“Braga”-‘bout “PETITE!”

Alice Braga,” – another petite actress hitting the big screen! You may have already seen this 5’3” Brazilian-beauty in the critically acclaimed, crime-drama film, “City of God,” released worldwide in 2003, earning itself four Academy Read more

Sincerely, Nia: “Believe it. Trust it.  Never doubt it.”

The best I can do for everyone is be the best I can be.

The best I can be is the greatest me, not the greatest you.

What is the greatest you?

Many times I see women trying to Read more

THE TOP 10 SPRING FASHION TRENDS FOR PETITE WOMEN

Petite women want to wear the latest fashion trends just like our taller counterparts.  The truth of the matter is that if you follow a few simple rules for putting outfits together, there is actually very little a Read more

Fashion, Modeling Industry Standards, Height and Petite Modeling

PETITE MODELS BEWARE!  A smart general rule to follow: Don’t ever attend a modeling school and  if an agency or a management company is advertising for “petite models” it is a scam.  You will never see Read more

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“LA’s Hottest Acting Coach” on The Bella Petite Hour

On the next Bella Petite Hour with (Host Ann Lauren) we will have special guest entertainment expert Lynette McNeill “LA’s hottest acting coach.” Lynette has been in the entertainment business for over 30 years.   We will get Read more

Tyra Banks America’s Next Top Model “CANCELLED!”

Tyra Banks’ new cycle of America’s Next Top Model successfully demonstrates why the status quo remains the industry standard.  As a petite woman you owe it to yourself to tune out this series, so we are declaring that Read more

Sincerely, Nia: “Your Best YOU is in it”

Sincerely, Nia: Individuality II

“Alive within the energy field of every single one of you is a light so abundant, so overwhelmingly alive, that to touch upon it would fill your longing heart.Bartholomew, Reflections of an Read more

Bella Petite Hour Gets Behind the Scenes with “Chicago Style Petites”

On the next Bella Petite Hour (with Host Ann Lauren) we will get the behind the scenes scoop on the “Petites: Chicago Style” shoot. It was produced and directed by actress, dancer and producer Jennifer Bollinger. Jennifer is a Read more

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PROFESSIONAL PETITE MODELING

Can a 5’2″ petite model work in the industry?

Sure they can, but to become a fashion model it is not likely.  Even for commercial print modeling, the market for petite models is nearly non-existent.  The realistic Read more

Sincerely, Nia: WHAT I LOVE ABOUT BELLA PETITE

WHAT I LOVE ABOUT BELLA PETITE is that it helps put things into perspective.  It encourages women to be real, to love themselves enough to see the truth about Hollywood and the fashion industry, which is so Read more