Personal Style Monday | Maxi Skirt Turned Dress

Welcome to another Monday! This weekend I attended 2 events and like any “fashionista”, I felt like I had nothing to wear. I put my styling thinking cap on and dug into my closet and found this maxi skirt. Immediately I knew I could wear it as a dress, thus today’s OOTD title, Maxi Skirt Turned Dress! ¬†ūüėČ I’ve actually worn this skirt on the blog before – check it out.

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Maxi Skirt/Dress : Bobeau, Nordstrom Rack (another option) // Necklace: eBay (other options) // Sunnies: Thrifted (Similar)

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Since this was the 1st weekend of the summer, I figured this was a perfect outfit to celebrate the occasion. For the 1st event I attended this weekend, I added my rust color Old Navy cardigan. I knew it would keep me warm since the event was held indoors.

When thinking about wearing a (printed) maxi skirt turned dress, here are 3 tips to consider:

1. Wear¬†a (good) strapless bra.¬†I think every woman should invest in a good strapless bra, especially if you plan on wearing dresses like this during the summertime. It’s nothing worse than looking cute and having a droopy bust. :-/

2. Add different accessories.¬†When styling a maxi skirt as a¬†dress, wear different accessories than you did when you wore the item as a skirt. It’ll give the item a refreshing new look!

3. Keep re-styling. A skirt like this can be styled over and over. When you find a good maxi skirt that can be worn as a dress, keep experimenting with different looks. This is a great way to maximize your wardrobe!

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Statement Necklace: eBay (other choices) // Bracelet: Side Dish Mobile // Watch: Thrifted

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The Week of June 16th | My Personal Style Pick

Kendra of Closet Confections linked up this cute look to last week Personal Style Linkup. I think her denim dress and cute sunnies are perfect for a 1st day of summer OOTD. I also saw a few other outfit faves as I browsed through Kendra’s blog; her outfits are realistic, chic and classic and I’m quite smitten with her personal style! Thanks for linking up, Kendra! :-)


 So tell me, have you ever turned a maxi skirt into a dress? How do you like my take on the trend? Let me know!

Now it‚Äôs your turn to show off your personal style.¬†Link up your recent OOTD pots(s) below –¬†you just may be my favorite pick for next week. Just¬†be sure to link your outfit back to this post.¬†Also, visit the other bloggers who’ve linked up and say hey.¬†Have a wonderful day‚Ķbe blessed and be safe!¬†

P.S. Don’t forget to enter my June giveaway for your chance to win some GREAT items! Best wishes to you. :-)

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Linkups: I Would So Rock This, Fab Favorites, Funday Monday, Mix it Monday, How I Summer, Manic Monday, Stylish Tuesday, Simply Just Lovely

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  1. says

    Omg!! Whitney you look absolutely stunning in this!! I have tried this look also seeing as I am 5’4″ sometimes maxi length skirts and dresses drag the ground on me. Thanks for inspiring me to try this again :) And as always thanks for hosting the link up!
    Kishina recently posted…Palazzo ChicMy Profile

    • Whitney says

      Thank you, Kishina! LOL. I’m sure you can rock this trend. Add some wedges or heels to give you a lift and you’ll be fine. ūüėČ Thanks for linking up…xo!

  2. says

    First of all your maxi skirt is beautiful. Loving the watercolor-ombre effect. Sort of tribal too. That necklace is a master-piece. I too have worn one of my long skirts as a dress before.

    My pleasure linking up Whitney. I linked up a post where I started a series today. I’d love for you to check it out. Thanks.

    Enjoy your week. Ada. =)
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