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What stores sell petite cloths?!?!

i'm hunting for a sun dress for a wedding on saturday and every store i go to the dresses are tents on me. i'm 5' 1 and 103 lbs. the dresses that appear as if they would fit me i don't like. they're covered with flowers. i like lots of color but i don't want flowers. i obviously can't shop online since the wedding is in 2 days. i just want a hot, inexpensive dress in my size

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:33 PM on May. 11, 2011 in Shopping

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  • Penneys, Walmart, Target, Macys, they should have just what you are looking for.

    Answer by meooma at 1:34 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • Kohls, JC Penneys, Loft. But it will depend on the stores near you - some of the Kohl's have great petite sections, others not so much.

    Answer by missanc at 1:35 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • I take a size 00, sometimes a 0 depending on the brand. Aeropostale is where I find most of my clothes. Pretty sure they had some cute sundresses last time I was there. Penney's does carry 0 or 00, but not too much in dresses more in jeans. Never seen either size at WalMart or Target, ever. The lowest size they carry (at least here) is 1. Express does have some size 0.

    Answer by CookieMom108 at 1:41 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • yeah cookiemom those are some places i tried. wal mart, target, tj maxx and nothing all dresses either ugly or huge or both. i'll try aeropostle, i love them but the closest one is 30 min away. i'll go anyway.

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 1:46 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • Look in the Jr. Section and at your size, you could probably look in the older girls section also.
    Petites - the larger city department stores will have better petites. But Talbot, Coldwater Creek, and other higher end stores have great petites selections.

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 1:46 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • Kohls (not very big section), jc penney, Macys (huge selection), and dillards. Abercrombie doesn't sell petite but their stuff is for small ppl. How about Rue 21?

    Answer by Mel_in_PHX at 1:53 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • I've found some at TJ Maxx, but not many. Dresses are even harder because it seems they don't think petite people should wear cute clothes! LOL. Macy's has some, Sak's, Talbot's, Chadwick's...  I also found this list online:  Directory of Women's Petite Clothing


    Answer by m-avi at 2:13 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • The clothes in the girls section, like 12 or 14 ... whatever, are just cut different and don't fit the same as a small junior size. I'm 5'2 and weigh 100# and have had this problem forever finding clothes that fit and look good and are not too old lady-ish or too childish.

    Answer by CookieMom108 at 2:45 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • Macys has a petite section

    Answer by sherribeare at 11:58 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • Banana Republic,Talbots,Ann Taylor

    Answer by liss05 at 10:16 AM on May. 12, 2011

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