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DRESS AND SKIRT LENGTHS.. WHICH IS YOU???!!

January 20, 2011


Your Daytime Dress Lengh Speaks for You

Whatever the ocassion, a girl’s choice of attire and wearing the proper dress hem lengths say a lot about a girl. In some cases more than we like to imagine. Truthfully an improper dress hem length can tell things about a girl’s personality, attitude and lifestyle that could strengthen or lessen the odds of attracting the ideal man or job , if of course that’s the goal. Find out if you’re sporting the dress hem length that best emulates your personality; or if you are inadvertantly saying something you really don’t intend to.

What Your lentgh Says About Your Personality

The most intriguing part about what fashion says for a girl is not a verbal statement. In fact,it’s considered a non-verbal in interpersonal communication circles. A picture speaks a thousand words and your intention may be revealed by the way a girl chooses to dress. And although a master communicator knows that much is revealed unconsciously; you can become conscious and in charge of sending off either positive or negative signals simply by your attention to and knowledge of the right style and right dress hem length for any given

Basically, fashion speaks loud for us without using words. Our attention to our hair styles and length, our use of makeup and our swagger or way of crossing our knees or ankles when we sit down. From body language and eye contact to fashionable clothes and hairstyles, we speak volumes about our intent at every opportunity.

What do your current choices already say? More important is what they reveal about the deeper personality characteristics that are revealed each time you present yourself. For example girls with a lot of confidence who are physically active, more than likely wear sporty casual mini hems or casual dress hem lengths, where as erson with little confidence and low physical activity would wear conservative hem cuts or ultra conservative dress hem lengths.

Sporty dress lengths –

Sporty lengths include the everyday run of the mill mini dress or micro mini dress. While these shorter than short dress hem lengths are frisky and adventurous and fashionable; they obviously should only be worn by those fortunate girls who have the legs and confidence to carry them. She could also be very domineering and loud, sometimes high strung and forward thinking.

Casual dress lengths –

Casual lengths fall between three and two inches above the knee and generally mean that the girl has a youthful spirit, good sense of humor, highly confident. Girls who wear casual dress hems regularly are dominating and enjoy mild confrontations. Most casual hem wearers are decisive and demanding rather than dominating. Girls who wear casual dress hem lengths for work are more entrepreneurial and creative. Such a woman may be sassy, highly confident and often well coordinated. They also feel free to demonstrate their sexual confidence. Most girls that frequently wear casual hem lengths at work are in high ranking positions or positions which signify strength, fun and adventure.

Business Casual dress lengths-

Business casual lengths fall just above or slightly to the base of the knee. This is a length that looks appropriate on most women. And it is an acceptable modest yet fashionable length. This is a sure sign of confidence in position, lifestyle and personality. Dress hem lengths that are business casual usually signify straddling the line between fun and serious. You can be sure a women that wears business casual hem lengths is cautious to a degree and needs a little convincing to go out of the box, generally independent and slightly dominating but only when it comes to what she wants.


Conservative dress lengths –

What we might consider today as a conservative dress hem length was once considered loose and promiscuous since the ankle (horrors!) was showing. And lord knows what such a sight would do to a good man. Today this hem lengt is considered safe and clearly geeky and businesslike. These styles are often considered appropriate for older working women. Most often girls with strong religious rules and values wear conservative dress hems.


Ultra conservative dress lengths –

Ultra conservative lenghts are typically two inches above the ankle or lower. (wow thats low) These dress hem lengths say “closed shop so no can do.” But in some cases can really look fashionable. They are usually worn by a woman who is attempting to convey that she is an introvert, highly religious and/or wholesome. Such hems may also display low self-esteem, submissiveness and a non-competitive nature. Women who wear dresses with an ultra conservative length daily, and may do so for religious purposes or to appease a controlling parent or husband and such a woman signals that she has chosen an attitude of submissive and non-sexual character.

In the case of girls who casually switch between dress hem lengths for different occasions we see a girl of taste and variety. this is a girl who is not shy about her true personality; and in fact may be open, well rounded, grounded, decisive and potentially coy.

So before you wear that dress you planned on giving your annual presentation in at work. Think. Depending on what type of message you’re planning on sending, check out what your dress hem lengths says for you today.

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