Blogiversary Day: Looking Back at Five Years of Shorty Stories!

ShareYes, we’re five years old today!  You can find our very first post here.  Many of our earliest posts were image-free, since the site was more of a rant about petite issues blog than one that was style-related.  I wish I can get a screen capture of what the blog looked like when it first […]

Saying Goodbye to Google Friend Connect

ShareMany bloggers, including Alterations Needed have posted about it.  It was posted and discussed over at Independent Fashion Bloggers (IFB).  As of March 31, 2012, Google Friend Connect (GFC) will be no more for anyone NOT using a Google-related blog.  Shorty Stories, which spent over four years as a Blogger blog, moved to WordPress back […]

When Petites Aren’t Available Online…

Share Alterations Needed recently wrote about a Banana Republic cardigan she tried on at a store.  The colour she wanted, navy blue, was available in petites at the store, but the size was a little too big for her.  She therefore decided to go home and purchase the sweater online.  However, that did not happen […]

At the H&M Fitting Room

Share Tried on a few outfits.  The first, an animal print dress made me look extremely boxy.  Not a good thing.  It also made me look fat!  And I never look fat.  I also tried on the same skirt that Kelly from Alterations Needed, which looked better.  Though I was able to zip up […]

Good Fit, Clothing and the Movie Set

Share Alterations Needed just posted an article on Ellen Page’s ill-fitting suit in the movie Inception.  In particular, AN was very critical of the jacket, which was completely out of proportion for the 5’1″ Miss Page (bust was too tight, lapel was not flat and the collar was too big).  The question here is: Where […]