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Berry Parka + My eBay Sale


Just wanted to share a few things I picked up from Asos. This is my first time ordering from asos.com, so I had no experience with their sizing. I'd heard the clothes run small though. asos.com offers free returns and free shipping for orders over $25 so I thought I would give it a try. Size 2 Petite Shoulder to shoulder: 13.5 in. Armpit to armpit: 16.5 in. Sleeve Length: 9 in. Overall Length: 32 in.

Front Asos Petite Velvet Mini Shift Dress on Ellatronic.com Side Asos Petite Velvet Mini Shift Dress on Ellatronic.com Back Asos Petite Velvet Mini Shift Dress on Ellatronic.com
Dress: ASOS PETITE Exclusive Velvet Mini Shift Dress with Low Back - Black
Shoes: Nine West Speakup Pointy Toe Flats  

Following their petite size chart, I ordered a size 2 in this Velvet Mini Shift Dress. However, it was way too big. Since it has a low back, the shoulders were more loose and were about to fall off me. I kept it together for the picture though. :P The low back was also gaping, creating a space away from my body. Just too big overall. However, the velvet material is so soft and the dress is fully lined. The weight is much heavier than I expected and just felt very luxurious. I decided to exchange for a smaller size. So hopefully that works out!

Size 0 Petite Shoulder to shoulder: 16 in. Armpit to armpit: 18.5 in. Sleeve length: 22 in. Overall length: 26 in.

Front Asos Ultimate Parka in Berry Ellatronic.com Side Asos Ultimate Parka in Berry Ellatronic.com
Jacket: ASOS PETITE Ultimate Parka
Sweater: J. Crew (past season, similar , similar) Jeans: Madewell Skinny Skinny Crop Jeans in Midnight Haze
Shoes: Nine West Speakup Pointy Toe Flats  

For the Petite Ultimate Parka, I ordered the berry color in a size 1 online. When I received the coat, the tag said size 0 though. I've been wanting a longer parka for the colder fall and winter days. I've seen green parkas everywhere on the Internet and walking around the street. The military green color is a classic but I wanted something a little different. First off, the berry color is gorgeous and I am very satisfied with it. The parka has a drawstring waist, removable fur on the hood, and a quilted lining for insulation.

I also ordered this Skinny Band Felt Floppy Hat which is the first hat I have ever ordered in my life. I fit a size M. I suppose I have a bigger head than the rest of my body.