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Fashion Height Index: How the Industry Measures Up

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True, pretty much everyone in fashion is skinny, but contrary to popular belief, not everyone is tall. Though some fashion icons tower above mere mortals—L'Wren Scott and Jenna Lyons are six feet and over, and that's without heels—plenty others are more hobbit-sized than Amazonian. Nicole Richie is an adorably petite five feet, for example, and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are 5'1" and 5'2," respectively (apparenly they are different heights, somehow). Click on the graphic above to enlarge and head after the jump for a full breakdown of how the fashion industry measures up.

· Nicole Richie 5'0"
· Mary-Kate Olsen 5'1"
· Ashley Olsen 5'2"
· Sarah Jessica Parker 5'3"
· Nina Garcia 5'4"
· Ralph Lauren 5'6"
· Rumi Neely 5'7"
· Rachel Zoe 5'8"
· Alexa Chung 5'8"
· Bryan Boy 5'9"
· Marc Jacobs 5'9"
· Heidi Klum 5'10"
· Karl Lagerfeld, 5'10"
· Gisele Bundchen 5'11"
· Jenna Lyons, 6'0"
· Tim Gunn, 6'2"
· L'Wren Scott, 6'3"
· Andre Leon Talley: 6'6"

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