Fashion Trends

Top 2011 Fashion Trend: Maxi Dresses

This was the year of the maxi dress. Readers loved them so much that you asked for tips on how to wear the floor grazing dress year round – resulting in our post on “How to Wear Your Maxi Dress into Fall” to become one of the most popular of the year. Here’s a flashback at how to get the most out of your maxi dress:

As fall approaches, there’s no need to store your summer favourites as many are able to make the transition through to the cooler season with a few styling tricks. For example, popular floor-grazing maxi dresses show no signs of leaving the spotlight anytime soon as designers and celebs have continued to embrace the trend long after Labour Day. To ensure that your look is weather appropriate, cover up with a cute cropped jacket or oversized sweater and a socks-and-heels combo is a cozy way to update a summer maxi .

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Rodarte gave us an elegant look at the maxi dress with this long grey dress and jacket combination. The wrap detailing on the neckline of the dress is a beautiful touch.

Pippa Middleton shows how she keeps her maxi dress around by adding a cropped white denim jacket to her pink look.

Mulberry opted to put a large oversized sweater and matching scarf on top of their floral maxi dress to keep cozy and touch into the popular layering trend we have seen.

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