Three Reasons Why You Need A Knee-Length Dress*

knee-length dressAs part of my collaboration with Krisp Clothing, I received a knee-length dress that is also red and has polka dots. Basically the winning combo. I must admit, I don’t have many longer dresses. My dresses are either mini or maxi. Massive disturbance in my life, in my routine. Please help me. Joke’s over. So I had to find a way to pull the dress off but also find three excellent reasons to convince you to get one too!

1. It is elegant and chic
The presence you have when you wear a longer dress is definitely not the same you have with a skater dress. There is an aura of maturity, mystery and chic. You can’t put your finger on it, but it is there. It might be because pulling off longer dresses and skirts nowadays is more of a risky fashion exercise, who knows? When I think of knee-length dresses, I see Marilyn Monroe, the thirties or fifties and all the extravagant fashion of that time. And in my head, it is associated with elegance. So maybe it’s just a personal bias!

2. It makes you look taller
The first thing I said when I saw the photos of me in that dress what that I was very tall. While, in reality, not so much. Average lets say. Fashion magazines always advise to either go very long or very short to look taller, but I actually do thing that knee-length and midi skirts really help too! This works especially well of the skirt part of the dress is high waist as it will give the impression that the middle part of your body is much longer than it is. Furthermore, a hemline above the knee will long longer than one below the know. Logic.

3. It is versatile and timeless
Don’t get me wrong. I love short, skater and mini dresses. I own so many of those. And they are perfect for the blog, for the night, for holidays, for strolls in the park. Depending on where you work, they might be totally accepted at work. I am lucky in that sense. But still, they might not always be appropriate. A knee-length dress will always be. No matter the situation. Glamorous, professional, romantic, edgy, extravagant. Basically the sort of dress that you can wear in the office during the day, and jazzed up a bit, on a date at night! Also, it never goes out of fashion!

Agreed?


Shop the outfit
Polka dot dress – Krisp Clothing*
Wedges – Krisp Clothing*
Bamboo Bag – eBay
Bracelet – Les Georgettes*

What do you think of this outfit? And of the dress? Do you like it? Would you wear that kind of dress? Do you often wear knee-length dresses?

Thanks a lot for stopping by. Hope you liked this post.

See you soon,
Love,
Corinne

*A few items in this post have been gifted to me but all opinions remain my own.

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35 Comments

  1. August 30, 2018 / 9:18 am

    I’ve been so into dresses too lately. I feel more comfortable in wearing them and adds a more girly touch to your personality.

  2. August 30, 2018 / 9:20 am

    I’ve been so into dresses too lately. It makes me feel more comfy and adds a girly touch to your personality.

  3. August 30, 2018 / 12:10 pm

    This dress is lovely! I love the polka dots, I think I need to add a knee length dress to my wardrobe.
    Charlotte x | charlotterick.com

  4. August 30, 2018 / 2:14 pm

    All my dresses are knee length. I just love how it makes me look taller especially when I pair it with wedge shoes. 🙂

  5. Melissa
    August 30, 2018 / 2:26 pm

    That dress is so cute! The shortest I like to wear my dresses is just below the knee.

  6. August 30, 2018 / 3:27 pm

    I Just love this dress. I’ve always been a fan of polka dots. I like longer dresses. Any shorter than the knee and I feel naked. You have a great bag here!

  7. August 30, 2018 / 4:05 pm

    This is such a pretty dress! Red and polka dots is a winning combination. I haven’t got many knee length dresses but they are really stylish and elegant, great outfit Corinne! <3 xx

    Bexa | http://www.hellobexa.com

  8. August 30, 2018 / 4:19 pm

    I really want to start getting into knee length dresses! Mini dresses have always been my thing and I want to experiment more! That dress DOES look elegant and chic!

    Jas xx

  9. August 30, 2018 / 4:24 pm

    I love knee length dresses for two reasons they make me taller & slimmer haha! This one is gorgeous on you and the colour is so elegant too! I’ve never heard of this brand so will definitely check them out!

    Pinar | http://www.beautybakingbella.com

  10. August 30, 2018 / 4:30 pm

    I love knee length dresses and totally agree that they’re so versitile! This one is just the cutest!

    Soph – https://sophhearts.com x

  11. August 30, 2018 / 4:31 pm

    You look beautiful! I love the polka dot print! I’m the same as you, I usually only go for mini or maxi but I’ve recently started opting for midi skirts and dresses and I actually really love them! I agree that they are much more versatile!
    Hels xx
    http://www.thehelsproject.com

  12. August 30, 2018 / 4:37 pm

    This is such a beautiful dress and you’re really rocking it! I totally agree that for some reason longer dresses do make you look taller and are that little bit more elegant. They remind me of 1950s photos when they used to have those big puffy knee/shin length skirts, so cute! I really want to invest in one soon, I hope it makes me look a little taller as I’m really quite a shorty haha!
    Alice Xx

  13. Lupe
    August 30, 2018 / 4:46 pm

    This is such a pretty dress! I just bought a similar navy blue one that I really like. Love the bag you wore it with

  14. August 30, 2018 / 5:56 pm

    Beautiful dress. My wife would certainly appreciate it. I will share with her.

  15. August 30, 2018 / 6:13 pm

    The print and color of the dress are such a great combination! I would happily wear that dress to work (the length is perfect!) or while out and about for a day date. Love it!

  16. August 30, 2018 / 7:04 pm

    You look so good in that dress. I love knee length dress. They makes you look so tall. Thanks for sharing.

  17. Devyani Ray
    August 30, 2018 / 7:05 pm

    LOVE your sunglasses and the fancy bag.

  18. August 30, 2018 / 8:44 pm

    I agree, knee length dress elongate the body too and they do bring a mysterious-mature appeal compared to shorter length dresses. Ultimately one of my favorite dresses on you! You look so timeless and that dress is so flattering, giving me Mad Men vibes all day <3

    Natonya | http://www.justnatonya.wordpress.com

  19. August 30, 2018 / 9:34 pm

    This dress looks great on you! I’m really short but have longer legs and I tend to find wearing something shorter makes me look a lot taller. But, I do own a few knee length items and find them really versatile for dressing up or down depending on the occasion x

    Sophie
    http://www.glowsteady.co.uk

  20. Jessica Taylor
    August 31, 2018 / 1:17 am

    I haven’t worn a dress in ages, but maybe now I will try one of these!

  21. August 31, 2018 / 7:21 am

    The dress is amazing! It looks so beautiful on you!

  22. August 31, 2018 / 8:23 am

    this dress looks perfect on you, and the pictures are amazing.

  23. Blair Villanueva
    August 31, 2018 / 8:57 am

    I like the classic polka dot red dress! You look chic and stylish Effortless, dear!

  24. August 31, 2018 / 10:08 am

    Yes, can’t agree more it is elegant! Also can be wore to the office as it is not too short and more appropriate. All I have to do just top it up with a blazer or cardigan and I am good. Love your red polka dot knee length dress!

  25. August 31, 2018 / 11:46 am

    You look so beautiful dear. And I completely agree that a knee-length is a must-have; especially for its versatility! It can transition from day to night, casual to formal easily.

  26. August 31, 2018 / 9:04 pm

    I am obsessed with polka dots, love your dress and shoes. I completely agree that a knee length is essential.

  27. September 1, 2018 / 3:18 am

    Super cute dress!!! I think its time for me to get another knee length dress I currently only have a long ankle length one

  28. September 1, 2018 / 4:17 am

    I agree with your reasons from being timeless to makes you taller. I also love how knee-length dresses are so chic!

  29. September 1, 2018 / 2:14 pm

    You hit it on the money. They do make you look taller and for me, that is a good thing because I am so short. LOL!

  30. September 2, 2018 / 12:26 am

    The dress looks beautiful and love the polka and color of dress trendy and very nice. s

  31. September 2, 2018 / 4:38 am

    I agree that a knee length dress is elegant and chic. You can wear them to casual parties and even in church. If it’s shorter than that, I would wear them to the beach.

  32. Blair Villanueva
    September 3, 2018 / 9:51 am

    Knee length dresses also suits me well. I don’t like too short dresses, it isn’t age appropriate for me.

  33. September 3, 2018 / 11:32 am

    What a stunning dress!! It’s so pretty and looks wonderful on you. The bag also compliments it well and those sunglasses are so retro and cool. Very Audrey Hepburn. x

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