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.



Slip dress
$280 –

Luxury Rebel t strap heels
$130 –

Mar Y Sol beach bag tote
$125 –

$89 –

Melissa Odabash floppy sun hat
£16 –

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 –

Polyester shirt
$40 –

Derek Lam long skirt
$365 –

B Makowsky genuine leather handbag
$268 –

Erickson Beamon handcrafted jewelry
£219 –

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 –

Phase Eight mini skirt
£75 –

Stuart Weitzman high heels
£300 –

Rag bone beach tote bag
$395 –

Lisa Stewart beach jewelry
$85 –

Kendra Scott turquoise jewelry
$195 –

Floppy straw hat
£10 –

Mango round sunglasses
£23 –

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