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What is petite modeling?

What is petite modeling?

It is not easy being a model. In the modeling world, you need to meet sets of criteria to be be able to find success. Now, most ladies can’t fit in the modeling world because of height and other contributing factors. But, with petite modeling, women have a chance to compete in this is so ever competitive business of modeling!

There are many different types of modeling categories in the modeling industry and petite modeling is one of them. Height or a lack thereof is what forms the basis of this modeling. This is to say that if you lack the minimum requirements of modeling then this is the perfect category for you. Okay, being a petite model does not mean that you are petite in size. Ever heard of petite clothing? You will be responsible for modeling that.

Petite modeling is just like any other modeling category. It comes with all the key factors of modeling including advertisement, marketing and other promotional materials.

For you to be able to understand petite modeling, you need to know the measurements. The baseline when it comes to height is usually 5’5 with feet flat. The measurements will however be applicable to you depending on the type of modeling that you will have to do. There is no standard weight measurement as it will be depend on the agency or model scout that is casting you.

If you think you can fit in the category, then this is the perfect option for you. Do not focus on the measurement; whether you fit in or not because this will depend on the kind of agency that you will use. What you need to focus on is the agency that you want and the different opportunities. You need to focus on giving the clients what they are looking for when it comes to modeling their clothes.

It is important for you to have portfolio that you can use. Make sure that the photos have been taken on the best angle and lighting to display your best features.

The fact that you can’t meet the strict criteria of modeling does not mean that you are not a model. All you need to do is find the best category for you. There are many different paths that you can take when it comes to petite modeling. You just need to find the most suitable path for you.

Thinking about becoming a petite model? Latitude Talent studios is a New York City based online platform. We are not an agency. Apply to become a model or actor at

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