Hyba: Active Wear for MOST SIZES…including HEIGHTS!

Hyba is a new brand of active wear by Reitmans that has recently launched across Canada.  Unlike many other national brands, Hyba, which has taken over some Smartset stores (also owned by Reitmans), carries a very wide range of sizes,… Continue Reading

Petites at Fashion Week: Day Five

Day 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 […] Continue Reading

Petites at Fashion Week: Day Four

It 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 […] Continue Reading

Petites at Fashion Week: Day Three

Day 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 […] Continue Reading

Petites at Toronto Fashion Week: Day Two

Day 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” […] Continue Reading

Petites at Toronto Fashion Week: Day One

Petites 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 […] Continue Reading

A Short, Slim Girl’s View on Body Image

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 of […] Continue Reading

NYFW: BCBG is Goes Drapey and Layered for Fall 2011

Cynthia Cheng Mintz The first runway show of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week was BCBGMaxAzria, who streamed their Fall/Winter 2011 collection online (Other shows streaming live include Marc Jacobs, Herve Leger as well as Michael Kors).  There were some technical glitches just before… Continue Reading