Maxi-mum coverage

11 Aug
OK, so if you’ve been paying attention to Wardrobe, you’ll see that we have gone skirt mad lately. First it was the midi, then we covered the mini… which can mean only one thing, it must be the turn of the maxi.

The longest of the three, the maxi has had a re-birth recently and is fierce competition for the other lengths. Coming in all sorts of materials, patterns, colours, and styles, it’s hard not to love the maxi.

It covers a multitide of sins around the bum and leg area and is super versatile. It can be worn with shirts, t-shirts, crop tops and thick wooly jumpers. And although they look great with flip-flops, trainers, pumps and heels, what’s even better is that they look great with ankle boots, so you dont even have to tidy your maxi away to the back of the cupboard come October.

Plenty of celebs have been spotted out and about in maxi skirts, and even though most of them are doing the school run or nipping to their nearest Starbucks, that just shows how easy the maxi is to wear.

Here’s some lovely A-listers proving the maxi is the perfect wardrobe staple

So whether you wear yours to work, for a quick nip to the shops, out on a date or even on a big night on the town, here’s our best selection of marvellous maxi’s that will make you want to go the length.

Starting off with the trusty LBS (long black skirt) this River Island bargain is just £20, and can be worn by even the most modest maxi wearer

Getting a little brighter, this stunning blue Topshop maxi is perfect for injecting a bold colour into dull winter wardrobes

This pink pleated Miss Selfridge maxi is £48, but would look great on those ladies who love the floaty romantic look

Adding some flower power to the mix, this floral maxi from Asos comes in two colours, £50

This rust coloured River Island floaty maxi is a great addition to any girls wardrobe, and comes with the belt for just £25

This side split skirt makes a sexy statement, and comes in a variety of colours, Boohoo £20

From Whistles, this safari print maxi is the most expensive of the bunch at £95, but really taps in to the tribal and printed trend

This red full skirted maxi would be great for all occassions and would make a great change from jeans with a tee and heels, Topshop £40

This selection of maxi’s is sure to please the longer length lovers out there and will hopefully give you some stylish tips on how to wear them too.
So which skirt is your favourite? And are you a mini, midi or maxi kind of gal?
Steph
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One Response to “Maxi-mum coverage”

  1. Sherin August 12, 2011 at 9:43 am #

    I need to embrace more maxi’s. They’re so pretty and flattering.

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