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Meet Caitlin Hellyer, the fashion blogger with dwarfism who has been an inspiration to others.

Meet Caitlin Hellyer, the fashion blogger with dwarfism who has been an inspiration to others.


Meet Caitlin Hellyer, the fashion blogger with dwarfism who has been an inspiration to others; Dwarfism is short stature that results from a genetic or medical condition. Dwarfism is generally defined as an adult height of 4 feet 10 inches (147 centimeters) or less.

Caitlin Hellyer, 20, was born with achondroplasia dwarfism, a condition that rendered her a height of 3ft 8ins tall.

She has long embraced her body, but struggled to find clothes that fit her frame, often buying bits from the children’s sections.

Wanting to help other small women who aren’t so keen to wear tops with Peppa Pig and similar childish designs on, she started a fashion blog and Instagram to share her finds – and has gained thousands of followers.

Caitlin reveals that there are certain kids’ brands that manage to be stylish, with her favourite lines in Zara, River Island, and Primark.

Plus, shopping kids’ ranges saves her money – especially on shoes, as she wears a children’s size 13.

A pair of Dr Martens, for example, cost her just £50 – a big discount from the adults range.

Caitlin, a student from Plymouth, Devon, said: ‘I used to find it so hard to find clothes that fit me and that I wanted to wear.

‘Now I’ve found the confidence to explore the children’s sections with pride, I want to share that with other people who might be having the same difficulty.

‘People with dwarfism message me from all over the world asking where they can buy my clothes – I love being able to think that I’m helping people.’

Caitlin got into fashion when she was just nine years old, when her mum, Jacqueline, started to let her choose her own clothes when shopping.

 

But even then, picking items was tricky, as at nine years old Caitlin had to go for clothes aimed at five to six year olds.

It took a while for Caitlin to be diagnosed with achondroplasia – the most common form of dwarfism – because both her parents are average height.

Her mutation of the FGFR 3 growth gene means she has an averaged sized torso, but shortened limbs.

‘Challenges are the norm for me but life would be pretty boring if there weren’t any,’ Caitlin said.

‘Some of these include reaching things, cooking, turning the shower on and even just getting around college.’

Caitlin Hellyer modeling clothes - white shirt dress
She has now started a blog to share her tips and tricks to style at a smaller size (Picture: Caitlin Hellyer / SWNS)

She has a great group of friends who have supported her through school – but when they started to go on shopping trips together, Caitlin started to struggle with finding clothes that fit and that she also liked.

‘My friends were starting to shop in Topshop and H&M, but nothing fit me,’ Caitlin said.

‘I loved going shopping with them, and they tried to help me find stuff that fit, but the sleeves on the jumpers were always too long and the trouser legs drowned me.

‘My mum is really good at taking trousers up for me – cutting the bottoms off so they fit me perfectly.

‘I tried to learn to do it myself – but it’s a challenge to work neatly with a huge pair of scissors and my little hands.’

That’s when she started looking to the children’s collections.

 Caitlin Hellyer modeling clothes - black trousers and crop top
‘A lot of the items are really fashionable, and just smaller versions of what you would find in the adult section and they obviously have a much cheaper price tag, which was a bonus too,’ said Caitlin (Picture: Caitlin Hellyer / SWNS)

Caitlin said: ‘I did get some funny looks at first, but where else am I meant to shop?

‘I knew I would have to be selective – I didn’t want anything with Peppa Pig on it!

‘But a lot of the items are really fashionable, and just smaller versions of what you would find in the adult section and they obviously have a much cheaper price tag, which was a bonus too.’

Caitlin started an Instagram page and blog documenting her fashion finds in April 2018 and found that her struggles really resonated with other people with dwarfism.

She started getting messages from all over the world with people asking her where she shops and how she finds clothes that fit so perfectly.

Caitlin Hellyer modeling clothes - bikini and sarong
She hopes to inspire the fashion industry to be more inclusive (Picture: Caitlin Hellyer / SWNS)

This encouraged Caitlin to include information on what store each item is from, how much it was and what size she wears.

‘I don’t follow trends, because it’s too hard for me to find the items,’ Caitlin said.

‘It’s much more fun to create my own style anyway.

‘It’s much easier to be playful and mix it up without caring whether I’m ‘on trend’ or not – and I think people really enjoy that about my style.’

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Total Transformation: Wendy Shay’s new look will shock u

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Total Transformation: Wendy Shay’s new look will shock u; Wendy Asiamah Addo known by the stage name Wendy Shay has caused a stir on social media with her new look. She has dropped a few pics on her instagram page and you won’t believe how stunning she looks now.

There has been a lot of controversies surrounding the female Afropop and Afrobeats singer but she chooses to live a care free life and not live to please anybody.

In March 2021, Wendy was among the Top 30 Most Influential Women in Music by the 3Music Awards Women’s Brunch.

See her instagram post below:

 

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Wendy Shay was also sighted writing something in a picture she posted recently on her instagram page, which was believed to one of her ambassadorial duties. She is now the new official Brand Ambassador for Pinamang cosmetics

 

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Everything you need to know about Wendy Shay


Everything you need to know about Wendy Shay; Wendy Asiamah Addo  known by the stage name Wendy Shay, is a Ghanaian Afropop and Afrobeats singer. She was born  on 20 February 1996, which means she is 25 years old.

Early childhood

Wendy Shay was born to Mr. & Mrs Addo on 20 February 1996 in Accra, a suburb of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. After the death of her father, she relocated to Stuttgart, Germany with her three siblings. Wendy’s passion for music developed shortly after losing her father at the age of 4 years old.

She attended Morning Star School and St Martin de Porres in Accra before relocating to Stuttgart where she continued her education from grade 7 (JHS 1). She also attended a music school in Bernhausen in Germany.

Career

Wendy Shay is a trained Nurse by profession, worked as a Midwife in the clinical field. She was practicing midwifery until she relocated to Ghana to pursue her music career.

She was introduced to music by Rufftown Records Manager Bullet and signed in January 2018 after the untimely death of label mate Ebony Reigns.

On 1 June 2018, Wendy Shay released her debut single “Uber Driver”, produced by MOG Beatz. The song was released together with the official video the same day.

Wendy Shay was recently enstooled as the Ahenemba Hemaa of Gomoa Afransi in the Central Region (Ghana) with the stool name Queen Ewurabena Ofosuhemaa Shay.

Brand Ambassador

Wendy Shay is the brand ambassador for the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) in Ghana.

Controversy

There was a controversy around Wendy being sacked as the Brand Ambassador for the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) but was later confirmed that she is still the Ambassador.

Performance

Wendy Shay has performed at several events including Miss Ghana 2018 Finals, RTP Awards Africa 2018, BF Suma Ghana Connect 18 concert.

She also performed at Afronation Music Festival Ghana in December 2019…Read more on..

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Everything you need to know about Wendy Shay

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Everything you need to know about Wendy Shay

Everything you need to know about Wendy Shay


Everything you need to know about Wendy Shay; Wendy Asiamah Addo  known by the stage name Wendy Shay, is a Ghanaian Afropop and Afrobeats singer. She was born  on 20 February 1996, which means she is 25 years old.

Early childhood

Wendy Shay was born to Mr. & Mrs Addo on 20 February 1996 in Accra, a suburb of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. After the death of her father, she relocated to Stuttgart, Germany with her three siblings. Wendy’s passion for music developed shortly after losing her father at the age of 4 years old.

She attended Morning Star School and St Martin de Porres in Accra before relocating to Stuttgart where she continued her education from grade 7 (JHS 1). She also attended a music school in Bernhausen in Germany.

Career

Wendy Shay is a trained Nurse by profession, worked as a Midwife in the clinical field. She was practicing midwifery until she relocated to Ghana to pursue her music career.

She was introduced to music by Rufftown Records Manager Bullet and signed in January 2018 after the untimely death of label mate Ebony Reigns.

On 1 June 2018, Wendy Shay released her debut single “Uber Driver”, produced by MOG Beatz. The song was released together with the official video the same day.

Wendy Shay was recently enstooled as the Ahenemba Hemaa of Gomoa Afransi in the Central Region (Ghana) with the stool name Queen Ewurabena Ofosuhemaa Shay.

Brand Ambassador

Wendy Shay is the brand ambassador for the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) in Ghana.

Controversy

There was a controversy around Wendy being sacked as the Brand Ambassador for the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) but was later confirmed that she is still the Ambassador.

Performance

Wendy Shay has performed at several events including Miss Ghana 2018 Finals, RTP Awards Africa 2018, BF Suma Ghana Connect 18 concert.

She also performed at Afronation Music Festival Ghana in December 2019.

Awards and nominations

Wendy has won a lot of awards since she started her music career. In 2018, she won New Artiste of the Year in the Ghana Music Awards SA and Best New Artiste of the Year in the Ghana-Naija Showbiz Awards.

In 2019, she won Breakthrough Act of the Year in the 3 Music Awards. She also won Discovery of the Year in the VGMA and New Artiste of the Year in the Ghana Music Awards UK. Wendy was nominated for Afro-beat/Afro-pop Artiste of the Year in the just recent VGMA in 2021 but did not win.

In March 2021, she was among the Top 30 Most Influential Women in Music by the 3Music Awards Women’s Brunch. She is now one of the richest female artistes in Ghana.

We wish her all the best in her music career!

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OMG! This man spent millions of dollars on surgeries just to look like a dog

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OMG! This man spent millions of dollars on surgeries just to look like a dog

OMG! This man spent millions of dollars on surgeries just to look like a dog


OMG! This man spent millions of dollars on surgeries just to look like a dog; In this world of technological advancement, we have heard a lot of people do crazy  and weird things stuff each and every single day and it has become the norm of the day. I think what this man did is the craziest I’ve heard so far.

Tom Peters is a 32 year old  handsome man who has lived his life for the past years as a dog. He used to walk on all four limbs, sleep in a cage and eat dog biscuits out of a bowl. This is very surprising but he just liked being treated like a puppy.

According to Tom, he feels like he’s a dog and he just wants to be seen and treated as such.  As a result of his desire to become a real dog, Tom Peters, young and handsome as he was spent millions of dollars on plastic surgery procedures and spent so many months in the surgeon simulator just so that he could look like and resemble a real life dog, without any doubt.

It was reported that the young man even sold most of his properties worth millions of dollars in his quest of becoming a real dog.

He used the money to pay for his plastic surgery and he doesn’t regret it at all as he is very much content with the results he got. The doctors changed his physique and body into that of a dog.

Tom Peters is a British and works as a theater technician. He has a fiancee who is not bothered about him being a dog.

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Tom Peters walking like a dog.

 

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Tom Peters in a dog cage

 

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Tom Peters and his Fiancee

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Meet Caitlin Hellyer, the fashion blogger with dwarfism who has been an inspiration to others.

Dwarfism is short stature that results from a genetic or medical condition. Dwarfism is generally defined as an adult height of 4 feet 10 inches (147 centimeters) or less.

Caitlin Hellyer, 20, was born with achondroplasia dwarfism, a condition that rendered her a height of 3ft 8ins tall.

She has long embraced her body, but struggled to find clothes that fit her frame, often buying bits from the children’s sections.

Wanting to help other small women who aren’t so keen to wear tops with Peppa Pig and similar childish designs on, she started a fashion blog and Instagram to share her finds – and has gained thousands of followers…Read more..

 

 

 

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