Petite, Not Just The “C-Word!” No Not That Word–The “Cute” Word!

“Cute” as a button!”  “Cute” as a bug’s ear!”  “Cute” as a bug in a rug!” After writing these idioms down on paper and actually seeing the sentences, I can now understand why some women, especially petite women, have attached a negative connotation to the word “cute,” over the years. Read more

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

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

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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A Petite LIE! ANTM Run Amuck [petite models]

Tyra Banks talks about her new season – Here is what she had to say (and what really chaps my ARSE!!):

Tyra: “Top Model was one of the first times we saw plus-size models treated equally; now it’s a Read more

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

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

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

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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

I have received a million questions about the modeling industry. Read more

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.”

Sundai Love Read more