Top 5 Sites for Petite Fashion Shopping on a Budget

Online Retailers Offering Low-Priced Petite Fashion

Shopping for fashion on a budget? Here are some options for lower priced petite clothing from online retailers that offer a significant number of garments sized for short women. Save even more by checking their frequent sales and clearance items.

Ann Taylor Loft

Ann Taylor Loft
Ann Taylor Loft. Mike Mozart / Flickr

Petite Sizing: Sized for women 5'3" and under
Petite Size Range: 00-16; most dresses available in full-size range
Selection: Over 300 petite garments available
Types of Garments: Dresses, tops, pants, jackets, coats
Dress Pricing: Most under $100; some under $50
Paper Catalogue Available: Yes
Retail Stores: Over 480 retail stores
Company’s Claim: Ann Taylor Loft claims that its “collections are designed for value-conscious women.”

Target

Petite Sizing: Sized for women under 5'4"
Petite Size Range: 0-18; all styles not available in all sizes
Selection: Over 250 petite garments available
Types of Garments: Dresses, jackets, sweaters, skirts, pants, tops
Dress Pricing: Most under $45
Paper Catalogue Available: No
Retail Stores: Yes, located in every state except Vermont
Company’s Claim: Petites can "get the trends and basics" they "want in a perfect fit."

Chadwick's

Petite Sizing: Sized for women 4’11” to 5’3”
Petite Size Range: 2-20; all styles not available in all sizes
Selection: Over 300 petite garments available
Types of Garments: Dresses, sportswear, jackets, outerwear, swimwear, leisurewear
Dress Pricing: Most under $100; many under $50; special occasion dresses over $100
Paper Catalogue Available: Yes
Retail Stores: No
Company’s Claim: Chadwick’s claims to be a “one-stop shopping destination for up-to-date women’s fashion at values that are unsurpassed.”

Newport News

Petite Sizing: Sized for women 5’3” or shorter
Petite Size Range: 2-20; all styles not available in all sizes
Selection: Over 100 petite garments available
Types of Garments: Dresses, pants, leggings, skirts
Dress Pricing: Most under $100; many under $50
Paper Catalogue Available: Yes
Retail Stores: No
Company’s Claim: Newport News claims to carry the “latest fashions at easily affordable prices.”

Willow Ridge

Petite Sizing: Sized for women 5’3” or shorter
Petite Size Range: 4-20; all styles not available in all sizes
Selection: Over 300 petite garments available
Types of Garments: Dresses, jackets, sweaters, pants, tops
Dress Pricing: Most under $100; many under $50
Paper Catalogue Available: Yes
Retail Stores: No
Company’s Claim: Willow Ridge claims to offer “amazing ‘wow’ values” in clothing.