Pre-Fall Trend: Happy Hemlines

Designers are exposing more than the leg as they show that there’s more to hemlines than their lengths. With equal parts ingenuity and creative restlessness, they’re evolving from the tried-and-true straight cut and turning us on to all manner of ruffles, pleats and asymmetry. Akris, 3990 Alexander McQueen, 5375 Bottega Veneta, 2250 (skirt), 1250 (blouse),...+