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Petites Discover the New Classics at Talbots

The first Talbots stores was opened in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1947.  The store specialized in women's clothing, shoes and accessories and within the first year they established a direct mail service with their first famous catalog.  In 1973, Talbots was acquired by General Mills.  As of 1993, Talbots was listed on the New York Stock Exchange.  Today there are over 1,080 Talbots stores located in the United States, UK and Canada along with 4 stores in Japan.  The Talbots corporate headquarters remains in Hingham, Massachusetts with a product development office in New York City, a computer center in Florida, a call center in Tennessee and a distribution center in Lakeville, Massachusetts.  In 2006, Talbots acquired the women's clothing retailer J. Jill.  Talbots is known for their liberal guarantee that allows merchandise to be returned any time and for any reason.  Today Talbots caters to women in the 35+ category who are looking for distinctive, complementary styles in a wide range of sizes.

Petites can select from hundreds of classic, fashionable clothing options at Talbots.  Catering to women with active lifestyles, Talbots has stylish, high end options for leisure wear, active wear, career wear and special occasions.

Petite Tees, Shirts and Blouses

No matter what type of tee, shirt or blouse a petite is looking for, it can be found at Talbots.  Tees are featured in crew neck, v-neck and scoop neck styles with no sleeves, short sleeves, ¾ sleeves and long sleeves in cotton, pima cotton and velour.  Classic button up shirts are featured with smocked fronts, collars, ruffles and split necks in materials such as cotton and moleskin.  Blouses are beautifully detailed with appliques, lace, sateen, velvet trim and beads in materials such as cotton and silk.

Petite Sweaters

Talbots offers petites a wide array of sweater selections with every sleeve length in various styles including cardigans, classic twin sets, mock necks, turtlenecks and Fair Isle in cotton, wool and cashmere.

Petite Dresses/Skirts

Petites can select gorgeous dresses for professional wear, casual wear and elegant events at the Talbots.  Dress selections include shirt dresses, jersey knit dresses, ponte knit dresses, sweater dresses, wrap dresses and ballet neck dresses in silk, cotton and cashmere. 

Petite Pants

Perfectly proportioned petite pants for all reasons and seasons are abundant at the Talbots with styles such as wide leg, narrow leg, bootleg, flare leg, side zip slim, crops, capris, gauchos, ankle pants and walking shorts that are ideal for both business and leisure wear.  Materials and designs featured for pants at the Talbots include crepe, tweed, corduroy, French terry, stretch wool, herringbone and glen plaid.  Talbots also offers wearable, versatile matching matte jersey pantsuits.

Petite Jeans

Petites will appreciate classic jeans styles such as bootleg and straight leg with both high and low rises at Talbots.

Petite Outerwear, Blazers and Jackets

Talbots offers durable, warm, timeless outerwear, blazers and jackets such as plaid wool blazers, houndstooth blazers, Persian lamb look jackets, reversible jackets, shearling look jackets, three quarter length wool coats, stadium coats, toggle coats, leather jackets, down jackets, mohair coats and trench coats. 

Petite Suits and Separates

Petites will revel in the mix and match suits and separates at the Talbots featuring twill, crepe, ponte knit and stretch gabardine pant, skirts and jackets in enduring, attractive designs.

Petite Sleepwear

Talbots features comfortable sleepwear options for petites such as cozy flannel pajamas, feminine flannel nightgowns, cotton tanks and chemises, cotton knit tops and bottoms, slippers and slipper socks.

Petite Active Wear

For petites on the go, Talbots offers French terry pants and shirts, ponte knit pants, zipped fleece hoodies, pull on knit pants and zipped knit jackets.

Petite Special Occasion Wear

No matter what the occasion, petites will find unique, beautiful dress wear options at the Talbots such as silk bustiers, long strapless silk gowns, jacket dresses and dresses embellished with embroidery, sequins, lace, satin and silk.

For classic petites with a modern sense of fashion, Talbots offers hundreds of lovely selection that are ideal for all the phases of a woman's life.

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