10 Places to Find Petite Plus Clothing

 Ruffle-Trim Shetland Herringbone Jacket. Available in yellow, pink. Talbots. Was: $189. Now: $139.

Ruffle-Trim Shetland Herringbone Jacket. Available in yellow, pink. Talbots. Was: $189. Now: $139.

 Audrey-Neck Stripe Interlock Shift Dress. Available in two colors. Talbot's. $89.

Audrey-Neck Stripe Interlock Shift Dress. Available in two colors. Talbot's. $89.

If you've been reading this blog for any period of time, you're probably very familiar with the emphasis on celebrating the body you have and learning how to dress it to ensure you feel like the best version of yourself each day. As a personal stylist for women, it's clear to me that a big challenge to this approach is the limitations that retailers and brands create when it comes to sizing. The typical store carries up to size 12 or 14. I spend a great deal of time with women in the 12-14-16 space. It's hard. As if finding the right clothes isn't already hard enough, when you size out of the stores and brands you know so well, things can quickly devolve. 

Women who are petite (under 5'4") or tall (5'8" or 5'9" and up) face their own set of struggles as only a small subset of brands and stores carry pieces designed for their bodies. 

Now, combine two categories and, whether or not this is your personal experience, you can imagine how limiting this can feel. After all, how can you begin to ruminate on your personal style when you first need to find a pair of pants that fits. 

So, here we are. I've made this list of my favorite 10 places to find petite plus clothing. Women who are 5'4" and below and wear size 14 and up, this list is for you. If this doesn't speak to you, I've got two things to add:

1. If you have a long or short torso or are on the edge of petite or plus, these brands may work for you, too. As an example, if you like flare jeans and are 5'5" or 5'6" a petite pair may mean you can skip the tailor and wear them with flats. 

2. If this isn't your story, please send it along to someone that this can help. They'll really appreciate it. I promise you. So, off we go! And, please make sure you are on the mailing list for lots of great style tips and a chance to win a pair of shoes from the re-souL collection. 

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10 Places to Find Petite Plus Clothing

 PETITE DANUBE HEAVYWEIGHT JERSEY SKIRT. Available in multiple colors. Universal Standard. $60.

PETITE DANUBE HEAVYWEIGHT JERSEY SKIRT. Available in multiple colors. Universal Standard. $60.

1. Universal Standard.

 LOLA SKIRT. Available in multiple colors, prints. Boden. $125.

LOLA SKIRT. Available in multiple colors, prints. Boden. $125.

2. Boden

 POWER POCKETS SUPER STRETCH SKINNY ANKLE JEAN - SILVER LAKE DESTRUCTED. Lane Bryant. $89.

POWER POCKETS SUPER STRETCH SKINNY ANKLE JEAN - SILVER LAKE DESTRUCTED. Lane Bryant. $89.

 THE BRYANT BLAZER - LACE SLEEVE. Lane Bryant. $89.

THE BRYANT BLAZER - LACE SLEEVE. Lane Bryant. $89.

3. Lane Bryant

 Sunward Women Sexy Womens Jumpsuits Elegant Button Loose Long Wide Leg Jumpsuits Romper. Amazon. $25-32. 

Sunward Women Sexy Womens Jumpsuits Elegant Button Loose Long Wide Leg Jumpsuits Romper. Amazon. $25-32. 

4. Amazon

 Mesh Detail Scallop Dress. Eloquii. Was: $110. Now: $49.

Mesh Detail Scallop Dress. Eloquii. Was: $110. Now: $49.

5. Eloquii

 Michel Studio Kick-Flare Leg Alexa Pant. Addition Elle. $69.

Michel Studio Kick-Flare Leg Alexa Pant. Addition Elle. $69.

6. Addition Elle. 

  NY Collection  Plus & Petite Plus Size Printed Keyhole Maxi Dress. Macy's.Was: $70. Now: $36.

NY Collection Plus & Petite Plus Size Printed Keyhole Maxi Dress. Macy's.Was: $70. Now: $36.

7. Macy's

 Refined Ponte Sheath. Talbots. Was: $159. Now: $149.

Refined Ponte Sheath. Talbots. Was: $159. Now: $149.

8. Talbots

 Sejour Riley Jacket. Nordstrom. $138.

Sejour Riley Jacket. Nordstrom. $138.

9. Nordstrom.

 EVA MENDES COLLECTION - ANGIE PETITE PEPLUM SHEATH DRESS. Available in white, navy. New York and Company. Was: $84. Now: $59.

EVA MENDES COLLECTION - ANGIE PETITE PEPLUM SHEATH DRESS. Available in white, navy. New York and Company. Was: $84. Now: $59.

10. New York and Company. 

It's easy to forget NY and Co exists. After all, we don't have any here. I hear you. But the collabs are awesome! Eva Mendes. Gabrielle Union.... 

Let me know what you think and please consider sharing with a friend who wears plus petite.