Shop Petite Plus-Size Clothing @ Elegant Plus, Sizes 12 +
Petite clothing at any size is more difficult to find, but petite sizes over size 14 is even more challenging. Here is a list of shops that carry both petite plus up to 26W or 34WP and extended traditional petite sizes up to 18/20P.
Elegant Plus Sizing Report for more details
on the differences
Some have many
options, while others just a few, with styles
ranging from casual,
business and formal wear.
alight this mostly young and trendy retailer has a dress and formalwear section that is more mature with labels from designers like Alex Evenings, Donna Ricco and Adriana Papell with some selections available in petite plus sizes from 14-24W.
Alloy carries junior plus sizes with select jeans styles available with shorter 30" inseams. Sizes up to 25.
Amerimark this value priced, classic venue has styles appealing to the more mature woman with options for casual, career and dressy occasions. Labels include Anthony Richards and Alfred Dunner. Select styles available up to 26W petite.
Appleseed's classic, mostly natural fiber clothes has petite sizes in both tops and bottoms with sizes up to XL and 18P.
Avenue carries dress pants and a selection of jeans in plus and super size petite size 14 to 32WP.
Blair carries a good selection of classic to contemporary value priced clothing in petite sizes up to 2XP/22P. Type "petite" into the Quick Search box to find them all easily.
Catherines has an excellent selection of plus petite sizes in both tops and bottoms. Styles tend to be classic but more contemporary to fashion forward styles are being added. Sizes up to 5X/32P.
Chadwick's of Boston along with an excellent plus-size department, this contemporary clothier also carries a deep selection of casual, work and special occasion petite sizes up to 14P.
Christopher & Banks carries petite pants in classic casual to career styles and moderately priced jeans in petite plus-sizes. Inseam lengths run a bout 28.5". Sizes up to 24WP.
Dillard's has a very good petite department for all occasions. Many of their styles are available up to 16P, with select styles available up to 24WP.
Dorothy Perkins has extensive collection contemporary to trendy fashion perfectly proportioned for women 5'2" or shorter. Choose from tops, bottoms, dresses and outerwear. Prices are moderate with frequent free shipping offers available directly from the website. Sizes to 14P.
Draper's & Damon's
carries a wide assortment of quality, classic
clothing appealing to more mature women. Options are available for
work, casual, and special occasions including a good selection
evening separates and dresses with sleeves. Misses and Petite size 4
to 20. Women's size to 26W.
Eddie Bauer has a fantastic selection of clothing in petite sizes ranging from pants, jeans, sweaters, shirts, tops and outerwear. Petite sizes up to 18/XL., Plus-sizes up to 26W.
eShakti carries trendy, artsy and ethnic style dresses, tops, skirts and jackets made mostly from cool cottons. Party dresses with beading and other detailing are also becoming more frequent. Choose from standard sizing up to 6X, or use custom measurements for the perfect plus petite fit.
Evans carries a selection of pants and jeans in short inseam lengths. Size 10 to 28W.
JC Penney offers both petite and plus-size fashion in my greater assortment on-line than available in most locations. Styles range from classic to trendy, with options available for casual, work, and occasions. Prices are budget to moderate with frequent sales available directly from the website. Plus-sizes to 5X. Petite sizes to 18P.
Just My Size has a few casual and career bottoms and dresses available in petite sizes from size 14 to 32W. Of course it's one of the best spots for hosiery and underwear.
Kohl's offers a variety of clothing here for every occasion in sizes up to 24W, and petites 18P.
Lands End carries classic to contemporary clothing for casual wear and work. Some of their swimwear also comes in petite plus styles, proportioned properly for shorter torsos. Excellent resource for basics like khakis, tees, sweaters and button down shirts. Many pant styles can be custom hemmed to your specified inseam, and a large selection of their styles in both tops and bottoms are available in petite plus sizes up to 26WP.
Lane Bryant the best known plus-size clothing store carries pants and jeans in a variety of inseam lengths, including short for petites. Sizes up to 28WP.
Lee Jeans fashionable jeans from a name-brand you trust. Hard to find sizes like plus petite and extended super sizes are available on-line directly from the manufacturer, plus get great no middle man prices. All orders ship free. Sizes up to 30W.
Macy's has a large petite department that carries contemporary, trendy and classic styles for all occasions including special events and business apparel in traditional petite sizes up to 14P. They have an equally deep plus-size department up to 24W in which a plus petite size occasionally turns up.
Magellan's this travel store carries some wonderful knits by labels like Vikki Vi in both plus and petite sizes. The petites run up to a PXL (P18)
Make Your Own Jeans is especially good for those of us with hard to fit curves, short inseams and problems like gapping waist bands, extra round tummies, or generous hips and booties. Simply take your measurements, including custom inseam length, choose your style and fabric and presto - you've made your own custom jeans!
MetroStyle - this young, stylish spot offers petite sizes in pants, skirts, dresses, suits and jackets up to 16P/PXL.
New York & Co carries classy, contemporary clothes for work and play at affordable prices with petite sizes available up to 16/18P.
Nordstrom has one of the best department store offerings on-line for plus-sizes. Once in the plus section it's easy to use the size search menu to quickly find the petite plus styles in sizes up to 24WP.The regular petite department carries up to 18P.
NorthStyle carries classic to contemporary style clothing in casual to less formal work styles. You can find dresses, pants and Not Your Daughter's Jeans in sizes up to 20P here.
QVC carries an extensive selection of petite sizes up to Plus-size 3XP. To find, look for the "Shop by Size" Option under the "Specialty Shops" on the far left navigation bar. And then choose the "Petite" option from the page that comes up.
Serengeti carries classic and contemporary clothing, some with a whimsical edge, including tops, bottoms, skirts and dresses in petite sizes up to 18P.
Soft Surroundings carries a gorgeous collection of casual clothing for work and play, made of the softest fabrics out there. plus-sizes available up to 3X. Petite sizes available up to 18P.
Tog Shop this quality classic retailer has a good sized petite department, along with a separate plus department. Petite sizes up to 18P.
Wallis is a UK High Street retailer with chic, moderately priced styles appropriate for casual, work, and occasions. Petite options include tops, bottoms, dresses and outerwear. The U.S. site is geared for easy shopping with Free Standard Shipping to American customers with FREEUSA at checkout and sizing listed in U.S. sizes to 14P.
Willow Ridge carries
value priced, classic apparel for casual wear, work and special
occasions in petite sizes up to size 20P. Plus-sizes up to 26W.
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