Mid Length Dresses

Offering a seemingly endless breadth of design opportunities, women’s mid-length dresses function both as a straightforward, conservative alternative to shorter dress styles as well as an avenue for off-kilter experiments in length and texture. The latest in designer arrivals highlight the unbounded creativity that the contextually ambiguous mid-length dress incites, resulting in a diverse study in classic and revisionist constructions. A tasteful approach to asymmetry brings stylized gaucheness to reimagined shirting, while slouchy t-shirt-like constructions easily upgrade casual outfitting without sacrificing the overarching need for comfort that has imbued the dress’s innate elegance with streetwear-indebted attitude. Extended ruffled hems finishing at mid-calf prove complementary to prim heels, paying homage to couture traditions that continue to find their place in present-day collections. Elsewhere, bold graphic prints and unconventional proportions inject a welcome dose of forward-thinking flare into a style that is historically bound to hackneyed conventions of femininity. An eclectic mix of everyday ease and avant-garde ambition distinguishes the mid-length dress as a platform for brand-defining designs that capture the multifaceted nature of current womenswear.

La Perla - Black Silk Slip Dress

La Perla

Black Silk Slip Dress

$185

Markoo - Black 'The Half/Half' Dress

Markoo

Black 'The Half/Half' Dress

$320

Cecilie Bahnsen - Black Tia Dress

Cecilie Bahnsen

Black Tia Dress

$890

Balenciaga - Black Stretch Satin Dress

Balenciaga

Black Stretch Satin Dress

$1580

Erdem - Black Reese Dress

Erdem

Black Reese Dress

$660

Erdem - White Kasia Dress

Erdem

White Kasia Dress

$1880

Erdem - Black & Pink Nolene Dress

Erdem

Black & Pink Nolene Dress

$815

Renli Su - Black Wool Tank Dress

Renli Su

Black Wool Tank Dress

$1040

Renli Su - Black Cotton & Mulberry Silk Collared Dress

Renli Su

Black Cotton & Mulberry Silk Collared Dress

$1185

Supriya Lele - Grey Taffeta Utility Dress

Supriya Lele

Grey Taffeta Utility Dress

$1010

Molly Goddard - Black Rory Dress

Molly Goddard

Black Rory Dress

$980

rag & bone - Black Hugo Tank Dress

rag & bone

Black Hugo Tank Dress

$495

Lauren Manoogian - Beige Flare Dress

Lauren Manoogian

Beige Flare Dress

$750

Kiko Kostadinov - Blue & Tan Maya Dress

Kiko Kostadinov

Blue & Tan Maya Dress

$1015

Chika Kisada - Black Lace Dress

Chika Kisada

Black Lace Dress

$630

Chika Kisada - White Poplin Gathered Dress

Chika Kisada

White Poplin Gathered Dress

$510

Chika Kisada - Black Poplin Gathered Dress

Chika Kisada

Black Poplin Gathered Dress

$510

Paco Rabanne - Black & Silver Lurex Dress

Paco Rabanne

Black & Silver Lurex Dress

$685

Raquel Allegra - Black Sueded Baby Jersey Gathered Dress

Raquel Allegra

Black Sueded Baby Jersey Gathered Dress

$275

Raquel Allegra - Black Sueded Baby Jersey Dress

Raquel Allegra

Black Sueded Baby Jersey Dress

$215

Rosetta Getty - Yellow & Black Zip-Up Turtleneck Dress

Rosetta Getty

Yellow & Black Zip-Up Turtleneck Dress

$695

Off-White - Black Wrap Shirt Dress

Off-White

Black Wrap Shirt Dress

$975

Off-White - Yellow & Grey Checked Bubble Dress

Off-White

Yellow & Grey Checked Bubble Dress

$1460

Balmain - Black Rib Knit Cut-Out Dress

Balmain

Black Rib Knit Cut-Out Dress

$1330

Enfold - Navy Wool Asymmetry Dress

Enfold

Navy Wool Asymmetry Dress

$535

Enfold - Grey Wool Asymmetry Dress

Enfold

Grey Wool Asymmetry Dress

$535

Alexachung - Brown Denim Button Dress

Alexachung

Brown Denim Button Dress

$255

Nanushka - Black Vegan Leather Rosana Dress

Nanushka

Black Vegan Leather Rosana Dress

$665

Burberry - Beige Agnes Dress

Burberry

Beige Agnes Dress

$660

Kwaidan Editions - Black & Red Leather Short Sleeve Dress

Kwaidan Editions

Black & Red Leather Short Sleeve Dress

$2790

Rick Owens Lilies - Black Draped Shoulder Tank Dress

Rick Owens Lilies

Black Draped Shoulder Tank Dress

$555

Noir Kei Ninomiya - Black Enamel Quilted Suspender Dress

Noir Kei Ninomiya

Black Enamel Quilted Suspender Dress

$1350

Noir Kei Ninomiya - Black Jacquard Flower High Neck Dress

Noir Kei Ninomiya

Black Jacquard Flower High Neck Dress

$920

Y's - White S-RT Flow Flare Shirt Dress

Y's

White S-RT Flow Flare Shirt Dress

$690

Maison Margiela - Black Cavalry Twill Dress

Maison Margiela

Black Cavalry Twill Dress

$1395

Prada - Black V-Neck Dress

Prada

Black V-Neck Dress

$1905

Pleats Please Issey Miyake - Black Pleated Long Sleeve Dress

Pleats Please Issey Miyake

Black Pleated Long Sleeve Dress

$515

Pleats Please Issey Miyake - Grey Pleated Long Sleeve Dress

Pleats Please Issey Miyake

Grey Pleated Long Sleeve Dress

$515

See by Chloé - Blue & Red Fitted Long Sleeve Dress

See by Chloé

Blue & Red Fitted Long Sleeve Dress

$380

See by Chloé - Red Neck Tie Long Sleeve Dress

See by Chloé

Red Neck Tie Long Sleeve Dress

$325

See by Chloé - White Neck Tie Long Sleeve Dress

See by Chloé

White Neck Tie Long Sleeve Dress

$325

Alexander Wang - Black & White Striped 'Chynatown' Dress

Alexander Wang

Black & White Striped 'Chynatown' Dress

$650

Situationist - Brown Wool Cape Dress

Situationist

Brown Wool Cape Dress

$910

Opening Ceremony - Blue & Multicolor Midi Dress

Opening Ceremony

Blue & Multicolor Midi Dress

$450

Marine Serre - Black Flared Dress

Marine Serre

Black Flared Dress

$995

MM6 Maison Margiela - Black Denim Shirt Slip Dress

MM6 Maison Margiela

Black Denim Shirt Slip Dress

$645

MM6 Maison Margiela - Blue Denim Logo Dress

MM6 Maison Margiela

Blue Denim Logo Dress

$475

Bottega Veneta - Black & Beige Mohair Dress

Bottega Veneta

Black & Beige Mohair Dress

$2825

Lemaire - Brown New Twisted Dress

Lemaire

Brown New Twisted Dress

$605

Lemaire - Beige New Twisted Dress

Lemaire

Beige New Twisted Dress

$605

Lanvin - Blue Knitted Lurex Dress

Lanvin

Blue Knitted Lurex Dress

$1670

Lanvin - Gold Lurex Knitted Dress

Lanvin

Gold Lurex Knitted Dress

$1450

Saks Potts - Orange Shimmer Jepska Dress

Saks Potts

Orange Shimmer Jepska Dress

$345

Saks Potts - Black Jepska Dress

Saks Potts

Black Jepska Dress

$280

M Missoni - Multicolor Crochet Dress

M Missoni

Multicolor Crochet Dress

$980

Comme des Garçons Girl - Navy Round Collar Belted Dress

Comme des Garçons Girl

Navy Round Collar Belted Dress

$1035

Comme des Garçons Girl - Navy Round Collar Dress

Comme des Garçons Girl

Navy Round Collar Dress

$960

JW Anderson - Green Drape Jersey Dress

JW Anderson

Green Drape Jersey Dress

$1215

Low Classic - Navy Knit Long Dress

Low Classic

Navy Knit Long Dress

$650

Kiki de Montparnasse - Black Silk Simple Slip Dress

Kiki de Montparnasse

Black Silk Simple Slip Dress

$595