|Typical dress Length: 30''-32'', 76-82 cm
Very short dress for party/night club use. Do not wear a micro dress in a formal setting.
When is it to short? A thumb rule: put your arms down at your sides. If hemline falls below you fingertips (you don´t need to stretch your fingers), it is safe to wear!
|Typical dress Length: 34''-35'', 86-88 cm
Short dress. Hemline falls mid-thigh. Perfect for party nights. Never use a mini dress in formal occasions.
When is it to short? Again: put your arms down at your sides. If hemline falls below you fingertips (you don´t need to stretch your fingers), it is safe to wear!
|Just above knee (Cocktail dress)|
|Typical dress Length: 41''-43'', 90-92 cm
This dress ends few inches above knee. Ideal for cocktail parties. Be careful showing off knees in formal settings!
|Knee lenght dress|
|Typical dress Length: 39''-40'', 99-102 cm
Hemline ends at knee height. Can be used in the office (formal style, usually black). Also Ideal for cocktail parties or garden parties. May also be used in other semi-formal settings.
|Just below knee|
|Typical dress Length: 39''-40'', 104-109 cm
Hemline ends just below knee. Knees are hidden, which means you can use these dresses for all business use and in semi formal settings.
|Calf length (Tea length dress)|
|Typical dress Length: 45''-47'', 114-119 cm
Hemline ends mid-calf. Also called Tea length dress og Tea dress. Perfect for evening parties (not gala). Might actually also be used by bridesmaids.
|Ankle length dress|
|Typical dress Length: 55''-57'', 140-144 cm
Guess what: hemline ends at the ankle :) Ankle length dresses are ideal for formal evening parties, balls and galas.
|Floor length dress|
|Typical dress Length: 60''-62'', 152-157 cm
This dress goes all the way down to the floor. The most formal dress of them all. It actually makes you feel like a princess. Use for black tie galas, wedding (your own?) and very special parties!