Wednesday, October 9, 2013

wearing maxis into the fall


Maxi skirts and dresses are a summer staple for most women. They're easy to style and often you can keep it super simple ((read: top knot, sandals, and a fun necklace if you're feeling fancy)) and still look completely put together. It wasn't until last year that I saw the beauty of styling maxis in the fall and through the winter ((see here and here)). I always struggled with what shoes to wear and if I looked like a massive pile of fabric. So, today I'll share my recipe, if you will, for styling your summer staple maxis into the Fall. It's all about the layers.


In this case, I took my Grecian Maxi Dress from ShopRiffRaff.com  and layered it up with this gorgeous sweater, a bohemian necklace, and Target booties that I felt were fun paired with the sweater ((the pattern doesn't really show anyways)). The dress is a bright color, but when paired with coordinating colors and darker hues, it works! I lean towards coral being a year 'round color. 

So, recap - maxi dress + booties + sweater + necklace(s) = head to toe cozy fall layers.

This is part of a series of posts in which I've picked my favorite RiffRaff items to share with y'all. Most items are courtesy of the wonderful gals at RiffRaff, but I sincerely love their products and brand. Don't forget that you can use the code ohsweetjoy to get 10% off your entire purchase on shopriffraff.com

love.



8 comments:

  1. Love it Joy! I was just about to do a post about transitioning maxis. I guess I never realized how versatile they can be. And let's be honest, it feels like wearing pj's around everywhere! Score.

    mel
    thebeesknees-mel.com

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  2. Oh, I love everything about this outfit. I want!!!!! You are genius for finding a way to wear coral year round!

    You can see my WIWW outfit at Olivia Cleans Green blog. Have an awesome day!

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  3. Love wearing Maxi's dresses into the fall and I'm always wondering what shoes to pair with them. Love the booties! I'll need to try that.

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  4. I always try to find ways to extend my summer wardrobe and this is so cute with the pop of color in the dress and a great patterned sweater and you can't go wrong with booties:)

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  5. Your style is UNREAL. Seriously, incredible.

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  6. This is the perfect look for cooler weather! I love your maxi and sweater together!

    xo,
    Angela

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  7. Obsessed with this look! That cardigan is fabulous!
    xx,
    Ashley | Raspberry Glow

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