How to wear a maxi dress or skirt if petite
How to Wear a Maxi Dress or skirt if you’re Petite
Creating length and elongating your body is one of the key factors in styling petite women and maxis are perfect for this! Because of its continuous color and pattern, maxi dresses can easily elongate your small frame.
Some quick tips if you’re shopping for a maxi dress:
Try it with lace or sheer/lightweight fabrics for a less bulky look.
The ideal length is for the hem of the skirts to be slightly above your heels.
Avoid horizontal lines or patterns (small prints are best)
Try maxi dresses with empire or high waist lines
Add a slit! Check out the tutorial HERE
For more check out some videos below for more tips & tricks on wearing maxis
Video 1: How to wear / style a maxi skirt
A guide for petite women under 5″ tall
Source: Daniels Corner Blog
Video 2: Petite & Tall: How To Wear a Maxi Dress
Source: Sydne Summer
Featured image source: Everyday Pursuits