Dressing Up a Basic Maxi

Today I’m sharing 3 ways to wear a solid-colored basic maxi dress. Maxi dresses are one of my favorite things to wear during the summer because they are SUPER comfortable, and there are lots out there with stripes and color blocking and prints. But sometimes a plain maxi is the easiest to just throw on and go. You can layer on different accessories to mix it up, and completely change the look of the outfit. Below are 3 ways to do so, using three different colored maxi dresses as the base:


Yeah, I’m indecisive on shoes, so sue me. Or just look at it as 3 different shoe options. 😀

I’ve worn look #1 and look #2 myself, though with different shoes I couldn’t find on Polyvore/online. And failing to take outfit shots, obviously. But I guarantee I’ll be wearing similar things again, so it may show up here in photos eventually.

What do you think? How would you dress up a basic maxi?

Linking up with The Pleated Poppy, Style Elixir, Kiwi Women’s Style, Because Shanna Said So, Transatlantic Blonde, Lena B Actually, and Two Thirty-Five Designs.


Hi, I’m Amanda!

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