Due to its amazing versatility, you can find a maxi dress in almost every college girl’s wardrobe. They are often appropriate for class, but can easily be worn on the weekend when running errands or dressed up for a night on the town. Think of your maxi as a blank canvas and adorn it with jackets or sweaters. Accessorize away; there’s not a wrong way to wear one.
For this post, we chose this strapless black-and-white maxi dress from H&M to show how easily and how inexpensively it can be switched up. The price point was more than right at just $24.95, and with all items in each sample outfit combined, the total for each look rings in at under $100!
Casual for Class – $97.63
The maxi dress is inherently casual, so play up that vibe with an easy denim jacket and your favorite jeweled sandals. If you are headed to class, you will need a bag to tote around your books and other essentials. We can’t get enough of this leather-blocked tote – it’s so perfect for spring. Top off the look with bold chandelier earrings for an added touch of glam.
Flea Market Chic – $97.16
Whether or not you’re going to a flea market next weekend, we love the idea of wearing a maxi dress inspired by one. A wide-brim fedora in camel hue is the perfect accessory to base the rest of your look around. Search out some rad new wedges (you’ll wear them all summer long!) and a vintage-look necklace. This ensemble would be fantastic for brunch, running errands, or checking out a new bookstore.
Stylish All Day – $98.65
Another way to switch up the look of your favorite maxi is to wear it as a skirt. Just pair it with a pullover sweater and nobody will know the difference! Wrap a skinny belt around the waistline for a little added shape. Rock it with matching sandals and a cross-body bag. This outfit is ideal if you’re going to be outside on a cooler day, since your shoulders will be covered up.
Do you adore maxi dresses?
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