Make a Maxi Dress Work for Autumn

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Maxi Dresses for Autumn? I say yes!
Kids-fashion-cotton-on-dress-denim-jacketBlack-leather-jacketWhite-sneakers-proenza-schouler-ps11Kids-fashion-tulle-dress-denim-jacket-sneakers black-maxi-dress-paint-it-red-proenza-schouler-ps11 Black-leather-jacketWhite-sneakers-black-dressSide-split-black-maxiAll-black-outfit-v-neck-dress_MG_8107-editBack-details-backless-dress  Wearing: Paint it Red Maxi Dress (now on sale), Leather Jacket (Old – similar here), Betts Shoes Sneakers. Zareya is wearing: Cotton On Kids Dress, Betts Kids Sneakers.

I didn’t wear a maxi dress all Summer.. now, in the middle of Autumn, I can’t get enough of them! Maybe it is because a maxi dress is just so cliché for Summer and well layering in Winter is just a lot more fun!

This maxi dress is a recent addition to my wardrobe, I am currently obsessing over silky fabrics and couldn’t resist the soft, draped material of this one. The backless style almost made me hesitate when purchasing it as it kind of limits how you can wear it (and helloo.. we are heading in to Winter!) but, after a bit of an internal changeroom dialogue, I convinced myself there would be many ways to extend the wear of this one. So how will I be wearing it as the temperatures drop, you ask?!

Well, with a leather jacket and sneakers (à la today’s post), with a white roll sleeve boyfriend tee underneath (inspired my clueless, of course!), or with an oversized chunky knit on top from my ever increasing knit collection.

Oh and of course dressed up with heels and some gold accessories for a night out!

I love a good change room styling session to justify any purchase, which was definitely helped along by the fact that it was ON SALE!

Also, you may have noticed Miss Z has made another appearance, we shot these pics for Betts Kids, and I couldn’t resist sharing! Miss Z is getting to be a bit of a natural in front of the camera.. she surprised us by actually being really keen to get involved with this shoot (even telling me to get out of the shot!) until we realised that she just wanted to practice her handstands and make us take photos of her while she was doing it! Sigh.. we got there in the end, though!

 

Hope everyone is enjoying their Monday (if there is such a thing as a fun Monday?!)

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15 Comments

  1. Erin April 18, 2016

    Love the maxi, sneaker, leather jacket combo. I would wear (and have a million times) this outfit. Loveeee. xx, Erin – http://www.stylebythepeople.com

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  2. Jalisa April 18, 2016

    I love your maxi dress and the way you’ve styled it here with the leather moto; I love the way maxis look paired with leather pieces, so edgy and stylish! How cute is your little girl! So adorable! Thanks so much for sharing and I hope you have an amazing week ahead, girlie!

    XO,

    Jalisa
    http://www.thestylecontour.com

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  3. Raysa Garcia April 18, 2016

    Love every bit of this look! Super gorgeous.
    Kisses, Raysa

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  4. Chelsea Davis April 18, 2016

    I love your maxi dress, the slits are so chic! My fav thing to wear with maxi dresses are my leather jackets!

    XO Chelsea http://www.shesaidhesaidfashion.com

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  5. Camila April 19, 2016

    This is such a cool outfit, I am totally in love with it! That dress is also a must!

    My Vogue Style | http://www.myvoguestyle.com

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  6. DEMELER April 19, 2016

    such a great look!
    xx
    http://thedemeler.com

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  7. Filipa Jackson April 19, 2016

    This outfit is gorgeous, I might have to recreate it myself… if you don’t mind. & Miss Z ugh my heart she is so much cooler than I will ever be haha.

    Have a great week beauties

    Filipa xxx
    PlayingWithApparel.com | Instagram

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  8. Melis April 19, 2016

    this is great idea, you look so chic !

    xx Melis
    http://fashionmews.com

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  9. Konstantina Antoniadou April 19, 2016

    that dress looks lovely
    http://www.kmeetsstyle.com

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  10. Emma Engmark April 20, 2016

    Beautiful look! And adorable pictures.

    http://tealattewithstyle.com/

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  11. Carina April 20, 2016

    Gorgeous styling! I adore your dress!

    xo
    http://www.carinavardie.com

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  12. Alice April 20, 2016

    Amazing pics, I love this post!

    Alice Cerea,
    babywhatsup.com

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  13. Alix Niyonkinzo April 20, 2016

    Chic so nice look, totally perfect. 🙂

    x Alix N @ http://www.acommonobsession.com

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  14. Amber Shannon April 20, 2016

    I LOVE maxi dresses. This black one is perfect!! I love that you added the sneakers… and is Zareya your daughter? She’s beautiful!!


    Amber
    All the Cute ?

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