Alright my party people – Happy Memorial Day! I hope you’ve spent the long weekend relaxing by the pool or beach with a drink in hand, soaking up the rays of warm sunshine. Sadly, Richmond decided to be a total party pooper and rain through Saturday and Sunday, but it was all good in the hood, because if you read my post on Friday, you’ll know I was busy renovating my home! It’s coming along, and I couldn’t be more excited about the progress! (I gotta give a shoutout to my girl Olivia. Not only did she and her husband come to help me move furniture and paint, but she also took these photos for me – very last minute, I might add. I’m so grateful for friends like her!)
Now let’s get to the good stuff! I recently received this stunning maxi skirt from Chicwish, and upon styling it, had the sudden thought, “why don’t I wear these more often?” I came to the conclusion that while maxi dresses are all fine and dandy (and I truly love them), maxi skirts are on a whole other level; for three reasons – and these are the reasons why you need to get one … like, now.
1) They give you SHAPE
While maxi dresses are beautiful and elongating, they can sometimes be a bit shapeless. With maxi skirts, you’re guaranteed to be cinched in at the waist, no matter what kind of top you pair with them. I chose this open knit to wear with my skirt, and I let it slide off my shoulder and slouch loosely above my waistline after tucking it in. While it’s more of a boyfriend fit, it doesn’t appear boxy, thanks to my maxi.
2) They give you OPTIONS
Don’t feel like shaving your legs today? No big deal, just throw on your maxi skirt and you’re golden. Want to look totally put together with little-to-no effort? Maxi skirt it up for the ultimate elegance. You got a new top but you’re kinda tired of wearing pants and shorts with it? Try it with a maxi skirt and see how you feel! There are so many ways these lovely pieces bring panache to your life!
3) They give you GLAMOUR
Okay, let’s be real, I was spinning this entire shoot. Go ahead, ask Olivia. I seriously couldn’t stop twirling in this stunning skirt. I felt like a princess (and I even texted her that after I saw the photos)! This particular skirt is what flowy maxi dreams are made of! Not only is it still available in all sizes XS to XXL, but you can request custom lengths. So if you don’t have as much height on you, or you’re much taller than me, fret not!
So, there you have it! These are the three reasons why you need a maxi skirt in your life, and if you don’t believe me, just go ahead and try one out. I bet it’ll completely change your mind. They’re totally fabulous and make you feel like a queen! And to all you queens out there who are already rocking this style – how do you wear your maxi skirts? I’m all for finding new inspo!
Outfit Details // similar top | skirt | similar shoes | bralette