Summer hemline rule #1: Match your hemline to your event
How low—or high—should you go? “This really depends on the occasion,” says Toronto-based stylist Alicia Simpson with Plutino Group. “Are you wearing it to the office? Then I wouldn't go any more than an inch above the knee.” 5 new rules of summer work style
Summer hemline rule #2: There’s no universal rule of where your hemline should fall.
Forget the Catholic schoolgirl test of making sure your fingertips graze at your hemline. “I think if you feel uncomfortable, or that it might be too short, it probably is,” says Simpson. 7 summer fashion mistakes you didn't know you were making
Summer hemline rule #3: You can totally wear shorts to work.
“Shorts should be around knee-length for the office,” says Simpson. “If it's a more creative office with a more lenient dress code, then you could go a little bit shorter. But in most cases, knee-length is appropriate.” How to wear shorts to work this summer