Ways to Wear It: Maxi Skirt



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When I last wore this skirt, it was as it’s intended use – a maxi skirt.  Watch out – it’s a dress now!  I told you I was going to wear it as a strapless dress!  Didn’t believe me, did you?!

maxi skirt dress :: Anthropologie
cardigan :: Marshall’s
belt :: H&M
necklace :: gifted from MIL
wedges :: Cynthia Vincent for Target

Certain skirts, especially those with elastic waistbands, can be worn as a dress too!  I love it when an item has multiple uses (more posts on that to come)!  You just hike up the skirt and add a belt and/or necklace!  Voila!  Since this is a fuller skirt, I chose to belt it.
My parent-in-laws got this necklace for me when they were on a cruise in the Mediterranean somewhere!  I love the beautiful color and simple shape.  It matches all the fluid colors of this skirt dress so well.
Excuse my puffy eyes!  I got a makeover done and didn’t realize that the concealer they used had sunblock in it (and she used it as an eyeshadow base too).  Ouch!

I can’t wait to wear this skirt in Fall!  Let me know if you have any tricks you’d like to share too!

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  1. I love the print on that skirt!  It is absolutely gorgeous and great for now and Fall!  Just saw your email :D going to respond right now!  

  2. Kim A. says:

    Oh my gawsh Sam! I thought it was a dress girl! HAHAHA You fooled me! See! That’s why it pays to READ and not ASSUME! Awesome!!! You have nothing on Hoodini! LOL Again, I couldn’t even tell that it’s a skirt. Beautiful colors and great look! Love the cardigan with it. In fact, you could put different colored cardigans with it. It would totally work. I will have to work on some tricks! HAHA Have an awesome Wednesday girl! ((HUG))
    SassyUptownChic xoxo Kim

  3. sonja says:

    great outfit!  beautiful and looks comfy too.  very ingenious idea converting it into a dress with the belt.

  4. Patience says:

    Love the dress and it’s beautiful print.

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  5. Inna says:

    Nice! I love skirts as dresses and dresses as skirts! Must be the bargain hunter in me- two for the price of one :) And I love how you tied that belt- would love to learn how to do that. A tutorial maybe please?

  6. bklynlifestyle says:

    Love this look- I’m a sucker for a good two in one, and this definitely works as a dress :)

  7. Divya @ Saved by the behl says:

    I love how you tied your belt. You should put a tutorial on here :)

  8. definingtabitha says:

    Great idea!  A lot of the time since I’m vertically challenged I use maxi skirts as strapless dresses. Love it!

  9. Kim A. says:

    Hey Sam! I posted much earlier, but must’ve done something wrong. HAHA I didn’t know it was a skirt until I read your post! It truly pays to READ! HAHA It’s truly awesome and I love how you paired the cardigan with it. You can do different color cardigans and it would look great! The colors in it are absolutely beautiful. :)
    SassyUptownChic xoxo Kim

  10. crystal says:

    i love how you wore your maxi skirt as a dress! i would’ve never known. xx

  11. Samantha says:

    Hi Bessie!  Thank you and so excited about this weekend!  **still crossing fingers**

  12. Samantha says:

    Thank you Kim!!  LOL@ Hoodini!  That is a great idea about different colored cardigans!  I have a fuschia one that would really bring out the colors in the dress!  Hope you had a fabulous day!!

  13. Samantha says:

    Thanks Sonja!  It is comfy!  :o)

  14. Samantha says:

    Thank you Patience!  (I do love ASOS!)

  15. Samantha says:

    Thanks Divya!  I’ll definitely try to get that set up!!  I can do a picture tutorial but I want to try video?!  We’ll see how that goes!

  16. Samantha says:

    Okay Inna! Since you’re the second person asking for a tutorial then it must be done!  And I know what you mean about bargain hunter! :o)

  17. Samantha says:

    Thanks Liv!!  I was hoping the elastic band wouldn’t give it away!

  18. Samantha says:

    Thank you Tabitha!  LOL @vertically challenged – me too!  And making it a dress definitely adds another “item” in the closet!

  19. Samantha says:

    Hi Kim! Sorry, some of my comments got stuck in SPAM!!  :o(

  20. Samantha says:

    Thanks Crystal!  :o)

  21. […] The Style Rx:  Have an elastic band skirt?  Wear it as a top!  If it’s a maxi skirt, then you can wear it as a dress {as I did here}! […]

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