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 […]

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 […]

Donatella Says ‘No’ to Real Women…

ShareAccording to Stylite and New York Daily News, a photo shoot involving “real women” (all recent university graduates) wearing pieces from the Versace for H&M collection has been cancelled because all press-related Versace images must go through the authorities and Donatella doesn’t approve of using non-models.OOOKKKAAAAYYY. Both publications also reported that they sent Donatella and […]

Petites at LG Fashion Week and What I Wore – Day 1

ShareIt’s that time of year again – time for LG Fashion Week.  For the upcoming season, we are back in tents, and this time, at David Pecaut Square on King and University.  And while DelectablyChic! is covering all of the shows, you can find some behind-the-scenes pictures here.  As usual, we are posting pictures of […]

TIFF Style – From Laid Back Day Casual to Party Ready Night…

ShareWant to turn a casual t-shirt into something party-ready (in time for TIFF!)?  Try this look! During the day, this basic black t-shirt from Jacob can be worn to write articles, go around the city photographing day premieres and showings and whatnot… T-shirt: Jacob, XS Pants: Banana Republic 00P, OLD Sandals: Stuart Weitzman, size 5 […]

PFC 10: Summer to Fall, TIFF Media Style

ShareSeptember is a weird time.  For most of the month, it’s still technically summer, but for a lot of people, it’s “fall” – fall, after all, begins with the end of Labour Day/beginning of the school year.  For many of us here in Toronto, September also marks the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), the event […]

Quoted in the Globe and Mail Today (Tuesday)!

ShareLast Friday, I was contacted by the Globe and Mail via my other site, DelectablyChic!, about price increases when international stores open in Canada (this was after all that kerfuffle about J.Crew double charging duty that was in the media).  After receiving an email, I called the paper right away to discuss what I thought […]

Site Lets You See People With Similar Body Types

ShareI first saw this on Refinery29 yesterday and again today on Jezebel.  Basically, My Body Gallery allows you to input your height, weight, body shape and dress size and then find other people who are similarly sized to you.  It’s supposed to improve women’s perceptions of their bodies since they’re able to see people who […]

Tennessee Designer Relaunches Petite-Only Fashion Line

Share When Vogue Italia put three larger-than-normal models on its recent cover, both major media and bloggers were all over it (including this site), discussing whether Vogue did the right thing. Many complained about the fact that the models were wearing lingerie and not, say, evening gowns or casual wear. Many times, the excuse is […]