Maxi skirt is probably not the most friendly piece to wear for it challenges the best of us. Do you have the height and the guts? We shorties are told that the style that looks great on us are those which show more skin. Does it mean that maxi skirt for us is off-limit? And for you tall ladies, do you not at times doubt if you look good in maxi skirt?
Well, wearing maxi skirt isn´t about your height or some egocentric self-assurance, it´s about knowing how to wear it right. You´re assured to look fabulous with these fresh ideas on how to wear maxi skirt.
Tip #1: Be Creative and Unique
The first step in creating a standout look for maxi skirt is picking a skirt that´s one of a kind. Show some personality, get a stunning maxi skirt and style it creatively. Tucked in sweater gathered with a belt, sleeves pulled up and layered with denim vest.
Vintage ’90s Red Polka Dot Maxi Skirt
Tip #2: Try Your Hand at Vintage
Going VERY vintage is delicious when you know the tricks. Go for a skirt that flatters your figure and pair it with cropped long-sleeved top. If your skirt is figure hugging, opt for a loose cropped top. If your skirt is flowy, go fitted on top.
Vintage ’70s Gold Maxi Skirt
Tip #3: Go Casual on Top
You know that maxi skirt is over-the-top. In order to not look over-committing, wear a casual top for an effortless look.
Tab-Sleeve Top & Pleated Maxi Skirt
Tip #4: Match Your Tank with Floral Skirt
Pairing a print with another print might be the new trend but you don´t want to look like a walking flower shop so you better steer away from it. Tone down the floral prints with a tank top in solid color that matches the floral of your skirt.
Women’s Floral Print Maxi Skirt
Tip #5: Layer for Cold Weather
Who says maxi skirts are just for spring? Transition your maxi skirt for cold weather by doing gorgeous layering. Wear a pleated skirt teamed with your favorite layering tops, jackets and boots.
Pleated-Chiffon Maxi Skirt
Tip #6: Do Modern Boho Chic
It´s seven years since boho chic was the trend but you can still create a modern boho look with your maxi skirt. Choose a vibrant, boho-inspired top to go with your single solid-colored skirt, tuck in and slip a belt through the loops for a modern appeal.
Linen Maxi Skirt
Tip #7: Amp Up Black Maxi skirt with Sequined Long Cardigan
To avoid looking boring in a black maxi skirt, wear with it a striking tank top and throw over it a sequined long cardigan or jacket. Add an interesting scarf that complement your top.
Silk Maxi Skirt
Tip #8: Make Things Interesting
A printed maxi skirt is very over-the-top. Balance it with neutral pieces such a tank tops in earthy hues and a black Kimono cardigan. Wear a hat that adds attitude.
Lucy Love Hide-Away Maxi Skirt
Tip #9: Create Stripes and Solid Color Combo
Team a vibrant solid color maxi print with a black striped top and vice-versa. Pink floats out with black and red is luscious when teamed with black and white stripes. Then slip into your favorite ankle boots in black or brown.
Free People Skirt
Tip #10: Tone down Strong Print with Black top
The best way to tone down a maxi skirt with strong prints is by wearing with it a black top. Black lessens the drama and adds sophistication. You can either go for a pair of feminine high heels or edgy, tough boots.
Evil Twin Crackpot Theory Mesh Maxi Skirt
So tell me Creative Fashionistas, are you a fan of maxi skirt? How do you wear it? Which of the above style strategy do you love the most?