12 Wardrobe Basics Every Petite Woman Should Own

Wardrobe basics for petites



Let’s be honest—when you’re 5’4” or under, shopping for petite wardrobe basics can lead you straight to the children’s section or to the tailor more often than you’d prefer to admit. However, thanks to the increase in inclusive sizing in the fashion industry, there are now plenty of retailers specifically catering to the petite audience.

And because no woman should be without her own set of wardrobe staples, we put together all the classic pieces any fashionable person should have at the ready, regardless of her height. From everyday jeans you won’t have to hem to sleeves that were made specifically for your arm length, shopping as a petite woman has never been easier (thanks to us).

Ready to start shopping? Scroll down to find 12 petite-friendly pieces to add to your closet stat. Once you have these, you’ll be set for the set for the season.


When in doubt, wear this with your winter outfits.




This is definitely worth the investment.


We'll always say yes to a pair of dark-wash jeans.


Sport the biggest trend of the season with these.

Next, add these flattering petite dresses to your wardrobe.