MAXI DRESS ETERNAL LOVE
I have a confession. (All though those who know me well will know this little fact about Sam) I LOVE the beloved maxi dress! Always have and always will. I love the fact that you can dress them up or down really. Mine are usually torn at the bottom cause I keep on wearing them with flats even though it’s cut for high heels (What? Me? Having it taken in? Ahah!). Oh and of course I trip on it all the time, even with heels actually, which makes me laugh even though it’s dangerous. Imagine? Killed by a dress? Gasp...at least it would make for a good story at my celebration of life! I cannot quit the maxi dress and am so inspired by so many I have seen for SS16.
I loved Garance Dore's article too discussing the dress! "You have to understand – I feel vulnerable in a dress because I have kind of a complicated body. Dresses that are a bit baggy, or completely straight, which I love, don’t work when you have boobs. I call it the hot air balloon effect: your breasts give you a sort of full look that extends down around your waist and it’s just not the best effect. Nope. When you have cleavage, you have to find dresses that highlight your waist, while also avoiding the Real Housewives effect, which is no easy task. Because let’s not forget that boobs + cinched waist = very (too) sexy. So, yeah. You can either look like a potato sack or be way too sexy – and right there, that’s the strange dilemma of the woman with curves." I feel ya babe, I feel ya ! My body is completely complicated too and I have some boobs, hips, and a booty. So the right maxi dress is important to me that fits my body well.
Spring's favorite staple is making its way out of storage and onto the streets once again. Perhaps you've started spotting them under edgy moto jackets (hell-o...me) and flowy sweaters, but soon enough when they temperature rises, maxi dresses will be paired with simply statement gladiators or wedges. (hello-o me again) From popping prints to solid silks, take on the upcoming high temperatures with these low-grazing hemlines. Find some maxi inspiration and thank me later with peonies, lattes, and all the maxi's below ! Please and thank YOU ! (I have my brown eyes on all of these )
Crushing way too hard on this colorful Chloe. It's just pure happiness in a dress. Love the rainbow degrade treatment and ethereal silhouette. I desperately need this in my closet !
This floral print Thakoon dress is the perfect Spring/Summer assemble .Just add a canary yellow mani and a fabulous hat and you are so garden party ready !
The Embroidered Flowing Maxi Robe Dress from Zara is sure to turn some heads. Pair with statement earrings to dress this up !
Rebecca Hessel Cohen is a dream. Love Shack Fancy I swear was made for me...every single piece. I have the fancy dress in black and it was worth every single penny ! I want to own it in every single color! It fits my body perfectly and I love dressing this up ! So boho elegant which is the way I describe my own fashion sense!
How fantastic would this be for the first pool party of the year?! Chloe just nails it every time !
This Free People metallic gem would be the perfect evening wedding dress . I love adorning it just the way they did for this shoot too ! Sign me up !
My goddess Rachel Zoe always makes me want to buy 100 more maxi dresses !! And this one just screams everything good !
Emilio Pucci made me die when he launched this collection !! I need them all. And right away !
And I love a good Vintage new to me gem ! This baby needs to be on my body like now !
Loving all the fabulous maxi's in my insta feed lately !
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