Why maxi dresses are the A-list's favourite summer frock
Floor-skimming and flowing, maxi dresses have become the dress du jour for the A-list this season, and there’s a long length look for every shape and size.
Far from being a style reserve of the tall, Ms Kylie Minogue proved that even petite fashionistas can embrace their maxi side, stepping out in London yesterday in a ankle-grazing violet halter dress, with ditsy print.
Fast forward a few hours, and Keira Knightley showed exactly how to take the style to the red carpet, rocking a silk printed gown to accompany beau Rupert Friend to a screening of his new movie.
A chic dress-up look, but the maxi really comes into its own for dress-down chic.
A downtime staple for Hollywood’s style set, champions of the maxi include Nicole Richie, who has lived in a pantheon of printed numbers throughout her second pregnancy, Jessica Alba, who loves block colour jersey versions, and Blake Lively, who picks colour pop hues for a boho take on the trend.
The perfect backdrop for statement accessories, take inspiration from Keira, Jessica and Nicole and add a long length chain necklace for an effortless fashion-forward touch to complete your laidback look.