Monday, December 4, 2006

Dana Buchman Comes Home

Posted By on Mon, Dec 4, 2006 at 4:00 AM

Former Memphian Dana Buchman is one of four fashion designers — the others are Anne Klein, Ellen Tracey, LaFayette — anchoring the re-launched petite section at Saks.

Six months ago, buyers for Saks decided to do away with their petite’s section, citing lagging sales. Scores of diminutive women complained and the store listened.

Buchman, interviewed by The New York Times, says she likes to dress real women and that making clothes for petites feels like coming home.

Wait, does that mean she’s calling Memphians shorties?

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