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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.
  • Rebecca Taylor Ombre Leopard Ruched Dress
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    Rebecca Taylor Ombre Leopard Ruched Dress
    Ombre leopard print makes a playful impression on this fit and flow dress. Zip front top with ruched back, easy waist definition and a floaty finish with a slight high-low hem. Charming and fresh with flat sandals by day; coolly chic with a heeled bootie and moto jacket by night. Details & Fit: Model is a size 2. Height 5'10. Midi length. Hits at mid calf. 45 1/2" from model high point shoulder. 100% silk. Dry clean only. Imported.
  • Rebecca Taylor Ombre Leopard Ruched Dress
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    Rebecca Taylor Ombre Leopard Ruched Dress
    Ombre leopard print makes a playful impression on this fit and flow dress. Zip front top with ruched back, easy waist definition and a floaty finish with a slight high-low hem. Charming and fresh with flat sandals by day; coolly chic with a heeled bootie and moto jacket by night. Details & Fit: Model is a size 2. Height 5'10. Midi length. Hits at mid calf. 45 1/2" from model high point shoulder. 100% silk. Dry clean only. Imported.
  • Rebecca Taylor Faille Cutout Dress
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    Rebecca Taylor Faille Cutout Dress
    Faille gives fabulous texture to this lovely dress. A fitted bodice meets a high, banded waist with a a center cutout detail. Tiny gathers create a cascade of pleats that finish in a subtle high-low hem. Details & Fit: Model is a size 2. Height 5'10. Midi length. Hits at mid calf. 52 1/2" inches from model high point shoulder. Shell fabric: 79% silk, 21% nylon. Combo: 73% cotton, 27% silk. Lining: 100% polyester. Dry clean only. Imported.
  • Rebecca Taylor Embellished Splashy Flower Print Dress
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    Rebecca Taylor Embellished Splashy Flower Print Dress
    Crocheted lace sleeves are an unexpected delight to an embellished front, splashy flower print dress. Straight silhouette gives a modern feel, high-low flip hem lends a fun finish. Hidden back zip closure. A heeled peep toe bootie completes this look with runway style. Details & Fit: Model is a size 2. Height 5'10. Knee length. Center Front: 36"" length. Center Back: 39 1/2" length. 100% polyester. (exclusive of decoration.) Lace combo: 100% polyester. Lining: 100% polyester. Turn garment inside out. Dry clean at short cycle, low temperature. No steam on the bead. Imported.
  • Rebecca Taylor Chiffon Foil-Print 3/4-Sleeve Dress
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    Rebecca Taylor Chiffon Foil-Print 3/4-Sleeve Dress
    Rebecca Taylor. Chiffon Foil-Print 3/4-Sleeve Dress. Rebecca Taylor foil-print, layered chiffon dress. Round neckline; keyhole with button-loop behind neck. Three-quarter sleeves with sheer back. Split sides. Pullover style. High-low hem hits below knee. Rayon; combo, silk. Polyester lining. Dry clean. Imported.
  • Rebecca Taylor Sleeveless V-Neck Tile-Lace Dress
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    Rebecca Taylor Sleeveless V-Neck Tile-Lace Dress
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    Rebecca TaylorSleeveless V-Neck Tile-Lace Dress, Sea SaltDetailsRebecca Taylor semi-sheer lace dress with tonal underlay.V neckline.Sleeveless; moderate shoulder coverage.Dropped waist.Relaxed silhouette.High-low hem.Hidden back zip.Polyester.Imported.Model's measurements: Height 5'10"/177cm, bust 33"/84cm, waist 25.6"/65.2cm, hips 35.8"/91cm, dress size US 2-4/FR 34-36. Designer About Rebecca Taylor:New Zealand native Rebecca Taylor launched her self-named line in the mid 1990s, and her modern, femme designs have won her fans the world over. From ruffled separates to flowing dresses and everything in between, the name Rebecca Taylor is synonymous with romantic looks that have the perfect amount of sweetness.
  • Rebecca Taylor Sleeveless V-Neck Tile-Lace Dress
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    Rebecca Taylor Sleeveless V-Neck Tile-Lace Dress
    Color: Sea salt. Rebecca Taylor Sleeveless V-Neck Tile-Lace Dress, Sea Salt Details: Rebecca Taylor semi-sheer lace dress with tonal underlay. V neckline. Sleeveless; moderate shoulder coverage. Dropped waist. Relaxed silhouette. High-low hem. Hidden back zip. Polyester. Imported. Model's measurements: Height 5'10"/177cm, bust 33"/84cm, waist 25. 6"/65. 2cm, hips 35. 8"/91cm, dress size US 2-4/FR 34-36.
  • Rebecca Taylor Silk Leopard-Print Shirtdress
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    Rebecca Taylor Silk Leopard-Print Shirtdress
    Silk Leopard-Print Shirtdress Rendered in an allover leopard print, this silk shirtdress exudes fierce style. Stand collar. Roll-tab sleeves. Partial button placket. Breast patch pockets. Drawstring waistband. Hi-lo shirttail hem. Back yoke. Back pleats. About 20" from natural waist. Silk. Dry clean. Imported. - Color: Pink Pearl - Sizes: 6,10,8,4
  • Rebecca Taylor Sleeveless V-Neck Tile-Lace Dress
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    Rebecca Taylor Sleeveless V-Neck Tile-Lace Dress
    Rebecca Taylor. Sleeveless V-Neck Tile-Lace Dress, Sea Salt. Rebecca Taylor semisheer lace dress with tonal underlay. Approx. 32"L down center front/back. V neckline. Sleeveless; moderate shoulder coverage. Dropped waist. Relaxed silhouette. High-low hem. Hidden back zip. Polyester. Self lining. Dry clean. Imported.
  • Rebecca Taylor Dress - Sleeveless Faille Cutout
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    Rebecca Taylor Dress - Sleeveless Faille Cutout
    A bold blue hue and alluring front cutout make this floaty, goddess-worthy dress from Rebecca Taylor look utterly divine. Silk/nylon; combo: cotton/nylon; lining: polyester. Dry clean. Imported. Sweetheart neckline, sleeveless, cutout front, empire waist. Concealed zip back closure, gathered skirt, high/low hem, lined. Please note that this dress will be delivered with a black b-tag attached, with instructions for removal included. If the b-tag is removed, the dress cannot be returned.
  • Rebecca Taylor Shirt Dress - Ink Dot Print Silk
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    Rebecca Taylor Shirt Dress - Ink Dot Print Silk
    Rebecca Taylor's frock features a sweetly speckled print, contrast piping and waist-nipping ribbon for a feminine take on the classic shirtdress. Silk; lining: polyester. Dry clean. Imported. V-neck, long sleeves, button cuffs, printed, solid piping, ladder-stitched bodice detail. Drawstring waist, two slit hip pockets, rounded high/low hem, pullover style. Please note that this dress will be delivered with a black b-tag attached, with instructions for removal included. If the b-tag is removed, the dress cannot be returned.
  • Rebecca Taylor Women's Leopard Midi Dress
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    Rebecca Taylor Women's Leopard Midi Dress
    Sleeveless silk chiffon dress in leopard patterning featuring point collar and subtle high/low hem
  • Rebecca Taylor Ombre Knit Pullover
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    Rebecca Taylor Ombre Knit Pullover
    Color: Color combo. Rebecca Taylor Ombre Knit Pullover Details: Rebecca Taylor sweater in ombre knit with ribbed trim. Round neckline. Long, raglan sleeves. Relaxed fit. High-low hem. Virgin wool/cashmere. Imported. Model's measurements: Height 5'9. 5"/176cm, bust 31. 5"/80cm, waist 23"/58cm, hips 35"/89cm, dress size US 2.
  • Rebecca Taylor Ombre Knit Pullover
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    Rebecca Taylor Ombre Knit Pullover
    5F Sale - Up to 40% Off
    Rebecca TaylorOmbre Knit PulloverDetailsRebecca Taylor sweater in ombre knit with ribbed trim.Round neckline.Long, raglan sleeves.Relaxed fit.High-low hem.Virgin wool/cashmere.Imported.Model's measurements: Height 5'9.5"/176cm, bust 31.5"/80cm, waist 23"/58cm, hips 35"/89cm, dress size US 2. Designer About Rebecca Taylor:New Zealand native Rebecca Taylor launched her self-named line in the mid 1990s, and her modern, femme designs have won her fans the world over. From ruffled separates to flowing dresses and everything in between, the name Rebecca Taylor is synonymous with romantic looks that have the perfect amount of sweetness.
  • Rebecca Taylor Dip-Dye Sleeveless Top
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    Rebecca Taylor Dip-Dye Sleeveless Top
    Color: Chalk/tanzanite. Rebecca Taylor Dip-Dye Sleeveless Top, Chalk/Tanzanite Details: Rebecca Taylor dip-dye top in voile. Band collar; hidden button placket. Sleeveless; banded shoulders. Relaxed fit. High-low shirttail hem. Silk. Imported. Model's measurements: Height 5'9. 5"/176cm, bust 31. 5"/80cm, waist 23"/58cm, hips 35"/89cm, dress size US 2.
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