hemline hemline  /ˈhɛm ˌlaɪn/


  • (n) the line formed by the lower edge of a skirt or coat


  1. The following year the contests were discontinued, and in 1936 Strongman Metaxas decreed that no woman should go abroad with a hemline more than twelve inches from the ground.
  2. Jackie was keenly conscious of the fact that no tiny sag or hemline or stray strand of hair would escape the notice of the style-conscious people of Paris.
  3. Maureen sports a conservative hemline as well.


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    Here’s the problem with Catherine Zeta-Jones – she’s afraid to turn off her sexy. That’s why she usually looks so desperate for attention. At the NYC premiere of ‘Red 2?- her red carpet comeback after a recent stint in rehab for a bipolar disorder – the ’43? year old rocked a Maria Lucia Hohan high-low hemline lace gown . She really werked the sh*t out of that dress. But I just wished that she ...
    on July 17, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

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    Online Bridal Store Offers Wedding Fashions for the Entire Party The gowns themselves can be searched by refining the specific characteristics such as silhouette, hemline and train, neckline, fabrics, sleeve length, embellishment options, and back details, as well as by price range. In dressing the bridal party, the bride and her maid of honor can choose from among more than three hundred formal ...
    on July 14, 2013     Source: Beaumont Enterprise

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  • "Edith Head was the first at so many things," Oldham said. "She could change a national hemline with her influential designs."
    on Sep 8, 2009 By: Todd Oldham Source: Reuters

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