Best mini dresses to buy for all budgets 2022

The mini dress is back with a bang – this is how to take your frocks to new heights

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Get those legs out of hibernation and make a maximal style impact with the most microscopic of dresses.

If we glean anything from the ubiquity of the current micro, barely visible Miu Miu two-piece that’s doing the rounds on everybody worth their salt (Paloma Elsesser, Nicole Kidman et al), it’s that teeny-tiny belt-width hems are irrefutably, undeniably back.

But if a low-rise (yes, really) mini skirt is taking all things tiny one step too far, then may we implore you to consider the virtues of a mini dress. After all, if the Hemline Index is to be believed and our hemlines become increasingly vertiginous as the economy booms, then could the return of the micro minidress indicate the better times that are undoubtedly on the horizon? 

Best mini dresses to buy for all budgets 2022
Nensi Dojaka made the case for all things mini and micro.

Nensi Dojaka, recent LVMH prize winner and high priestess of the ultra-feminine, heralded the return of all things sexy and micro with her recent autumn/winter 2022 show. Dresses were the epitome of barely-there and flesh-flashing, with whispers in the crowd calling them major and amazing.

In short, quite literally, the diktat is clear: minidresses are back with a bang. In case the runway’s embrace of all things micro wasn’t enough to convince you, look to TikTok, where the “coquette aesthetic” that orbits around all manner of teeny-tiny minidresses has amassed more than 830 million views to date.

Get those legs out of hibernation and make a maximal style impact with the most microscopic of dresses. May your slits be high and your hems be short. 

  • Whistles gingham tiered trapeze dress

    Best mini dresses to buy for all budgets 2022
    Whistles gingham tiered trapeze dress
    What Whistles doesn’t know about dresses isn’t worth knowing. Pair this blue gingham trapeze dress with your favourite chunky trainers and let your mini do all of the talking for you.
  • & Other Stories blazer minidress

    Best mini dresses to buy for all budgets 2022
    & Other Stories blazer minidress

    The perfect addition to your summer wardrobe: dress up or down, for work or play, this is the perfect all-rounder dress. 

    Shop & Other Stories blazer minidress, £85

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