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These are the brands that stock dresses for short women

Information verified correct on December 4th, 2016

Petite? Short? There are plenty of stores with dresses made perfectly for you.

Truth be told, some women drew the short straw when it came to the height gene. Luckily for all of us in that posse there are some retailers out there that stock petite clothing ranges designed for women that fit into the 5”3”/1.60m or under size.

BFF brands like ASOS and Topshop are for the real girls. Taking the best-sellers from current collections the brands will chop ‘em down to size and pump out perfectly proportionate pieces ready for you to shop.

Petite girls, read on for your guide on where to buy dresses for short women.


Top fashion sites for petite women

1. ASOS

Shop for cheap and cheerful dresses cut especially for short women that you can wear anywhere.

Attracting shoppers globally, ASOS is the ultimate fashion destination for the twenty-something fashion addict looking for new threads on the reg. The brand offers a mix of house labels, exclusive styles and hot brands.

  • 10% student discount
  • Free shipping on orders over $40
  • Returns accepted within 28 days of receiving your order

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2. THE ICONIC

While THE ICONIC doesn't have a dedicated petite section, it has a mega collection of dresses suitable for short women. You'll find designer labels and exclusive styles you can’t buy anywhere else.

THE ICONIC has a mix of Australian and international labels ready for you to shop. Launched in late 2011, the Aussie favourite is your answer to last-minute emergency outfit shopping as well as guaranteed best-dressed status.

  • Free returns for 100 days
  • Free delivery on orders over $50
  • 3-hour delivery to Sydney metro for $12.95

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3. Boohoo

Dresses for short women are just a few clicks away.

British-based brand Boohoo is your go-to when shopping on a budget. With fashion-forward clothing ranging between $10-$70, up to 100 new arrivals every day and a flexible returns policy, you can afford to buy in bulk and always look your best.

  • Free shipping on orders over $40
  • $15 express delivery (arrives within 4 working days)
  • Returns accepted within 28 days of receiving your order

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4. Missguided

Shine bright in babe-status petite dresses by Missguided made for short women. The brand has all the wardrobe staples you need to shop right now.

A bold brand designed for the fashion-obsessed girl, online retailer Missguided pumps out collections inspired by celebrities, social media, bloggers and street style.

  • Free delivery on orders over $80
  • Returns accepted within 14 days of delivery
  • 20% student discount

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5. David Jones

David Jones is your go-to destination when it comes to investing in designer dresses for short women.

The iconic Aussie retail king stocks almost everything under the sun. The brand has a reputation for good customer service, quality products and is not a budget store. Men's, women's and kids apparel and footwear, beauty, tech products, household items, furniture. You name it - DJs has it!

  • Click & Collect available
  • Returns accepted in-store or online
  • Same-day shipping available (Sydney only)
  • Quality guarantee

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6. Showpo

Showpo's range is full of the hottest dresses for girls looking to make a statement in fashion-forward styles. Whilst it isn't petite specific, the collection is suitable for short women.

Get bang for your buck when you shop with Showpo. Scroll through the brand's Instagram feed for inspiration and shop the looks you love online.

  • Free express shipping on orders over $50
  • Exchanges accepted within 14 days of receiving your order

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7. Topshop

Topshop has its finger on the pulse with on-trend dresses for short women. Worn by the IT-girl celebrities hot on the scene, this is your go-to fashion destination.

From a dedicated petite section to fancy apparel, footwear and accessories, Topshop has new-season styles that will catch everyone’s attention.

  • 10% student discount
  • Free delivery on orders over £100

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Your quick guide to retailers offering free delivery

Most of the retailers mentioned above (as well as a few others listed below) offer free shipping when you spend over a certain amount. It doesn’t get much better than that! Shop dresses for short women online with ease.

ASOS: Free shipping on orders over $40

THE ICONIC: Free shipping on orders over $50

BNKR: Free express shipping on orders over $39

Showpo: Free express shipping on orders over $50

Beginning Boutique: Free express shipping on orders over $50

Dotti: Free shipping on orders over $90

Forever NewFree shipping on orders over $50

Surfstitch: Free shipping on orders over $25

Sabo Skirt: Free shipping on orders over $150

Princess Polly: Free express shipping on orders over $50

New Look: Free shipping on orders over £55

Topshop: Free shipping on orders over £100

City Beach: Free shipping on orders over $75

Missguided: Free shipping on orders over $80


Where can I buy cheap dresses for short women?

It's always recommended to do your research when shopping online. You will often find similar styles across multiple websites or the same pair dress on sale somewhere else. A few of the fashion sites stand out for consistently offering budget-friendly prices on clothing.

Brit-brand Boohoo offer most of the range under $60 and you can pick up a cute petite dress for as cheap as $10 when scouring the sale section. Missguided also have a dedicated petite section with dresses at bargain prices. THE ICONIC and ASOS host sale sections where you can save up to 70% off with last sizes available on last season stock.


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Students can get 10% off any purchase at ASOS.

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International customers are entitled to free standard delivery on all orders over £100 or over made in a single transaction online at Topshop.

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Doone Roisin

Doone Roisin is the social media butterfly and Fashion Editor at finder.com.au. She's an online shopping enthusiast ready to show you what to buy and how to wear it, the best sales around town and insider tips to make note of.

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