We couldn't help but observe this trend coming in waves -celebrities are wearing these printed maxi skirts and stores are stocking them again!
Here, Rachel McAdams is in Peter Som's Spring/Summer 2012 collection - a sheer cobalt crew-neck mesh tee with a fabulous printed maxi skirt. at the L.A. premiere of .
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Not only was the print on the skirt gorgeous, it was the pairing of the understated cobalt blue top with a full-length print that took our breath away - a daring alternative to the usual black long gown ensembles so favoured by other celebrities.
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With the wrong top, a maxi skirt can transform you into a "Little House on the Prairie" school teacher. But with the right styling tips, you can look effortlessly chic!
Here are some tips to wearing maxi skirts:
- Go Casual — A maxi skirt is already dramatic so tone it down a notch with a casual tucked in top like these from UNIQLO. Make sure they are fitted so that a streamlined silhouette can be maintained.
- Go Cropped—Cropped tops will look sassy with a high-waisted maxi skirt. A tied-up button-up will look extra cute! Check out these cropped tops (L-R): billabong, topshop and new look
images from billabong, topshop and new look
- Wear under a knitted long sweater or tunic — a creative alternative! The knit details help balance out the volume in the maxi skirt. Choose neutral colours like these below from Topshop.
all images from topshop
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