Hope you're recovered from the chocolate onslaught that you may have inflicted on yourself over the Easter break! In the newsletter each week I answer some of the questions I've been asked on the blog or via email - a little regular Q&A I hope you'll find useful. The subject this week is maxi skirts and dresses...!
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Q: "I would like to ask you what kind of shoes you think match better with maxis? Also how do you make an outfit with a maxi skirt office appropriate?"
A: I'm quite a fan of maxis, but agree that it can be hard to get the shoes right when wearing them. The best tip I have is to have a look at what shoes the model is wearing in the photograph on the retailer's website - usually that gives you an idea of what suits the maxi you're looking at. It also depends on the occasion (Work? Shopping? School run?) and how high you like your heels.
I think it's hard to make flowing maxis office-appropriate unless you have a very relaxed dress code (plus all that fabric can be quite impractical), but a long A-line maxi will suit smart ankle boots or low block-heeled shoes and is smarter for an office environment.
Scroll down for some ideas of maxi dresses and skirts and what footwear to wear with each...!
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