Time for a Blog Makeover?

ShareI know, I know, it sounds like I’m just doing what everyone else is, but after 5 1/2 years, I feel that Shorty Stories is getting a little tired, even after moving it from Blogger to WordPress.  When I first started, it was, of course, a “ranting” site to get people talking about petite issues.  […]

Five Year Blogiversary Giveaway: Smashbox’s Decades of Style Set – CLOSED

ShareTo celebrate Shorty Stories’ half-decade as a blog (Saturday is the official Blogiversary!), we are giving away Smashbox’s Decades of Style set. This palette, which consists of eyeshadows, blushes and lipglosses, includes colours as well as a guide to put together three of the most iconic looks of the 60s, 70s and 80s. The palette […]

Poll Results: Have Petite Blogs Helped You?

Share Last month, we asked readers whether petite blogs have helped you become more stylish and “in-the-know” about what fits a shorter figure.  Of those who participated, 62.5% said that petite blogs have definitely helped, 16.7% said that it depends, since most of the blogs focus on business/office-related clothing, while they were looking for something […]

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 […]

ATTN Petites in the Vegas Area: H&M Opens Biggest Store in the World

ShareI just got an email telling me that petite-friendly store, H&M’s largest store (60,000 square feet!!!) will be opening at the Forum Shops at Caesars on December 11.  Though H&M does not carry actual petite sizes, items from the Swedish-based chain are making their rounds in various petite blogs, including this one. (Sign from an H&M […]

Fashion/Media Challenge Follow-up

ShareThree years ago, I posted a video challenging the fashion industry to use more non-traditional models and to profile non-traditional designers (i.e. plus, petite, petite-plus). Here is the new, follow-up vid: Don’t you think that it’s sad so little has been done? Original post in previous post.

Looking to add to the petite blog roll/site list!

ShareDo you know or know of any designers who specialize in petites? What about petite bloggers? Shorty Stories is looking to add you to the list! Right now, the designers/labels I have include: Balzac ClothingFernanda CarneiroTLE DesignsHouse of HsuehSweet Petites Petite Blogs/Websites include: Petite FashionistaSerafinaPetite Personal ShopperIsobella Jade’s sites (she has several) Please let Shorty […]