Modern Midi Length

Zara stripe midi dress (similar)
Christian Louboutin “Iriza” heels
Bauble Bar necklace
Chanel wallet on chain

Ever since I got my first midi skirt, I’ve been obsessed with this length! I’m 5’8″ so the longer length doesn’t overwhelm my height even if I’m wearing flats. A midi-length stripe dress has been on my wishlist for a few seasons, and I finally went for this one from Zara. The fit is more casual, and I can see it styled with cognac booties and a field vest for fall, and colorful sandals with the sleeves cuffed for spring. I wore this look to the Sam Smith concert (post coming soon), and added a statement necklace and trusty red lip for the evening.

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45 Comments

  1. October 1, 2014 / 1:16 pm

    I'm so envious if your height! I'm 5'4" so midis often make me look quite squat unless I head to the tailor. Great outfit, and hope you had fun at Sam Smith!

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  2. October 1, 2014 / 1:22 pm

    Love this dress on you! I am 5'10" and always avoided midi thinking it wouldn't work for taller women but it really does! I need to get a relaxed fitting one just like this, it looks amazing on you!

    xo, Jasmin
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  3. October 1, 2014 / 2:52 pm

    I wish I was tall enough for a midi skirt! I love stripes and love that this look is all about stripes. You look so gorgeous and I adore the fact that you paired this with classic pieces such as the Louboutins & Chanel. Gorgeous!

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  4. October 1, 2014 / 4:49 pm

    Beautiful, love the look x

  5. October 1, 2014 / 5:30 pm

    you are so fortunate to be 5'8"!! hehe. Coming from the petite height, I still love midi skirts but just have to be careful with proportion if I choose to wear flats. It still happens despite the "rule" but, I do envy those who have the height! hehe

    Love this look. And also doubly envious you saw Sam Smith! =)

    xo,
    nancy

    http://www.adoretoadorn.com

  6. October 1, 2014 / 7:42 pm

    lovely your dress!!!! amazing look!! πŸ™‚

    xoxo

  7. October 2, 2014 / 2:21 am

    The midi dress looks amazing on you! And had no idea you're 5'8–your frame is still quite petite-looking in photos! Such an inspirational post πŸ™‚

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    xo Jess

  8. October 2, 2014 / 3:48 am

    As I'm sure with every other girl who has read this entry, my eyes bulged out at the sight of those shoes!! What a classy, fun outfit! Great job! πŸ™‚
    Xo Amanda | http://sansscrubs.blogspot.com

  9. October 2, 2014 / 4:31 am

    gorgeous outfit! I'm loving midi dresses too!

  10. October 2, 2014 / 4:39 am

    I absolutely adore this outfit, the dress from Zara looks like a dream on you, especially paired with your CLs. I'm lucky to be the same height as you so wearing a midi looks pretty good! x

  11. October 2, 2014 / 11:09 pm

    Hi beautiful,
    I was just browsing through & stumbled upon your lovely blog – It looks gorgeous and it has interesting posts that I can relate to. I'm now following you via gfc, keep in touch love x

    Benish | Feminist Reflections

  12. October 3, 2014 / 2:39 am

    You look absolutely stunning Carolyn! That stripe midi dress is just gorgeous. Lovely look girl.

    Lauren xo
    Sophisticated In Style

  13. October 3, 2014 / 6:58 am

    You look great! I love midi length dresses but alas as a shortie, they do not love me.

  14. October 3, 2014 / 9:54 am

    I didn't know you were 5'8"! The midi dress looks so fab on you. I'm 5'5" so I may be able to pull it off with heels but definitely not with flats!

  15. October 3, 2014 / 11:24 am

    I love that statement necklace. It goes perfect with the whole look. That Zara dress is comfy-looking and smart.

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

  16. October 3, 2014 / 2:15 pm

    I LOVE this dress! The stripes and the length are perfect. I think the statement necklace is so cute and of course so are the Loubs!
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    ~~Megan~~

  17. October 3, 2014 / 7:17 pm

    Such cute dress, it's seriously way too flattering on you. Zara always has the best stuff πŸ™‚

    xx Sarah | Loser Girl Wins

  18. October 3, 2014 / 7:39 pm

    You look stunning doll! && your shoes are uh-mazing. If you have a sec I'd love to hear your thoughts on my latest post…

    vickys-style.com

  19. October 5, 2014 / 6:00 pm

    This outfit is so classy and you look absolutely beautiful wearing it! πŸ™‚
    Wow, this is actually amazing!! I hope I'll be seeing these around everywhere in the future, love the concept!

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    -Ally <3

  20. October 7, 2014 / 3:21 pm

    Wow, totally did not realize how tall you were! I just assumed it was the midi length and heels combo that made you so lean! Regardless, it's a great look on you.

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