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: