It’s easy, breezy, and comfy-chic — which is why the maxi dress is the dress of summer. Truly, there is no easier way to look chic when it’s hot outside than to throw on a maxi dress, and it’s pretty much perfect for every occasion. I plan to live in maxi dresses this summer. In fact, I recently spent way too much time scouring Instagram and Pinterest for ideas and inspiration for how to style a maxi dress for summer because my closet is full of them.
They’re a smart investment honestly. Rather than buying a bunch of new dresses for summer, just buy a few maxi dresses and you’re set. There are so many different ideas for how to style a maxi dress for summer, so you can wear the same ones over and over and look different each time. Truly, there are endless ways to style a maxi dress for summer. And they’re so easy to dress up or down, so you can wear them to everything you have on your summer calendar, from birthday parties to weddings to bbqs.
With flip-flops, it’s ready for the beach or pool. Upgrade to metallic or leather flat sandals and you are good for brunch, shopping, or a backyard bbq or birthday party. Upgrade to wedge sandals to dress it up a notch for a party. Stiletto sandals dress it up even more for a wedding, benefit, or summer soiree. Toss on a denim jacket or cardi at night if it gets cold, or polish it off with a crisp blazer or moto jacket for work. See? There are literally a million ideas for how to style a maxi dress for summer. The best part? It offers a bit more coverage for your legs in case you forget to shave, or your office or fave restaurant is freezing and you don’t want your legs covered in goosebumps.