Summer Staples: How to Look Good in A Maxi Dress


Donning on a maxi dress is an effortless way of dressing up for any occasion. For several years now, maxi dresses have become a summer staple – something that women must have every turn of spring/summer season. Many designers have made gorgeously beautiful maxi dresses that easily makes you dressed up in seconds! It’s a one piece – no fuss piece of wardrobe to match classy or casual dress codes.

Unlike other popular summer fashion trends, it’s easy to pull off maxi dresses as there are styles and cuts to suit different body types. Some may find boy shorts, playsuits and body-con dresses appealing but once fitted, it may not really look the way it does on the model’s body. Maxi dresses easily hides less than flattering lumps and bumps from the previous winter and at the same time, it shows off the graceful lines of your neck and shoulders.

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To look good in a maxi dress, be sure to choose one that is long enough for your height. It should look casual without dragging or tripping you over. When looking for a maxi dress, choose one that just reaches your ankle. Petite women can also pull off these summer staple and can simple check out specialty stores catering to women 5’3” and under. Extra long maxis are also available for women who are exceptionally tall.

You can find a variety of colors, styles and prints for maxi design that suits every occasion, but bolder paisley prints are especially popular for summer season. African, animal and tribal prints paired with metallic gladiator sandals and hoop earrings will give you that cool ethnic and very chic summer look. Color block maxi dresses are also hot choices for lazy beach bumming or for a cool drink in the afternoon by the pool.

Maxi dresses are definitely that one dress that you can wear for an afternoon stroll and onwards for a barbeque party by the beach at night. Simply throw in a light cardigan to warm your bare shoulders or lay down your hair for that sultry boho vibe. So whether you’re looking for an outfit for a chill out night or casual wedding attire this summer, you can always go for a maxi dress to suit you up perfectly!