Recently, Marbey was apart of a photo shoot with Shortstack. Shortstack is a teen driven fashion and modeling program whose goal is to allow young girls who do not fit the "normal" model standards to be a part of charitable fashion events. The location of the photo shoot was at the Brooklyn Bridge Park allowing the images to contain the legendary New York City skyline and the iconic Brooklyn Bridge. The models are dressed in new and classic women clothing by Marbey. The Marbey and Shortstack collaboration allows both companies to reach each other’s audiences while presenting what they...
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When she was just a freshman in High School, Olivia Mignone had known for years that she wanted to be a model. She practiced her strut, took good care of herself and was ready for the runway.
Except she was too short.
“It was just something I’ve always been interested in,” Olivia said. “I was always obsessed with fashion magazines, TV shows and fashion shows.”
As a petite model, she started participating in charity fashion shows for about a year before she “found out that I was going...
Posted by Chandraisgreat on May 30th, 2011
Have you ever dreamed of walking in a fashion show but didn’t think you had what it takes to be a model? You are not alone, many young girls have high fashion dreams but lack the height requirements that are expected in the fashion industry for runway modeling. That is one of the reasons why Olivia Mignone created “Shortstack” a program for teens who wish to pursue their modeling dreams despite the odds that may be against them. Shortstack encourages a healthy body image and self esteem in the youth that they work with all while participating...
New York City, New York (Vocus)
June 10, 2010
Inspired by a vision and a dream, teen model and business woman Olivia Mignone created Shortstack to prove that anyone could achieve their goals without limitations. After 4 years of success, she is now challenging the fashion and modeling industry to step up and be more inclusive with girls who do not meet the industry standards, starting with an invite to come to the 4th Annual Shortstack Charity Fashion Show - a professional and classy event on 5th Avenue in the heart of Manhattan on June 18th.
For many young ladies, the allure of being a model...
By Amanda Marinaccio
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Watch out Gucci, move over Prada, there is a new designer in town, and the amazing part is she hasn’t even finished the 5th grade.
Growing up on Hone Avenue, ten-year-old Maria A. Manolis has been drawing since she could hold a crayon and plans to become a designer after attending the Fashion Institute of Technology.
“Her first attempt at designing was draping fabrics when she was a toddler,” said Elena Manolis. “From 4 years old on she was doing basic shapes, and by 6 she was drawing people and dresses.”
An honor student at the Greek...