At last! Summer has arrived. There are two items of clothing that to me signify that summer is here… white linen trousers and a maxi dress. For some reason I only seem to bring out a maxi dress on holiday or when we have a heatwave at home. Today I spent the day with a lovely style consultant – well two actually – who was wearing a gorgeous purple print maxi dress with sequin flipflops. It looked cool, in both senses of the word, feminine and comfortable.
Funnily enough I also had an exchange on twitter with another style consultant about the benefits of wearing a maxi dress:
So here is a roundup of some of the gorgeous maxi dresses in the shops now.
Have you tried a maxi dress? Is it just me who wears one on holiday or during a heatwave? I’m hoping the weather stays for the weekend so that one of my maxis can make it’s first appearance this year.
They can be a versatile item as demonstrated by Isabella Oliver with the tank maxi shown above: