Thursday, 7 March 2013

Make The Most Of Your Maxi Skirt!

Do you know why they call it a "maxi" skirt in the first place? Not because it's the longest type of skirt you can get or big like a maxi cab, but because it has the most uses out of all the other kinds of skirts, so you get the most out of it!*

*Okay, this may or may not be true, and I may or may not have just made this up. But it's no fib! Every girlladywoman should have a maxi skirt in their closet because you can do SO MUCH with it when it comes to styling your outfits.

So in today's post, I'm going to help you get the most out of your maxi. I'm going to teach you how to transform your maxi skirt into not just one, but FOUR OUTFITS. Wow! I hear you say. Tell me more!

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Your humble maxi can be hocus-pocused into a below-the-knee fishtail skirt, a draped high-low midi skirt, a wrapped tube mini skirt, and into a one-shoulder cocktail dress!

And I'm going to show you how.

For all of these outfits, you will need:
1. A maxi skirt, duh. Mine is from Landes Essentials ($39.95)
Buuuuuuuut if you don't have a maxi skirt, a sarong/scarf/large piece of fabric secured around your waist like a skirt will also work too!
2. A long tank top, or a short fitted dress. Mine was a uni-student-budget-friendly one from Supre ($15)
3. That's it. WOW SO EASY!!

In this post, each step will be shown through photos without written instructions. This is mainly because I find this kind of tutorial is best shown using pictures - that, and I had no idea how to articulate each step besides, "twist this piece of material and then tuck in." I hope these tutorials make sense and that you enjoy them :)

Max it Out - Fishtail Skirt

Max it Out - Midi Skirt

Max it Out - Mini Skirt 

Max it Out - Cocktail Dress

Which outfit was your favourite? Let me know in the comments below!


  1. really creative! love all the styles <3
    I guess I have to get a maxi skirt now :D

    1. Thanks Demi! I definitely think they are a great piece for anyone :) x

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