Sunday, June 17, 2012

How to Wear: Maxi Skirts

Maxi Skirts are a summer must-have piece, but they can be tough to wear.
To figure out how to wear a maxi skirt, you must first identify the style...
Tiered Maxi Skirts

Billabong cotton skirt
$37 -

Ellen Tracy tiered skirt
$65 -

Tiered skirt
$35 -

Tiered maxi skirt
$24 -

Tiered maxi skirts are usually looser, to keep your figure looking slim, wear a fitted top. To dress the look up wear wedges, and to keep it casual wear sandals.
Tiered Maxi Skirt

Fat Face slimming top
£12 -

Lipsy beaded shirt
£38 -

Calypso St Barth long tiered skirt
$195 -

Naughty Monkey wedge heels
$90 -

Steve madden shoes
$60 -

Beaded handbag
$110 -

Billabong logo tote bag
$35 -

Pleated Maxi Skirts

Long maxi skirt
£38 -

Mango ankle length skirt
£30 -

Jovonna high waisted skirt
£54 -

Halogen long chiffon skirt
$30 -

Planet jersey maxi skirt
£39 -

True Decadence high waisted skirt
£35 -

Loosely pleated maxis are very versatile, but can make make your figure loose all shape if they aren't worn correctly. A fine pleat maxi skirt is great for a retro or vintage look and is easy to dress up or down.
Loose Pleats Maxi Skirt Look

MTWTFSS Weekday silk top
$70 -

Reiss maxi skirt
$240 -

Miss Selfridge round toe pumps
$74 -

Christian Louboutin genuine leather handbag
$1,495 -

Yellow tote bag
€79 -

Fine Pleat Maxi Skirt Look

Cropped shirt
$90 -

Miso cropped tank top
£5 -

Oasis summer skirt
$95 -

Schutz shoes
93 CAD -

Platform ankle booties
$55 -

Blue handbag
€100 -

Jacques Vert cream handbag
£65 -

Flowing Maxi Skirts

Whistles green skirt
£150 -

C C California long maxi skirt
$55 -

Phase Eight navy blue skirt
£49 -

Warehouse long maxi skirt
£20 -

Flowing maxi skirts are probably the most popular, they are simple and come in many patterns and styles. They usually keep a pretty straight lines so you can wear slightly looser tops and still have a slim shape to balance it out on the bottom.
Flowing Maxi Skirt Look

Motel sheer top
$53 -
American Vintage trapeze top
$90 -
Calvin Klein long striped skirt
$70 -
Rebecca Minkoff open toe booties
$325 -
Giuseppe Zanotti high heel pumps
$316 -
MICHAEL Michael Kors canvas tote
$200 -
Brown handbag

Slit Maxi Skirts

Jil Sander ankle length skirt
£262 -

Rachel Zoe long maxi skirt
$425 -

BCBG Max Azria ankle length skirt
$198 -

Vince Camuto black pleated skirt
$89 -

Akira slit skirt
$40 -

Slit maxi skirts show just a touch of leg and can balance out a flowing top. They are also very elegant and easier to dress up, but can also work great for an everyday look.

Slit Maxi Skirt Look

Wallis tie shirt
$47 -

Sheer top
$33 -

Love Sam long skirt
$45 -

Leather sandals
$169 -

Dolce Vita roman sandals
$97 -

Wallis white clutch
$35 -

Crochet bag
$19 -

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