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This article was published 17/8/2013 (1211 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.
Knowing how to dress to your body type is a fashion fundamental. Adding bulk with structured shoulders with blazers, opting for a looser fit to add textile weight and creating curves with belts and accessories are a few tips petite Thu Nguyen shared when interviewed in the village.
What she wore…
Blazer — "This is from Sirens, in Portage Place. I love yellow. Normally I just wear black. Today I decided to go for something colourful."
Tank top — The Gap
Necklace — Costa Blanca
Rings — "Spring, online shop called asos.com and Hush & Shout. It says love on it. They are supposed to be knuckle rings but since I have small fingers it fits on my finger."
Watch — River Island, a British brand, from asos.com."
Purse — Marc Jacobs.
Leggings — Aritzia
Shoes — "They’re vintage from Value Village."
Where are you from?
"Originally from Vietnam; I came here for school. I’m doing interior design at University of Manitoba. I just got off work now. I wore a blazer because it looks pretty formal."
"I normally wear dresses, even if its colder I’ll wear leggings and a jacket. I used to not be girly but I changed and have become girlier, so now I wear floral prints and bright colours.
"I am petite, so it’s hard to find supersmall sizes. I try and wear looser clothes, and I use belts around my waist to help bring curves. Bigger sizes aren’t bad if you’re small. You just need to know how to dress your body."
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