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Short-Shaming: Fashion's Dirty Little Secret

Elizabeth Licorish | Posted 12.17.2013 | Style
Elizabeth Licorish

I've stood just a smidge over five feet since the seventh grade. And I've felt icky, simply being in the vicinity of tall, slim women for just as long.

PHOTOS: Perfect Dresses For Petite Brides

BRIDES | Posted 10.28.2013 | Weddings
BRIDES

For brides who are short in stature and narrow at the waist -- otherwise knows as petite -- wedding dresses that create the illusion of a long torso are ideal. We scoured the runways to find the most flattering styles for your tiny frame. Click through for dresses that work well for petite body types.

20 Things You Should Never Say To A Short Woman

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur & Emma Gray | Posted 08.15.2013 | Women

We've already heard from tall women and skinny women about the comments directed at their physical appearances that seriously get under their skin. An...

What No Short Woman Wants To Hear

Leslie Rasmussen | Posted 04.29.2013 | Women
Leslie Rasmussen

Most people know better than to comment on weight, but for some reason, height is seen as everyone's business.

Why I Was Married In A Child's Dress

Debbie Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Debbie Leon

Everyone has a defining feature. Mine is a lack of height. Tall women always seemed to me to have far more issues than I did, except when it came to clothes.

You're Never too Old for Love

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 06.15.2012 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

We met online. He was from West Virginia; I'm from New Jersey. He was looking for Happily Ever After. I was looking for something to do Saturday nights.

Brilliant Chanel

Linda Simon | Posted 10.05.2011 | Style
Linda Simon

Coco Chanel was one of the most famous fashion designers in the world, who liberated women from corsets, created the sexy little black dress, and designed nubby wool jackets with braid trim and gold chains.

The Short and the Short of It

Tara Dublin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Tara Dublin

If there was a game show called "Are You Shorter Than a 5th Grader?" I would so totally win. It's not always easy being a short woman in a tall person's world.