, including double-breasted with high-waisted and pleated trousers in camel, slim in a pinstriped material, all manner of menswear checks and plaids, as well as their fantastic neutral color palette for the season.
Although Theory is not made for petites and it does not have a line specifically marked as “petite”, their clothes run small, and petite ladies can very often fit into Theory sizes 00 and 0 without need for tailoring. Their size 00 measures at a 22” waist and 34” hip, which is comparable to a size 0 petite at other retailers. However, for those extra petite ladies, the pieces’ length (especially for the pants and sleeves hem), might really need alterations, so they will want to find items that look “shrunken” or cropped on the models.
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One major factor that could lure customers to the label’s next fall winter collection is the tops. From an easy ribbed sweater with a mock neck and elongated sleeves to turtleneck tops made of velvet-y velour, silk, and wool, alongside other selections including a sleeveless satin top with darting and a pleated peplum hem, a silky blouse with a deep v-neckline and a draped self-tie, a leather-front top with back panel in knitted stretch fabric, as well as a peplum top with a belt tie and its matching pants, all top designs come in versatile silhouette, perfect to wear on its own or for all season layer.
Women’s Petite Jackets
In a range of tailored blazers or jackets, the key silhouette of this season’s collection is the label’s Power Jackets that are offered in different materials and patterns including in velvet or in wool, in solid color or in plaid pattern. The jacket also features strong shoulders and a defined waist for a new take on menswear-inspired tailoring for women. Additionally, among the mix of jacket selections, there are also other sharp and sleek staples including an equestrian-inspired riding jacket, an off-the-shoulder jacket, as well as tux jacket.
Petite Dress Pants
This new collection has all sorts of interpretations of the pants, from a double-faced wool viscose high-waisted pant with neatly pressed pleats to a sleek riding pant in soft leather with a clean waist to a high-waisted flare made of merino wool with a luxurious smooth finish, as well as a premium pull-on legging with zipper details at the inseam.
Petite Women’s Coats
As for the petite women’s coats, promising the most exquisite outerwear made with exceptional materials and silhouette that enhances the shape of the shoulders and curves of the back, one of the offerings showcases a classic, essential unlined coat in a relaxed fit, which made of signature double-faced wool-cashmere. While other pieces feature a modern coat with a self-tie waist belt, covered button-front closure and slash pockets (made of wool and leather), as well as a reversible shearling hooded coat to keep you warm on the chilly days.
Petite Leather Dresses
And finally the dresses. Featuring ready-to-wear dresses in sleek long-line silhouette and rich colors for the season, range of the label’s dresses include a glossy black leather mini dress in a relaxed fit, an elegant velvet sleeveless ankle-length dress in classic black, and a ribbed knit panel dress that are proposed in different styles of neckline, and with square handkerchief hems. Looking luxuriously smooth and of-the-moment, these proposals are your must-have essentials, especially for day-to-day office attire.