Am i a petite? When I was slim and fit I was frequently told that I was petite. As a result, petite bottoms pinch over the bones and gap hugely in front.
Im the shortest of my 5 sisters. But we are all beautiful! Wow you are short. They either get quiet or Laugh! I prefer to be called Petite. Hi Monica, we feel your pain! It seems fashion designers need to do a better job for consumers. We hope that you continue to enjoy our articles and experts covering a myriad of important issues for all women!
Thanks for reading Bella Petite! Sorry but Im gonna side with the earlier poster. If the majority of women were petite, petite would cease to exist. We are a deviation. Sometimes people stand next to me and say: Good things come in small packages then laugh!
They either stop talking about it or laugh. I have never had a Man say you are so short! Only women haters, and I hate to say it bit most of them are a little taller but super heavy and not that attractive! People should say nice things to people no matter if they are short medium or tall. Accept your height, embrace it and be happy! When I was slim and fit I was frequently told that I was petite. But now that I am older and 50lbs overweight I am considered a big girl.
I am working on losing the weight because my frame has suffered leg and back aches. So open that door hun, this tallie petite is making a comeback. I love my body. I weigh , I tone train every week and look great aka healthy!
Like you, d d zombie, who tosses us out just like the tall industry does. Guess I better not quit my day job…. I think petite slim girls can be that much more feminine. I went from one of the taller girls playing post in basketball thru the 5th grade…in 6th grade EVERYONE was all the sudden taller than me and i was repositioned as point in basketball..
So 5 ft tall size 5 foot small hands big butt that required a size 5 pants. I have heard all the short jokes and puns. The most embarrassing hurtful thing I can remember is when Yahoo messenger came out i was in my early 20s and you could post your profile pic… I was in a chat room man my ego was so inflated!
I read a few comments some people bashed her for being awful others joined in.. I left that chatroom never to return.. I added my true height that day that way that never happened to me again. My oldest son has such self esteem issues even tho he is a very good looking man not just my opinion lol my middle son feels he has always had to prove he is tough getting into fights often.
Pants in popular stores always too long, big in the belly and tight on the butt and thighs. I love modern vehicles that the seats lift strait up so I can see the road as an average sized person does.
I have a thing for big trucks and suvs. We all have our insecurities most others dont see us the way we see ourselves. I am not lucky enough to be short AND a size zero and but I am blessed in so many other ways. It seems to me each generation is getting shorter but that could just be the way i see the world now. Thanks for reading if you hung in there that long lol..
I had a small procedure today and the general anaesthetic and pain meds has not worn off yet and i simply didnt feel like trying very hard. Yes, my height limits how many boys may be interested in me. Hi Morgan, we appreciate your interest in Bella Petite. We agree with your point. And in no way we are we implying that tall women are not beautiful.
The Bella Petite Fashion initiative advocates the use of petite models, and a greater selection of clothing for us. It is totally okay not to be a certain height or a certain size. How about we all just accept that beauty can be very unique? Neither does a woman who is shorter and smaller than me need to be taller or more voluptuous or more whatever. Nicely said and we totally agree with your points. Bella Petite embraces all women and we strive to be a source of inspiration and empowerment for you.
We are all unique and that is beautiful. Thank you for your comment! We look forward to hearing your thoughts. As we are here to be supportive for all women. I totally agree with you. Clothes fit them better too.
I have always wished that I could be shorter. Models need to be at an unhealthy weight to be able to model. For you tall girls who are offended by this article, I know your struggle.
Not in a mean way, but you kind of feel that way when your constantly looking up at a person. Also though I feel this way I also kind of love it too! Designs for taller women may also have style lines that appear to shorten the figure, such as horizontal lines e. In the s the Size UK project examined 16, people and changed the measurements for the 'average' size. This was widely reported, but stores responded to the headline people getting bigger rather than the facts height rising only slightly but many individuals fatter.
The fashion industry provides most of its merchandise in "standard sizes", which encompasses women sizes , 5'4" to 5'8" in height European sizes and 1. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article includes a list of references , but its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations.
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In fashion and clothing, a petite size is a standard clothing size designed to fit women of shorter height than the average, typically cm (5 ft 3 in). This is an apparel size guide for women's petite clothes sizes P/XS to P/L. Included are directions on how to measure and a link to a printable tape measure. US Petite Clothing Size Chart Petite clothing is simply clothing proportioned for women 5'4'' ( cm) and under. Petite clothing has reduced i.e. sleeve and torso length compared to regular sized clothing, to better fit smaller frames.