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High-low dresses are a great item to have in your closet. In the front, the short hemline hits just at the knees--or in some cases it hits above the knee--but the back of the dress is an entirely different story. High-low dresses can swing low to the ankle in the back, or they can even come with a dramatic train that grazes the floor. Whether you’re looking for a casual day frock or something for the evening, high-low dresses are super easy to style. Here are some ideas.

Styling high-low dresses for daytime


Shop brands like BCBGeneration and Alice + Olivia for relaxed dresses with an asymmetrical hemline. Slip on strappy metallic sandals and cinch the waist with a thin woven belt and you’re ready to go.

Styling high-low dresses for the evening


Look for something with some drama. Brands like Haute Hippie and Laundry By Shelli Segal make high low dresses in delicate chiffons and soft silks. Slip on a pair of metallic high heels and a sparkling necklace for a cocktail party or night on the town.
  • Nicole Miller Runway Zip Dress
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    Nicole Miller Runway Zip Dress
    A front exposed zip closure and high-low ruffle hemline give a modern edge to this runway dress. Side and back ruching sculpt the body. Hidden back zipper. Fully lined. Fabric: Cotton metal. Cotton/nylon/metal/lycra. Dry clean without trichloroethylene. Low iron.
  • Nicole Miller Floral Tropica Pari Dress
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    Nicole Miller Floral Tropica Pari Dress
    A cross-over front creates a unique inverted-v cutout that lends a modern yet sexy vibe to the piece. Flirty high-low ruffle hemline. Hidden back zipper. Lined. Fabric: Stretch crepe. Viscose/elastane. Dry clean without trichloroethylene.
  • Rental Nicole Miller Hi Lo Dream Gown
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    Rental Nicole Miller Hi Lo Dream Gown
    Purple chiffon (100% viscose). Sleeveless. Sweetheart neckline. Straight skirt with asymmetric hem. Hidden back zipper with hook-and-eye closure. Lined. 31” from shoulder to shortest part of hem. See size and fit tab for lengths. Imported.
  • Women's Nicole Miller Wrap-Front Cutout Dress Pomegranate 0
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    Women's Nicole Miller Wrap-Front Cutout Dress Pomegranate 0
    A demure cutout at the front waist complements the feminine wrap-style bodice of this flirty high-low dress, accented with a ruffled hem.
  • Nicole Miller Runway Zip Dress
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    Nicole Miller Runway Zip Dress
    Fabric Contents: Cotton/Nylon/Metal/Lycra. Fit: Fit and Flare. Measurement: From shoulder to hem approx.: 35.5" Details: Sleeveless, Front Zip Closure, Side and Back Ruching Throughout, High Low Ruffle Hem, Hidden Back Zip Closure, Fully Lined. Product Care: Dry Clean Only.
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    Nicole Miller Purple Cocktail Dress
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    Nicole Miller Sleeveless Zip-Front Flounce-Hem Cocktail Dress
    Nicole Miller. Sleeveless Zip-Front Flounce-Hem Cocktail Dress. Nicole Miller ruched dress. Approx. 35"L from shoulder. Jewel neckline; zip front. Sleeveless; cut-in shoulders. Formfitting. High-low flounce hem. Cotton/nylon/metal/Lycra® spandex. Lining, polyester. Made in USA of Italian material.
  • Rental Nicole Miller Calatheas Ruffle Sheath
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    Rental Nicole Miller Calatheas Ruffle Sheath
    Floral crepe (98% Viscose, 2% Elastane). Sleeveless. Crew neckline. Fitted skirt with hi-lo hemline. Ruffle detail along hem. Hidden back zipper with hook and eye closure. Fully lined. 35” from shoulder to hem. Imported.
  • Nicole Miller Black and charcoal striped ponte fit and flare dress
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    Nicole Miller Black and charcoal striped ponte fit and flare dress
    The true mark of a Nicole Miller piece is one like this, with a modern, ageless aesthetic. The perfect dress for a party, wedding, or special event, it has a dip back that is feminine, sexy, and refined. Mid-weight stretchy knit. Rounded neckline. Low V-dip back with half zipper. Fitted sleeveless bodice with stripe pattern. Fit and flare skirt. Self lined. Zipper back. Size S measures approximately 22'' from natural waist, 17'' at bust, 21'' at hip; May vary by size. Self: 49% Viscose / 26% Nylon / 20% Polyester / 5% Elastane; Lining: 79% Nylon / 21% Lycra; Dry Clean; U.S.A;
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