12 Best Petite Summer Maxi Dresses, Because We’re Tired Of Getting Everything Hemmed

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12 Best Petite Summer Maxi Dresses, Because We’re Tired Of Getting Everything Hemmed

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If there’s one thing to love about summer, it’s the incredible array of cute maxi dresses available. However, if you’re under 5’4″—like I am—you probably tend to skip over this adorable warm-weather trend because everything is too damn long and getting dresses hemmed is such a hassle. Rather than miss out on some of the cutest dresses of the season, though, I decided to hunt for petite summer maxi dresses—and I actually found quite a few. (If you want to do a little happy dance, feel free. I won’t judge; this is exciting!)

Best Petite Summer Maxi Dresses at a Glance

Best Overall: Cupshe Floral Print Knotted Maxi Dress, $35
Best A-Line Dress: Anthropologie The Somerset Maxi Dress, $168
Best for a Wedding Guest: Reformation Petites Kourtney Dress, $278
Best Strapless Dress: ASOS DESIGN Petite Bandeau Ruffle Maxi Dress, $52.99
Best Satin Dress: Pretty Little Thing Satin Wrap Detail Maxi Dress, $31 (originally $62)
Best ’90s-Inspired: Madewell Petite Square-Neck Midi Dress, $69.99 (originally $118)
Best Vacation Dress: L*Space x REVOLVE Nico Dress, $125
Best in Multiple Colors: Loveappella V-Neck Jersey Maxi Dress, $68
Best Floral Print: Nic + Zoe Scribble Bouquet Tiered Maxi Dress, $218
Best for a Gala: SLNY Ombre Satin Gown, $139

The day I discovered petite clothing was truly a glorious one. I try to buy petites whenever I can—especially in bottoms—because they make my life so much easier. (Of course, as someone who also wears plus sizes in certain items of clothing, petites in extended sizes are typically not readily available. This is a completely separate issue, but I wanted to touch on it, because I’m sure some of you petite gals also fall outside the classic straight-size range.) If you’ve ever known the pain of seeing a cute pair of jeans, a jumpsuit or maxi dress that you wanted but knew it would just be too long, this shopping guide is for you.

From shift dresses in on-trend floral to options you could wear to any summer party (and probably be the best-dressed guest), there are so many ways to rock these petite maxi dresses. There’s basically a maxi dress for any occasion, so you’ll want to stock up to keep your summer wardrobe ready to rumble. It’s time to free your legs from the confines of pants and slip into summer with these 11 super cute petite maxi dresses.

What to Look for in a Summer Maxi Dress if You’re Petite, According to a Stylist

We tapped stylist, fashion influencer, and the founder of CrashGal Couture Leah Wise to help out with this one.

“For maxi dresses, when I’m shopping in person, I do the classic measurement test of holding it up to my body to see how long it is,” says Wise. “When shopping online, I always refer to the sizing guide to help determine if a garment will have the right fit. I also like to refer to the size and measurements the model is wearing in the display photos online because this also helps me determine how something might fit on me instead.”

Additionally, “something I always look for when shopping is if a brand carries a petite line because then I know the clothing is more likely to fit well since it was specifically designed for petite people,” says Wise.

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