Petite Girls, Rejoice—These Summer Dresses Are Absolute Perfection

best summer dresses for petite women



When you're under 5'4", finding the perfect summer dress can prove to be next to impossible. Minidresses become midi dresses, midi dresses become maxi dresses, and maxi dresses stay in the forgotten section of your closet because you haven't found a tailor you trust. How familiar does this story sound?

However, this summer, this saga doesn't have to be the same. Petite girls, rejoice—we've made it our mission to find the best petite dresses on the market that are sure to become your second skin for the next few months. There are playful maxi dresses that will actually fit your height, midi dresses that will give you the right amount of coverage, and minidresses with statement sleeves and cute details that are anything but short on style. Ahead see why there's no need to drown in extra fabric any longer.

The perfect match to any pair of black sandals.

Our obsession with puffy sleeves truly knows no bounds.

This print feels especially right for the season.

Vintage-looking florals will always be in style.

This silhouette is a cool '90s look but is also so timeless.

The perfect opportunity to show off your most stylish bikini.

This dress hits at the perfect length and the cutout doesn't overwhelm at all.

The curved neckline adds a nice touch to a simple dress. 

Every summer wardrobe needs that one white dress.

The color gives this dress so much character.

We love the volume on this one.

A midi dress that will not become a maxi dress. 

Exactly what we want to wear when it's especially hot out.

A pop of color is always a good idea.

Florals in a silhouette that won't drown you. 

This is made from linen so it doesn't just look summery.

Just wait until you see the back.

Nothing like a sunshine yellow dress to get you in the summer mood, right?

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This story was published at an earlier date and has since been updated.