15 Ways to Wear Maxi Skirt.

Women maxi skirts can be casual or chic and can fit any body type and any style and personality. No wonder they continue to be a major trend for many years and for seasons to come. These 15 ways to wear a maxi skirt will help you create your perfect signature look and become a real maxi trendsetter.


1. With a Jean Jacket

Jean jackets are extremely versatile and can be worn with practically anything, including, of course, a maxi skirt. A contrast between lengths and textures results in a hip and edgy look.

With A Jean Jacket

Tommy Hilfiger Denim Jacket, Special Savings Reg. $79.50, Sale $69.99

INC International Concepts Paisley-Print Convertible Maxi Skirt, Reg. $79.50, Was $66.99, Sale $62.99

Lauren Ralph Lauren Crawley Unlined Tote, Orig. $228.00, Now $170.99

Cole Haan Women’s Britt Flat Thong Sandals, Reg. $128.00, Sale $104.99, EXTRA 15% OFF, BUY 1, GET 1 50% OFF

Ralph Lauren Sunglasses, RL8115, Orig. $200.00, Now $149.98 , Buy 2 Pairs, Save $40


2. Floral With a Crop Top

Maxi skirts with floral prints continue to be one of the most popular maxis for all tastes. Floral skirts are very feminine and will soften even the toughest appearance. Add a crop top to balance the femininity and stay on a casual side, and you will be ready to go shopping with your friends.

Floral With Crop Top

INC International Concepts Gold-Tone Coral Bead and Crystal Stretch Bracelet, Orig. $39.50, Now $19.75 EXTRA 15% OFF

Cole Haan Isabella ToteOrig. $248.00, Now $185.99 , EXTRA 20% OFF

Alice + Olivia Blythe Silk Cropped Top, $188
Alice + Olivia Kamal Pleated Floral-Print Maxi Skirt, $1798

Lauren Ralph Lauren Saba Dress Sandals, Orig. $110.00, Now $77.00 , EXTRA 15% OFF, BUY 1, GET 1 50% OFF


3. With a Jacket

Business jackets or their variations worn with a plain maxi skirt raise the whole look onto a new level. It instantly becomes more elegant and chic. Choose the jacket that fits your body type and your style. It should not necessary match the color of the skirt.  A contrasting jacket can bring out the best of everything.

With A Jacket

J.W. Anderson Knot-Drape Jacket, was$855, NOW $513

J.W. Anderson Slit-Front Skirt, was $1125.00, NOW $675.00

B. Brilliant Cubic Zirconia Pavé Dome Ring in Sterling Silver, Orig. $160.00, Now $39.99, EXTRA 15% OFF

B. Brilliant Cubic Zirconia Hoop Earrings in Sterling Silver, 25mm, Orig. $180.00, Now $44.99, EXTRA 15% OFF

Lauren Ralph Lauren Liani Demi Wedge Sandals, Reg. $79.00, Sale $69.99, EXTRA 15% OFF, BUY 1, GET 1 50% OFF

4. With a Bulky Sweater

Wearing a bulky sweater with a maxi skirt can definitely disguise your belly. Anyway, wearing a bulky sweater with a maxi skirt is not only a perfect combination of casualness and elegance, but also a significant statement that you are an independent and distinct woman.

With A Bulky Sweater

See by Chloe Pleated Printed Maxi Skirt, was$495, NOW $297

Lauren Ralph Lauren Women’s Sydney Evening Sandals, Orig. $109.00, Now $76.30, EXTRA 15% OFF, BUY 1, GET 1 50% OFF

Vince Lightweight V-Neck Sweater, was $225, NOW $ 90

Calvin Klein Nalene Pebble Demi Bag, Orig. $168.00, Now $125.99, EXTRA 20% OFF

Lucky Brand Silver-Tone Beaded Torsade Collar Necklace, Orig. $49.00, Now $24.50, EXTRA 15% OFF

5. With a Long Blazer

This is why we love maxi skirts so much, because they can look well with everything, including a long elegant blazer. Be warned, however, that not everyone can pull off this look. Every item of this outfit should fit impeccably.

With A Long Blazer

kensie Solid Knit Maxi Skirt, $49.00

Calvin Klein Sutton Lamb Crossbody, Orig. $158.00, Now $117.99, EXTRA 20% OFF

3.1 Phillip Lim Belted Cap-Sleeve Blazer, was $795, NOW $477

Manolo Blahnik Chaos Patent Leather Ankle-Strap Sandals, $725


6. With a Leather Jacket

Go for a tough girl look with a maxi skirt paired with leather jacket. Big sunglasses, leather booties and an oversized handbag maximize the stylistic effect of the outfit and bring out the best of everything. The result is feminine and soft and at the same time tough.

With A Leather Jacket

MICHAEL Michael Kors Hooded Leather Jacket, Orig. $450.00, Now $289.99, EXTRA 15% OFF

MICHAEL Michael Kors Oksana Platform SandalsOrig. $150.00, Now $105.00, EXTRA 15% OFF, BUY 1, GET 1 50% OFF

Victoria Townsend 18k Gold over Sterling Silver Smokey Quartz (9/10 ct. t.w.) and Citrine (9/10 ct. t.w.) Earrings, Orig. $80.00, Now $19.99, EXTRA 15% OFF, BONUS VALUE $250

Lauren Ralph Lauren Bayfield CrossbodyOrig. $268.00, Now $200.99, EXTRA 20% OFF
Polo Ralph Lauren Maxi SkirtOrig. $145.00, Now $101.99, EXTRA 20% OFF


7. With a Long Tunic

A long tunic or a thin sweater get a new meaning when paired with a fashionable maxi skirt. The outfit is casual but trendy and stylish and is great for a colder weather. The combination of a lush maxi and a minimalistic tunic elongates the whole figure and gives it an interesting slim and slender appearance. Definitely worth trying as nothing can really go wrong with this resourceful look.

With A Long Tunic

Tess Giberson Drop-Knit Sweater, was $585, now $234

Tess Giberson Pieced-Foil TankWas $295, NOW $118

Tess Giberson Pleated Maxi SkirtWas $695, NOW $278

Kenneth Cole New York Silver-Tone Mesh Bracelet, Orig. $24.00, Now $12.00, EXTRA 15% OFF

MICHAEL Michael Kors Fulton Small CrossbodyOrig. $148.00, Now $110.99, EXTRA 20% OFF

Cole Haan Women’s Cee Sandals, Orig. $228.00, Now $159.60, EXTRA 15% OFF, BUY 1, GET 1 50% OFF

8. With Sports Shoes

Go for a sporty vibe with a casually light transparent maxi skirt and a pair of heavy sport shoes. The contrast between light and heavy is unique and proves a point that one can stay feminine and sporty at the same time. All one needs is just to make the right choices. A great casual outfit when you do not want to choose between comfort and girlishness.

With Sports Shoes

Comme des Garcons Play Low-Top Canvas Sneakers, $100

MICHAEL Michael Kors Kempton Large East West ToteOrig. $178.00, Now $132.99, EXTRA 20% OFF
 Ramy Brook Giselle Pleated Maxi Skirt, $325

Lauren Ralph Lauren Scoop-Neck Tank Top, $19.50

Ray-Ban Sunglasses, RAY-BAN RB2132 55 NEW WAYFARER, $129.95, Buy 2 Pairs, Save $40


9. Casual Style

Maxi skirts are not necessarily made to be worn for fancy events and wedding ceremonies, it can perform a role of any other bottom piece. The key is to choose a simpler fabrics and patterns for the skirt, such as monochromatic linen or cotton. Pair it with anything you would pair your jeans with and a new distinct casual outfit is ready to go. The wonderful thing about such a mix is that the look is still casual but fresh and unique.

Casual Style

Ramy Brook Giselle Pleated Maxi Skirt, $325

Tibi Silk Crepe de Chine Camisole Top, $158

Lauren Ralph Lauren Hilford Cork Pattern Tote, Reg. $158.00, Sale $117.99, EXTRA 20% OFF

Lucky Brand Gold-Tone White Stone Drop Earrings, Orig. $35.00, Now $17.50, EXTRA 15% OFF

Calvin Klein Women’s Ula Buckle Thong SandalsReg. $79.00, Sale $59.99, EXTRA 15% OFF, BUY 1, GET 1 50% OFF


10. Bohemian Style

If you are a free spirit, then picking a Boho style maxi skirt for your next adventure would be the right choice. Colorful full-length skirt will look great on you when you are dancing outdoors or picnicking on the grass, or just want to emphasize your personality. Add some hippie accessories, and do not forget about a flower wreath.

Bohemian Style

GUESS Rose Gold-Tone Triangle Charm Toggle Wrap Bracelet, Orig. $22.00, Now $11.00, EXTRA 15% OFF

Lilly Pulitzer Marnie Maxi Skirt, $138

Lilly Pulitzer Dusk Silk Top, $98

American Rag Maddi Flat Thong Sandals, Orig. $39.50, Now $27.65, EXTRA 15% OFF, BUY 1, GET 1 50% OFF

Calvin Klein Pebble Tote, Orig. $268.00, Now $200.99, EXTRA 20% OFF


11. Business Style

A skinny black maxi skirt can be an interesting substitute to black work pants or pencil skirt. Wear it with a white button-up and stilettos or platforms and you will make a new serious statement in the world of business and creativity. Add a statement purse for extra chic results.

Business Style

Polo Ralph Lauren Cotton Button-Front Shirt, was $125, NOW $50.02

Elizabeth and James Avita Maxi Skirt, $395

Calvin Klein Shea Saffiano Satchel, Orig. $248.00, Now $147.99, EXTRA 20% OFF

Cole Haan Women’s Arista Sandals, Reg. $278.00, Sale $219.99, EXTRA 15% OFF, BUY 1, GET 1 50% OFF

Cubic Zirconia Love Knot Stud Earrings in Sterling Silver, Orig. $85.00, Now $21.25, EXTRA 15% OFF, BONUS VALUE $250


12.  Evening Style

Maxi is a perfect length a for a high-class event and it should not necessary be a ball gown, a stylish maxi skirt might work even better in many cases. Pair it with a simple tank top or shirt to highlight all the beauty and elegance of the skirt and you will be the queen of the ball.

Evening Style

Carmen Marc Valvo Embellished Halter Top, was $320, NOW $192

Carmen Marc Valvo A-Line SkirtWas $595, NOW $357

Jones New York Silver-Tone Faux-Turquoise Stretch Bracelet, Orig. $32.00, Now $16.00, EXTRA 15% OFF

Lauren Ralph Lauren Stephanie Evening PumpsReg. $98.00, Sale $87.99, EXTRA 15% OFF, BUY 1, GET 1 50% OFF

Victoria Townsend Sterling Silver Blue Topaz J-Shaped Hoop Earrings (2-1/2 ct. t.w.), Orig. $80.00, Now $19.99, EXTRA 15% OFF, BONUS VALUE $250


13. Mix and Match

Mix and match your top and your bottom for some interesting visual effects. There are two options here: first, you choose same pattern for your top and your bottom. In such a way, your maxi skirt paired with a top of the same style and pattern, will transform into an interesting maxi dress. Second option consists in choosing different prints and patterns for your top and your bottom. Just make sure they match stylistically.

Mix And Match

Polo Ralph Lauren Ribbed Henley, was $88, NOW $23.48

Polo Ralph Lauren Maxi SkirtWas $498, NOW $132.87

Polo Ralph Lauren Lacie Clog SandalsWas $350, NOW $163.41

Lauren Ralph Lauren Saba Dress Sandals, Orig. $110.00, Now $77.00, EXTRA 15% OFF, BUY 1, GET 1 50% OFF

Ralph Lauren Sunglasses, RL8110, Orig. $200.00, Now $149.98 , Buy 2 Pairs, Save $40

Lauren Ralph Lauren Saffiano Leather Belt, Orig. $42.00, Now $29.40, EXTRA 20% OFF


14.  Slim Cut

A correctly chosen maxi skirt can give your whole look a more refined touch. A slim cut for a maxi skirt elongates your whole body and makes it visually thinner. If you are not sure about full tiered skirts, then opt for column-like maxi skirts. However, if you are already very skinny, it is better to avoid this design.

Slim Cut

ZAC Zac Posen Reeve Cropped Blouse, was $375, NOW $100.05

ZAC Zac Posen  Jacqueline SkirtWas $750, NOW $200.10

Lauren Ralph Lauren Stephanie Evening Pumps, Reg. $98.00, Sale $87.99, EXTRA 15% OFF, BUY 1, GET 1 50% OFF

Calvin Klein Nalene Pebble Demi Bag, Orig. $168.00, Now $125.99, EXTRA 20% OFF

Alfani Multi-Stone Cutout Stretch Bracelet, Orig. $38.00, Now $18.99, EXTRA 15% OFF

15. Pleated

Pleated maxi skirt looks stylish and feminine and is a timeless fashionistas’ favorite. Pair it with a basic tee or a top, as too much décor and ruffles might distract from the centerpiece of your image.

Pleated Style

PAUW Cotton Bib Blouse, was $574, NOW $ 229.71

PAUW  Pleated Maxi SkirtWas $581, NOW $232.52

Manolo Blahnik Ankle-Wrap Leather Sandals, was $815, NOW $380.52

Calvin Klein Hastings Pebble Crossbody, Orig. $168, Now $125.99, EXTRA 20% OFF

Eliot Danori Earrings, Rhodium-Plated Framed Imitation Pearl Pave Drop Earrings, Orig. $45, Now $22.4, EXTRA 15% OFF


Pleated 2

Fendi Armour Layered Blouse, was $1250, NOW $500.25

Fendi Pleated Bicolor Chiffon SkirtWas $1990, NOW $796.40

Fendi Leather Point-Toe PumpsWas $700, NOW $326.83 

Cultured Freshwater Pearl Rondelle Bracelet in 14k Gold, Limited-Time Special, Reg. $175.00, Was $89.00, Sale $49.00

Lauren Ralph Lauren Dorset ShopperOrig. $148.00, Now $110.99, EXTRA 20% OFF

All these tips will give a new life and look to your favorite maxi skirt.

I hope you enjoyed this article and if you have any questions about MAXI SKIRTS or want to leave your own personal review, leave a comment below.



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