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Hemlines and trains

Length has traditionally symbolized the formlity of the event; these days women can elect for any length of train, to suit any combination of their venue, occasion or personality.

Remember to consider the type of shoes you will wear!




​A dramatic look; the hemline is graduated from front to back

Typically falls 1/2" to 2" from floor

We recommend 1" for formal gowns; It will look floor length in photos, but be short enough to not trip over.

Extends approximately 1 1/2 yards from waistline

Short train; extends 8-10" on the floor




Extends approximately 2 yards from waistline



Extends approximately 2 1/2 yards from waistline

Extends approximately 3 yards from waistline

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