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Top 10 Online Shopping Sites for Petite Fashion

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Many retailers don't offer much, if any, selection in petite fashion. Here's a resource for online shoppers looking for petite fashion - the top 10 online shopping sites where petites can find hundreds of garments sized for them.

Banana Republic

Banana Republic is known for its hip designs. It's owned by the same company as Gap and Old Navy, and although you'll find the prices a bit higher at Banana Republic, it's a good place to shop for youthful, trendy clothes.

Petite Sizing: Sized for petites 5'4" and under
Petite Size Range: Petite 00 to 14; some styles are sized XS - L
Selection: More than 200 petite garment styles available online
Types of Garments: >: Dresses, tops, pants, sweaters, skirts, shorts, capris, jeans, outerwear
Dress Pricing: $79-$150
Paper Catalogue Available: No
Retail Stores: More than 1000 stores
Company’s Claim: Banana Republic claims to be "an accessible luxury brand offering high-quality..."
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Gap

Gap is known for its youthful, casual designs and friendly price points.

Petite Sizing: Sized for petites 5'4" and under
Petite Size Range: Petite XS to XL (0-16)
Selection: More than 200 petite garment styles available online
Types of Garments: >: Dresses, tops, pants, sweaters, skirts, shorts, capris, jeans, outerwear
Dress Pricing: $49.50-$78
Paper Catalogue Available: No
Retail Stores: More than 1100 stores
Company’s Claim: Gap claims that its objective is "to make it easy for you to express your personal style throughout your life."
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Nordstrom

Nordstrom is well known for its trendy fashion offerings and shoe department with lots of designer styles. Petite clothing lines that Nordstrom carries include AK Anne Klein, BCBG MAX AZRIA, Lauren by Ralph Lauren, MICHAEL Michael Kors, and several others.

Petite Sizing: Sized for petites 5'4" and under
Petite Size Range: 2P-18P
Selection: More than 550 petite garment styles available online
Types of Garments: Dresses, suits, tops, pants, sweaters, jackets, jeans, outerwear
Dress Pricing: $98 - $645
Paper Catalogue Available: No
Retail Stores: More than 150 stores
Company’s Claim: Nordstrom claims to be "one of the nation's leading fashion specialty retailers."
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Coldwater Creek

Many dress styles at Coldwater Creek tend to be flowy and long, so it's a good place to shop for women who like a romantic look.

Petite Sizing: Sized for petites 5'4" and under
Petite Size Range: 6P-16
Selection: More than 750 petite garment styles available online
Types of Garments: Dresses, tops, pants, sweaters, skirts
Dress Pricing: $69.50-$139.50
Paper Catalogue Available: Yes
Retail Stores: More than 200 stores
Company’s Claim: Coldwater Creek claims to appeal to the "professional woman, 35-60 years of age."
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Macy's

Macy's is an iconic American department store that offers petite clothing, including some AK Anne Klein, INC International Concepts, Lauren by Ralph Lauren, MICHAEL Michael Kors, and some other petite lines.

Petite sizing: Petite height range not stated.
Petite Size Range: 2P-14P
Selection: More than 250 petite garment styles available online
Types of Garments: Dresses, tops, pants, jeans, sweaters, jackets, skirts, sets
Dress Pricing: $79 - $199
Paper Catalogue Available: No
Retail Stores: More than 800 stores
Company’s Claim: Macy's claims that its "department stores are some of the best known and most-loved in the world…"
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Ann Taylor

With its refined styling, Ann Taylor is a good place to find garments for your work wardrobe.

Petite Sizing: Sized for women 5'3" and under
Petite Size Range: 00P-16P
Selection: More than 350 petite garment styles available online
Types of Garments: Dresses, suits, tops, pants, sweaters, skirts, jackets, outerwear, shorts, capris
Dress Pricing: Between $100 and $200
Paper Catalogue Available: Yes
Retail Stores: Over 300 retail stores
Company’s Claim: Ann Taylor claims that its mission "is to provide women with updated classics that are feminine, stylish, versatile and polished…"
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Dillard's

Dillard's is a department store that offers a wide range of styles in petite garments.

Petite Sizing: Petite height range not stated
Petite Size Range: 2P-16P
Selection: More than 650 petite garment styles available online
Types of Garments: Dresses, tops, pants, sweaters, skirts, jackets, shorts, capris, jeans
Dress Pricing: $80-$180
Paper Catalogue Available: No
Retail Stores: More than 300 stores
Company’s Claim: Dillard's claims to focus "on delivering maximum fashion and value to its shoppers."
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JCPenny

JCPenny has been around for over a century and was always well known for its huge mail-order catalog. JCPenny offers petite garments in a low to mid price range.

Petite Sizing: Sized for petites 5'4" and under
Petite Size Range: 4P-14P
Selection: More than 300 petite garment styles available online
Types of Garments: Dresses, sets, tops, pants, sweaters, skirts, shorts, capris, jeans, outerwear
Dress Pricing: $40-$80
Paper Catalogue Available: Yes
Retail Stores: More than 1000 stores
Company’s Claim: JCPenny claims to be "a true American icon."
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Talbots

Known for classic styling, Talbots offers everything in regular and petite sizes, so it's a good place for petites who take misses for tops and petites for bottoms or vice versa.

Petite Sizing: Sized for petites 4'11" – 5'4"
Petite Size Range: 0P -20P; also 12WP – 22WP
Selection: More than 800 petite garment styles available online
Types of Garments: Dresses, suits, tops, pants, skirts, sweaters, jackets, outerwear, activewear, swimwear, sleepwear
Dress Pricing: $48 - $298
Paper Catalogue Available: Yes
Retail Stores: More than 1100 stores Company’s Claim: Talbots claims to offer "modern classic styles…"
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Lands' End

Lands' End is best known for casual, outdoor clothing and has a good selection of swimwear, some of which is available in short-torso styles.

Petite Sizing: Sized for petites 4'11" – 5'3 1/2"
Petite Size Range: Petite XS-XL (2-18)
Selection: More than 300 petite garment styles available online
Types of Garments: Tops, pants, sweaters, skirts, shorts, capris, jeans, outerwear, swimwear, dresses
Dress Pricing: $49.50=$59.50
Paper Catalogue Available: Yes
Retail Stores: No separate stores; Sears carries Lands' End brand
Company’s Claim: Lands' End claims that its "goal is to please our customers with the highest levels of quality and service."
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