Dress Length Guide: Mini, Midi & Maxi

Mini, midi and maxi dresses. You may have questioned when the right time and place is to wear each one of these dress lengths. Are long dresses only for special occasions? Are mini dresses office appropriate? What shoes do I wear with a midi dress?

Fret no more, we got you covered (literally). Be a boss lady in every length and read on for tips on when and how to wear these dresses:




As long as you wear it the right way, a mini dress is office appropriate. A mini dress is a simple solution for the hot summer months, and great to transition into fall with a pair of dark tights and boots. A mini dress is versatile — but it is important to keep these tips in mind:

  • Wear comfortable shoes like loafers or mules when wearing your mini dress. Comfort is key to every outfit!
  • Add a polished and sophisticated jacket on top.  A structural blazer is a great option for a more professional look.
Tahari Dress & Tart Blazer


One of the most popular trends right now are midi dresses, they are making a comeback in a big way. Midi dresses are great because they are comfortable and versatile. Make sure you wear your midi dress with statement shoes. The below-the-knee length draws attention to shoes — so make sure they are your favorites! Midi dress can be worn with a sweater or a leather jacket to transition from a work to night outfit.

Boden Dress & French Connection Jacket


Long dresses are a great option when the summer weather gets too hot to handle. Try a maxi dress with sneakers for an enjoyable, relaxing outfit. A maxi dress is perfect for boss ladies on the go because you can get ready in 5 seconds by completing the look with a cropped denim jacket. Long dresses can be as casual or as fancy as you make them.

Saloni Dress & Paige Jacket

Now that you have read our dress length guide: go forth and rock your mini, midi and maxi dresses all year long! Rent each style with Armoire to keep your looks fresh.

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