June Poll Results: Most Like Seeing a Mix of Models and Celebrities in Magazines

ShareFirst of all, apologies for the delay in posting the June results as well as the July poll – being out of town and then immediately having out-of-town guests is a lot of work!  Last month, we asked readers whether they preferred seeing models or celebrities in magazines. We were not exactly too surprised with […]

Beauty of a Woman or How I Came To Accept My Petiteness

ShareI’m shorter than my mother.  This is a rarity, especially for first generation Canadians with immigrant parents.  You’re pretty much expected to be taller than your mom.  When I was a little girl, I expected to be around 5’6″ or 5’7″ – one to two inches TALLER than mom.  Never happened.  I reached my current […]

Ron White’s Annual Shoe Drive

ShareMany Torontonians, petite or not, are very familiar with Ron White Shoes, known for the All Day Heels (besides his All Day Heels, the store has plenty of brands which carry smaller sizes such as Stuart Weitzman and Anyi Lu).  On January 6, the store kicked off its 15th Annual Shoe Drive.  The drive collects […]

Interview with Kim Dahlman

Share As a “petite specialist,” Kim Dahlman, 5’3″, has hosted a variety of fashion events for retail clients such as Macy’s and Dillard’s. Encouraged by the numerous comments from petite women all over the United States, she decided to publish The Petite Handbook, a style guide on dressing the petite women a couple of years […]

Petite Bollywood Actress Rocks the Runway in Archana Kockhar

Share According to Bella Petite, Bollywood actress, Minnisha Lamba is only 5’1″. Though Minnisha rocks the dress (designed by Archana Kochar, who is 5 feet even), would she be modelling if she weren’t an actress?

Attractiveness, Petite Celebs and Non-Petite Celebs

ShareReaders (guys and girls; straight, gay or bi), I would love to see your views on petite celebs vs. non-petite celebs and their attractiveness. Below is a list of female celebrities (some are petite, some are not). What do you think of them? Are they pretty? Sexy? Beautiful? Glamourous? Elegant? Can a petite celebrity be […]

Prospere Magazine Presents: A Pre-Pink Bedroom Shopping Party!

Share This is an event which raises money for cancer research at Toronto’s Princess Margaret Hospital and SickKids. The event is at Jeanne Lottie (32 Scollard Street) in Toronto’s Yorkville area on September 15, 2009 starting at 6 pm. The event is one of many parties prior to the OFFICIAL Pink Bedroom Party (now in […]

Not really a petite post, but I’m wearing Allison Izu jeans in this vid

Share Can’t really see the jeans, though… The video is me talking about issues I have with media.

From O Magazine: Style and the Short Woman

ShareThe February 2008 issue of O Magazine gives great advice for different types of petite bodies, more shapes than in the January 2008 issue of Glamour. The women featured come from all walks of life (the women featured include designers, lawyers, cops, etc) and range from 4’11 3/4″ to 5’4″. The ladies also wear very […]

Petite Dreamgirl to play “Dreamqueen”, Cleopatra

ShareI don’t normally write about celebrities, but it has recently been announced that Dreamgirls cast member Anika Noni Rose, who played Lorrell, will appear at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival (Stratford, ON) in 2008 as Cleopatra in Caesar and Cleopatra (yes, George Bernard Shaw’s play. I thought I misread it too.) Playing Julius Caesar will be […]