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 - zappos.com

Ellen Tracy tiered skirt
$65 - macys.com

Tiered skirt
$35 - shopruche.com

Tiered maxi skirt
$24 - macys.com





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 - fatface.com

Lipsy beaded shirt
£38 - lipsy.co.uk

Calypso St Barth long tiered skirt
$195 - calypsostbarth.com

Naughty Monkey wedge heels
$90 - dsw.com

Steve madden shoes
$60 - swell.com

Beaded handbag
$110 - coast-stores.com

Billabong logo tote bag
$35 - swell.com



Pleated Maxi Skirts



Long maxi skirt
£38 - inlovewithfashion.com

Mango ankle length skirt
£30 - mango.com

Jovonna high waisted skirt
£54 - vanmildert.com

Halogen long chiffon skirt
$30 - nordstrom.com

Planet jersey maxi skirt
£39 - johnlewis.com

True Decadence high waisted skirt
£35 - houseoffraser.co.uk



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 - weekday.com

Reiss maxi skirt
$240 - reissonline.com

Miss Selfridge round toe pumps
$74 - missselfridge.com

Christian Louboutin genuine leather handbag
$1,495 - net-a-porter.com

Yellow tote bag
€79 - jades24.com



Fine Pleat Maxi Skirt Look


Cropped shirt
$90 - topshop.com

Miso cropped tank top
£5 - republic.co.uk

Oasis summer skirt
$95 - oasis-stores.com

Schutz shoes
93 CAD - eluxe.ca

Platform ankle booties
$55 - boohoo.com

Blue handbag
€100 - welikefashion.com

Jacques Vert cream handbag
£65 - johnlewis.com







Flowing Maxi Skirts



Whistles green skirt
£150 - johnlewis.com

C C California long maxi skirt
$55 - zappos.com

Phase Eight navy blue skirt
£49 - johnlewis.com

Warehouse long maxi skirt
£20 - johnlewis.com



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 - modcloth.com
American Vintage trapeze top
$90 - lespommettes.com
Calvin Klein long striped skirt
$70 - lordandtaylor.com
Rebecca Minkoff open toe booties
$325 - rebeccaminkoff.com
Giuseppe Zanotti high heel pumps
$316 - endless.com
MICHAEL Michael Kors canvas tote
$200 - net-a-porter.com
Brown handbag
riverisland.com





Slit Maxi Skirts



Jil Sander ankle length skirt
£262 - net-a-porter.com

Rachel Zoe long maxi skirt
$425 - forwardforward.com

BCBG Max Azria ankle length skirt
$198 - lordandtaylor.com

Vince Camuto black pleated skirt
$89 - vincecamuto.com

Akira slit skirt
$40 - shopakira.com




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 - wallisfashion.com

Sheer top
$33 - modcloth.com

Love Sam long skirt
$45 - calypsostbarth.com

Leather sandals
$169 - etsy.com

Dolce Vita roman sandals
$97 - jildorshoes.com

Wallis white clutch
$35 - wallisfashion.com

Crochet bag
$19 - stylesforless.com



Fashionably,
The Fashioneur