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Saturday, July 16, 2011

Maxi Skirt Madness

I'm in love with the current maxi skirt trend, but more specifically taking it to another level of boldness.  As opposed to what I hear some people say: "a longer skirt should be more subtle in fabric color and pattern," I say if you've got that much fabric to work with, make it amazing.  Basically you have a bigger canvas to show off some madness!

As of late I have been finding some beautiful maxi skirts for my shop.  I am absolutely in love with the psychedelic 1960's prints, 1980's color-block madness, simple polka dots, and geometric patterns.  They truly are a fashion statement.

Some of you will get perplexed when it comes to pairing an outfit around a longer skirt.  Lately I have been super into the fitted cropped t-shirts sold at American Apparel (I got a couple the other day, and they have a 15% off deal if you buy 3 of the same items.)  If you have a longer torso the t-shirt will be more cropped looking and that little bit of skin showing between the high waist maxi skirt and the fitted top is a fun, beach-y look.

Pair the flowing long skirts with a fitted top and then go all out with some dramatic accessories.  Think huge earrings or a bold statement necklace.  If you're the bracelet type, wear a pile of huge, mismatched bracelets.  Go ahead and find them in bold colors that contrast your skirt.  For example, if you're wearing a turquoise maxi, find a bundle of orange and peach toned bracelets with super busy prints.  If you're wearing a bold floral printed maxi, go for equally as bold bracelets in a striped or geometric pattern.  Opposing patterns, opposing colors whatever works, just go wild!

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