The Papaya "Petite" Collection

FAQ's about "Petite" & "Petite Styling"

How do you know if you’re petite?
If you’re under 5’3 you’re considered petite.

Will petite fit me?
Don’t be afraid to try things on to find the best fit for you.

What does petite mean?
Smaller in frame, not just in height and size.

Is petite available across all brands?
Almost!

How are petite clothes different?
Our Petite collection has been specifically designed to fit the smaller framed woman, so it’s not just shorter sleeves and trousers. We’ve taken into account narrower shoulders, smaller wrists and ankles and shorter torsos.

How do you know if you’re petite?
If you’re under 5’3 you’re considered petite.

Will petite fit me?
Don’t be afraid to try things on to find the best fit for you.

What does petite mean?
Smaller in frame, not just in height and size.

Is petite available across all brands?
Almost!

How are petite clothes different?
Our Petite collection has been specifically designed to fit the smaller framed woman, so it’s not just shorter sleeves and trousers. We’ve taken into account narrower shoulders, smaller wrists and ankles and shorter torsos.

What not to wear if you’re petite?
Try and avoid anything too oversized as it may swamp you.

Can anyone wear petite clothing?
Anything too short isn't flattering; if you’re on the taller side make the most of being able to wear certain things.

Most flattering styles if you’re petite?
The thing to remember is you never have to shy away from anything for fear of it not fitting right – our Petite collection has been designed to fit a smaller frame, so nothing is off limits. An especially great style for smaller ladies is high waisted trousers with a little flare paired with heels – you’ll look like a boss.

Top tips for petite ladies?
If you have a shorter upper body then it’s always a good idea to wear a v-neck top, as it will elongate your torso. Try and avoid belts worn on your waist too, because it tends to shorten your frame.

Best features about being petite?
You can pull off a mini skirt without worrying it’s too short!

What not to wear if you’re petite?
Try and avoid anything too oversized as it may swamp you.

Can anyone wear petite clothing?
Anything too short isn't flattering; if you’re on the taller side make the most of being able to wear certain things.

Most flattering styles if you’re petite?
The thing to remember is you never have to shy away from anything for fear of it not fitting right – our Petite collection has been designed to fit a smaller frame, so nothing is off limits. An especially great style for smaller ladies is high waisted trousers with a little flare paired with heels – you’ll look like a boss.

Top tips for petite ladies?
If you have a shorter upper body then it’s always a good idea to wear a v-neck top, as it will elongate your torso. Try and avoid belts worn on your waist too, because it tends to shorten your frame.

Best features about being petite?
You can pull off a mini skirt without worrying it’s too short!

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