VAWK Model Call Asks for ‘Diversity’ But Not in Height

ShareProject Runway Canada winner Sunny Fong is known for using a wider range of sizes for his line, VAWK, but once again, he is ignoring the shorter woman in his casting call for his upcoming Toronto Fashion Week show. While the call does allow for non-runway height women (5’6″ and above, without heels), I cannot […]

On Using Non-Models at Fashion Shows

Share  Last week was New York Fashion Week.  While most shows featured tall, slim and young professional models, Ann Taylor chose to use its employees. Though, for the most part, the women featured were quite slim, it was more realistic – none of the ladies looked like they have been starving for days.  In addition, […]

Shorty Stories: Jessica’s Modeling Story

ShareJessica sent me her Shorty Story over a year ago about an experience she had at a big modeling agency: I’m 5’1″ and around a 00P. I’ve always wanted to be a model, since I was like 4 and I always said that when I grew up, I was going to be a high fashion […]

Petite Fit Modeling….would you do it?

ShareIn the August edition of Petite Personal Shopper, a notice was posted in the Fashion News section that UK clothing brand, Dorothy Perkins is looking for a fit model for their petite range. Keep in mind that this isn’t a glamourous opportunity to become the first truly petite supermodel (supermodels don’t really exist today, at […]