9 Things Petite Celebs Over 40 Hardly Ever Wear

It's easy to assume that all celebs are taller than the average individual, but looks on-screen can be deceiving (as can ultra-high heels). Indeed, there are plenty of 5'4"-and-under celebrities who qualify as petite. And while they're all certainly unique, they seem to have some sartorial commonalities. Specifically, stars over age 40, like Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington, and Sarah Jessica Parker, all seem to agree that there are certain trends and basics that are best avoided when you're petite.

We took the time to study some of the most stylish petite celebrities' best looks, and there is indeed plenty to glean from them if you too are petite. From what shoe style they avoid to the popular denim trend they're skipping, keep scrolling to find out what style patterns petite celebs over age 40 follow, and shop the styles they're wearing instead.