How Long Is a Tea Length Dress?


The length of cocktail dresses varies depending on fashion and local custom. The length ranges from just above the knee to touching the ankle. When it is about 5 cm (2 inches) above the ankle it is called tea length and when it is almost touching the ankle it is called ballerina length, although ballerina length dresses usually fall into the evening gown category.
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According to Emily Post in her 1922 book, "Etiquette, the tea dress is one that "is a hybrid between a wrapper and a ball dress. It has always a train and usually long flowing
a tea length dress falls below the knee but above the ankle. most tea-length dresses fall somewhere in the middle of the calf.
in the middle of your calves. slightly above the ankles. i hate that length just saying
1. Wear a conservative sundress. The skirt should be no shorter than knee-length, and you should avoid dresses that show too much cleavage or expose too much of your back. Avoid bold
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A tea length dress is one that falls about four inches above the ankle or at the bottom of the calf. Many people mistakenly assume a cocktail dress that falls at the knee or just below is a tea length but this is not the case. A true tea length dress covers most of the leg.
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