By Isis Briones
Updated: May 29, 2019 @ 4:16 pm
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It’s no surprise how difficult it is to find clothes that fit petites. But get ready to rejoice—the petite market is growing a lot. We compiled an A-to-Z guide of the best petite-friendly stores out there. From major designers to niche online boutiques, these are the 35 retailers that you should shop at on your next spree. 

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1. Allison Izu,

Allison Izu quickly realized how designers overlook the petite frame. At 5'2", she decided to fill this void in the market with her personal brand that caters specifically to shorter women. 

2. Anthropologie,

The beauty of Anthropologie is how inclusive it is for petites. With a complete section set aside, most items sold are simply shorter versions of their collections. Now you can enjoy the same pieces as everyone else.

3. Aritzia,

Sizes run as small as an XXS, so there's no need to worry about shorter proportions at Aritzia.

4. Asos,

With its own trendy petite section, Asos is a hub for the latest styles.

5. Banana Republic,

Head to Banana Republic's petite section for amazing business casual finds.

6. BCBG,

Grab runway looks that work for you at BCBG.

7. Boden,

This UK-based brand fully understands the petite figure and features perfectly proportioned clothing.

8. Bomb Petite,

Bomb Petite is more than just a website—it's an online community for petites. Pick up styling tricks along with designer petite items here.

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9. Boohoo,

With both a plus and petite section, Boohoo has pieces for all sizes.

10. Brandy Melville,

Often categorized as a teen brand, go to Brandy Melville for smaller items.

11. Dorothy Perkins,

As one of the biggest retailers in the UK, Dorothy Perkins has a wide selection, including a fun petite section.

12. Draper James,

At 5'1", Reese Witherspoon channels her Southern charm and small frame into Draper James. The collection offers small sizes that favor petites.

13. Eileen Fisher,

Take a breather with Eileen Fisher's relaxed, modern petite-specific selections.

14. H&M,

As a major commercial brand, H&M has sizes for everyone.

15. J. Crew,

Tailors are no longer needed with J Crew's petite section.

16. Jeetly,

Take note of Jeetly's revolutionary collection, each item is created with precise petite measurements that result in the perfect fit.

17. Kenzo,

Known for its smaller silhouettes, check out Kenzo's tiny tanks, tees, and sweaters.

18. The Limited,

With shorter suit options, The Limited is a go-to for professional staples.

19. Loft,

Loft has a modern take on casual clothing made specially for petites.

20. Lord & Taylor,

From Michael Kors to Nic + Zoe, Lord & Taylor conveniently rounds up petite items in one place.

21. Miss Selfridge,

Miss Selfridge covers current trends with petite-specific pieces.

22. Missguided,

Missguided may not have a petite section, but its sizes run small.

23. NastyGal,

NastyGal has daring, form-fitting pieces that flatter any petite frame.

24. New York & Company,

From athletic wear to suits, New York & Company can be a one-stop shop for all your closet needs.

25. Nordstrom,

Nordstrom is another department store with a coveted petite section.

26. Paige Denim,

From leather to pink denim fabrics, Paige Denim has every jean imaginable that works with any petite girl's style.

27. Petite Shop,

5-foot founder Elizabeth Bates had enough with expensive tailoring and lack of options for her frame. The Petite Shop is her online boutique that brings together petite-friendly designers.

28. Pretty Little Thing,

The name of the site explains it all. See the pretty, little finds for yourself.

29. Ralph Lauren,

Take Ralph Lauren's petite friendly ready-to-wear collection from runway to reality.

30. Reformation,

The "Don't Call Me Cute" collection eliminates the petite struggle perfectly. 

31. 7 For All Mankind,

The brand breaks boundaries and tailors all styles to the petite frame.

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32. Theory,

With quality pieces, Theory offers luxe, petite options.

33. Tobi,

Tobi is a low-key petite site, featuring small sizes.

34. Topshop,

Topshop has a fashionable petite section featuring the newest styles.

35. Uniqlo,

With an in-store hemming service, don't limit yourself at Uniqlo.