Campus Runway: How to Wear Maxi Dresses

posted Apr 25, 2011, 12:07 AM by Stephany F.   [ updated Apr 25, 2011, 9:38 AM ]
Maxi dresses are back this spring in both tribal designs and minimalistic shades. They're an easy way to look chic and put together. While maxi dresses may seem a little intimidating to wear, pair the right type of maxi dress with some fun sandals and you're set.

Macys | Forever 21 | Forever21 | Asos

Wear with confidence
Rocking a maxi dress is all about wearing it with confidence. You look great in it! Now all you have to do is put it on and really believe it.

Pair with fun sandals
Ditch the plain flip flops and have fun with your shoes. Pick out Greek inspired sandals or summer beach footwear.

Let the dress speak for itself
Keep the jewelry and accessories to a minimum. The dress should be the main attraction. For minimal accessories, try pairing your maxi dress with sunglasses or a few bangles.

Pacsun | H&M | Nordstrom

Pear shape (bigger bottom)
Pick out a waist cinching maxi dress with a loose upper part with ruffles as well as a loose bottom skirt.

Strawberry shape (bigger bust)
Opt for a waist cinching maxi dress with a more form fitting top part and a loose bottom skirt.

Mango shape (bigger middle)
Go for a baby doll look with the tightest part right under your bust.

Rock your maxi dress this summer!

By: CG Staff | Images: From respective stores (see above)