Mother Nature is taking her sweet time with the warm weather, so we're willing spring into existence with our shopping. At the very top of our warm-weather wish list is a flowy maxi-dress from Reformation
. For those of us who identify as "fun-size" (hear, hear!), that breezy, bohemian look requires a three-to-five-day lead time and a visit to our tailor. Reformation has heard the shorties' cry for ankle-skimming frocks that actually skim our ankles and not the sidewalk. The cult L.A. brand, which has a history of answering our prayers
, is introducing a line for ladies 5'4" and under, called "Don't Call Me Cute," filled with maxi-dresses, midi-skirts, and jumpsuits that — get this — fit like they're supposed to.
The nine-piece collection includes Reformation staples like breezy dresses and matching sets in brighter hues than expected from the brand, including burnt-orange and teal. Die-hards will recognize some familiar silhouettes and details, like the flower straps of the Jillian Dress
and the deep neckline of the Dean Jumpsuit
, which make (petite) appearances in the new line. Prices start at $138 for a skirt and cap out at $248 for a jumpsuit. We're giving our tailors a break this year, and investing in spring pieces that actually