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Shopping for a petite frame can be tough - it’s hard to look modern and sophisticated when your selection is so limited. Fortunately, TLè (pronounced tee-lay) Designs has a collection of fashion-forward petite clothing that comes in fun prints and contemporary silhouettes. Here are some of our favorite looks from the spring/summer collection:

Isla Dress in Fuschia $115 (on sale from $136)

Tie Halter Dress $127 (on sale from $150)

Cascade Dress $178 (on sale from $210)

TLè Designs is available at and boutiques. 

Candy & Caviar

Sleekly tailored pieces that go effortlessly from day to night make up Candy & Caviar, a collection designed by Beijing-based Candy Lin. The clothes are modern, urban versions of classic styles (for example: a tweed blazer with a hood). They’re also affordable - most pieces retail for $75 - $250. If you’re looking for just the right mix of trendy and sophisticated, visit to view the full collection and shop.
Vintage-inspired Obvious tees ooze casual-coolness with their vibrant graphic prints. The line is already a favorite of celebs like Fergie and Natasha Bedingfield, and we can see why! Made from super soft cotton, these tees are perfect for weekends.

Obvious Clothing is available online at and in boutiques nationwide. Prices range from $74-78 for most tees.
If you’re going to buy one piece of jewelry this spring, make it a statement cuff. These pieces can add personality to your workday outfit or complement a glitzy nighttime ensemble. Here are some cuffs we spotted on Etsy:

Steampunk Bracelet $115 by edmdesigns


Inmate No. 9 Cuff $45 by ghostlovejewelry



With work experience at Christian Dior and Proenza Schouler and an education from Harvard University and the Chambre Syndicale in Paris under her belt, Graey designer Janet Kim is definitely a rising star. Her fall/winter collection is very feminine and colorful, incorporating a lot of silk and chiffon. Here are some looks we love:

Graey is available online at and in New York boutiques Albertine (13 Christopher St.) and Sucre (357 Bleeker St.). Most pieces are priced between $275 and $375.

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