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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.
  • Warehouse Clean T-Shirt Dress, Grey
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    Warehouse Clean T-Shirt Dress, Grey
    Channel modern luxe with this Clean T-Shirt Dress from Warehouse. A t-shirt dress crafted with an easy-to-wear fit, featuring a dip hem, short sleeves and a round neckline. Team with opaque tights and ankle boots for a chic look. Brand : Warehouse. Dress Shape : Shift. Length Information: Mini - A mini style falls mid-thigh to above the knee, Midi - A midi length is knee- to calf-length, Maxi - A maxi length is ankle- to floor-length : Mini. Material : Main: 94% Polyester, 6% Elastane. Neckline : Round Neck. Sleeve : Short Sleeve. Washing Instructions : Machine washable.
  • Whistles Hana Cotton Jumper Dress, Grey
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    Whistles Hana Cotton Jumper Dress, Grey
    Channel casual luxe with this Hana Cotton Jumper Dress from Whistles. A casual dress crafted from 100% cotton, featuring three-quarter sleeves and a flattering dip hem. Team with statement flats for a feminine look. Brand : Whistles. Dress Shape : Shift. Length Information: Mini - A mini style falls mid-thigh to above the knee, Midi - A midi length is knee- to calf-length, Maxi - A maxi length is ankle- to floor-length : Mini. Material : 100% Cotton. Neckline : Round Neck. Sleeve : ¾ Sleeve. Washing Instructions : Machine washable.
  • Mint Velvet Sylvie Print Tie Dye Dress, Multi
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    Mint Velvet Sylvie Print Tie Dye Dress, Multi
    Lend your weekend wardrobe a contemporary and feminine accent with this stunning tie dye dress from Mint Velvet. Cut to a flattering fit with a cropped bodice and a contrast skirt that falls to a demure knee-length, this dress boasts a rounded neckline, short sleeves, a striking tie-die skirt and a dipped back hem. Team with ankle boots and a leather jacket for chic off-duty dressing. Brand : Mint Velvet. Dress Shape : Straight. Length Information: Mini - A mini style falls mid-thigh to above the knee, Midi - A midi length is knee- to calf-length, Maxi - A maxi length is ankle- to floor-length : Knee Length. Material : 100% Polyester. Neckline : Round Neck. Sleeve : Short Sleeve. Washing Instructions : Hand Wash.
  • Poetry Crinkled Linen Dress , Lagoon
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    Poetry Crinkled Linen Dress , Lagoon
    Update your off-duty wardrobe to include this incredibly feminine shift dress from Poetry. Crafted from a lightweight crinkle linen that has a soft, laundered appearance, this flattering fit dress falls to a demure knee-length and boasts a scooped neckline, short sleeves and a dipped hem. Team yours with sandals for an instant ensemble ideal for a day at the beach. Length: 100cm. Brand : Poetry. Dress Shape : Shift. Length Information: Mini - A mini style falls mid-thigh to above the knee, Midi - A midi length is knee- to calf-length, Maxi - A maxi length is ankle- to floor-length : Knee Length. Material : 100% Linen. Neckline : Round Neck. Sleeve : Short Sleeve. Washing Instructions : Machine Washable.
  • Poetry Crinkled Linen Dress , Dusty Blue
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    Poetry Crinkled Linen Dress , Dusty Blue
    Update your off-duty wardrobe to include this incredibly feminine shift dress from Poetry. Crafted from a lightweight crinkle linen that has a soft, laundered appearance, this flattering fit dress falls to a demure knee-length and boasts a scooped neckline, short sleeves and a dipped hem. Team yours with sandals for an instant ensemble ideal for a day at the beach. Length: 100cm. Brand : Poetry. Dress Shape : Shift. Length Information: Mini - A mini style falls mid-thigh to above the knee, Midi - A midi length is knee- to calf-length, Maxi - A maxi length is ankle- to floor-length : Knee Length. Material : 100% Linen. Neckline : Round Neck. Sleeve : Short Sleeve. Washing Instructions : Machine Washable.
  • Poetry Crinkled Linen Dress , Cobalt
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    Poetry Crinkled Linen Dress , Cobalt
    Update your off-duty wardrobe to include this incredibly feminine shift dress from Poetry. Crafted from a lightweight crinkle linen that has a soft, laundered appearance, this flattering fit dress falls to a demure knee-length and boasts a scooped neckline, short sleeves and a dipped hem. Team yours with sandals for an instant ensemble ideal for a day at the beach. Length: 100cm. Brand : Poetry. Dress Shape : Shift. Length Information: Mini - A mini style falls mid-thigh to above the knee, Midi - A midi length is knee- to calf-length, Maxi - A maxi length is ankle- to floor-length : Knee Length. Material : 100% Linen. Neckline : Round Neck. Sleeve : Short Sleeve. Washing Instructions : Machine Washable.
  • Phase Eight Collection 8 Avalia Lace Dress, Black/Pink
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    Phase Eight Collection 8 Avalia Lace Dress, Black/Pink
    Lend your evening an instant formal update with the Phase Eight Collection 8 Avalia Lace Dress. Exquisitely fashioned in a luxe blend for optimal comfort this elegant, sweeping eveningwear design features a flared skirt and a high-low hem for optimal appeal. Features a v-neckline and sheer details at the shoulders for effortless elegance. Model Wears Size 10 /Height: 178cm. Dress Style Cocktail Dress. Neckline V-neck. Sleeve Sleeveless. Length 130cm shoulder neck point to hem. Brand : Phase Eight Collection 8. Dress Shape : Flared. Length Information: Mini - A mini style falls mid-thigh to above the knee, Midi - A midi length is knee- to calf-length, Maxi - A maxi length is ankle- to floor-length : Maxi. Material : 100% Nylon.Lining: 100% Polyester, 100% Acetate. Neckline : V-Neck. Sleeve : Sleeveless. Washing Instructions : Dry clean.
  • Mint Velvet Skylar Print Dress, Multi
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    Mint Velvet Skylar Print Dress, Multi
    Add a touch of bohemian chic to your wardrobe this new season with this printed dress. Crafted from the purest linen, this two-in-one number features a knitted top, with printed ombre dipped hem skirt. Accented with gathered detailing at the waist for a flattering fit, and finished with semi-sheer sleeves for a contemporary twist. Pair with bare legs, ankle boots and a leather jacket for a chic, urban edge. Model is 5'10" and wears a UK size 10. Length from shoulder neck point to front hem measures 67cm/26.5". Brand : Mint Velvet. Dress Shape : Tunic & Smock. Length Information: Mini - A mini style falls mid-thigh to above the knee, Midi - A midi length is knee- to calf-length, Maxi - A maxi length is ankle- to floor-length : Knee Length. Material : 100% Linen. Trim: Viscose. Lining: 100% Viscose. Neckline : Round Neck. Sleeve : ¾ Sleeve. Washing Instructions : Hand Wash.
  • Damsel in a dress Odell Silk Dress, Green
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    Damsel in a dress Odell Silk Dress, Green
    Add a touch of decadence to your office wardrobe with this Odell Silk Dress from Damsel in a dress. Crafted in a flattering, feminine cut, the dress is structured from 100% silk French crepe and is cut into elegant panelling, featuring a high-low hem for a distinct look. Team with heels for a luxurious smart look. Brand : Damsel in a dress. Dress Shape : Tailored. Length Information: Mini - A mini style falls mid-thigh to above the knee, Midi - A midi length is knee- to calf-length, Maxi - A maxi length is ankle- to floor-length : Midi. Material : 100% Silk. Neckline : Round Neck. Sleeve : Long Sleeve. Washing Instructions : Hand wash.
  • Mint Velvet Cocoon Dress, Navy
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    Mint Velvet Cocoon Dress, Navy
    Update your off-duty wardrobe with this versatile cocoon dress from Mint Velvet. Cut to a flattering cocoon fit with a cropped bodice and contrasting georgette skirt, this dress falls to a demure knee length and boasts a dipped hem, rounded neckline and short sleeves. Team yours with a luxe leather jacket and ankle boots for chic weekend wear. Brand : Mint Velvet. Dress Shape : Straight. Length Information: Mini - A mini style falls mid-thigh to above the knee, Midi - A midi length is knee- to calf-length, Maxi - A maxi length is ankle- to floor-length : Knee Length. Material : 66% Cupro, 34% Viscose. Neckline : Round Neck. Sleeve : Short Sleeve. Washing Instructions : Dry Clean.
  • Mint Velvet Mira Print Maxi Shirt Dress, Black
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    Mint Velvet Mira Print Maxi Shirt Dress, Black
    Make a statement in this striking Mari maxi shirt dress from Mint Velvet. Featuring a black and ivory palm print and a black ombre dipped hem with pleated detailing at the front, that creates an appealing and flattering look. Team with a pair of black high sandals for a feminine chic look. Brand : Mint Velvet. Dress Shape : Straight. Length Information: Mini - A mini style falls mid-thigh to above the knee, Midi - A midi length is knee- to calf-length, Maxi - A maxi length is ankle- to floor-length : Maxi. Material : 100% Polyester. Neckline : Collar. Sleeve : Sleeveless. Washing Instructions : Dry clean.
  • Mint Velvet Knit Top Dress , Black
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    Mint Velvet Knit Top Dress , Black
    Add a touch of boho to your autumnal wardrobe with this Knit Top Dress from Mint Velvet. A knitted top dress crafted with a subtly tapered waist, featuring a woven dipped hem skirt. Pair with bare legs, ankle boots and a leather jacket for a chic, urban edge. Model is 5'10 and wears a UK size 10. Length from side neck point to hem measures 98cm. Brand : Mint Velvet. Dress Shape : Flared. Length Information: Mini - A mini style falls mid-thigh to above the knee, Midi - A midi length is knee- to calf-length, Maxi - A maxi length is ankle- to floor-length : Midi. Material : Main: 80% Viscose, 18% Nylon, 2% Elastane. Lining:100% Poleyster. Neckline : Boat Neck. Sleeve : ¾ Sleeve. Washing Instructions : Hand wash.
  • Closet V Back Shift Dress, Teal
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    Closet V Back Shift Dress, Teal
    Add a pop of colour to your office wardrobe with this V Back Shift Dress from Closet. A flattering shift dress crafted with a high-low hem, featuring short sleeves, a V back and an exposed zip on the reverse. Team with tights and boots for winter luxe. Brand : Closet. Dress Shape : Flared. Length Information: Mini - A mini style falls mid-thigh to above the knee, Midi - A midi length is knee- to calf-length, Maxi - A maxi length is ankle- to floor-length : Mini. Material : 97% Polyester, 3% Elastane. Neckline : Round Neck. Sleeve : Short Sleeve. Washing Instructions : Machine washable.
  • Gérard Darel Abstract Print Dress, Grey
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    Gérard Darel Abstract Print Dress, Grey
    Refresh your new season workwear wardrobe with this super-stylish dress from Gérard Darel. Sleek, sophisticated and chic, this dress boasts an all-over abstract print, long sleeves, a slightly dipped back hem for added detailing, a high neckline and a tie belt to cinch in the waist and create a feminine silhouette. Pair yours with stilettos and minimalist jewellery to create an office-friendly ensemble that has plenty of stylish, feminine appeal. Brand : Gerard Darel. Dress Shape : Flared. Length Information: Mini - A mini style falls mid-thigh to above the knee, Midi - A midi length is knee- to calf-length, Maxi - A maxi length is ankle- to floor-length : Midi. Material : 97% Polyester, 3% Elastane. Neckline : Round Neck. Sleeve : Long Sleeve. Washing Instructions : Hand Wash.
  • Paisie Two Tone Long Sleeve Dress, Cream
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    Paisie Two Tone Long Sleeve Dress, Cream
    A fashion staple for your spring/summer wardrobe, this two tone dress from Paisie. Designed with long sleeves, this lightweight dress features dip hem design, rounded corners and splits on both sides and fully lined. Style with glossy courts for a complete look. Brand : Paisie. Dress Shape : Tunic & Smock. Length Information: Mini - A mini style falls mid-thigh to above the knee, Midi - A midi length is knee- to calf-length, Maxi - A maxi length is ankle- to floor-length : Midi. Material : 100% Polyester. Neckline : Round Neck. Sleeve : Long Sleeve. Washing Instructions : Machine Washable.
  • Chesca Printed Linen Tunic, White/Pink
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    Chesca Printed Linen Tunic, White/Pink
    This Chesca Printed Linen Dress is a floral printed linen tunic dress that's very flattering with a patchwork print throughout and plain panels on the centre front and a high-low hem. Length 96cm from shoulder neck point to hem. Brand : Chesca. Dress by Occasion : Date Night. Dress Shape : Tunic & Smock. Length : Mini. Material : 100% Linen. Neckline : Round Neck. Sleeve : Short Sleeve. Washing Instructions : Machine Washable. Women's Specialist Fit : Plus Size.
  • Chesca Button Through Print Tunic Top, White/Aqua
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    Chesca Button Through Print Tunic Top, White/Aqua
    The Chesca Button Through Print Tunic is a floral printed tunic with a scoop neckline and short sleeves. With large patch pockets and a flattering high-low asymmetric hem for lots of new season appeal. Length 79cm from shoulder neck point to hem. Brand : Chesca. Dress by Occasion : Holiday. Dress Shape : Tunic & Smock. Length : Mini. Material : 100% Linen. Neckline : Round Neck. Sleeve : Short Sleeve. Washing Instructions : Machine washable. Women's Specialist Fit : Plus Size.
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