Reese Witherspoon just clears 5 feet at 5 feet 1 inch tall, Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke just passes her at around 5 feet 2 inches, and Kim Kardashian barely tops them both at a whopping 5 feet 3 inches. Yes, they’re on the shorter side of the spectrum—or “petite,” to use the more common retail language. But that’s never stopped them from nailing a red carpet look. Same goes for influencers like Alyssa Coscarelli and Nadia Aboulhosn, who consistently show their followers how to master some of the most exciting, out-there trends regardless of size.
If you, too, are part of this select group who will never use the top shelves of their closets, read through for the biggest “it” items for summer 2019, according to the petite fashion pros (plus our picks for how to shop them).