August McLaughlin’s Beauty of a Woman Blogfest: February 9/10, 2012

ShareI found August’s blog recently and came across The Beauty of a Woman Blogfest post.  August is encouraging people to post about what they define as The Beauty of a Woman on February 9, 2012, which can include any of the following: – When do you feel most beautiful? – The most beautiful you’ve ever […]

Crystal Renn, Sara Ziff and Susan Scafidi on Body Types and the Fashion Industry

Share Dear Susan: Based on my math, someone with a 0.7 waist-to-hip ratio, regardless of her dress size is curvy. It seems like we’ve been brainwashed to believe that only certain sizes are “curvy.”  Also, you can be one size and NOT be very curvy because you’re flatter or rounder in certain parts of your body.  […]

Plus sizes get much more attention than us petites-WHY? PART TWO

ShareBack in June, I posted a video response (see above and also on YouTube) to Joy Nash’s Fat Rant video about issues petite women face that aren’t too different from women who are larger. In other words, we face size discrimination as well. Recently, I received a reply here at Shorty Stories from an anonymous […]