We all love maxi skirts in theory, but actually wearing a maxi skirt to class is quite a bold move. Consistently popular on the runway, they were seen last season in the shows of Carolina Herrera, Chloé, and Ralph Lauren. The maxi skirts in these shows looked However, it’s easy for models to look good in floor-length skirts – they would all look flawless wearing burlap sacks; we regular people are another story entirely. Incorporating maxi skirts into your everyday wardrobe can be a difficult feat.
This fashionista skillfully rocks the maxi skirt for school. She keeps it relatively simple in terms of her color palette, opting for a navy blue skirt with a plain white top, and belts the skirt to create a more casual feel. Her tasteful accessories compliment her outfit well, as she pairs her look with white gladiator sandals, classic wayfarers, and a worn cognac leather bag with navy blue piping.
Now, if you’re still thinking that you don’t have what it takes to pull off a maxi skirt, sit back and keep reading. Anyone can wear one; it’s all about what you pair it with. Refinery 29 has some great suggestions for maximizing your maxi skirt outfit options – demonstrating how to pair a maxi skirt with anything from cropped sweatshirts and tied-up button-downs to more creative pieces, like one piece bathing suits and mini dresses (yes, a dress on a dress – they make it work!) Beginning to feel you may be in the market for a maxi skirt? Check out the selection on Topshop – their coral pleated maxi skirt in particular is a real gem. ShopBop also has a wide variety, offering a lot of chic jersey options by Splendid and Rachel Pally. Enjoy!