Editor, Actor, and Life Coach in Palm Springs, California
Dynamite comes in a petite package, and Bella Petite.com’s founder and Editor-in-Chief, Ann Lauren, is a testament to that. Ann has been actively involved in all aspects of the fashion industry from her days as a working model to founding and organizing the national USA Petite women’s fashion movement with over a 100,000 members!
Featured in over 500 newspapers, radio, and television interviews worldwide, Ann is considered a foremost expert in petite fashion and modeling. Thousands of petite women have participated in her USA Petite Pageants and USA Petite Model Shows across the U.S. She is recognized for her innovative vision and years of working tirelessly to create a collective positive image for petite women. Through Ann’s efforts many globally recognized companies have sponsored the petite fashion movement including, Cartier, Kenar Clothing, Jantzen Swimwear, Nordstrom, Petite Sophisticates, Bullock’s, Victoria Jackson Cosmetics, I. Magnum, Susan Lucci, Saks Fifth Avenue, Decleor Skincare, Macy’s, Avon Cosmetics, Baker and Leeds Shoes, Leon Cliyne Couture, Carlson Travel, American Air, Disneyland, Caesar’s Palace, Knott’s Berry Farm, Marriott Hotels, United Air, Queen Mary, Crystal Court Mall, Universal Studios.
Ann Lauren’s experience in Internet marketing began in the ‘90’s establishing strategic partnerships and developing integrated marketing campaigns and promotional programs as Vice President of Development for Netcity.com, the first online electronic metropolis. During this period Ann developed relationships with companies such as Trizec-Hahn, Disney, ESPN, Viking Components, Sportsline USA, Brooks Brothers, PrepCo and many others. Ann was also founder and President of an Internet Portal called WildNetwork, whose start-up flagship was WildEmail.com, where she successfully raised over a million dollars in venture capital funding.
Today Ann has created Bella Petite with the singular focu