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What differences are there between petite and regular clothing?

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Question: What differences are there between petite and regular clothing?
Answer: The main difference is that the clothing is shorter in length. Sleeves, skirts, and tops are all shorter. Because clothing manufacturers cut to their own specifications, length may be the only difference in some cases. The best petite clothing has other design differences, such as higher armholes and proportionally sized details. Petite pants should have a shorter rise, and a petite dress should have a shorter bodice.
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