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Victoria Beckham’s Sweater Options For Petites In MN

February 21, 2012 6:00 AM

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Photo Credit: Giuseppe Cacace/Getty Images

Photo Credit: Giuseppe Cacace/Getty Images

By Sasha Westin

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Photo Credit: Giuseppe Cacace/Getty Images

A little Fair Isle pattern goes a long way, especially on someone who is petite. The horizontal nature of Fair Isle can quickly shorten the tallest petite woman. But there are a few options made specifically for petite women that will provide a taller, slimmer look. Here are a few sweater options for the petite ladies out there so you too can look like our style icon, Victoria Beckham.

The Draped Fair Isle Cardigan- Petite – $60

 Victoria Beckham’s Sweater Options For Petites In MN



7931 Southtown Center
Bloomington, MN 55431
(952) 881-8861

Hours: Mon-Tues, Thurs 8am-11pm; Weds, Fri 8am-12am; Sat 6am-12am; Sun 8am-10pm

Daisy Fuentes® for Kohl’s has a longer draped cardigan with asymmetrical hem and the Fair Isle pattern in a diagonal nature can help give the illusion of a taller look. The solid panels that come down the front, as well as streamlined arms with no pattern also help to slim and add height.

The Casual Fair Isle Vest- $64

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411 Cedar Street
St. Paul, MN 55101

Hours: Mon, Thurs-Fri 10am-7pm; Tues, Sat 9am-7pm; Weds 7am-9pm; Sun 12pm-7pm

I really like this sleeveless Fair Isle sequin cardigan vest from Macy’s because the vertical panels in the front automatically are height-friendly and it can be paired with a low-contrast top for a slim look. While horizontal pattern is strong, the vertical panels are even stronger and the overall style is contemporary. Make sure to wear a strong solid color underneath.

The Casual Fair Isle Cardigan – $89.95

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Eddie Bauer

2214 Southdale Center
Edina, MN 55435
(952) 925-1225

Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-9pm; Sun 11am-6pm

Eddie Bauer is one of the first stores that popped to mind when thinking about Fair Isle and petite sizes. Sure enough, this is their take on a more figure flattering sweater – a slightly less is more amount of pattern mixed with vertical ribbing.

The Elegant Fair Isle Cashmere – $229

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196 Rosedale Center
Roseville, MN 55113

Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-9pm; Sun 11am-6pm

The low-contrast pattern on this Talbots cashmere sweater will make for a tall and slim look if it fits perfectly and is paired with a low-contrast bottom like the white pants pictured. While lighter colors make things slightly larger, remember that they are also elegant and sophisticated.

A few additional tips for wearing Fair Isle in the most flattering way:

• If you are broad in the shoulders and/or bust, opt for a style that has the pattern at the hips to de-emphasize where you are largest.
• If you are wider in the hips and seat than you are in the shoulders and bust, draw attention up with the pattern around your shoulders and bust.
• If you have a minimal or no waist, avoid drawing attention that area and go with a style that has strong vertical lines.

Sasha Westin, Personal Style Concierge and owner of Fabuliss, helps you feel confident looking successful with the right outfits. Get style advice, see client results and learn how to connect at

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  • L.A. Boy

    There are petite women in MN?? :)

  • j speedbag 64

    clothes for skeletons

  • missy

    she needs to eat a couple cheeseburgers

    • Susan

      or hot dishes

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