Maxi dresses are the ultimate go-to wardrobe staples, as they’re stylish and versatile, and the options for how you can style them are endless. No matter the occasion, women’s maxi dresses are a perfect way to make a fashion statement. Whether you’re jetting off to a tropical getaway or staying local, you’ll be sure to find the right look for any occasion. From ethereal floral prints to muted solids, maxi dresses offer a variety of colors, patterns and silhouettes that are designed to flatter any figure. And the best part? They are incredibly comfortable and don’t require much fuss.

However, there are always lots of occasions to wear a dress and of course, an overwhelming number of ways to style it; that’s why in this article, we’re going to show you 10 ways of how you can style maxi dresses so that you’re ready to kick summer off this year.

Maxi Dress With a Sling Bag & Flat Sandals

For a beachy summer look, you can style a white maxi dress with vibrant ethnic prints, along with a pair of neutral-colored sandals such as tan, black or white, to elongate your legs and complement the flowy silhouette of the dress. To complete the look, opt for a sling bag in a coordinating color or a neutral hue to add a touch of elegance and keep your hands free. You can also add some jewellery or a belt to accessorize.

Maxi Dress With a Scarf & Boots

This combination of a dress, scarf, boots and accessories creates a bohemian and effortless vibe, perfect for a fun day strolling around the city.

Choose a flowy, boho maxi dress and pair it with a scarf from our women’s scarves collection in a coordinating print or a solid color, as well as a pair of half boots in a neutral color such as brown, black or beige to add a rustic, earthy touch to the outfit.

Maxi Dress With a Satchel Bag & Heeled Sandals

For a semi-casual look that will make heads turn your way, go for a V-neck maxi dress in a solid dark color and team it with a pair of heeled sandals. Add a white satchel bag in a classic shape, which will provide a nice contrast with the dark color of the dress. Accessorize with simple and elegant jewellery, and you’re good to go!

Maxi Dress With a Leather Jacket & Black Boots

Choose a sleek and modern long dress with a simple cut, and pair it with a fitted leather jacket in a solid color and a pair of over-the-knee black boots. Accessorize with a statement belt and a small clutch bag. This look has a sophisticated and fashion-forward vibe that's perfect for a night out or a special event.

Maxi Dress With a Pair of Slip-On Sandals

This combination is perfect for a casual and comfortable everyday look, especially for a summer day or a vacation. It's also great for running errands or simply lounging around the house.

You can find this stunning long dress in our tropical sunrise collection, alongside coordinating statement bucket bags and scarfs that will elevate the look even further.

Maxi Dress With a Tote Bag & Sneakers

Looking for an outfit that is comfortable enough to take you through shopping and fashionable enough to make a statement? Try mixing and matching a loose-fitted long maxi dress with a pair of easy-to-walk-in sneakers. Add a trendy and stylish tote bag and accessorize it with jewellery.

Maxi Dress With a Satchel Bag & Wedges

This appearance is perfect for a casual yet put-together look for a morning brunch with friends or family. It's also great for a summer day.

Mix and match a casual maxi dress in a bright or pastel color to create a fresh and summery look, and complement it with a stylish satchel bag made of high-grade rattan. Add a pair of strappy sandals and a hat to your ensemble to complete the look.

Maxi Dress With a Blazer & Clutch Bag

This combination is perfect for a formal event, a date night or even a work meeting. It can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion and the accessories you choose.

Opt for a women’s long dress in a solid color or a subtle print and team it with a structured blazer in a neutral color. This will give a more formal touch to the dress and add a layer of warmth. Pair it with a pair of strappy heels and accessorize with a clutch bag in a coordinating color to add a touch of elegance and keep your essentials close at hand. Add some statement jewellery and the look is complete!

Maxi Dress With a Denim Jacket & Sneakers

Pair a long maxi dress with a fitted denim jacket and a pair of sneakers in a neutral color such as white, beige or black. This will add a sporty and casual touch to the outfit. Complement the look with a crossbody bag and a pair of sunglasses to accessorize the look. This appearance is perfect for running errands or going out for a casual lunch.

Maxi Dress With Heels & Jewellery

This combined look is perfect for a wedding or a formal event, and it’s a stylish way to spice up your summer maxi dresses.

Pair this long-sleeved maxi dress that exudes a stellar appeal with a pair of strappy heels, a clutch and a statement necklace.


What Occasions Are Maxi Dresses Appropriate For?

Maxi dresses are extremely versatile and can be styled for a variety of occasions, whether you decide to dress them up or down. With the right complementary pieces, you can achieve any look you desire.

What Shoes Should I Wear With a Maxi Dress?

The type of shoes that are worn with a maxi dress depends on the occasion and the look you are trying to achieve. For a more formal look, style them with strappy heels or dressy flats, or for a more casual look, complement them with flat sandals, espadrilles or sneakers.

How Do I Choose the Right Fit For a Maxi Dress?

When choosing a maxi dress for women, consider your body shape and choose a style that flatters your figure. For example, if you are petite, you may want to opt for a maxi dress with a shorter hemline or a higher waistline to elongate your legs.

How Do I Accessorize a Maxi Dress?

Accessorizing a maxi dress can be as simple as adding a pair of earrings and a necklace or as elaborate as adding a hat, a scarf and a statement handbag. Consider the occasion and the look you are trying to achieve when accessorizing.