Maxi dresses are the summer dream but does this mean we don’t reach for them at all during the winter months? We’ve put together an effortless style guide showing you how to stretch your wardrobe this winter using your maxi dresses so you don’t need to neglect your favourite prints in the cooler months.
A quick and easy tip to change the look of your maxi dresses instantly is swapping out your sandals and sliders for boots (ankle or knee high) and trainers. A tip as simple as changing your shoes will immediately add extra warmth and make your outfit appear winter-appropriate.
If you’re worried about your maxi dress not holding out in the cold, pair it with a maxi cardigan or a similar cover up for added warmth. The possibilities are endless for cover ups in the winter because you can also consider styling it with a blazer for a more corporate look or cropped chunky knit for casual days out.
Turn It Into a Skirt
Give your maxi dresses a new life and purpose and turn it into a skirt instead. Layer your outfit with your favourite chunky knit sweater to give the illusion you’ve paired it with a luscious, modest skirt.
If you have a button down maxi dress just sitting aimlessly in the wardrobe, you may want to consider pairing it with a pair of wide leg trousers and turning it into a maxi, flowy shirt with an added layer. Button down your maxi dress to your waist or until you desire You may also want to pair it with its matching belt as an added accessory. For added warmth, wear tights and knee high boots under your trousers to keep out the cold.