Basic Summer Outfits: Dresses and Lightweight Jeans

With the temperatures well into the mid-20s Celsius, it’s time to turn over to a permanent summer wardrobe – something that I will be wearing for the next few months.  Because it can get quite humid in Toronto in the… Continue Reading

Blogiversary Day: Looking Back at Five Years of Shorty Stories!

Yes, we’re five years old today!  You can find our very first post here.  Many of our earliest posts were image-free, since the site was more of a rant about petite issues blog than one that was style-related.  I wish I can get a screen capture of what the blog looked like when it first […] Continue Reading

Blogiversary Day: Looking Back at Five Years of Shorty Stories!

Yes, we’re five years old today!  You can find our very first post here.  Many of our earliest posts were image-free, since the site was more of a rant about petite issues blog than one that was style-related.  I wish I can get a screen capture of what the blog looked like when it first […] Continue Reading

Exciting Petite Announcement: Allison Izu Makes Nordstrom Debut!

Guess 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 […] Continue Reading

Webitor’s Pick: Spring Pull-Over Sweater

For some reason, I can’t seem to find this sweater at either the US/International Banana Republic store nor the Canadian one.  It could be sold out, but there were plenty at the two of the stores near me when I… Continue Reading

From Shorty Stories: Allison Izu’s New Collection Available 11/21!

After a season’s break, new pieces from Allison Izu‘s petite-focused denim line will launch at her online store on November 21. The new collection consists of six pieces, including skinnies, boot cut jeans as well as a pair of 1980s-inspired… Continue Reading

LG Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2011: The Likes and the Dislikes

  Cynthia Cheng Mintz (Shows L-R: Jules Power, Marthe Aime, Baby Steinberg, Amanda Lew Kee) Another LG Fashion Week has wrapped up and this season, as usual, has had its hits and misses.  The venue, Heritage Court on the Exhibiton… Continue Reading