The British model towered over her stocky partner, but both were all smiles for the camera and each other.Relationship experts say that though height can be an important and noticeable element in a relationship, there are many other important traits that people look for in their partners and height rarely makes or breaks a relationship."She looks great when she wears heels and a long dress. It is not just regular couples who are defying height stereotypes.
Ms Phan says that although she noticed the height difference - he is 165cm, while she is 174cm tall - it did not bother her.
"It was something obvious of course, but I didn't really think twice about it.
National University of Singapore undergraduates Mark Lai, 23, and Triscilla Tan, 21, have been dating for eight months and she is 4cm taller than he is.
Mr Lai, who is 173cm tall, says he has never discounted being with taller women.
“Am already tipsy, have I been drinking on your account? I quickly beat a hasty retreat, and just told him to order something to bite.
As soon as I got there, I discovered why Frao was that arrogant; there was a new girl at the table, and knowing Frao, I knew he likes springing to the front of the queue. “Even if she looks like Angelina Jolie and Beyoncé rolled into one? The couple, who have an 11-month-old daughter, Emma, met at a mutual friend's party in 2012.Mr Pastorelli, who is French, says he was attracted to her instantly."I wouldn't go looking for shorter girls, although I know that it is a consideration for many others." He jokes, however, that when on escalators, he always stands on the step above hers, as that is the only time he can be taller than her.Ms Tan says being restricted to dating taller men would be difficult for her as, at 177cm, she is taller than the average Singaporean woman."I'm okay as long as the difference is not too drastic." Miss Wu You, 22, and Mr Lenard Ong, 24, both Singaporean undergraduates studying in Oxford University, also say they are fine with the 4cm height difference.