Monday, June 6, 2011

Ask The Stylist: The Maxi -- Yes or No?

It's summer time, and the livin' is breeezy. Time for Monday's Ask The Stylist!

Okay ladies, get ready to feast your eyes on the maxi dress. This ankle-length wonder garment has come back in style, but is still hard to find roaming the streets of Montreal. One must wonder, why? People seem to be a little on the border about the maxi. So today's question is....


The Maxi -- Yes or No?

Let's check out the logistics. First of all, come summer time, everyone wants to feel beautiful and stand out. With maxi dresses, one can find beautiful cuts and prints like the ones you see above from Covet, and BB Dakota. The aesthetic of a long, flowing maxi dress is visually stunning. A woman walking down the street wearing one always steals the attention of a crowd. Secondly, in hot summer weather, it's always a plus when you wear something that keeps you cool and comfortable. Not only does the maxi dress do exactly that, but no matter where you are or what you're doing, the feeling of the light and delicate fabric of a maxi caressing your entire body is utterly euphoric. So don't be surprised if you are in a strangely elated all day long, while wearing a maxi dress. Thus,

The Verdict?

NET A LA MODE says screams yes, Yes, YES! 
The mini dress is still fighting for survival, but the elegant maxi dress is surely going to take over -- as it should!


  1. YES but if you're short, keep it plain, or wear heels to lengthen your silhouette!

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