In case you haven't really noticed, fashion has been moving closer and closer to making us all look like dolls. I don't actually mind this because of it's cute and whimsical fancy but I don't personally have the body type for it. I'm very short and still have a ton of baby weight to lose. It may not to everyone's liking but I think it's rather sweet. Anyway, it has become nicer to look at than the nautical styles that were pushed recently or the hood-rat type of clothing that so many younger girls are wearing.
There are many places to find these looks at a smaller price. My favorite right now is at Anthropologie. They have everything from the 3/4 swing cardigans to the large brightly colored handbag, bringing back the now retro pocketbook.
Here are some of my picks: