Petites at Fashion Week: Day Five

ShareDay Five, the final day of Toronto Fashion Week was a good one with shows from the likes of Arthur Mendonça (some petite friendly pieces, with the right alterations), Joeffer Caoc and Travis Taddeo.  Petites in attendance on the finale of the Fall/Winter 2012-2013 shows include: Anna Janelle Helen and Callie Harmonie Veronica and Natalie […]

Petites at Fashion Week: Day Four

ShareIt was another busy day at Toronto Fashion Week, featuring shows from Triarchy Brand (denim) and of course, the ever-popular Pink Tartan and the gorgeous, bird-influenced David Dixon (more on that over at DelectablyChic! soon) and many petites were at the tents for the shows, including: Sally Erica Katherine Ashley Emily Just one more day […]

Petites at Fashion Week: Day Three

ShareDay Three was yet another busy day at Toronto Fashion Week with several highly anticipated shows including VAWK (which featured “regular women” models for the VAWKKIN line) and ever-popular and affordable, Joe Fresh.  For me, it was also a matter of running back up to Yorkville to pop into the Coach boutique for a book […]

Petites at Toronto Fashion Week: Day Two

ShareDay two was an exciting day, featuring collections from the artistic Adrian Wu to last season’s Mercedes-Benz StartUp winner, Martin Lim and the very ready-to-wear and petite friendly Matis by Lucian Matis (more on this collection later this week/early next week).  Many of the shows had gorgeous pieces (though I know some so-called “fashion bloggers” […]

Petites at Toronto Fashion Week: Day One

SharePetites are once again hitting the stylish road at Toronto Fashion Week, checking out the hottest styles for the upcoming season.  Since petites are widely ignored by the fashion world, Shorty Stories is once again, bringing back our twice-a-year Petites at Fashion Week series. The pictures for Day 1 were all taken at the Royal […]

A Short, Slim Girl’s View on Body Image

Share NOTE: This post is for Body Image Warrior Week, which I am participating in.  Many of the points in this post have been written about before on this site, so regular readers, please bear with me :). As a short, slim woman, sometimes I feel like I’m not considered “real.”  I’ve freaked a lot […]

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 […]

News for Short Guys

ShareI don’t normally write about short guys – after all, I’m female, but scanning Short Shrifted yesterday, I found a link to Short Men Style. This site provides a style guide for all men shorter than 5’8″, including measuring, style tips, and of course, best places to shop (includes both regular stores as well as […]

Short Women: Longer Lives?

ShareApparently so, according to a ScienceDaily article from March 8. The study looked at 450 women between 95 and 110 (all of Ashkenazi Jewish descent as they are a more homogeneous group, ethnically speaking – makes “longevity genes” easier to spot.) and found that The present study focused on genes involved in the action of […]

Average heights in selected countries (Source-

Share Below is a chart (from of average heights in several countries. Which country would you be considered “average” or “tall” in? It’s weird to know that many of us would be considered super tall in Vietnam, even if we’re Just to note: These heights may not be accurate. They are based on the […]