the bottom edge of a coat, dress, skirt, etc.
the level of this edge as expressed in inches from the floor:
an 18-inch hemline.
the level to which the hem of a skirt or dress hangs; hem:
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Crow rocked an asymmetrical neckline on her dress that featured a detailed print around the hemline.
However, dress shirts with a tailored, straight hemline may be worn outside the waistband.
The belted overcoat with its nipped-in waist and flared hemline is the coat to beat at the moment.
But the decisions will be their own, not imposed, since designers offer every possible hemline choice in their fall collections.