Online Stores for Petite Women

My Favorite Petite Online Stores

Patricia

Patricia is a photographer and minimalist.
Patricia

Looking for petite online stores? Don’t worry, I have you covered… I understand, it’s a tough world out there when you can’t reach the top cabinets in your kitchen, but it’s even tougher when your favorite style trends are NEVER in your size!

If you’re a 5’2 munchkin like myself, at one point you might have blacklisted these wardrobe items below because the fit is awkward:

1) maxi-dresses because they’ll most likely be taller than you

2) crop-tops because they fit like small tees

3) ripped-jeans-at-the-knees because they rip at your shins instead, and

4) high-waisted shorts because unless you don’t want a waistline, forget about them!

When I was in 7th grade I tried on those “it” jeans (you know, the ones you couldn’t afford and asked for Christmas) and to my unpleasant surprise they scrunched heavily at the bottom of my legs – not cute, not fly – just sad! If this story resonates with you, keep reading.

Bestseller No. 1
Hanes Women's Petite-Length Middle Rise Sweatpants - Large - Slate Heather
  • Open-bottom sweatpant featuring broad knit waistband
Bestseller No. 3
Yogipace Petite Length Women's 25" Inseam Waisted Yoga Leggings Workout Gym Active Pants Hidden...
  • 25" inseam fits women -5'4" or under as full ankle leggings. Can be worn as 7/8 tights for women 5'5"-5'8".
Online Stores For Petite Women
Petite is the term used for anyone 5’3 tall or under. It does not refer to weight, only stature.

I knew then that my stature was going to overwhelmingly cause me problems and headaches for the rest of my days and I was absolutely right – IT HAS, until…

Boom. I discovered glorious (and highly addictive) internet shopping.

It’s easy to conquer all of my miniature battles with a click of a button and you won’t have to succumb to blacklisting various clothing items again…

Below you’ll find out how I solved all of my shorty woes!

Petite Online Stores – 2018 Guide

I’ll admit though, it took me quite some time to give online shopping a go. It sounded prettttty pretty risky, would I be able to get the right measurements? Buying clothes in-store was difficult as it is when nada fits you.

Well, now I wish I would have started web-purchasing sooner. Not only have I been able to get clothes that fit properly (like sleeves that actually don’t cover my whole hand), but I have also been able to try out sweet and current get-ups.

Here are my favorite web shops that are petite-friendly!

My Fave For Anything A La Mode:

TOPSHOP

Topshop petite online shopping

Why I like it: This shop is always up-to-date on the latest and the greatest style gear. Ahhh, and their jeans are terrific and not ridiculously overpriced.

Pros – Like I said, fantastic jeans – from mom ones to super skinny. Also, the cuuuutest tops. Prices range from $40-100.

Cons – Nothing. It’s my favorite place for a reason.

Amazon Has a Great Petite Selection:

AMAZON

Amazon Online Shopping for petite women
Check out Amazon’s petite selection >>

My Go-To Affordable Shop For Special Occasions:

ASOS

ASOS online shopping

Why I like it: Whether I’m looking for a dress for a special occasion, a cute new outfit for a vacation or anything in-between, I always check out ASOS’ “Petite” section. In their own words “don’t fall short when it comes to style”.

Pros – You can count on them to have the newest in-style looks and their selection is pretty massive. You can even buy swimwear and pajama sets as well.

Cons – With a reasonable price tag, you’re going to get what you paid for. It’s not horrible, but it’s not great.

When I Need To Revamp My Closet With Quality Staples:

MADEWELL

Madewell for petites and 00 sizes

Why I like it: I can always find the essentials I need here, whether it be a simple white shirt or a nicely fitted plaid shirt.

Pros – They always have the pieces I need in excellent

Cons –  Semi-pricey, but not as bad as their sister-store J.Crew.

For A Deal On Pants That Fit My Short Legs:

ABERCROMBIE & FITCH

Abercrombie and Fitch online shopping for petite pants

Why I like it: They have various styles and I don’t have to worry if they’ll fit be too long.

Pros – Better quality than American Eagle and they always have great deals.

Cons – Their jeans will last you awhile, but not forever.

For My Office Attire:

BANANA REPUBLIC

Banana Republic for petite women

Why I like it: I use to be a paralegal and this is the place I would get all my pencil skirts and blouses. Why? Because something you’re going to use a lot, need to be quality.

Pros – Quality clothes that last a long time, even after millions of washes.

Cons – A bit on the pricier side, but still not bad.

When I’m Feeling Spendy:

ANTHROPOLOGIE

Anthropologie for Petite women

Why I like it: Because, come on, their pieces are unique and irresistible. Classy, yet homey – how do they pull this vibe off? I don’t know, but I cherish my Anthro gems.

Pros – They’ll last forever and feel great on.

Cons – You’ll spend more than you ever wanted to.

Honorable Mentions for Petite Online Stores:

JCREW

Jcrew for petites

NORDSTROM

Nordstrom Petite selection