Fashion
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.
  • Monsoon Remy Tunic Dress
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    Monsoon Remy Tunic Dress
    Free worldwide delivery on £75+. Free UK returns.
    Simple, striking and elegant, our tunic dress features pearl bead and sequin embellishment at the collar, all the way round to the v-shaped dipped back. Pleat detail at the neckline helps to give it structure. Dimension: 64.5cm. Composition: 100% viscose. Care: HW.
  • Free People Maui Waui Mini Dress
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    Free People Maui Waui Mini Dress
    Sheer mini dress with allover floral lace. Exposed zip closure up the back and a high low hem. Long sleeves and an eyelash trim. Slip included. By For Love & Lemons. Derived from those sun-soaked "Lemonade Stand Days," designers, owners, and BFF's Gillian Mahin and Laura Hall are the masterminds behind For Love & Lemons. Based in Los Angeles, the collection is anything but conventional. For Love & Lemons is a brand for that girl who doesn't follow trends, she makes them. 40% Cotton. 40% Polyamide. 20% Polyester. Dry Clean. Import.
  • AX Paris Aztec Dip Back Printed Smock Dress
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    AX Paris Aztec Dip Back Printed Smock Dress
    Make a statement this season and stand out in our gorgeous smock style dress. Bold, quirky, fun and sassy, this cute little number will definitely get those heads turning. To get that edgey look, team with high chunky ankle boots and thigh high socks! If you want to keep it simple yet sexy, team with stiletto heels and some statement jewelry. Either way, you are sure to look fabulous! Approx length from centre back to hem: 107cm. Fabric composition: 100% Polyester.
  • MSGM Snake Print Dress
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    MSGM Snake Print Dress
    A colourful play on animal prints, this Snake Print dress from MGSM has splashes of neon yellow over the print to give a youthful yet chic twist to the design. The cut falls straight and it has a dipped hem at the back. The sleeves are long with a keyhole fastening at the back. Wear with some metallic sandals or heels to bring this dress to life 100% Silk.
  • Free People Gallery Dress
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    Free People Gallery Dress
    Super soft, casual pullover dress with a plunge V-neck. High low hem and side vents. FP Beach is a collection that embodies the free spirit of the seaside lifestyle with casual knit dressing, lightweight layers, and effortless shapes. 100% Rayon. Machine Wash Cold. Import.
  • Free People Drippy Jersey Dress
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    Free People Drippy Jersey Dress
    Marled jersey knit oversized high-low tee. Button detailing at front of neckline. Rounded neckline. This dress is a comfy and casual essential that can be dressed up or down in a cinch. 50% Polyester. 38% Cotton. 12% Rayon. Machine Wash Cold. Import.
  • Charming High Low Hem Design Black Sleeveless Dress
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    Charming High Low Hem Design Black Sleeveless Dress
    Dresses Style:Sexy Club Pattern Type:Solid Neckline:Round neck Sleeve Style:Off The Shoulder Sleeve Length:Sleeveless Dresses Silhouette:High Low Material:Not Specified Dresses Length:Mid Calf
  • Rotita Novelty Round Neck Sleeveless High Low Dress Black
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    Rotita Novelty Round Neck Sleeveless High Low Dress Black
    Dresses Style:Sexy Club. Pattern Type:Solid. Neckline:Round neck. Sleeve Style:Off The Shoulder. Sleeve Length:Sleeveless. Dresses Silhouette:High Low. Material:Not Specified. Dresses Length:Mid Calf.
  • Alice + Olivia Sleeveless High-Low Dress
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    Alice + Olivia Sleeveless High-Low Dress
    Color: Black. Alice + OliviaSleeveless High-Low Dress Details: Alice + Olivia crepe dress. Round neckline; keyhole racerbackSleeveless. Relaxed fit; high-low hem. Pullover style. Silk. Imported. Model's measurements: Height 5'9. 5"/176cm, bust 32"/81cm, waist 23"/58cm, hips 33. 5"/85cm, dress size US 0/2.
  • Alice + Olivia Sleeveless High-Low Dress
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    Alice + Olivia Sleeveless High-Low Dress
    Alice + Olivia crepe dress. Round neckline; keyhole racerback Sleeveless. Relaxed fit; high-low hem. Pullover style. Silk. Imported. Model's measurements: Height 5'9.5"/176cm, bust 32"/81cm, waist 23"/58cm, hips 33.5"/85cm, dress size US 0/2.
  • Stanzino Women's 3/4-sleeve High Low Dress
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    Stanzino Women's 3/4-sleeve High Low Dress
    Perfect for fashionable daytime wear or a fancy night on the town,this beautiful 3/4-sleeve high low dress highlights femininity. Featuring an empire waist and a sleek V-neck,this dress has all the stylish elements to get noticed.
  • Turtle Neck Dip-Back Oversized Wool Blend Knit Dress
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    Turtle Neck Dip-Back Oversized Wool Blend Knit Dress
    Brand from South Korea: Orange Style. Color: Charcoal Gray, Gray, Navy Blue, Materials: 80% Lamb's Wool, 20% Nylon, Size: Product Measurements: One Size: Shoulder + Sleeve 67cm, Bust 134cm, Waist 128cm, Total Length 73~82cm, Care: Dry Clean
  • Grey Long Sleeve High Low Dress
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    Grey Long Sleeve High Low Dress
    Material: 95% Polyster,5% Spandex. Origin: Imported. Style: Fashion. Type: Dresses.
  • Eileen Fisher Silk Jersey Hi-Lo Dress
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    Eileen Fisher Silk Jersey Hi-Lo Dress
    Silk Jersey Hi-Lo Dress Equally chic as a standalone or layering piece, this slinky silk jersey dress is finished with a hi-lo hem for contemporary flair. Scoopneck. Sleeveless. Side slits. Hi-lo hem. Pullover. About 37" from shoulder to shortest hem. Silk. Dry clean. Imported. - Color: Black - Sizes: X Small,M,X Large,S,L
  • Alice + Olivia Sleeveless High-Low Dress
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    Alice + Olivia Sleeveless High-Low Dress
    Alice + Olivia. Sleeveless High-Low Dress. Alice + Olivia crepe dress. Round neckline; keyhole racerback. Sleeveless. Relaxed fit; high-low hem. Pullover style. Silk. Imported. Model's measurements: Height 5'9.5"/176cm, bust 32"/81cm, waist 23"/58cm, hips 33.5"/85cm, dress size US 0/2. Shown styled with Jimmy Choo DISCUS triple band hh sandal in black.
  • Pre-owned Unknown Purple Dress
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    Pre-owned Unknown Purple Dress
    Unknown Purple Dress at Tradesy .High Low
  • BCBGeneration High-Low Hem Dress
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    BCBGeneration High-Low Hem Dress
    An open back, high-low hem, and dotted mesh detail make this one dress every chic girl can get behind. Round neckline. Long sleeves. Dotted mesh insert at front. Open back. Slight gathering at seamed waistline. High-low hemline. Self: Polyester jersey, Spandex. Contrast: Nylon mesh. Lining: Polyester. Machine Wash. Imported.
  • NEIMAN MARCUS Bateau-Neck High-Low Cashmere Dress
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    NEIMAN MARCUS Bateau-Neck High-Low Cashmere Dress
    Bateau-Neck High-Low Cashmere Dress Details Super-soft knit. Bateau neckline. Long sleeves. Slim fit. High-low hem. Cashmere. Imported. Model's measurements: Height 5'10"/177cm, bust 33"/84cm, waist 23"/58cm, hips 33"/84cm.
  • Alice + Olivia Velvet Hi-Lo Dress
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    Alice + Olivia Velvet Hi-Lo Dress
    Velvet Hi-Lo Dress This pared-back yet glamorous hi-lo dress is cut in a body-skimming silhouette from richly tactile velvet with a hint of sheen. V neckline. Adjustable spaghetti straps. Hi-lo hem. Low back. Concealed back zip. Lined. About 47" from natural waist at back. Rayon/silk. Dry clean. Imported. - Color: Black - Sizes: Medium,Small,X Small
  • Pre-owned Nicole Miller Purple Cocktail Dress
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    Pre-owned Nicole Miller Purple Cocktail Dress
    Nicole Miller Purple Cocktail Dress at Tradesy .High Low
  • Pre-owned Elizabeth and James Dress
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    Pre-owned Elizabeth and James Dress
    Hot pink and navy Elizabeth and James long sleeve dress with striped pattern throughout, bateau neckline and high-low hem.
  • Halston Heritage One-Shoulder Asymmetric Draped High-Low Gown
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    Halston Heritage One-Shoulder Asymmetric Draped High-Low Gown
    Halston ombre printed evening gown. One-shoulder neckline with accessory at shoulder. Sleeveless. Asymmetric draped front. High-low hem. Polyester. Imported. Model's measurements: Height 5'9.5"/176cm, bust 32"/81cm, waist 23"/58cm, hips 33.5"/85cm, dress size US 0/2.
  • Halston Heritage One-Shoulder Asymmetric Draped High-Low Gown
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    Halston Heritage One-Shoulder Asymmetric Draped High-Low Gown
    Halston Heritage. One-Shoulder Asymmetric Draped High-Low Gown. Halston ombre printed evening gown. One-shoulder neckline with accessory at shoulder. Sleeveless. Asymmetric draped front. High-low hem. Polyester. Imported. Model's measurements: Height 5'9.5"/176cm, bust 32"/81cm, waist 23"/58cm, hips 33.5"/85cm, dress size US 0/2. Shown styled with Jimmy Choo DISCUS triple band hh sandal in black.
  • Pre-owned Yves Saint Laurent (YSL) Dress
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    Pre-owned Yves Saint Laurent (YSL) Dress
    Yves Saint Laurent Fuchsia Sleeveless Pleated Dress This gorgeous hourglass dress is the perfect summer evening dress - it's lightweight cotton body mixed with an elegant shape makes it the perfect day to night event dress. Rounded neckline Pleated front Concealed zip closure up the back Bust 42" Waist 30" Length 42" Dipped hem.
  • Jessica Simpson Plus Size Pleated Colorblock Dress w/ Crisscross Back Women's Dress
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    Jessica Simpson Plus Size Pleated Colorblock Dress w/ Crisscross Back Women's Dress
    Get ready for romance in this fanciful Jessica Simpson dress. Pleated colorblock dress in a feminine silhouette. Shoulder straps crisscross at back. Blouson bodice. Sleeveless. Pullover design. High-low hem. Shell and lining: 100% polyester. Dry clean only. Imported. Measurements: ; Length: 52 in ; Product measurements were taken using size 12W. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
  • Maison Martin Margiela Black Collarless Silk Shirt Dress
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    Maison Martin Margiela Black Collarless Silk Shirt Dress
    Mastering the art of fluid minimalism, this Margiela dress provides effortless drama. The pared-back detail ensures attention remains on the precision cut and sleek silk construction; wear it with flatform oxfords for a modern look. FEATURES: Silk shirt dress; collarless; long sleeves; dipped hem with side slits. Draped column shape; single centre pleat; back yoke seam with box pleat. Concealed front button fastening; discreet metal post collar fastening. Dry clean only, low iron. COMPOSITION: & FIT 100% Silk.
  • Monique Lhuillier Silk Chiffon Draped High-Low Gown
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    Monique Lhuillier Silk Chiffon Draped High-Low Gown
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    This long sleeve Monique Lhuillier gown is rendered in silk chiffon and features a draped construction in a sheath silhouette with billow sleeves, a mock collar that drapes in the back, and high low hem. Self-tie. Material: satin face chiffon. Color: Deep Plum. Unlined. Made in the USA.
  • Diane von Furstenberg Fleurette Silk Chiffon Dress
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    Diane von Furstenberg Fleurette Silk Chiffon Dress
    Fleurette Silk Chiffon Dress, Dotted Snake Pink Details Diane von Furstenberg snake print chiffon dress with tonal underlay. Approx. 36. 5"L from shoulder to hem. Deep V neckline. Three-quarter batwing sleeves. Softly pleated front and back. Billowy silhouette. Pullover style. High-low hem. Silk; polyester/spandex lining. Dry clean. 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.
  • Otte New York Printed Jackie Dress
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    Otte New York Printed Jackie Dress
    3/4 sleeve printed silk dress with front button placket, banded collar, rounded hi-low hem and solid black back. Approx. 34.5" shoulder to hem. 100% Silk; Dry Clean. Made in USA.
  • Splendid Blue Ridge Stripe Dress
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    Splendid Blue Ridge Stripe Dress
    Stunning, maxi dress covered in signature stripes. Updated silhouette highlighted by high low hem. Gauzy fabric drapes effortlessly. Scoop neckline. Sleeveless. High low hem. Lined. Model Measurements: 5'9", 34-23-34, size XS. 70% Rayon. 18% Linen. 12% Poly. Irresistibly soft hand. Natural drape. Rich in color. Made in the USA.
  • Tibi Color-block washed-silk gown
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    Tibi Color-block washed-silk gown
    Tibi black and violet gown. Washed-silk. Cutout back, elasticated waist, dipped hem. Clasp fastening at back of neck. 100% silk. Dry clean. Fits true to size, take your normal size. Fitted at the bust, loose at the hip. Elasticated at the waist for a flexible fit. Mid-weight, non-stretchy fabric. Those with a large bust may wish to take the next size up.
  • Pre-owned Free People Purple Dress
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    Pre-owned Free People Purple Dress
    Free People Purple Dress at Tradesy .High Low
  • Badgley Mischka Silk Embellished Cap-Sleeve Gown
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    Badgley Mischka Silk Embellished Cap-Sleeve Gown
    Silk Embellished Cap-Sleeve Gown, Berry Details Badgley Mischka pleated chiffon gown with embroidered lace and embellished, beaded waist. Approx. length of dress from shoulder to hem, 61"L front, 67"L back (size ). V neckline and back. Cap sleeves. Pleated skirt. High-low hem. Back zip. Silk; combo, nylon; polyester lining; spot clean. 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.
  • Pre-owned Sherri Hill Black Dress
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    Pre-owned Sherri Hill Black Dress
    Sherri Hill Black Dress at Tradesy .High Low
  • ZAC Zac Posen Floral-Print Flutter-Sleeve Gown
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    ZAC Zac Posen Floral-Print Flutter-Sleeve Gown
    ZAC Zac Posen. Floral-Print Flutter-Sleeve Gown. ZAC Zac Posen floral-print crepe gown. V-neckline. Flutter sleeves; minimal shoulder coverage. Front drape; soft padded cups. Back zip. Fitted through knee. Mermaid hi-low skirt. Hem sweeps floor. Silk; lined. Made in USA of imported material.
  • Women's ML Monique Lhuillier Sequin Bodice Faille Fit & Flare Dress
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    Women's ML Monique Lhuillier Sequin Bodice Faille Fit & Flare Dress
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    Dark, glistening sequins in a beautiful filigree pattern lend stunning grace to a gorgeous faille dress. The demure bateau neckline gives way to a striking back V while the pleat-flared skirt boasts a leg-framing high/low hem. Brand: ML Monique Lhuillier. Style Name: ML Monique Lhuillier Sequin Bodice Faille Fit & Flare Dress. Style Number: 868628.
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