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Petite Shopping Struggles

How I Solved My Number 1 Shopping Struggle

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The day I turned 26 was the day I became all too aware that I was a full-grown adult. I had married friends, a job I loved, and a wardrobe full of clothing that suddenly seemed too juvenile.

Standing tall at 5'0 (on a good day) and considered thinner than average, my body type has pretty much always fallen under the "petite" category. And while women of all shapes and sizes experience their fair share of shopping struggles, my sprees are often met with frustration rather than fun. I end up resorting to the same stores I loved as a teen, and, on occasion, have found myself browsing the kid section, hoping no one realizes I'm buying stuff for myself.

So when the opportunity to meet with a stylist appeared in my inbox one morning, I knew I had to take it. Sure, I could spot the latest trends and come up with cool styling hacks, but when it came to finding age-appropriate clothes for myself, I was at a loss. Could this be the extra help I needed to reach my full fashion potential? Read on to find out all about my experience with GoodLooks.

Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Samantha Sutton
Ann Taylor Garden Foral Perfect Shirt ($40, originally $80) and
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