Look, it’s not that most don’t understand minimalist style. Most get it, most hipsters of all ages, all love our staple basics but honestly give many a maximal look any day, especially if it’s a maxi dress.
Maxi dresses are just perfection. Name another seasonal trend that has as much staying power year-round – spoiler alert, there isn’t one.
Maxi dresses come in so many variations you’d be hard pressed to not find one to suit you. Our personal faves? Glad you asked. Here’s our round-up of the X best maxi dress styles that belong in every it girl’s wardrobe.
1. Summer Maxi Dresses
Maxi dresses are synonymous with summer. Their floaty skirts and serious beach-chic vibes make these maxis the perfect addition to your summer rotation.
2. Off The Shoulder Maxi Dresses
As the Oscars red carpet would attest, this year is the year of the off-shouldered maxi dress. If you dare to bare a little, sasha off the shoulder maxi dresses create a timeless silhouette you’ll be reaching for every time you have somewhere special to go.
3. Formal Maxi Dresses
Formal maxi dresses are the easiest way to get glam in a flash. If you’ve got a last minute event that deserves something a little special, you can’t go wrong with a full-length and flawless dress. Choose a fabric that’s a little more luxe (hello satin) and you’re guaranteed to look a million bucks.
4. Long Sleeve Maxi Dresses
For a truly extra look, you need a long sleeve maxi dress stat. The sleeves add an extra layer of elegance to your look and eliminate the need for that jacket your mum insists you take to every single occasion.
5. Wrap Maxi Dresses
Wrap maxi dresses are universally flattering but as a rule, most of us gals steer clear due to the dreaded nip slip. However, if you’re game, we’ve got all the tips and tricks you need to make sure your dress is hugging all the right places.