Maxi dresses are this season's go-to dress length for parties, weekends and work. Shop our favourite styles...
Not one for mini or midi dresses this summer? You’ll be pleased to hear maxi dresses are still on the agenda for the 2019 summer trends. But make no mistake, there’s nothing classic about this season’s take on the wardrobe essential. With luxurious textures clashes, 70s bohemian and minimal 90s styles hitting the rails, there’s never been a better time to update your dress collection.
Maxi dress trends
Are you feeling this season’s minimalist mood? Then references the 90s with silk and velvet slip dresses, strapless column dresses and everyday-ready jumper dresses. H&M maxi dresses are suitably paired back and the perfect holiday essential.
Alternatively, are you into all things boho and feminine? We’ve got a feeling you’ll love a floaty printed floor-sweeper. Complete your throwback look with an oh-so-chic fringed bag and denim jacket. There are some amazing Ganni dresses in the sale right now.
If you like a pop of colour, then you’re in luck. We’ve got everything from bright florals to bright checks, with a splash of neon. See Tory Burch maxi dresses and Max Mara dresses for some serious colour blocking. Wallflowers, abstain.
Wedding guest outfit ideas
If the invites are racking up for this summer’s weddings, bag yourself a versatile floor-skimmer that can be reworked throughout the season. Maxi dresses are a great choice for formal occasions when complemented with a statement clutch and strappy heels – Zimmermann, Kitri and Rixo are among our go-to brands when it comes to choosing something special.
If you want to try your hand at one of this season’s more daring trends, consider shopping for maxi dresses with a lace insert or cut-out detail. Team with statement sandals for a striking new season look. We love high street brands Zara, & Other Stories and Mango for trendier pieces.
From cosy weekend knitted staples to workwear-appropriate long shirts, or even a summer-holiday ready off-the-shoulder chambray number, there’s a dress for all shapes, styles and budgets right here.
Where to buy maxi dresses
We’ve scoured the high street and designer fashion stores to find the best maxi dresses in the shops right now. Click through to shop our edit.