Monday, July 2, 2012

Inspirational Monday: The Black Maxi Dress

The black maxi dress is a staple dress that every woman should have in their closet. It's like starting with a blank canvas-- you can really dress it anyway that you want. For work all you need is a pair of heels, blazer, and high heels. For a casual day flip flops and a simple statement accessory. This is also once piece of clothing that can take you from spring to winter. A maxi dress can be layered with sweaters, jackets, and worn with tights and boots.
The Black Maxi Dress



It's a fully functional piece that I just love and love to have fun with. My newly acquired Valrouge black maxi dress is just what I needed in my wardrobe. A piece that can function during the work week and also can be worn on the weekends. I love maxi dresses because they are so casual and I love keeping mine simple. Even when running out to do some errands I need a little statement necklace to make the look my own. This exactly what I wore on Sunday on our usual Sunday run to the grocery shopping for the week. 



Dress: c/o Valrouge
Sandals: Ann Taylor Loft
Necklace: Forever21
Bag: c/o Rebecca Minkoff
Sunglasses: no name

photos taken by Brian Cavanaugh


How would you wear a black maxi dress?

27 comments:

  1. Love how you paired it with bright, standout accessories. Adorable!
    xL

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  2. cute dress,nice blog, follow each other?
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  3. so much fun with the black maxi! love how you pulled it together!!

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  4. Cute look! There's endless options for a black maxi! I wear my taupe ankle booties from Chinese Laundry and a jean jacket like the ones you pictured above.

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  5. I love all of these suggestions for styling a black maxi – it seriously is such a staple in the closet, and I like thinking of it as a blank canvas, as you said.

    Sea and Swank

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  6. definitely agree that a black maxi should be in every girls wardrobe! I love that you paired yours with fun pink accessories!

    xxx
    www.ladyalamode.com

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  7. fab feather necklace! x

    fashiontatt.blogspot.com

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  8. Hey nice blog here, loooove the fluo sandals and the bag in your outfit!
    I'm your newest follower now, hope you will visit my blog too and follow me back if you like it!
    XOXO
    Ylenia

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  9. I want my own maxi black dress!! Love your combination with it!

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  10. I agree, black maxi is such a staple! I am still trying to find a perfect one! This one looks great on you!

    XOXO
    Shels
    http://followyourbliss4ever.blogspot.com/

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  11. You always look amazing!!

    fashionindahat.com

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  12. i love how you mixed it with different shades of pink:)

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  13. great outfit... that feather necklace is so cool
    xxx
    INSIDE IN, INSIDE OUT 

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  14. You look amazing! The maxi dress is gorgeous on you and I just love your style! x

    The Style Moodboard

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  15. SUch a perfect summer look! YOu look so great in your black maxi and your hair is so gorgeous! xo akiko
    Style Imported

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  16. Beautiful outfit, that dress is lovely and I love your bag ;)

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  17. Hello!!!
    I just found your blog.
    I love it!!

    I made a blog a couple of months ago too!
    I would really appreciate it if you could check it out and follow if you like it!
    Thank you!

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  18. Your right, a black maxi is a must have, I have to find one! Yours is so pretty! I really love your haircolor!!

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  19. Love how you put your maxi together!

    xo Jennifer

    http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

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  20. Love your black maxi - definitely such a versatile piece!

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

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  21. beautiful!!!!
    xx
    SurfAddictFashionista
    http://reapap.blogspot.com/

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  22. blacks give more attraction of any girls......Girls like more to else..
    Like in your post.....she is looking beauty!!!!!
    Angelababy

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