Like many American women, I am vertically challenged,
standing only five feet one in my stocking feet. Why have
the fashionistas conspired against us? It gets harder and
harder to find petite sizes and then when we do, they are
All my jeans have to be hemmed and since I don't have a
sewing machine, it adds another ten dollars to the cost.
It is disgusting and the same is true of pants and dresses.
Men get alterations and they are usually free, while we get
nothing. We have to hunt out a seamstress or use the cleaners. Fortunately my next door neighbor does sewing.
I have never been lucky enough to put on a pair of jeans
without them trailing the floor.
In Oklahoma jeans are a uniform for shopping and casual
activities. Dillard's has only a small petite section so all
our tops are too long as well as our skirts and jeans. GRR!