Maxi Skirts: The Chicest Way To Cover Up

Look great, whatever the weather. Maxi skirts are a stylish way to keep cool when you want to stay a little more covered this summer.

If you’re feeling reluctant to reveal your legs, fashion is working to your advantage this season! The maxi dress and skirt trend means you can work a high-fashion summer look without showing too much skin.

Maxi skirts flatter your figure by lengthening your legs and nipping in your waistline, accentuating your thinnest part. Maxi skirts ooze elegance and understated glamour – you can’t go wrong with this versatile style, which will see you through from day to night.

PLEATS PLEASE
Look for simple designs with a stylish edge. We love the bold colours and fresh design of this pleated maxi skirt. Pair with a midi heel  for a comfortable evening look.
Pleated butterfly skirt, R830, XS to XXL, polyvore.com

Summer maxi skirt 1

 

SIMPLE & SLEEK
Super-simple and easy to wear, a thick waistband is comfortable and slimming for those lacking tummy confidence. Choose a top in similar fabric with a bold  print to jazz up your look.
Skirt, R339, 2 to 10, za.nextdirect.com

Super-simple and easy to wear, a thick waistband is comfortable and slimming for those lacking tummy confidence. Choose a similar fabric but a bold print to jazz up your top half. Skirt, R339, 2 to 10, za.nextdirect.com

 

HIGH-LOW
Mr Price’s printed maxi is the ideal asymmetrical length – floor sweeping at the back and shorter in the front with a flattering A-line cut. Simply add a pair of tan midi heels or your favourite pair of wedges and step out in style.
Printed Skirt, R129, 30 to 40, Mr Price

Summer Maxi Skirt Mr Price

 

LONG & FLOWING
This beautiful burgundy button-down maxi will have you dreaming of warm summer days, and the floaty fabric means you can keep cool in the heat.
Flowing Skirt, R599, S to L, Mango

Summer Mxi Skirt Mango

 

ZIP-FRONT TUBE SKIRT
Add an element of fun to your look with a zip-up skirt. Styled with a heel and a simple top, this sizzling summer style at its best.
Zip Up Skirt, R335, 32 to 38, Style Republic

Summer Maxi Skirt Style Republic

 

GORGEOUS STRIPES
Stripes are always flattering, and a monochrome colour palette is one to embrace this season – what more can we do to convince you that this maxi skirt is a must-have? Pair with a simple tank in a bright colour for a stand-out look.
Monochrome Stripe Skirt, R699, XXS to XXL, Country Road

Summer Maxi Skirt Country Road

FULL-ON MAXI
Invest in bold, fashion-forward colours like this blue maxi skirt. Fun shades shouldn’t be reserved for after dark – teamed with a sleeveless silk cami or simple white tee, this is a perfect look to wear to work or a cocktail party.
Full maxi skirt, R349, 32 to 38, EDIT

Summer Maxi Skirt Edit

DENIM DOES IT
Denim can be dressed up or down. Team with a loose-fitting T-shirt tucked in, or a silky top for a glamorous look perfect for summer evenings.
Dark Blue Denim Skirt, R599, S to XL, Mango

Summer Maxi Skirt Mango

 

 

 

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