Good Question: Clothes for Petites?

July 5, 2007 by SheFindsTara
shefinds | Style

From a Reader: Are there any catalogues for petite women? I have a hard time finding petite clothing. Everything needs to be tailored and it’s annoying to say the least.

Answer: The best petite brands with the most options are Ann Taylor (or Ann Taylor Loft Petites for deals and discounts), Banana Republic and Liz Claiborne. They offer everything you’d want for a stylish and professional wardrobe, but in smaller cuts and at fairly reasonable prices. Check their Web sites for catalogue information if you would rather not shop online.

Of course, don’t overlook the petites sections in department stores, where you’ll find the most selection across a wide range of brands. INC Petitesicon (available at Macy’s) is one of our favorites, especially for colorful causal wear, and the Petites Shopicon at Nordstrom is another must-see. In terms of denim, look out for styles by Kasil Jeans (from and Jag Jeans (available at Nordstrom).

Deal Alert: Get Free Shipping on orders more than $50 with Code 104004320 at Ann Taylor Loft.

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