Henrietta Pertuz: Petite and Classically Fashionable

Cynthia Cheng Like most petite women, Henrietta Pertuz has had a great deal of difficulty finding clothing which fit her 5’2″ figure.  Regular clothing was just not cut properly, and alterations were not always possible without paying a great deal for reconstruction.  Getting tired of the difficulty, she left her job as an advertising executive to […]

Body Image: Let the Petite Voice Be Heard

On another messageboard, I recently joined in a conversation about body image.  I remarked that as a petite woman, I share many of the same issues plus sized women (regardless of their height) face, especially when it comes to clothing.  They argue that no one ever calls a shorter woman (at least one who is […]