Any girl who is under 5’3” knows that shopping for clothes can be a major struggle. From dresses that are way too long to oversize jackets that have a tendency to swallow you alive, it can be hard to find clothes that fit your petite frame—but not if you shop these 7 brands! Keep reading for the lowdown on where to find clothes that won’t give you a major case of the dressing room blues.
Our pick: Raquel Dress ($178 at Reformation)
Even the name of its petite line, “Don’t Call Me Cute,” shows that fashion-girl favorite label Reformation totally understands the short girl struggle. While it can be somewhat pricey, the line has tons of gorgeous and flattering dresses made specifically for girls on the shorter side, like the Raquel dress, which will give you legs for days.
2. Banana Republic
Our pick: Floral Jacquard Boy Crop ($64.99 at Banana Republic)
Banana Republic has an entire petites section on its website and their in-store petite finds are usually well stocked too! Definitely the perfect place to find that cute pair of cropped pants that will actually look cropped on you.
Our pick: Flutter Shorts in 70s Bold Floral Print ($51 at ASOS)
When it comes to on-trend statement pieces nobody beats ASOS—and plenty of their trendiest looks also come in a petite version!
Our pick: Summertide Swing Dress ($99.95 at Anthropologie)
Say goodbye to dressing room disappointment when it comes to too-long maxi dresses! Anthropologie’s petite section has the easy, bohemian pieces you need for summer.
5. Ann Taylor
Our pick: Linen Cutout Tee ($89.50 at Ann Taylor)
A great go-to for dressed-up and classic basics, with a seemingly endless selection of items in their online petites section!
Our pick: Ecru Ripped Jamie Jeans ($75 at Topshop)
There are a ton of reasons to love Topshop’s trendy, super chic pieces—but did you know about their amazing selection of jeans in shorter lengths?
Our pick: Metallic Striped Ikat Popover Shirt ($89.50 at J.Crew)
Colorful, preppy favorites in a petite fit—does it get any better than that?
Petite collegiettes, where do you score pieces that fit you perfectly?