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Shortstack Leader

Olivia Mignone Home: Bayside Age: 20 Height: 5’1″ Weight: 100 lbs Stats: 34-24-34 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 [...]

Excerpt from “Required Reading”

August 2007 Shortstack Cover Models: Olivia Mignone and Tany Rios Shortstack models Featured on the cover A&U Magazine – Appearing in the 7 page spread are Iasia Stewart, Kati Johnson, Olivia Mignone and Tanya Rios. High school and college students know summer reading lists quite well. Composed to help students prep for the coming year, the pages and pages assigned inevitably clash with the pull of the city park, the beach, the blockbuster movie, or even the daydream. Education and following one’s [...]

New Fashion Designer in Town

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 [...]