The Midi Affinity

Not too short, but not too long, the midi dress is an accommodating choice for your multi-faceted lifestyle.  The easy-to-please length answers many what-to-wear questions for day and evening.  And the flowing silhouettes are amenable to boots and low heels for a comfortable stride, especially when the midi is a jumpsuit.

A wide belt adds an extra element of retro intrigue to this refined A-line midi dress. Whistles.

Joie’s breezy midis feature easygoing fabrics for a smooth transition from a frosty morning to a warm afternoon.  When everything needs to be just so, wear Co for a polished mid-town appearance.  A.L.C., known for their sophisticated nonchalance, designed Loyola and the very popular Nico for important meetings at bustling cafes.  The belted midi from Whistles is ideal for midday errands, and the thigh-high revealer from Reformation is just right for a midnight rendezvous.  

You’ll feel an instant affinity for these midis.  They’re the mid-point between work and leisure so you have the versatility to mix business with pleasure.  Like a capable assistant, a midi is happy to oblige your every request and maximize your potential. 

A vivacious print energizes this flowy woven dress styled with a high, tie-back neckline, blousy raglan sleeves and a fluttering asymmetrical skirt. Whistles.

A dramatic side slit and back cutouts provide flirty finishing touches for a cap-sleeve dress. Reformation.

Sweet and sophisticated, this printed midi boasts an airy keyhole back that's tethered with covered buttons. Reformation.

A tonal logo jacquard lends depth and luster to an inky satin slipdress cut with a curvy, plunging sweetheart neckline and a modern asymmetrical hem. Off-White.

A slender tie secures the smocked waist of a sweeping linen-and-silk shirtdress styled with romantically puffed sleeves and bold stripes. Apiece Apart.


Cut from billowy silk, this flattering midi-length dress moves beautifully with you as well as all your plans, from morning meetings to midnight cocktails. Equipment.

Tonal color blocking splashes across a pleated satin panel, injecting this Italian-made midi with vibrant modern flair. Roksanda.

A plunging neckline gives this ultra-polished jumpsuit a dash of after-hours drama. ALC.

Channel your sonnet-inspiring, romantic heroine in a very modern way with this flowy dress of artfully crinkled satin cut with billowed statement sleeves. Vince.

A fluttering asymmetrical hem gives elegant movement to an effortlessly chic dress to take you into next season. Joie.

Florals and backgrounds switch sides in this wonderfully whimsical frock styled in airy silk chiffon. Joie.

Peppered with tiny dots, this divine dress features sheer sleeves and a fit that flares and flatters. Rebecca Minkoff.

Puffed shoulders, blouson sleeves and covered buttons bring Co's signature vintage style to this satin shirtdress cinched with a wraparound tie belt. Co.

Hand-drawn sketches of ladies festooned with fashionable chapeaux further the vintage vibe of a silk midi dress with puffed shoulders and a knotted tie. Co.

If fashionable Victorian ladies had been allowed to wear jumpsuits, they would have appeared at court stylishly dressed in this. Rebecca Taylor.

From a brand founded by two besties who wanted to make clothes that radiated easy, joyful elegance comes a country cool dress with a ruffled yoke and a playful print. BA&SH.

A dainty heart print puts a pretty spin on this classic A-line midi cut with puff sleeves to add balance and grace to the silhouette. Whistles.

A slender strap at the back keeps the straps of this dramatically plunging dress from slipping playfully off the shoulder. Tibi.

A dainty heart print puts a pretty spin on this slightly cropped, retro-chic jumpsuit. Whistles.

Fitted to perfection, this long-sleeve dress is as versatile as can be, with a center cutout that can be tucked away beneath the wrap skirt. Two buttons secure the back and create a barely there window to show off the perfect hint of skin. Reformation.

A one-and-done silk jumpsuit cinched with a matching belt offers elegant ease. Tibi.

Slender stripes in white and red pattern a beautifully draped shirtdress styled with a surplice bodice and sewn from pure silk. ALC.

The flattering fit and festive floral print of this faux-wrap silk dress will float this style to the top of your list every time. Equipment.

The hem on this plunging midi gently drifts off to one side, injecting this polished style with a bit of off-kilter charm. ALC.

Drop-waist bias seaming encourages the smooth drape and swaying movement of this A-line midi dress while delineating its mixed textural finishes. Co.

Two slits at the hem will make every step feel like a joyous dance in this playfully dotted dress tailored with a point collar and double-button cuffs. Boden.

Flowy wide legs paired with a button-up collared bodice balance playful and polished style on this belted jumpsuit cut from soft, stretchy jersey. Boden.