Nothing says summer like a maxi skirt. Brightly printed or a basic neutral, maxis have an easy elegance that can be dressed up or down. Here are my picks for the season’s best, plus a few tips on how to get maximum versatility from this summer staple.
Warm colors like these fit the summer vibe perfectly, and look just as great at a daytime picnic as on the patio under twinkle lights.
Cool blues, greens, and purples bring drama to this simple silhouette. Never attention-grabbing, but always striking, these patterns go just as well with chambray as with a silky summer top.
Stripes are timeless and fun, and can be spun preppy, nautical, or minimalist. Wear them with a splash of color or your favorite olive utility jacket.
For when only the best basics will do, choose a maxi skirt with unexpected details. Here, a graceful high-low hem, a subtle double layer, and a clever wrap style bring some style to solid colors.
What to wear with your maxi?
- A knotted tee
- A soft button down
- Jeweled sandals
- A gauzy scarf
- A slouchy top
- Accessorized chambray
- A half tuck
- Layered necklaces
- A utility vest and crossbody bag