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5 Ways To Make A Maxi Skirt Look Great On You

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Maxi skirts are one of the best trends that have stayed around the last few seasons and seem to only keep getting more popular and even better with each passing day.

It can be quite tricky to style a maxi skirt, considering the different body types. Maxi skirts are a boon to the fashion industry and they can be styled in so many different ways.

A lot of women may shy away from a maxi due to the misconception of thinking that it wouldn't suit a short woman or a plus-size woman, etc. Rest assured, this is a misconception and maxis are one of the most versatile and comfortable outfits ever.

Let's take a look at some of the maxi hacks that every girl should know before she picks one up the next time.

1. Enhancing Your Best Feature
No matter what outfit you wear, this tip is universal. Knowing the best aspects about one's body can add so much of flair to the look. With maxi skirts again, you can tone down the skirt and go with other bolder separates along with the skirt, or even highlight the skirt with some toned down accessories.

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2. The Length Issue
Taller and leggier women can go a few inches above the ankle and make it work, whereas plus sizes and shorter women should maintain a maxi length that it longer, which makes the attention flow instead of an abrupt break.

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3. Stylised Maxi
Side slits, front slits, asymmetrical hemlines, fringed maxis and much more... You need to experiment and try on these styles to tell which works better for you and, more importantly, pairs better with most of your other outfits and personal style.

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4. Fit Of The Skirt
Shorter and bigger women should opt for higher waists, and taller and skinnier women can opt for a mid-waist and even low waists for their maxi skirts. A well-tailored skirt speaks much louder of one's fashion sense than anything else.

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5. Creating An Illusion
Clothes are a great instrument in creating an illusion of aspects. Wearing vertical stripes on a maxi skirt would elongate the bottom; and, similarly, prints on a maxi keeps the attention scattered. A higher waisted maxi gives the illusion of a smaller waist and longer legs.

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Were the fashion tips on styling your maxi skirt helpful? Let us know by commenting below.

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Story first published: Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 17:49 [IST]
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