Best and worst dressed Petite women at the Oscars 2013
Best and worst dressed Petite women at the Oscars 2013







Best dressed at the Oscars 2013


Petite women at the Oscars 2013 best dressed

Reese Witherspoon 5'1

Reese is definitely looking chic in this simple Louis Vuitton strapless gown, perfect for petites in a single solid colour.


Norah Jones 5'1

The horizontal lines on this Tadashi Shoji gown are risky for a petite woman, she still pulls it off as the lower third of the dress elongates her enough and the one shoulder is a flattering silhouette for petites.


Salma Hayek 5'1

Although the neckline on this Alexander Mcqueen dress is overpowering on Salma's short stature, height is still added by her high hair-do and the uniform colour of the dress.


Amanda Seyfried 5'3

Petite Amanda really portrays a glamorous look with this Alexander Mcqueen dress, complimented with Lorraine Schwartz jewels making her glisten on the red carpet.


Kerry Washington 5'3.5

A lovely Miu Miu dress that compliments Kerry's slim and petite body frame. The embellishment is perfectly proportioned so it doesn't segment the dress too much.


Kristin Chenoweth 4'11


Kristen is wearing a Tony Ward shimmering black gown that flows elegantly to show off her hourglass silhouette perfectly.


Worst dressed at the Oscars 2013


Petite women at the Oscars 2013 worst dressed

Amy Adams 5'3

Amy is wearing an Oscar De La Renta feathered gown. Although we love the designer who is famous for feminine dresses with a great colour and cut, the over feathered dress tail seems too bird-like for our liking.


Jessica Chastain 5'3.5

This Giorgio Armani gown is too bland with a colour that blends in with Jessica's skin tone. Although the Zero Dark Thirty star wore a custom made dress, it didn't give enough contrast to compliment her.


Kim Kardashian  5'1 

We know Kim is pregnant but a tight fitting white outfit is totally ungraceful especially when white shows all your bumps in the wrong places. This Donna Karan dress is a bit understated for the event, she could have made more of an effort!


Melissa McCarthy 5'2

Melissa's outfit by David Meister makes her look sloppy and under-dressed for the Oscars. Too much fabric and excess paneling is not flattering for a petite woman.


Olivia Munn 5'3.5

This Marchesa gown could have been a winner but the lower part of the dress from the waist downwards looked messy and unflattering as the folds didn't fall correctly to compliment her usual petite slender style.


Helena Bonham Carter 5'2

Helena always shocks people with her extravagant dress sense and she certainly didn't disappoint. Her choice of Vivienne Westwood is too gathered at the bottom giving a dull and slouchy look.

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