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On saleAlicia Red Bustier SundressAlicia Red Bustier Sundress
Alicia Red Bustier Sundress Sale priceRs. 4,299.00 Regular priceRs. 6,499.00
On saleCalantha Maxi SundressCalantha Maxi Sundress
Calantha Maxi Sundress Sale priceRs. 4,399.00 Regular priceRs. 6,999.00
On saleAurelia Bustier SundressAurelia Bustier Sundress
Aurelia Bustier Sundress Sale priceRs. 3,999.00 Regular priceRs. 6,499.00
On saleAurora Printed Multicoloured Bustier SundressAurora Printed Multicoloured Bustier Sundress
Aurora Printed Multicoloured Bustier Sundress Sale priceRs. 3,999.00 Regular priceRs. 5,699.00
On saleEllora Pink Floral Maxi SundressEllora Pink Floral Maxi Sundress
Ellora Pink Floral Maxi Sundress Sale priceRs. 3,999.00 Regular priceRs. 6,999.00
On saleLaurel Navy Blue Bustier SundressLaurel Navy Blue Bustier Sundress
Laurel Navy Blue Bustier Sundress Sale priceRs. 4,299.00 Regular priceRs. 6,499.00
On saleEstelle Beige Printed Cotton Bustier SundressEstelle Beige Printed Cotton Bustier Sundress
Estelle Beige Printed Cotton Bustier Sundress Sale priceRs. 3,999.00 Regular priceRs. 5,099.00
On saleVionnet Midi SundressVionnet Midi Sundress
Vionnet Midi Sundress Sale priceRs. 4,299.00 Regular priceRs. 6,499.00

Slit dresses: From past to present

Slit dresses are garments characterized by a long opening or slit along the side, front, or back of the skirt or dress. This opening adds movement, allure, and a hint of sensuality to the garment, allowing the wearer to showcase their legs while still maintaining the overall elegance of the dress.


Slit dresses for ladies have ancient roots, with garments featuring slits worn in ancient civilizations for practical reasons like ease of movement and ventilation. For instance, in ancient Greece, garments like the chiton often incorporated slits to facilitate movement.


The popularity of slit dresses for women in Western fashion emerged in the early to mid-20th century, particularly during the glamorous era of Old Hollywood in the 1930s and 1940s. Designers began incorporating slits into evening gowns and red carpet dresses to add drama and sophistication, with iconic stars like Marilyn Monroe and Rita Hayworth further popularizing the trend.


Slit dresses experienced a resurgence in the 1960s and 1970s, aligning with the mod and disco fashion movements. Mini dresses with thigh-high slits symbolized the free-spirited attitudes of the era, while long maxi dresses with daring slits became staples for glamorous evening events.


Since then, slit dresses for women have remained a staple in fashion, evolving to suit contemporary trends and tastes. Today, designers continue to experiment with slit placements, lengths, and styles, offering a wide range of options to suit different occasions and personal preferences. Whether it's a subtle side slit on a cocktail dress or a dramatic thigh-high slit on a red carpet gown, ladies’ slit dresses continue to captivate and intrigue fashion enthusiasts with their timeless allure and undeniable allure.

Slit dresses for women: The long and short of it

Slit dresses for ladies can vary in length, and here are some common types based on the length of the dress:

  • Mini Slit Dresses: These dresses feature a shorter length, typically above the knee or mid-thigh, with a slit that adds a flirtatious touch and allows for ease of movement.
  • Midi Slit Dresses: Falling below the knee and often hitting mid-calf, midi dresses with a slit strike a balance between sophistication and allure. The slit in these dresses can be positioned to offer a glimpse of the leg while maintaining a refined silhouette.
  • Maxi Slit Dresses: Maxi dresses are long, flowing garments that extend to the ankle or floor. Maxi women’s slit dresses feature a dramatic slit, often starting from the thigh or hip and extending downwards, creating movement and adding a touch of drama to the ensemble.
  • High-Low Slit Dresses: High-low dresses feature a hemline that is shorter in the front and longer in the back. These dresses may incorporate a slit in the front, back, or both, offering versatility and visual interest.
  • Tea-Length Slit Dresses: Tea-length dresses fall between midi and maxi lengths, typically hitting around the mid-calf. Slits in tea-length dresses can vary in height, offering a subtle yet elegant detail to the garment.

Each type of slit dress for women offers its own unique style and appeal, catering to different occasions, preferences, and fashion sensibilities. Whether it's a playful mini slit dress for a night out or an elegant maxi slit dress for a formal event, there's a slit dress to suit every taste and occasion.


Buy slit dresses online at Old Marigold!

Elevate your wardrobe with the alluring charm of slit dresses for women available online at Old Marigold! Our collection features a stunning array of slit dresses in various lengths, styles, and fabrics to suit every occasion and fashion preference. 


Whether you're searching for a playful slit dress that's short for a night out, an elegant long dress with a slit for a formal event, or something in between, Old Marigold has you covered. Browse through our collection and discover the perfect women’s slit dress to make a statement and unleash your inner fashionista. 


Shop now and add a touch of sophistication and allure to your wardrobe with slit dresses for ladies from Old Marigold!

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