How long should be your dress?


Dear ladies, the dress is an ultimate classic that can make a woman look elegant, casual, chic, sexy and a number of different things, depending on how and when the dress is worn. Therefore, if you wear an above the knee dress should you go to work? How to look taller if you wear a midi dress? Let’s review together!

Different length


Mini dress

When to wear
Perfect when going out at night, in case of some performance or casual occasions.
How to wear
Wearing the tights with a mini dress can make it classier and offer more coverage.
Pair a small purse with mini dress style.
Wear flats for the daytime, and flats or heels for night time since heels make mini dresses look even shorter.

You should avoid
If your hemline doesn’t fall below your fingertips when your hands are next to the body, the skirt is too short, look for another one.


Picture 1: hemlines above the fingertips-too short
Picture 2: hemlines below the fingertips-appropriate length
Avoid fishnet or net tights and wear opaque or solid tights instead.
Don’t show too much skin.

Above the knee dress

When to wear
For any day & night occasions except the formal and business one.
How to wear
Wear flats or high heels, depending on the occasion, dress type and comfort.

You should avoid
Avoid wearing a skirt hemline across the widest part of your thigh as it makes your thighs look bigger.

Knee length dress


When to wear
Wear in any day & night occasion, especially in business one.
How to wear
Wear a belt, it will show more your feminine figure, it gives you a slimmer look.
Pair it with the strappy heels, they will elongate your legs.

You should avoid
Try to avoid wearing flat shoes since this hemline makes your legs appear shorter.

Cocktail dress


When to wear
Cocktail dresses are elegant, sleek, and perfect for most events, especially for the cocktail parties.
How to wear
Wear them with high heels, both open and closed-toe shoes are acceptable for a formal or informal event.
For an elegant and refined look, pair your cocktail dress with a clutch or a mini bag.

You should avoid
Flat shoes are not going well with this kind of dress.

Midi dress


When to wear
In casual, elegant, work-related occasions.
How to wear
A midi skirt is typically supposed to be worn at mid-calf-length. If you are petite then choose the one that falls just below your knees so it doesn’t make you look even shorter.
This dress usually fits snugly around the waist, so find one that fits correctly around your narrowest part of your waist.
Wear a pair of basic pumps or stilettos for the most elegant look.

You should avoid
Avoid shoes with ankle straps, they can make your legs look shorter.

Maxi dress


When to wear
These hemlines can be worn to any event from weddings to the beach and even the office.
How to wear
Wear with pair of heels for elegant occasions and flats for more casual ones.
Pair it with a small purse for elegant events and with a bigger one for casual.

You should avoid
Don’t wear an oversized maxi dress in elegant occasions, it looks inappropriate and unstylish.

Floor length and longer dress

When to wear
Keep this length for the special events like black tie events, evening art performances like the symphony or opera, and of course for weddings.
How to wear
Pair it with beautiful sparkling jewellery to enhance the look.
Wear high heels for the perfect appearance and visually longer appearance.

You should avoid
Make sure you are in control of the dress hemline and avoid trapping on it, also pay attention that someone else doesn’t step on it.
You cannot do back steps if you walk it’s only forward or you may step on the dress.

Dear ladies, when dressing, don’t forget what Coco Chanel said: “Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance”.Keep that in mind when grooming for your next event! We are impatient to know what is your favourite dress length, please leave a comment!

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