29 December 2010

tiny chic denim up to 50% off

shop our tiny chic denim and find great savings--
up to 50% off!

shop our tiny chic boutique,
and hurry-- with these prices,
they will go fast!

28 December 2010

tiny chic clothing & Small

That is, ses petites mains and Small Magazine, of course. We love working with the visionary editors at Small and are thrilled with their feature of our Nona Dress.

See Small Magazine's winter issue here...
& get your very own Nona dress at our
tiny chic boutique..

14 December 2010

20% off special occasion dresses & free shipping!

Its one of those days, technically speaking!  We have a wonderful sale on dresses, but our images wont post. 

Lucky for you, you can STILL shop & save
& get free shipping,
just in time for the holidays.
Shop our tiny chic boutique and save 20%
on special occasion dresses.

Enter code 'fallship' at checkout for free shipping
(domestic orders only, please!). 
Orders must be placed by Friday December 17 to receive by December 24.

08 December 2010

holiday trunkshow benefitting the Raphael House of San Francisco

Please join ses petites mains, along with our
friends from Scout Organics,
for a holiday trunkshow benefitting
San Francisco's Raphael House.

Sunday, 12 December 2010
2pm - 5pm
ses petites mains studio
554 liberty st.
san francisco
415.533.1695 or contact@sespetitesmains.com
with any questions

If you can’t make the event, please feel free to shop
at our tiny chic boutique
enter ‘raphael’ in the comments section
and we’ll donate 10% of your order to the Raphael House.
please place your online orders by 12/13/10 to be included with the donation.

07 December 2010

oh the joy of a gift card!

ses petites mains has gift cards this holiday season. 
You pick the value & let us do all the work.
Just sit back and wait for the
delightful response from
your tiny chic loved one.

Don't you just love the holidays?!

Available in $50, $100 & $200
Get yours today at our tiny chic boutique.

06 December 2010

Have you been naughty or nice?

To fill your own Santa's wish lists, 
And don't forget, free shipping on orders of 
$100 through Friday!!

05 December 2010

free shipping on orders of $100

shop our online boutique
enter ‘fallship’ at checkout
offer expires 10 december 2010
(that's this Friday, shop soon!)

03 December 2010

eARTh tees, new sizes added

Still cute, still green,
still gives back to Mother Earth.
And now, more sizes! 

What more could you ask for?!

get yours here...

read our original posting about
eARTh tees

01 December 2010

ses petites mains is SF Made...

...and we are so proud of that fact,
that we have recently joined the SFMade group!

We are honored to be part of a committed
group of individuals who share our desire to create
goods right here in beautiful San Francisco.

And its wonderful to learn about some of our neighbors...

Check out the gorgeous doilies from Wolf&Bear...cool, right?  Felted cutouts of wolves & bears. 

The DODOcase caught my eye--such a fantastically subtle option for toting around your Ipad (something I'm quite excited to do these days!).

And there are so many other great companies, making all sorts of innovative products right here in our wonderful city by the bay.  Visit http://www.sfmade.org/ to learn more.  And maybe even plan your holiday shopping lists.

29 November 2010

Little things all around me...

For those of you who know me,
you well know of my infatuation with all things little--
tiny chic clothing (of course!), quiet details,
and a most favorite song, by Los Lobos,
bearing the name "Little Things".

So you can only imagine my thrill at
having the chance to create
exclusive tiny chic styles
for the new web-based store, (get ready!)--
the little-little black dress shop.

You'll find all three styles (clockwise, from top left)
Lainey, Greta & Ava dresses
ready for whatever special occasion your little one has on her calendar.
visit http://www.llbdshop.com/

tiny chic monday

We like to think of ourselves as chic, not cyber. 
Forget Cyber and just go chic, tiny chic, that is. 

Save 30% on all ses petites mains purchases
when you shop today at our online store
Tell your friends, and don't forget--today only!

Enter 'blog' in the comments section and
we'll deduct 30% from your purchase price.

22 November 2010

more Lainey for the holidays

We are thrilled with the new Lainey--all dressed up for a holiday night on the town.  At top, is Lainey in noir shantung taffeta with a sterling contrast and below, is Lainey in icy tussah silk with onxy contrast. 

These were cut exclusively for a retailer in Chicago, but we are giving our customers first glance!  Email us if you care to have one for your own tiny chic customer.

a sneak peek at our exclusive dress...

19 November 2010

ses petites mains & Bella Vita Home

Gertrude dress (far left), kat surplice (middle) and Giselle dress with Edna wrap (far right). 
 Bella Vita Home is now a home to ses petites mains.  And we couldn't be more thrilled with the lovely window display featuring our Fall2010 collection.

And for our many loyal East Bay ses petites mains' fans--we are excited to offer you the chance to get to know Bella Vita Home, or give you an excuse to drop in again, ifyou are already acquainted!
So whether your needs are everyday or special occasion, Bella Vita Home will help to make sure you have a tiny chic option.

Visit Bella Vita Home at
5407 College Avenue in Oakland's darling Rockridge neighborhood (510) 653-1639

17 November 2010

holiday dresses, soon to arrive

ses petites mains new Holiday 2010 dresses
are arriving shortly...
email us and we'll be sure
you're among the first to see them.
Greta Dress in starry dotted night 

15 November 2010

tiny chic treehouse

 This past Saturday in San Francisco was like a summer's day.  At least, like a 'summer's day' in any other part of the country.  In San Francisco, I suppose, this time of the year is when we get our summer, something that I still find hard to accept, even after I have passed my ten year anniversary of residing here!

So on that sunny Saturday, my daughter and I climbed, (barefoot, mind you!) up to her treefort and made a dreamy little bedroom where she could lounge and read her favorite books.  You know, the kind of thing you do on a lazy summer's day.

The job entailed finding just the right tree branch that could double as a curtain rod; and then scouring through the assortment of 'stuff' in our garage, until we found the shower curtain clips that made it all come together.

And even though the sun was shining and the temperature was soaring above 75degrees, we hung Christmas ornaments and twinkling lights, knowing that the weather would soon honor the season and start to cool down.

And here is the finished piece...enjoy.

07 November 2010

Lainey, for wherever your holidays take you

Our lovely Lainey dress,
in gorgeous clara silk--
a shantung taffeta silk, hand-woven and hand-dyed
just for ses petites mains' tiny chic occasion dresses.
We can't say enough about Lainey...
The beautiful sapphire dress with
amethyst collar & striping through the skirt.
Dolman sleeve with jewel length cuff.
Inseam pockets for keeping treasures.
A sweet robins egg blue cotton lining in the skirt,
a hidden luxury that reveals itself when the
box-pleated skirt twirls with your little one.

But don't take our word for it, get one for yourself. 
You'll soon be singing Lainey's praises too!  

 Sizes 2t - 14, $140 - $152. 
Available through our online boutique, reserve yours
for delivery starting December 1, 2010.

04 November 2010

ses petites mains and EARTH tees

Ah, Mother Earth--I adore her. 
The movement, the seasons, the rhythms;
all of it -- she is the quintessential work of art.

So when I saw the EARTH tee by
the talented artist Philip Krohn,
well, I had to get my hands on them. 

Now, my little work of art can show her love
for her Mother...I mean Mother Earth.
And when you purchase a tee you are actually supporting
nonprofit groups that tend to Mother Earth. 

And there we are, right back from whence we came.

Get yours here....Available in youth sizes s, m, l.  $22
Made of imported organic cotton, printed in the USA.

28 October 2010

steffie blouse giveaway at Bloesem Kids

Bloesem Kids is hosting a giveaway of our lovely
Steffie Blouse  (retail $58). 
Just visit Irene Hoof's gorgeous blog (a treat in itself!)
and leave a comment about which item you like best from
ses petites mains' new arrivals.

You can also shop our online boutique and use the
code "bkkids" to save 15% on all purchases of apparel. 
Really, you can't lose here!

This giveaway runs until Tuesday 2 November and winner will be announced on the following day.

15 October 2010

a sneak peek at our trunkshow raffle

Lucky shoppers at Lemonade's ses petites mains trunkshow next week will have the chance of winning this fantastic fall outfit, valued at $104.  And, a portion of each purchase will benefit the meaningful work of the McCarton Foundation.
Stop by Lemonade
Thursday October 21, 11am - 6pm
1038 Lexington Avenue @ 74th St, New York City
Hope to see you there!

13 October 2010

ses petites mains trunkshow benefitting McCarton Foundation

Please join us
Thursday October 21, 2010
at Lemonade in Manhattan,
for a fall2010 trunkshow.  

Shop ses petites mains complete fall collection,
while benefitting the meaningful work
of the McCarton Foundation.

And just to make it harder to stay away,
we will hold a raffle for a
fantastic ses petites mains fall outfit,
(one raffle ticket per purchase).  
Read more about Cecelia McCarton, M.D.
and her inspiring work with
the McCarton Foundation which is dedicated to
increasing the educational opportunities for children
with autism and making a better life for them and their families.

Stop by Lemonade at 1038 Lexington Avenue, 212.585.4371
Thurday October 21, 2010 from 11 - 6pm

04 October 2010

things I love

Part of my creative process involves scouring through vintage styles to find pieces
that resonate with my thoughts on the coming season. 

Recently, I came across this dress, which I found to be perfect in just about every way.  

The fabric had had a past life as someone's table cloth, although never used as such.  The bound edges, visible at the sideseams and hem which also happended to dip lower at the sides for an elegant hankerchief-like hem--but not too over the top.  The simple neckline and armhole had been left to unravel ever so slightly. 

While the gorgeous silk belt was made from a twisted taffeta ribbon, woven through the openings in the cloth.

I was even smitten with the presentaton of this dress.  I imagined a woman, with a single lovely treasure in her spartan closet, hanging from its wire hanger awaiting a chance to be worn again. 

Just goes to show you, you don't need a closet full but just one or two perfectly chosen pieces.  Hopefully, you will enjoy this as much as I did.

30 September 2010

outfit of the week...kat, maeve & edna

save 20% when you buy all three pieces

maeve skirt, in kennedy school plaid with a hint of twinkling jersey ruffle at hem
kat surplice in twinkling jersey, oh she will love the subtle shimmer!
and our edna cardigan, ballet wrap style with ruffles to go with everything
visit our online boutique and get yours!

28 September 2010

pork chop kids at our online boutique

 We found the perfect accessory to our
tiny chic pieces--
Pork Chop Kids
thigh high socks

I love the way their fun argyle pattern works perfectly with our Nona Shirtwaist or Maeve Skirt.  And the neopolitan stripe was made to be worn with our Caitlin Kilt

But both patterns are so fun and cozy, they will go with just about anything you have hanging in your closet. 

Oh, and did we mention that they are made in the US, well they are, just like all our tiny chic pieces.

Find yours at our online boutique.

21 September 2010

nona & edna, outfit of the week.

Corsage not included,
but please feel free to add your own!
Save 20% when you purchase both,
$97.60 (regular $122)
offer ends 28 September 2010 

shop our online boutique at http://store.sespetitesmains.com/

14 September 2010

"Magnificent, modern, and made to last", thanks cool mom!

We feel like the whole world has been employing the idea,
"If you haven't got anything nice to say,
well then don't say it." 

Because lately, the only thing we hear are these
incredibly wonderful, glowing reports
about ses petites mains. 

And we say, keep talking, you've got nice things to say! 

Read what Cool Mom Picks had to say here...

10 September 2010

08 September 2010

annie e overall, cover of Earnshaw's

We are thrilled to have our wonderful annie e overall
on the cover of Earnshaws!  

annie e. was part of our FIRST collection and
we never stop getting requests for the
'Rosie the Riveter' inspired overall--
halter back, bermuda length.  She's perfect.

Look for her in-store this Spring,
but until then, you can see her here!

To see the full issue of Earnshaw's--

06 September 2010

Check out our tiny chic outfit of the week and save!

This week, ses petites mains features
 the Marta Tee, Edna Cardigan & the Bailey Trouser.

Buy all three pieces and save 20%
only $136, regular retail $170. 

Shop by Saturday September 11, 2010 

27 August 2010

Namecalling can be really lovely at times.

Tina Barry calls ses petites mains a 'trendsetter'.  And we love her for it!  Thanks, as always to Tina Barry, for her enthusiastic support. 

Read what she had to say about our Spring2011 collection from The Children's Club show earlier this month.

For the complete write-up, click here...On the Inside with Tina Barry

20 August 2010

Fall never looked so beautiful...thanks to Chris O'Shea!

These beautiful images were captured by the talented photographer, Chris O'Shea.

I am a fan of Chris' work, and even more so,
when it includes pieces from ses petites mains' collections!

You can find our clara top in grape (top image), bailey trouser (middle image) in pavement wool and steffie blouse in confetti dots (bottom image) at our
online boutique

And if are looking for the hat and string of pearls --
check the costume box
in your little one's playroom.
I suspect you'll find them there!

19 August 2010

sale at the minisocial

check out our fabulous deals on
ses petites mains past fall styles...

the minisocial is having a 3 day sale,
hurry, things are going fast.

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