Fashion

The floral midi dress

If there’s any length of dress that is the most awkward and hard to style for most petites, it’s the midi dress. I admit, I have a longstanding prejudice against midi dresses. More than mini, knee-length or maxi, I find that the mid-calf length of skirt or dress hits women awkwardly, shortening the leg length… Read More The floral midi dress

Advocacy

Why are there no petite models?

As inclusivity has increasingly become trendy in the fashion world, we’ve seen designers look to diversify the models showing their clothes. The runway has become more inclusive over the past number of years, featuring plus-sized models, disabled and differently-abled models, more models of different ethnic backgrounds, transgender models, senior citizen models… but the one thing… Read More Why are there no petite models?

Advocacy

When heightism is deadly: PPE putting petite female healthcare workers at risk

I haven’t posted much to this blog since the start of the COVID19 crisis. Like most of you, I’ve retreated into my bubble of panic and loss during these unprecedented events. We’ve been struggling with job losses, income losses, health issues, and deep anxiety and despair about the future. Yes, it’s likely that mass retailer… Read More When heightism is deadly: PPE putting petite female healthcare workers at risk