This season the maxi has replaced the little black dress. We’ve seen it strutting down the streets of NYC, barefoot on the beach, and popping up in every stylish magazine. Whether worn at awards ceremonies or out and about town, the maxi is being sported by numerous celebrities. Kate Bosworth, Nicole Richie, and Sarah Jessica Parker are just a few of the fashionistas who have been spotted in these gorgeous, floor length frocks.
You maybe asking “why has the Maxi dress made such a legendary comeback?” Its long, flowy nature makes it comfortable and breezy to wear in the summer, and, unlike some shorts, its silhouette and feel are always fabulously feminine. With these amazing features, it is not only comfortable, but universally flattering as well!
It has become increasingly clear that these sublime dresses are perfect for women of any age, size, and shape. We’ve taken some of our favorite examples here to show you how truly versatile the maxi is: