You are a petite if you are 5’3” (160cm) and under. The petite woman can face a real hard time finding well fitting clothes. Some of you are probably perfectly happy shopping from the normal fashion stores but a very big percentage of the petite women need to find a retailer that is specializing in fashion for petites. Fortunately there are some really good companies that offer clothes for petites (see the list bellow) and shopping there guarantees you 100% certain that all specifics of your delicate frame are taken into consideration when the garment is produced.
- Wear bright and light colours as they visually enlarge
- Wear vertical stripes, they elongate the figure
- Try wearing the same colour on top and bottom as this will also create the illusion of a taller silhouette
- Wear small patterns and prints, and small in scale jewelry and accessories
- Wear high heels