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Old 09-25-2009, 10:30 PM   #41
 
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Things us short girls have going for us which WE take for granted:

1. Looking feminine

2. Being able to wear heels without towering over people, finding flat formal shoes is tricky

3. You can take pants up us much as you want, but can only let them down a centimeter or two.

4. Dating, its very easy to find a man taller than you if you are only 5ft. A lot men don't want to date women who are taller.

These are the things my tall friends complain about. Just saying, the grass is always greener.
Looking feminine? I've never once considered short women to be more feminine.
seems to be something my tall friends complain about. That I'm all 'petite and feminine' and they are 'built like football players' I personally I would love to be taller and I think my friends look great, but these are the sorts of things I hear.
Yep, I've heard it too. I remember being surprised when i first heard it becasue honestly, being slender with slight curves (think: uber petite) I thought of myself as more boy-ish for the longest time. It wasnt until i was pregnant at 30 that i felt like a woman.
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okay, now back to the original subject: Boots... Ack!!! I've got the box with my brand new Boots sitting here unopened and i'm so afraid to open them and see if they fit!... -like, cause i measured my calf length so many times and just *hoped* i was close enough....
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I hate over-the-knee boots. !
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eeek they look a little 'professional' for my liking.
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Things us short girls have going for us which WE take for granted:

1. Looking feminine

2. Being able to wear heels without towering over people, finding flat formal shoes is tricky

3. You can take pants up us much as you want, but can only let them down a centimeter or two.

4. Dating, its very easy to find a man taller than you if you are only 5ft. A lot men don't want to date women who are taller.

These are the things my tall friends complain about. Just saying, the grass is always greener.
Yep, it really doesn't matter your height (hair color, body type, etc) you always want something different.
Thanks for getting positive, MDRB
I have another good reason to be short--- (as a mom or aunt or what-have-you) you can get up in there with the kids on the park play equipment!!

Oh! and how about sometimes finding shoes in the kids section (if they're decent of course!)
Yes...I always get up in the equipment and chase my daughter with her giggling in front of me!!
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Old 09-27-2009, 04:14 AM   #46
 
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I actually have the opposite problem. I find buying boots a nightmare, as they come up far too short. My problem is that I am average height (5 foot 6) but have very small feet. The makers of boots all assume that women with tiny feet are short!
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I actually have the opposite problem. I find buying boots a nightmare, as they come up far too short. My problem is that I am average height (5 foot 6) but have very small feet. The makers of boots all assume that women with tiny feet are short!
interesting, I noticed that all the boots(*not matter the size) i looked at online of the tall type had a regular height somewhere between 14.5 and 15.5 (maybe even 16) inches. Maybe you need to search under a TALL Size.
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I've never found anything other than regular sizes in the UK. There is a website that does different calf sizes, but not heights.
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Old 09-27-2009, 10:45 PM   #49
 
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YOu can check out Endless.com They are really awesome!
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i think you should skip the boots.
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Definitely go for the boots.

Zappos.com has a great selection and shipping policy as well.
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i don't mind being short, i just wish i could find tall boots to fit OVER my calves!
http://www.duoboots.com/

Seriously worth the money- their shipping is excellent- as is their customer service and the boots- are. gorgeous.

I could never wear boots before I found these guys- you get ones to your exact measurements because they make them in lots of sizes- going up a couple of cm at a time!

thank you!!!!!! muah!!!!

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Oh! and how about sometimes finding shoes in the kids section (if they're decent of course!)
I get ALL of my non-heels (flats, sneakers, etc.) from the kids' department. Usually at Target.

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i don't mind being short, i just wish i could find tall boots to fit OVER my calves!
I have the opposite problem. Apparently I have scrawny calves so my legs end up looking like toothpicks in buckets when I try to wear high boots.... so I've given up on wearing boots with skirts/dresses altogether.

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Things us short girls have going for us which WE take for granted:

1. Looking feminine

2. Being able to wear heels without towering over people, finding flat formal shoes is tricky

3. You can take pants up us much as you want, but can only let them down a centimeter or two.

4. Dating, its very easy to find a man taller than you if you are only 5ft. A lot men don't want to date women who are taller.

These are the things my tall friends complain about. Just saying, the grass is always greener.
Looking feminine? I've never once considered short women to be more feminine.
seems to be something my tall friends complain about. That I'm all 'petite and feminine' and they are 'built like football players' I personally I would love to be taller and I think my friends look great, but these are the sorts of things I hear.

It's true. I'm 5'9", and not super small boned/rail thin either. You feel less feminine when you're taller because it feels like you're blundering all over the place because you're larger in general. Add extreme clumsiness into the equation, my broad shoulders/hips, and yes I can honestly say that I've felt less feminine and wished I was a few inches shorter. Grass is always greener .

I love reading this thread, because my mother and sister in law are both shorter (like 5'-5'3") and we talk about this all the time. It's like we live in a different world- all their problems with height I have the opposite problems. Their pants are too long, mine are too short. They can't reach the cupboard with a chair, I can't fit in smaller spaces, etc etc. I am even an inch taller than my husband, thankfully that's not a problem .
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i think you should skip the boots.
Never thought I'd hear this coming from a guy.
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I tried these on today and they were really cute and comfortable. I'm waiting for my b-day to come to go and buy them! I'm still searching for some flat boots though.
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I tried these on today and they were really cute and comfortable. I'm waiting for my b-day to come to go and buy them! I'm still searching for some flat boots though.
I have some very similar to those and I love them! It's the only pair of boots I've ever worn over my jeans.
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