Petit Shopping

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  1. Kikikisses

    Kikikisses Silver Member

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    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. ilovelife

    ilovelife Wishing and hoping!

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    I can sympathsis as I am 5'2 aswell and have to tun my trousers up myself or go to DP :(
     
  4. NewSlimmerMe

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    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?
     
  5. henna!

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    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!
     
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    Wallis do petite & some online stores, eg Look Again. The range isn't brill but it's a start:D
     
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    Matalan do trousers in different lengths too
     
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    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.
     
  9. Kikikisses

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    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
     
  10. missgalaxy

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    The major supermarkets do petit ranges - Tesco and ASDA have a range and also Peacocks. Might be worth having a look. x
     
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    Wallis are good for petite things
     
  12. ninnins

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    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
     
  13. Kikikisses

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    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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