“Petite” Contestants Hit Next Top Model

This cycle of America’s Next Top Model features contestants 5’7″ or shorter.  In the modelling industry, unlike the rest of the world, “petite” is 5’7″ or shorter (opposed to 5’4″ or shorter). Since most of the contestants are between 5’5″ and 5’7″, as a petite woman, I would call them “average height” opposed to “petite.”  There […]

Blogger, Author and Petite Model, Isobella Jade

As America’s Next Top Model‘s “petite cycle” launches tonight, many people have wondered whether it’s even possible for a model under 5’8″ to get any work.  The answer is yes – just not in the fashion industry (unless, of course, more designers decide to specialize in the shorter woman).  Isobella Jade, who at “almost 5’4” […]