Short women have more clothing options than short men. If you are petite - just under 5' 4", then you should be able to find a petite section in almost any department store. However, women who are significantly shorter than this, may have to visit many stores before they find something fashionable that fits. Some companies define petite as short and thin. This makes it more difficult for the short, full figured woman to find the styles she wants. Unfortunately, you can expect to pay more money for clothes that are designed for petite women.
That's the bad news. The good news is that we have found over 40 stores that may have what you want. They are grouped into three categories:
Specialty stores sell clothing and accessories specifically for short women. Accessories include shoes, wigs, maternity ware and eyeglasses. These stores generally have one or two storefronts but also sell their wares over the Web.
Petite Sections in Department Stores
Most large department stores and chains have a section for petite women. These links will take you directly to their petite sections.
Several Web sites are listed that offer fashion advice for short women.