(Closed) How short is too short (Office Party)

posted 8 years ago in Holidays
Post # 3
2394 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2010

I don’t think you have anything to worry about, especially if you’re going to wear black tights, too.

Post # 4
2237 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

It’s hard to tell without seeing it on your body, but that doesn’t look too short to me!  My rule of thumb is if it goes below your fingertips it’s good (that was our high school dress code for shorts and skirts, haha).

Post # 5
426 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

I think it’s fine. You could always use the “Catholic Ruler”. If your dress is past your fingertips when your hands are on your side, reaching down you’re probably okay. The general rule of thumb is at least an inch or two.

Post # 7
13096 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

I think its iffy – I wouldn’t wear anything for a work/office related event that wasn’t clearly below my fingertips.  So unless you have really long arms or something, I’d try to find a different dress.

Post # 9
5271 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2009

You are fine with a shorter dress and tights. In fact I have several cocktail dresses that I only wear in the winter, b/c they are too short to wear w/o tights 🙂

Post # 10
14183 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

It’s fine!

Post # 11
4137 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

definitely doesn’t look or sound too short!

Post # 12
1882 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I don’t think it’s that short-plus you’re wearing tights and no boobs are showing so I think you are all good for an office party.  The trick is to only show off one body part at a time. So show a little leg!

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