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By Kristin Tucker A native of the Midwest, Kristin attended journalism school at UNC-Chapel Hill and has never left the southern part of heaven. She has written for Chapel Hill Magazine as a style editor and keeps busy with non-profit event-planning for several philanthropies.

MAXImum Style

By Kristin Tucker Posted March 28, 2014 at 9:45 am

Have you taken the town and your closet to new lengths with floor-gliding maxi dresses? If so, you’re not alone. Maxis have actually been back on the fashion scene the past few years. It seems their popularity increased last spring and summer seasons, but they continue to crop up everywhere. Because a maxi dress is floor length, you can take measures to extend its wearing time throughout the seasons. Yes, even into fall and winter! It’s a perennial-favorite chic piece that ladies love layering and accessorizing a thousand different ways. And a maxi dress tends to flatter all figures. Bonus!

Plenty of maxi dresses and maxi skirts can be found now at your favorite shops or online retailers. Here are multiple ways to wear a maxi.

Simple Chic
Keep it simple and rock your maxi with bold accessories for an effortlessly stylish look.
Maxi Work 2014

Work It
Make your maxi work for you at work by adding a sleek blazer. You’ll take the office by storm!

Relax A Bit
Run your weekends in comfort and style by adding a cardigan or button down shirt or blouse. Comfy-chic never looked so good!
Maxi Casual 2014

Winter Wear
Add an oversized faux fur vest or scarf and booties for a look that’s downtown luxe and downright warm!

Vacation Mode
Between the extended winter weather wonderland we’ve witnessed to the tease of warmer days, haven’t you found yourself dreaming of tropical wind-swept days and nights dancing? Pack a lightweight and lovely maxi design.
Maxi Four Seasons 2014

Nothing exudes spring style quite like a breezy maxi dress. Most trends hang around a few seasons like the maxi has. So even if you’re reluctant at first, you can let the maxi marinate until you’re ready to partake.

Comment below to share your favorite maxis of seasons past and present with Chapelboro Insiders.

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