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Petit Shopping

#1
I'm a shorty at 5 foot 2 and always struggle to find good petit ranges in stores. The only places I have found really are NEXT and Dorothy Perkins. It's frustrating that the shops aimed at my age tend to do what they claim is a petit 'range' but only really go up to size 14 and their 14 is more like a 10. Being short feels like such a jab in the side when it comes to clothes shopping :/

Can anyone suggest other good shops for short people?

I know tall people have the same problem but the tall ranges seem to go into big sizes at least.
 
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#3
Have you tried Laura Ashley? Possibly too old but they do have some nice pieces in there - as long as you don't buy matching shirts and blouses I'm sure there would be something?
 

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#4
My local asda does a petite range that goes up to an 18 i think! I am 5ft 3 and i find im that im between height! Petite trouser can be a little bit too short but normal length too long!

Also new look and peacocks now do trousers in short lenghts!
 
#7
I'm 5'2" aswell. I found some trousers in BHS petites range nice. The tops are a bit oldish, but the trousers are good. Also dare I mention M&S? I usually get trousers there.
 
#8
Some awesome choices, mostly shops I don't usually go in :) I think with trousers the age doesn't matter, just with dresses I find normal length ones to fit in the wrong places where as petit ones tend to look nicer in general. Will check these stores out, thanks guys x
 

missgalaxy

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#9
The major supermarkets do petit ranges - Tesco and ASDA have a range and also Peacocks. Might be worth having a look. x
 
#11
i agree with julie19-wallis is good (im also 5'2) you will be surprised what they have in it if its not somewhere you normally go in

also john rocha do a petite range which is a bit younger in style
 
#12
Will definitely try Wallis and you're right it's not somewhere I'd have thought of. I know their quality is good though which is a perk you don't always get in youth high street fashion.
 


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