News Our New Favorite Dress Silhouette: The Midi—Shop Our 10 Favorites By Alexandra DeRosa Published on January 2, 2014 @ 05:32AM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: Dyad Photography Don't let the longer length fool you, this calf-grazing style is undoubtedly sexy. The key to nailing the look is all about the fit, so, you need to choose your midi style carefully. "Ideally, the hem should hit where you leg starts to slim, slightly below the widest part of the calf," dished stylist Anita Patrickson in our January issue. Last but not least, to steer clear of looking dowdy: the longer the dress, the higher the heel should be. Ready to give the refreshing shape a go? Shop the gallery, embroidered silk lace and tweed styles await. [action_no_link text="Click to shop our top 10 midi dresses. "] [wrn_button url="https://www.instyle.com/instyle/package/general/photos/0,,20720151_20767974_30072408,00.html" text="Midi Dresses" title="Midi Dresses"] MORE:Exclusive Peek at Britney Spears in January’s InStyleSee Rebecca Taylor’s First-Ever Black Tie Dress Collection (and Get Her No-Fail Holiday Style Tips)And the Award for the Biggest Fashion Launch of 2013 Goes to…..[instyle_context_cmad url="http://img2.timeinc.net/instyle/images/2013/WRN/121213-britney-cover-200.jpg"] 01 of 10 Jill Stuart Dyad Photography Embroidered silk lace, $745; at Jill Stuart, 212-343-2300. 02 of 10 Zara Dyad Photography Polyester blend, $179; zara.com. 03 of 10 H&M Courtesy Photo Polyester, $40; hm.com. 04 of 10 BCBG Max Azria Dyad Photography Rayon-nylon, $398; saksfifthavenue.com. 05 of 10 Tory Burch Dyad Photography Wool-cotton, $395; toryburch.com. 06 of 10 Calvin Klein Dyad Photography Polyester, $134; macys.com for stores. 07 of 10 Zara Courtesy Photo Polyester, viscose, and elastane, $100; zara.com. 08 of 10 Boss Dyad Photography Triacetate-polyester, $545; hugoboss.com for stores. 09 of 10 Rebecca Taylor Dyad Photography Cotton tweed with leather details, $475; rebeccataylor.com for stores. 10 of 10 DKNY Dyad Photography Cotton-nylon, $295; bloomingdales.com for stores.