The ultimate summer dress is definitely a maxi number. This versatile, effortless and flattering to most any body type piece is something most Fashionistas can't live without this season.
The beauty of maxi dresses are they are boundless options for material, color and pattern. This piece can easily be worn on a casual afternoon with friends or dressed up for a nighttime affair.
Hint: If you’re uncertain as to what kind of maxi dress is flattering for your body type, here are some simple guidelines. If you are petite, avoid looking like your drowning in a long gown. Look for dresses that skim the floor and are form fitting to your figure. If the dress length is simply too long, tie the bottom of the dress in a knot for a casual hippie flare and to avoid breaking your nose. For curvy girls, find a maxi dress with an empire waist to highlight your hourglass figure. And if you are tall, congratulations the maxi dress was practically made for you!