7 Fresh Ways to Rock Your Maxi Dress Like A Street Style Star
Thanks to its breezy silhouette, an extensive range of prints, and a wide spectrum of colors, maxi dresses pretty much double as cover-ups once summer rolls around. But when styled correctly, a maxi dress doesn't have to be worn exclusively at the beach—it can be given a street-chic appeal for a city stroll or elevated for a black-tie affair. Combined with its ground-grazing length, the effect is dramatic. For photographic proof, we rounded up our favorite street-style snaps that have us reaching for our maxi dress, stat. Scroll through to learn from these chic snaps and then shop a few of our favorite maxis, below.
Achieve a Boho Vibe
Just add colorful beaded jewelry and flat strappy sandals.
Ground Bright Blooms
Step into sensible flats to offset a wild print.
Rein in an extra full dress
Create shape with a fitted jacket.
Maxi DressesTap your inner minimalist
Do away with the frills and stick with a chic maxi shirtdress and neutral sandals.
Take it out for evening
Give your look a lift (literally) with heels for a fancy event.
Toughen up a too-delicate dress
Top a pretty chiffon dress with a denim jacket and boots to take away the too-precious feel.
Go for an off-duty look
Keep things laidback and cool with sneakers and a tough moto jacket.