If there was a sartorial equivalent of a comfort food it would be a Maxi skirt. Breezy, comfortable and chic, it is perfect for every season. There is no garment as versatile as a maxi skirt. Team it up with a tank top and you are ready for a summer brunch with friends, you could also pair it up with a silk jacket and you are ready for a date with beau.
When it comes to style maxi skirt there are plenty of options. No matter what your body type is you can still wear it and look like a million bucks. We give you a low down on how to wear a maxi skirt.
Know your body type
Some curvy women avoid wearing maxi skirts altogether but if worn well they can accentuate your curves. Women with fuller frames should avoid maxi skirts with embellishments around waist which highlights their problem areas.
It is a myth that a maxi dress is only for a tall women. A maxi skirt with a high waistline can be a good option for women with petite figure as it can make them appear taller.
Women with pear shape body can rock the maxi skirt with panache too. The key factor here is to take away the attention from the bottom part of the body. You can team up a maxi skirt with an embellished top to draw attention away from the bottom area or opt a maxi skirt in darker hue that will make you look slimmer.[Also Read Pencil Skirt Trend]
Athletic or boyish frame
Women with athletic frame should opt for a narrow skirted maxi skirt so as to make them look longer and leaner.
Keep the occasion in mind
Occasion plays an important role while styling a maxi skirt. Planning a brunch or a shopping trip with your girl friends? Wear a maxi skirt in bright hues with a simple plain white tank. Pair it up with a statement necklace and soft-curls and you are good to go!
If you ever thought how to wear crop tops, this is an answer. A crop top with a floral maxi skirt adds just the right amount of jazz to your wardrobe.
A maxi skirt looks as good at a casual occasion as at a formal one. Pair it with a tank top, cropped tailored blazer and stilettos and you ready to rock an office party. Finish your look with minimal makeup and a box clutch. Remember to keep your makeup and accessories minimal so it doesn’t draw away attention from your look[Also Read: 5 Different Ways to Sport a Blazer]
Accessorize it right– Accessories are a sure shot way to amp your look. But remember to not over accessorize it. Belts, messenger bags, box clutch, haath-phool are some accessories you could use.
Statement accessories can brighten up any look. A statement necklace, a statement earring, or a haath-phool can make your look stand out. Pair it up with various outfits, mix n match and rock your style.
Let’ see how our B-town divas styled their maxi-skirt
Our leggy lass Deepika Padukone chose a gorgeous Indian maxi skirt with an embellished top for promotions of her movie. She kept her make-up and accessories minimal.
B-town diva Alia Bhatt looked charming in a white top and a high-waist maxi-skirt. Side swept curls and nude stilettos completed her look.
Anushka Sharma teamed up her floral skirt with a black top. Flats and a funky bracelet completed her look[Also Read: Fabrics for Every Body Type]
So go ahead and make your own style statement.