Posts tagged "maxi dresses"

Man, People Have Really Strong Feelings About Maxi Dresses, Huh?

My Twitter timeline is really hyped up about two articles right now: that New York Times expose on nail salons and a humor essay over at Jezebel called “Death to the Maxi Dress.” Well, the latter is supposed to be funny, but a lot of folks on Twitter, not to mention the commenters on the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 7, 2015

Style 911: Help Me Find The Perfect Plus-Size Maxi Dress!

“I would love some fashion advice. I’m on the smaller end of plus sized (14-16) and I want to get my first maxi dress. Although I am of average height I have always steered away from long dresses because I have felt like they made me look, for lack of better terms, stumpy and dumpy.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 4, 2013

Must Haves: 10 Marvelous Maxi Dresses For $55 Or Less

Ever since I spotted Sarah Michelle Gellar looking absolutely gorgeous in a floral maxi dress and a slouchy cardigan, I’ve been wanting to add a new maxi dress or two to my wardrobe. Not only are they crazy-comfy, they’re actually a great transition piece to take you from summer to fall: wear now with sunglasse…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 27, 2012

Inspiration Board: Wearing A Maxi Dress For Fall

Look at Olivia Wilde trying to be all incognito in the photo above. It’s okay, Liv, we’re paying more attention to your early fall look than you, actually. Why are we so smitten with her ensemble, you might ask? Well for starters, we’re suckers for stripe maxi dresses. But even more than that, we love…

Annika Harris / August 27, 2011

Take It To The Max

Let me tell you a secret: sometimes, when I am feeling supremely lazy, I will wear a maxi dress all day long and then sleep in it that night. I mean, a maxi dress is essentially just a nice-ish looking nightgown, so can you blame me? Well, one maxi dress I won’t be wearing to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 9, 2011

Your Go-To Summer Dress

Summer months are meant for languid afternoon picnics, happy hours that turn into evenings out, and long boozy brunches. The last thing we have time for when it’s warm outside is thinking about what to wear, and though maxi dresses are a simple go-to, they always need that embellishment that only jewelry can bring. But…

Bianca Posterli / July 23, 2010

Keep It Classy In A Striped Maxi

We’re suckers for sailor stripes, so it’s no surprise we’re crushing pretty hard on this dress. Horizontal stripes can be a little tricky, but these are thin enough that we’re confident in your ability to pull them off. Style it with a thick black belt to break up the pattern, throw on some red lipstick

Lily Q / June 9, 2010

Friends Let Friends Wear Maxi Dresses

It’s always fun to see which celebs are friends, and two of our favorite ladies spent time together over the weekend. Liv Tyler and Eva Mendes put on maxi dresses, got some iced drinks, and went shopping around NYC on Saturday.

Catherine Strawn / May 3, 2010

Maximize Your Wardrobe Possibilities

Every woman, no matter what her size or height is, needs a maxi dress in her closet. Most, like this Braided Strap Maxi Dress, have an empire waist or a similar effect. So, if you’ve got a little tummy, it will disappear under the dress. Even if you’re short, there’s no reason not to wear…

Annika Harris / April 5, 2010

Attention Ladies: Kyle Smith Thinks Your Maxi Dress Is Ugly

Earlier this month we asked readers of The Frisky, “Do you dress for men or women?” Most of you said you dress for yourself, period, which is why we thought you’d be interested in hearing about a controversial little article that ran in the New York Post this weekend. Writer Kyle Smith is very upset…

Erin Flaherty / July 27, 2009

Fashion Slideshow: 10 Maxi Dresses With Sex Appeal

Just because a dress is long and covers your stems, doesn’t mean it can’t be sexy – after all, leaving something to the imagination can be awfully alluring. Maxi (or long) dresses are all the rage for summer – while the airy skirt still keeps you cool, there’s the added protection from UV rays a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 11, 2008