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.  […]

Exciting Petite Announcement: Allison Izu Makes Nordstrom Debut!

ShareGuess what?  Petite fashionistas’ favourite petite-focused denim line, Allison Izu is hitting the big time.  Nordstrom in Hawaii (not sure about mainland US locations) has taken notice of the jeans and will be selling three styles (the Chinatown Trouser in black (featured in Oprah Magazine), the NEW Chinatown in Dark Indigo Blue (only at Nordstrom […]

Video Interview with the 16th Bar blogger/Designer

ShareDon’t forget to enter our TopShop scarf giveaway!!! Recently, I sent petite blogger/designer, Frankie from the 16th Bar a list of questions to answer. Rather than sending me answers via email, she decided to respond via video! It’s a little bit long, but check it out below! (I think many stylists and fashion industry people […]

Thanks Petite Nation!

ShareYou may have read my article on the Petite Nation (formerly TLe Designs) revamp over at DelectablyChic!. The designer, Teresa Le, recently sent me a branded T-shirt.  Thanks, Teresa, for sending it.  I only received it yesterday likely because of the postal strike in Canada. Petite Nation t-shirt (L(!)) Yoga Pants: Athleta, XXSP Shoes: Cole […]

January Poll Results: What would you like to see happen in the petite community?

Share  Last month, we asked readers what they’d like to see happen in the petite community this year.  Overwhelmingly, at 73%, our readers said: Better selection (in terms of colour, style, etc…) As for the rest of the results: 14% want to see more petite-exclusive designers (I do too! Especially want to see them […]

Do you know of any petite designers? Are YOU a petite designer?

ShareAs Shorty STories is constantly looking to profile new designers, we’d love to hear from you!  If you are or know of a petite sizes designer (Shorty Stories is open to both exclusively petite and those with off shoot petite lines) please send an email with a link to your website.  If you do not have a website, please […]

Allison Izu Kolohe Capris (and 442 McAdam’s Hobette Bag)

Share and from the other side… Top: Elie Tahari (I think this was S/S 2009) Capris: Allison Izu (size 24/00) Bag: 442 McAdam (Hobette – F/W 2010) My Allison Izu Kolohe Capris have arrived! They’re lower rise pants (the “waist” is right at the hip bone) and fall a couple of inches below the knee. I think they’re […]

Lovely, Lovely Allison Izu Denim

Share I recently placed an order for these Allison Izu pants and can’t, can’t wait to get them in the mail. These jeans, which were from Allison’s Spring 2009 collection, are supposed to be lightweight (great for the summer) and I really hope that they’ll fit me like they do on the model (just below the knees). Look […]

Media Just Don’t Care About Us…

Share (the video is the short form of the following post) Seriously, even supermodel Coco Rocha thinks I’m an idiot for wanting to increase petite awareness!!!   I recently posted something on her official Facebook page asking her about body image issues and height and her reply was this: That’s not really related to my issue. […]

Henrietta Pertuz GIVEAWAY!

Share I’m sure you’ve seen it in all the petite blogs, but in case you haven’t, Extra Petite is giving away a Henrietta Pertuz Newport blouse (pictured above)!  To find out more, please click here.  Giveaway closes on Friday, May 28.