Dress Length Guide

Mini - Hits at midthigh—Pencil—Hits just above the knee—Midi - Hits at midcalf—Maxi/Full Length - Hits at the ankle

While most of the dresses on our site include an approximate measurement from shoulder to hem, the following is a general reference for how dresses are designed to hit on the body.

Women's Average Dress Lengths: (all measured from shoulder to hem)

  • Short Dresses – 36 inches
  • Knee/Pencil Length – 37-42 inches
  • Midi – 43 inches
  • Maxi & Full Length - ankle
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