maxi dresses and skirts

2012 spring/summer trends-maxis

by jani on June 15, 2012

What’s more comfortable and current than a flowing maxi dress? Whether it’s a geometric pattern or a floral, it’s a hot look for summer 2012.

 

Calypso

Slip dress
$280 – net-a-porter.com

Luxury Rebel t strap heels
$130 – heels.com

Mar Y Sol beach bag tote
$125 – calypsostbarth.com

Earrings
$89 – sadeesays.com

Melissa Odabash floppy sun hat
£16 – debenhams.com

Here you have maxis in a row; is it obvious that I favor dresses over skirts?

 

Maxis in a row!

For a dressier look, I’ve paired this bright cobalt skirt with a tarnish floral shawl and chevron-patterned Missoni handbag.

Pattern on Pattern Royal Maxi

Adding a denim shirt over a tee and pairing it with this Derek Lam floral maxi skirt, creates a more casual look.

Derek Lam Floral Skirt

Ksubi denim shirt
$125 – theoutnet.com

Polyester shirt
$40 – witchery.com.au

Derek Lam long skirt
$365 – shoplesnouvelles.com

B Makowsky genuine leather handbag
$268 – endless.com

Erickson Beamon handcrafted jewelry
£219 – harrods.com

The following set works well as a casual beach attire with a southwest flair; adding turquoise accessories and a  retro floppy hat completes the outfit.

Turquoise Seas

Old navy shirt
$11 – oldnavy.gap.com

Phase Eight mini skirt
£75 – johnlewis.com

Stuart Weitzman high heels
£300 – harrods.com

Rag bone beach tote bag
$395 – lagarconne.com

Lisa Stewart beach jewelry
$85 – maxandchloe.com

Kendra Scott turquoise jewelry
$195 – laylagrayce.com

Floppy straw hat
£10 – debenhams.com

Mango round sunglasses
£23 – mango.com

Nail polish
$4.50 – delias.com
My personal fave are the maxi dresses! What’s yours, dress or skirt?

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