If you’re a petite woman with an interview, courtroom appearance, or other event where you need a conservative, classic suit, you may be in a panic: why is it so hard to find stylish petite suits for women? We’ve done roundups of the best workwear for petites in the past, but it’s been a while since we’ve done a roundup just for petite interview suits. You may also want to check out our last guide to suiting alterations for petites! We’ll keep revisiting this page to keep it updated!
This page was last updated August 2019.
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Where to Find Stylish Petite Suits for Women
Any store that may have limited options for conservative suiting is marked with a *.
- – Calvin Klein, Ellen Tracy, Kasper, Le Suit, Ruby Rd., Tahari
- Ann Taylor
- Banana Republic
- Banana Republic Factory
- Brooks Brothers
- Dillards – Calvin Klein, Kasper, Tahari
- JCPenney – Alfred Dunner, Liz Claiborne, Hollywould (junior), Worthington
- J.Crew Factory
- Kohl’s – Alfred Dunner, Apt. 9, Briggs, Chaps, Dana Buchman, Simply Vera
- Lands End (particularly their washable wool suiting)
- LK Bennett*
- Lord & Taylor – Calvin Klein, Tahari
- Macy’s – LeSuit, Tahari
- Moi Même – Bespoke/custom sizes
- New York & Co.*
- Nordstrom – Boss, Vince Camuto
- Nordstrom Rack*
- Of Mercer*
- Old Navy*
- Sumissura – Bespoke/custom suiting
- Tahari – note the Warehouse sale section for petites also!
- Talbots – petites & plus-size petites
- Universal Standard – plus-size petites
- White House | Black Market*
Looking for great shoes to go with your suits? If you’re looking for a narrow width or a smaller size, check out some of these options…
Comfortable Heels in Narrow Widths & Small Sizes
In our last roundup of classic black heels for business attire, we rounded up some pumps that came in extended widths, including:
- Extended widths (AA, C, W): Target (M/W), Vionic (MW), Rockport (NMW), Ferragamo (2A, B, C), Trotters (M,W, WW), Sam Edelman (NMW), Bella Vita (AA-EE), LifeStride (AA-E), Naturalizer (N-WW),
- Extended sizes (4-13): Target (5-12), Calvin Klein (4-13), Ferragamo (4-11),
Some Comfortable Flats in Narrow Widths & Small Sizes
In our last roundup of comfortable flats for work, we rounded up some flats that came in extended width sizes…