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Where to buy midi dresses and why you should invest in one immediately

Say farewell to the mini dress and hello to the midi dress. Shop for this season’s most coveted item online without breaking the bank.

Not yet in the loop with the midi dress? It all comes down to length – the hemline falls somewhere between your knees and lower calf muscles, a little longer than a classic pencil skirt and a little shorter than a maxi dress. The style lends itself to a chic, ladylike look. A slinky, all black, shoulder-baring number will carry you through a night out with the girls, or try light and bright tones for a fancy Sunday lunch. Sheer panelling, slim fitting, an array of prints – the midi dress trend is one to get on board with. Savvy fashionistas should invest in a dress that can work across different seasons and occasions. Throw a cute blazer over the top and you can wear a midi dress to the office, or style with leather pants and a jacket to take you through winter. This may just be the most versatile dress in your closet.

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Top fashion sites for midi dresses online

1. ASOS

You'll find plenty of cheap and cheerful midi dresses to wear out this weekend at ASOS.

Attracting shoppers globally, ASOS is the ultimate fashion destination for the twenty-something fashion addict looking for new threads on the reg. The brand offers a mix of house labels, exclusive styles and hot brands.

  • 10% student discount
  • Free shipping on orders over $40
  • Returns accepted within 28 days of receiving your order

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2. THE ICONIC

You'll find sexy, shoulder-baring midi dresses at THE ICONIC from local and international labels, including exclusive styles you can’t buy anywhere else.

THE ICONIC has a mix of Australian and international labels ready for you to shop. Launched in late 2011, the Aussie favourite is your answer to last-minute emergency outfit shopping as well as guaranteed best-dressed status.

  • Free returns for 100 days
  • Free delivery on orders over $50
  • 3-hour delivery to Sydney metro for $12.95

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3. Boohoo

Kim Kardashian knows how to rock a midi dress like it's nobody's business. Your perfect party dress is just a few clicks away.

British-based brand Boohoo is your go-to when shopping on a budget. With fashion-forward clothing ranging between $10-$70, up to 100 new arrivals every day and a flexible returns policy, you can afford to buy in bulk and always look your best.

  • Free shipping on orders over $40
  • $15 express delivery (arrives within 4 working days)
  • Returns accepted within 28 days of receiving your order

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4. Missguided

Shine bright in babe-status midi dresses by Missguided. The brand has all the wardrobe staples you need to shop right now.

A bold brand designed for the fashion-obsessed girl, online retailer Missguided pumps out collections inspired by celebrities, social media, bloggers and street style.

  • Free delivery on orders over $80
  • Returns accepted within 14 days of delivery
  • 20% student discount

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5. Birdcage Boutique

The Birdcage Boutique is an Australian-based online boutique that offers a range of up-and-coming and established Australian fashion labels. Its impressive collection includes brands such as C/MEO Collective, The Fifth, Finders Keepers, Jaggar, keepsake and more.

              • Get free express shipping on orders over $59.
            • Select “AfterPay” at the checkout to buy now, and pay in instalments.
            • Simply send your unwanted purchases back within seven days for a full refund, an exchange, or store credit worth 110% of the price.

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6. New Look

Sparkle in this season’s best midi dresses by New Look.

The UK's leading fast fashion retailer, New Look started in 1969 and has since grown into a global brand that dominates the style sphere.

  • Free delivery on orders over £55
  • 10% student discount
  • Returns accepted within 28 days of purchase

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7. Showpo

Showpo stocks the hottest range of midi dresses for girls looking to make a statement.

Get bang for your buck when you shop with Showpo. Scroll through the brand's Instagram feed for inspiration and shop the looks you love online.

  • Free express shipping on orders over $50
  • Exchanges accepted within 14 days of receiving your order

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8. Dissh Boutique

Bodycon dresses in the best prints are all available right here. Enough said.

Brissy-based brand Dissh is known for an unmatched fashion offering. Browse the selection of women’s clothing in a wide range of colours and styles.

  • Exchanges accepted within 14 days of purchase
  • Exchanges accepted in-store or online
  • 10% student discount
  • Free express shipping on orders over $50

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9. BNKR

BNKR is bound to have an abundance of midi dresses for your next occasion.

You’ll have the most envious outfit when you shop with Adelaide-based retailer BNKR. It stocks C/meo Collective, Finders Keepers, Keepsake, The Fifth and TY-LR, making BNKR a fashion girl's dream store.

  • Chat with a personal stylist online
  • Take 15% off your first order
  • Free express shipping on orders over $39

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10. Forever New

Your girly go-to, Forever New knows how to do a ladylike midi dress like nobody else.

Melbourne-born brand Forever New celebrates the feminine woman with signature fashion pieces and limited collections. Shop the latest Kylie and Kendall collection here.

  • Free delivery on orders over $50
  • 10% student discount
  • Returns accepted within 14 days of delivery

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11. Princess polly

Let all of your midi dress dreams come true with Princess Polly.

Another online retailer born in Brisbane (go Brisbane!), Princess Polly is all about cute frocks and pretty playsuits. A little bit bohemian and a little bit fun, the brand is packed with must-have pieces.

  • 10% off site-wide when you subscribe to Princess Polly
  • Next-day delivery on orders over $50
  • Free returns on orders over $100
  • Layby your purchase with an 8-week payment plan
  • Returns accepted within 30 days of purchase (exchanges and store credit only)

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Your quick guide to retailers offering free delivery

Most of the retailers mentioned above (as well as a few others listed below) offer free shipping when you spend over a certain amount. It doesn’t get much better than that! Shop for midi dresses online with ease.

ASOS: Free shipping on orders over $40

THE ICONIC: Free shipping on orders over $50

BNKR: Free express shipping on orders over $39

Showpo: Free express shipping on orders over $50

Beginning Boutique: Free shipping on orders over $50

Dotti: Free shipping on orders over $90

Forever New: Free shipping on orders over $50

Surfstitch: Free shipping on orders over $25

Sabo Skirt: Free shipping on orders over $150

Princess Polly: Free express shipping on orders over $50

New Look: Free shipping on orders over £55

Topshop: Free shipping on orders over £100

City Beach: Free shipping on orders over $75

Missguided: Free shipping on orders over $80


Start your shopping spree with one of the codes below:

Up to 75% off clearance items

Shop Boohoo's clearance section and save up to 75% on the regular price.

10% off student discount

Students can get 10% off any purchase at ASOS.

Free Overnight Shipping over AUD $50

Get free shipping when you spend over $50 at The Iconic.

Up to 75% off clearance items

Shop Boohoo's clearance section and save up to 75% on the regular price.

Up to 70% off sale

Get up to 70% off with the fInal clearance at ASOS

10% off student discount

Students can get 10% off any purchase at ASOS.

Free Overnight Shipping over AUD $50

Get free shipping when you spend over $50 at The Iconic.

Up to 50% off in the sale

Save up to 50% off in the sale section at THE ICONIC. Stock is limited.

Free express shipping on orders $79 or more

Get free delivery to Australia, New Zealand and Singapore on orders $79+

Save $100 when you spend $500

Enter the coupon code at the check to take $100 off order $500 and over.

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Free shipping on orders over $75+

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FREE gift on orders of $40 or more

Get a free gift when you spend $40 or more. Choices available.

Up to 70% off sale

Get up to 70% off at the Princess Polly Boxing Day sale. Sale is still running but get in quick before the best pieces sell out.

Get $20 off on your birthday

Subscribe to Polly Mail and when your birthday comes around you'll receive $20 to spend at Princess Polly. Conditions apply.

Free Express Shipping to New Zealand

Get free express shipping on orders over $80 to New Zealand at Princess Polly. Receive item in 1-2 days.

Shop now & pay over 8 weeks with After Pay

Shop now & pay over 8 weeks with After Pay at Princess Polly. Plus, get free express shipping on orders over $50. Exclusions apply.

Weekly City Beach 2 for 1 deals

See if you can get a discount with City Beach by checking this deals section of the site. All the weekly deals are posted here.

Free gift with your purchase

Get a free gift with your purchase at City Beach.

40% off student discount

Get 40% off student discount at Missguided. Excludes sale items.

Dresses $32 and under

Shop for elegant dresses for just $32 or less.

Tops from $9

Save big when you shop for tops from $9 at Missguided.

Denim from $30

Shop for denim from $30 at Missguided.

FREE standard shipping on orders over $80

Receive FREE standard shipping on orders over $80 at Missguided. For orders under $80, standard shipping costs $4.95 and express shipping costs $9.95.

Doone Roisin

Doone Roisin is the social media butterfly and a Contributing Fashion Editor at finder.com.au. She's an online shopping enthusiast ready to show you what to buy and how to wear it, the best sales around town and insider tips to make note of.

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