5 Ways to Style a Maxi Dress

The maxi dress is one of the most versatile pieces of clothing a woman can have in her closet. This versatile piece can act as a beach coverup, is easy to throw on for a day of errands or chasing your kids around, or can be dressed up with heels or booties or dressed down with sneakers or flats. It really is a timeless piece of clothing that every girl should have in her closet, regardless of age or phase of life.

Because we’re huge fans of summer maxi dresses, we put together this post to highlight the different ways you can easily style your favorite maxi dress. 

1. Leather Jacket & Hat

    Maxi dresses aren’t just for the spring and summer. Paired with a leather jacket, you can easily transition a maxi into the cooler months. Grab a cute felt hat, some booties, and you’ll be looking fresh for fall! Pumpkin patches, hayrides, fall festivals—this look is perfect for any fall event you may have planned. 

    2. Under a Graphic Tee

      The graphic tee trend has really picked up steam in the last few years, and this is one of our favorite ways to style it! A graphic tee over a maxi dress creates the epitome of “cool girl” style — a bit edgy, but still feminine. It’s the best of both worlds and a totally attainable look.

      Pair it with sneakers or flats, add a jacket, a funky necklace, and you’re on your way out the door.

      Check out all our graphic tee options here

      3. Paired with Sneakers

        For the ultra-casual look, pair your favorite maxi dress with some cute sneakers for a chic soccer mom look. This is a great transition outfit from school drop-off to errands or a coffee date, or even if you’re on campus all day and want to be comfortable but stylish.

        If you want to dress it up just slightly, add your favorite designer (or dupe!) crossbody bag, some sunglasses, and your go-to jewelry. 

        4. With a Loose Cardigan or Wrap

          If the weather gets chilly or if your office is freezing, styling a maxi with a cute cardigan is our go-to for appropriate office fashion. Throw in a simple necklace, sandals, or flats, and you’ll be ready for whatever the day has in store (and you’ll probably be best dressed while you’re at it!).

          5. Bold Pattern with Simple Accessories 

            If you’re a fan of bold prints and patterns, rock it! For a maxi dress like this one, opt for neutral accessories, jewelry, and a simple saddlebag. Selecting understated pieces for your outfit will allow the dress to stand out and make a bold statement. You don’t want your accessories competing for attention when the dress is the clear winner here. 

            We love this look for a beach vacation, a date, or a girl’s night out. It’s versatile but regardless of where you’re headed, you’ll look confident!

            Maxi dresses truly are a wardrobe staple in every girl’s closet. They can make you look put together no matter what, even if you just jumped out of the shower, overslept, or were up all night with a crying baby. 

            A great maxi also has the ability to elevate a woman’s confidence and help her to succeed in whatever the day brings. We love pieces that can do that for women! 

            Finding the perfect maxi dress can take a bit of work, depending on your height and style preferences. Luckily for you, at Liam + Co, we have cute and affordable options for everyone! Check out our maxi dresses here