Workplace Summer Petite Fashion Wardrobe Malfunctions

Are you making these missteps in your summer office wardrobe?

DONATE TODAY TO BELLA PETITE MAGAZINE’S OVARIAN CANCER RESEARCH FUNDRAISER

In a July 2010 global survey conducted on by Thomson Reuters/Ipsos on Workplace Attire, 2/3 (66%) of respondents said Read more

Ann Lauren Created Bella Petite Magazine

Ann Lauren Fashion Editor Created Bella Petite Magazine and Televised Petite Fashion Model Shows. Read more

Petites Rocked CFDA’s Lady Gaga Wins Prestigious Fashion Icon Award!

Petite celebrities rocked the purple carpet at the 2011 Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Awards (CFDA) on Monday, June 6 held at the Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Exclusive: Celebrity Stylist Kithe Brewster Reveal Announcement!

Bella Petite was given an all-access pass to the world of fashion with international celebrity stylist and fashion editor Kithe Brewster!  You can say his name is synonymous with fashion and beauty.   He consistently reinvents celebrity Read more

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Petite Women Can Pull It Off [petite fashion] [petite clothing]

Bella Petite proudly presents our latest contributing writer on fashion Tamy Lugo a personal wardrobe consultant and fashion stylist!

PETITE WOMEN CAN PULL IT OFF

Some of the latest Spring and Summer trends could seem un-doable for a petite Read more

Summer Petite Fashion Do’s and Don’ts [petite women] [petite clothing]

TOP 10 Fashion Do’s and Don’ts for the Petite Woman

PETITE FASHION “DO’S”

1. Be ready to hit the beach in low rise cut string bikini!

2. Four inch platform, cork, wood sandals, wedges and a flat sandals are Read more

10 DO’S AND DON’TS: SPRING PETITE FASHION [petite clothing] [petite fashion tips]

TOP 10 SPRING PETITE FASHION DO’S AND DON’TS!

PETITE DO’S: The “GETS”of the Season!

1. The Little White Dress “LWD”

Need we say more “LWD” and the “LBD” are a mainstay in your closet. These are year round looks Read more

Beautiful: Fashion & Beauty Standards [petite modeling] [petite clothing]

Imaginary Media Photography: J Chan MUA/Stylist/Costume Design: Petite Model 5’2″ Melodye Joy

BEAUTIFUL

I am sick of the “standard model’s need only apply” or the answer constantly being “they are looking for industry standard models only.” What Read more

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2011 Oscars Red Carpet Best & Worst Dressed Celebrities [petite fashion]

2011 ACADEMY AWARDS RED CARPET BEST DRESSED [PETITE CELEBRITIES]

Check out petite celebrities on the Red Carpet! “Best and Worst” dressed celebrities and couple of the night. You be the judge…

The top three “BEST dressed” petite celebrities of Read more

Fashionable Twins Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen [Petite Celebrities]

The petite twins 5’0″ Mary-Kate and 5’0″Ashley Olsen made news when they arrived at LAX recently, draped in fur (maybe faux?).  Good thing PETA wasn’t there, but they did have Ashley’s French bulldog with them for the trip.

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Media Industry Negative Stereotypes About Height [Petite Fashion]

This is the exact headline I cringe to see in the press “Tiny Porn Star-Fashion Industry Hates Little People.” This is no joke!

This is the exact consistent negative media stereo-type of petites we are tired of reading.   Read more

Golden Globes Best & Worst Dressed Petite Celebrities [petite fashion]

The Golden Globes 2011 Best and Worst Dressed Petite Celebrities

From  curvy petite celebrity 5’3″ Jennifer Lopez to tall and thin 5’6″ Angelina Jolie and pretty petite celebrity 5’2″ Amy Adams it is always a daunting task to Read more

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One Model Place Petite Models & Fashion: Bella Petite Hour [petite modeling]

Welcome to the first New Year’s week “Industry Special” on the Bella Petite Hour (with host Ann Lauren).   We have a wonderful show lined up with two excellent guest to ring in 2011!

Top industry professionals will be Read more

Bella Petite Hour: Fashion Industry and the Realistic Woman [petite fashion][petite model]

This week on the Bella Petite Hour (with host Ann Lauren) and co-host Ginger Puglia, Bella Petite’s resident fashion expert, President of GingerFinds and fashion entertainment and lifestyle trends television host for Fox News NYC.

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Top 10 List How To Achieve Awesome Quads Workout

Go For It! Get the best quads you can imagine. Here are ten (10) top tips. Complete workout regime and fitness advice to get you in shape for life! Read more

Nothing NEW! Fashion Week Amazon Models Rule The Runway [petite models]

All that can be said for Paris Fashion Week (at the Christian Dior fashion show) held this week for the Spring 2011 collection is: nothing new!  Pretty boring, in fact.

The fashion world is fresh out of ideas. Read more

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FALL Make Up BEAUTY Trends [petite fashion][beauty][make up tips]

BEAUTY TRENDS: Summer has once again come to a close.  It’s time for fall and just like the changing leaves, it is time to update your make-up wardrobe. The hot must-have look this season is a natural Read more

Petite Celebrities and Petite Fashion Deals [petite celebrity][petite fashion]

Celebrity Red Carpet Look on Julie Benz

The red carpet always inspires celebrity looks at discount prices.  You can find tons of celebrity inspired looks online at edressme.com, or you can order direct and check out discount stores Read more

PETITE Fashion: FALL and 2011 Trends [petite fashion][petite models]

This article is the first in a series of fashion trend reports from Bella Petite’s newest fashion, entertainment and lifestyle trend expert, Ginger Puglia of GingerFinds and Fox News Trend Host.

In this article Ginger and Fashion Stylist Read more

Petite Fashion and LifeStyle TRENDS! The Bella Petite Hour [petite fashion][petite model]

The Bella Petite Hour will focus on petite fashion and lifestyle trends for the fall and 2011… we are making fashion history!  No longer is the “petite” the forgotten woman.

This show is ramping up for the biggest Read more

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Petite Celebrity Madonna’s New “Material Girl” Clothing Line [petite fashion]

MATERIAL GIRL

The petite “material girl” herself, 5’3″ Madonna, launched a new clothing line and accessories at Macy’s New York on August 3rd.  The line was inspired by her daughter, 13 year old Lourdes Leon, who collaborated Read more

Hot Male Model Who Loves Petite Women! [petite models] [petite fashion]

Ladies, here is a man worth paying attention too!  Meet a totally delicious hot male model, “Who Love’s Petite Women!”  My experience has been men prefer petites.  In fact, evolutionary facts support my point of Read more

Petite Models Take on The Catwalk

Written by Angela Phillips a Bella Petite Regional Director and newly contributing writer.

For years it has been defined that a “runway” model has to be 5’9″ or taller.  This illogical definition has killed many aspiring petite models’ Read more

PETITE FASHION TRENDS: Best and Worst of 2010 [petite fashion]

PETITE FASHION TRENDS: Best and Worst of 2010

As we reach the half way point of 2010, it’s natural for our minds to spring forward towards 2011’s seasonal trends.  We can’t help hoping that some of the big Read more

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PETITE FASHION SHOW WITH VANESSA VINCI DESIGNS

SPECIAL OFFER TO BELLA PETITE MEMBERS

Get a fashion magazine you can identify with register now.  PETITE Women 5′5″ & under it’s time to join the petite women’s fashion movement.

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Breakout The Petite Swimsuit Summer is Here!

Swimsuits, Swimsuits, Swimsuits…OH MY!

Well petite ladies…have you “done it?” Have you swum through store upon store, floated down isle after isle, and dove into the perfect swimsuit for the season yet? Or, have you sunk to the bottom Read more

Ann Lauren ® Model

Ann Lauren on celebrities, clothing, models, beauty, entertainment, lifestyle, and more! Read more
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Ann Lauren On Bella Petites Future

BELLA PETITE MAGAZINE CELEBRITY BRAND AMBASSADOR EDITOR Ann Lauren ® biography on IMDB

Ann Lauren® Bella Petite Magazine Copyright©

Bella Petite Magazine Created by Celebrity Petite Model Ann Lauren

Ann Lauren® Bella Petite Magazine Copyright©

Celebrity petite model Ann Read more

Bathing Suit Chronicles: Power of Petites, And the Reduction of Fabric!

“BATHING SUITS” – WHERE THEY’VE BEEN, WHERE THEY WENT, AND WHERE THEY ARE TODAY!  A Petite’s Chronicle thru the Centuries PART-3

Power of Petites, And the Reduction of Fabric!

As the 1920’s rolled around and the emancipation Read more

A Petite’s BATHING SUIT Chronicle thru the Centuries-PART II

“BATHING SUITS” – WHERE THEY’VE BEEN, WHERE THEY WENT, AND WHERE THEY ARE TODAY!

A Petite’s Chronicle thru the Centuries PART-2

Proper Etiquette Bygones…with STUDS!

So, we’ve cover the “bathing-gown” of past Centuries, in part one of this Read more

Ann Lauren ® Radio Show Host

Ann Lauren ® hosts the Bella Petite Hour weekly at America's Web Radio, Radio Sandy Springs, BlogTalkRadio, Itunes, Read more
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“BATHING SUITS” – WHERE THEY’VE BEEN, WHERE THEY WENT, AND WHERE THEY ARE TODAY!

A Petite’s Chronicle thru the Centuries PART-1 of a Trilogy

Take this fascinating walk with me thru the centuries to find out how this whole “swim wear, bathing-suit, one-piece, bikini” fad started in the first place, it just might Read more

Petite Celebrities and TOP 10 BARE-BIKINI FACTS

FROLIC AROUND WITH THESE 10 BARE-BIKINI FACTS

Did You Know…?

1. The World’s largest “Bikini Parade” was set in Las Vegas, Nevada in May of ’09! Leading the 281 bikini-clad-sexy-babes was Hugh Hefner’s, Playboy…playgirl, ex-petite “Girls Next Read more

Bella Petite Hour “Palm Springs Highlights” Editorial Campaign: New Faces!

Meet new petite model faces for Bella Petite!

5’3″ Sundai Love, 5’2″ Colleen Shannon, and 5’4″ Shannon Hall they are a few of the many new faces that will be appearing in Bella Petite Magazine’s editorials.

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Bella Petite Hour Fashion Industry News & Trends Forecast

The Bella Petite Hour (with host Ann Lauren) will have “Fashion Industry News and Trends Forecast” for 2010.  Ann will be joined by two fashion industry experts, including “Oscar Designer Challenge” top nine finalist Fernanda Carneiro!  We Read more

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‘Designer Challenge 2010’ Vote for the Best Oscar Escort Gown! “Fernanda Carneiro’s in the TOP NINE”

It’s on the countdown to the Oscars begins! The 82nd Academy Awards are coming to you LIVE March 7th on ABC. We want you to vote and choose which designer’s evening gown will worn by an on-stage escort during Read more

Mumbai Fashion Designer Archana Kochhar and PETITE Runway Models

There is exciting news on the petite fashion scene, but it seems you need to head out to Mumbai’s fashion circuit if you want to see true petite models rockin’ the runways! Couture fashion designer Archana Kochhar is blazing Read more

Fashion Designer, Sex and the City’s Petite Star Sarah Jessica Parker

Can we say hello Halston!  Petite celebrity 5’2″ Sarah Jessica Parker is back in action as a new fashion designer for Halston. Originally Sarah’s budget friendly line “Bitten”, sold exclusively at the Steve & Barry’s (now defunct) department Read more

MARY-KATE AND ASHLEY OLSEN [PETITE FASHION] STYLE ICONS

Powerful petite celebrity icons take on the business of HIGH FASHION!

By Ann Lauren: Petite stars Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen became millionaire moguls by age 10! Their careers were launched as infants on the tv series, Full House.

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The Rachel Zoe Project: PETITE STYLIST TO THE STARS

For the last decade petite fashion diva 5’4″ Rachel Zoe has been styling the stars. Formerly of Gotham and YM Magazine, she is now starring in her second season of The Rachel Zoe Project on Bravo, a reality show Read more

“Holiday Fashion Highlights” on The Bella Petite Hour

The Bella Petite Hour with Host Ann Lauren is coming to you live with “Holiday Fashion Highlights” on December 15th! The show will feature two guests: author and fashion marketer Kim Williams Dahlman, and fashion designer Fernanda Carneiro. The Read more

Ann Lauren Call On Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show To STOP HEIGHT DISCRIMINATION

BELLA PETITE MAGAZINE BRAND AMBASSADOR EDITOR ANN LAUREN ® IMDb BIO / Credits

HOW VICTORIA’S SECRET DISCRIMINATES AGAINST WOMEN

BELLA PETITE QUESTION: How many petite women buy clothing, lingerie and swimsuits from Victoria’s Secret?

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Meet PETITE Fashion Designer TLé

EXCLUSIVELY PETITE COUTURIER

Fashion month continues on The Bella Petite Hour this week with Ann Lauren hosting the owner of TLé Designs, exclusively PETITE Fashion Designer TLé;.  Teresa Le aka TLé her signature nickname since childhood, decided Read more

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“MEET PETITE CLOTHING DESIGNER” Elizabeth Dutra

SWEET PETITES ACTIVE AND CASUAL APPAREL

Fashion month continues on The Bella Petite Hour this week with Ann Lauren hosting the founder and lead designer of Sweet Petites Apparel, Elizabeth Dutra.  Petite ladies have never looked so good Read more

FIVE Major FASHION Designers for PETITES!

By Ann Lauren:  Most designers have forgotten the petite consumer, but we have found five major designers offering petite sizing in their lines, though none include high-end petite offerings.  There are many smaller labels offering petite lines, Read more

MEET Exclusively PETITE Denim Designer ALLISON IZU

FASHION MONTH IS UNDERWAY WITH FIT, FASHIONABLE, STYLISH JEANS!  The Bella Petite Hour (with your host Ann Lauren) is announcing “JEANS ARE BACK IN THE CLOSET!”  That’s right you heard me, your prayers have been answered by Read more

“Meet The Experts” Beauty Shonda Chase & Fashion Kim Dahlman

BEAUTY AND FASHION EXPERT WEEK

The Bella Petite Hour (with Host Ann Lauren) will star special guests beauty and skincare expert Shonda Chase, R.N. and petite fashion expert Kim Williams Dahlman next Tuesday, November 3rd at 10:00 am PST, Read more

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Ann Lauren on Bella Petite’s Future

Ann Lauren premier brands global source for petite female consumers. Read more

Petite Model Kate Moss on September’s Vogue & W Magazines

KATE MOSS

KATE MOSS: THE MOST FAMOUS PETITE MODEL TO DATE!

By Ann Lauren

Petite model 5’6″ Kate Moss is as close as we can get to an actual petite supermodel, though she is over 5’5″ tall.   I guess we will go with it for now. Moss opened the door for actual petite models to sneek in!  Surely, she proves to the lame fashion industry czars that petites do can represent in style!   Kate Moss is breaking down old stereo-types about height and age, and at almost 40 she looks great and is still in demand!

Get all your petite fashion news and entertainment at Bella Petite!

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Ann Lauren A Petite Profile On Lauren Conrad of “The Hills”

Ann Lauren petite celebrity profile on Lauren Conrad of The Hills. It is unfortunate that Lauren Conrad hides her true height results ranged from 5'2"-5'7". Read more

Madame Carven, First Petite Women’s Fashion Designer, Turns 100!

CARVEN DESIGNS

Madame Carven turns 100!

By Ann Lauren

Paris (AFP): Only a diminutive five feet one in her stockinged feet, for half a century she was the favourite designer of petite women.  “Couture brought me happiness, they Read more

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Halle Berry on her CAREER, LOVE LIFE & NEW DAUGHTER! SHAMU TOO!

EXQUISITE PETITE BEAUTY ICON HALLE BERRYRecognized as one the world's most beautiful people, Halle Berry has been quoted as giving her height as both 5ft 4" and 5ft 5", which means she's likely 5'3". As we've noted celebs and their agents exaggerate actual height by two-four inches. The interesting phenomena with Halle is that we have discovered several sources purporting a wide range of heights from 5'2"to 5'9". Surely their measuring sticks are BROKEN! Read more

Petite American Tracy Austin takes on Wimbledon Fashion!

5’5″ Tracy Austin

PETITE POWER ON THE TENNIS COURT, YES WE HAVE SPORTS!

By Ann Lauren

Petites prove to be powerful on the tennis court.  Former world No.1 Tracy Austin is 5’5″ and was quick to give her Read more

Pop Star Lady Gaga

Lady GAGA received the award for International video of the year-Artist award for “Poker Face.”

 

HOT PETITE FEMALE POP STAR LADY GAGA DOMINATES

By Ann Lauren: Here it is, I promised another eye popping reality check story on Read more