Tyra Banks’ America’s Next Top Models EXCLUSIVE

REVISITING TYRA BANKS’ AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODELS “SHORTY” EDITION.

As you might expect from your favorite magazine reporting on petite fashion, the appropriate title for the show would have been  “Petite Model Edition.”  Rest assured, we went Read more

NEW! MTV SHOW “MADE” Coach Sundai Love [ANTM]

Bella Petite Exclusive interview

Over the last two years, since her appearance on America’s Next Top Model (ANTM), Sundai Love has continued to pursue her career as a petite model and actress.  Sundai was Bella Petite’s first petite 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.

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No “Italian Vogue” for PETITE Models [petite fashion] [petite models]

No “Italian Vogue” for PETITES

Another season of “hype,” …I mean “height” hits the airwaves as America’s Next Top Model launches Cycle 15. September 8th’s premiere proved to be another demonstration of how “petite” models just do not have Read more

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Hot Petite Celebrities in Sports illustrated Swimsuit Editions!

Pretty Petites Popping up in the Swimsuit Edition

Although Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issues have not had any petite models on their covers, I must give them some credit due to the fact that they have allowed petites in their 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

America’s Next Top Model Follow Up and Advice With Sundai Love

America’s Next Top Model Finalist Sundai Love is a newly contributing writer on Bella Petite and will be sharing her industry experience and petite model insight.

PETITE MODEL ADVICE

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America’s Next Top Model’s Sundai Love on the “Bella Petite Hour”

The Bella Petite Hour a fashion, entertainment and lifestyle radio show (with host Ann Lauren) has special guest celebrity petite model 5’3″ Sundai Love, from the Tyra Banks (ANTM) America’s Next Top Model Cycle 13 “shorty edition.”

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“Emmy Award Winning Producer” on The Bella Petite Hour

An inside look into the entertainment world will be brought to you live on December 8th, with The Bella Petite Hour’s “Hollywood Insiders” special with host Ann Lauren. The show will feature two guests working in the entertainment industry, Read more

America’s Next Top Model Cycle 13 Season Finale Review!

By Ann Lauren:  Last week my hopes of having a true petite model winner on ANTM were dashed, though I had been anticipating this disappointment for some time.  Despite this, I caved and watched the finale. Read more

America’s Next Top Model NO PETITE MODELS HERE…

By Ann Lauren: America’s Next Top Model no longer has any petite models on the show!   Much to my chagrin the last remaining true petite model 5’5″ Jennifer didn’t make it into the top two (as Read more

America’s Next Top Model “Dive Deeper” with Marisa Miller

ANTM PREDICTIONS BY ANN LAUREN

My America’s Next Top Model predictions are coming true!  The final three models in the competition are 5’5″ Jennifer, 5’6″ Laura and dark horse competitor 5’7″ Nicole.  You’ll notice I Read more

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America’s Next Top Model “Interview 101” & Jessica Lowndes

Interview 101 with  Jessica Lowndes of “90210”

By Ann Lauren: ANTM Episode 8 “Interview 101” was an extremely informative and relevant show.  The models put their interviewing skills to the test as they interviewed 90210’s Jessica Lowndes Read more

America’s Next Top Model “Petite Ninja Warriors”

PHOTO CHALLENGE WINNER NICOLE

By Ann Lauren: It’s mid-season and America’s Next Top Model is becoming tedious for me to write about.   In fairness though, all of ANTM’s shows tend to bore me at this point.  I Read more

America’s Next Top Model Guest Judge 5’3″ SuperModel China Chow

ANTM GUEST JUDGE CHINESE SUPERMODEL 5’3″ China Chow

By: Ann Lauren

Admittedly,  I wasn’t looking forward to ANTM’s episode 5.  I was expecting the same old tired routine and I just could not bare the prospect of Read more

America’s Next Top Model “Make Me Tall”

America’s Next Top Model Episode 3 “Make me Tall”

By: Ann Lauren

I have a feeling the Wilhelmina Agency is hoping ANTM can magically make the petite models tall.   This week was ANTM’s biggest improvement, mostly since Tyra Read more

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ANTM Episode 2: Wrong for Petite Models

By: Ann Lauren

My intention in covering America’s Next Top Model: Cycle 13  is to provide objective, reliable observations on the show and how it relates to the current state of petite modeling.  In my experience working Read more

America’s Next Top Model Cycle 13 “shorty” Edition

ANTM CYCLE 13 SERIES PREMIERE

Tyra Banks and the America’s Next Top Model producers clearly know they aren’t the “first ever” petite model show.  I wonder if they appreciated our efforts for producing the largest petite women’s organization Read more

America’s Next Top Model Cycle 13 CAST REVEALED

Season Premiere September 9 on the CW Network

By Ann Lauren

ANTM breaks the mold for cycle 13 by offering women “below the industry height standard” (5’7″ and under) the chance to become America’s Next Top Model.

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Petite Profiles: Lauren Conrad of “The Hills”

5'3" LAUREN CONRAD

ANTM Special Guest Judge, Lauren Conrad

By: Ann Lauren

The news is in and ANTM will have former “The Hills” petite Lauren Conrad on as a guest judge for an episode.  It is unfortunate that Lauren Conrad hides her true height.  After some brief research regarding her height, the results ranged from 5’2″-5’7″.  This interesting phenomenon in entertainment just makes my day.  Does anyone disclose their true height?  Probably not.  Deception is key in the entertainment business.  Bella Petite got to the bottom of it though, and Lauren Conrad’s true height is a ~5’3″.

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