Small is beautiful: models under 1.30 metres wow Paris

Bucking the fashion show stereotype of tall, willowy models, Paris Fashion Week was treated Friday to a parade of women of restricted growth sashaying along the runway to great public applause. The only criteria for becoming one of the atypical models showing off the New York Creative Business House’s tailor-made collection, was that you had to be under 1.30 metres (four feet four inches) tall. The innovative show was co-created by the French “Donnons-leur une chance” (Give them a chance) non-profit association and by Creative Business House.

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