Maxi Skirts Are Tricky to Style—8 Outfit Ideas That Make It So Easy

Is it just us, or are maxi skirts really hard to style? In theory, covering the whole bottom half of your body in a plethora of fabric would be a breeze, but then you remember that you need a top and shoes to go with it, and that's often where we end up getting stuck. As usual, when we need fresh outfit inspiration, we turn to our beloved Instagram feed, and a few scrolls later, we've been unsurprisingly provided with the maxi skirt outfit ideas we were hoping for. 

One glance at the outfit ideas ahead will have you wondering why you ever struggled with styling the item in the first place. And don't worry—these outfits are actually cool. We're talking about matching sets, sneakers, layered tops, and more. Are you ready to conquer this skirt style once and for all? Well, keep scrolling to see the maxi skirt outfits we're loving right now.

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@mariaalia

Just because a skirt can be a standout piece doesn't mean you can't layer elsewhere and make things interesting.

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@slipintostyle

You really can't go wrong with a floral maxi skirt. They will always be around.

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@itsmekellieb

If you don't want the skirt to be 100% covering, try out a slit for an even breezier look.

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@himichelleli

Who said skirts had to be paired with sandals? Incorporate sneakers for a fun and comfortable ensemble.

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@monikh

While we love poplin and silk skirts, a linen one is an ultimate way to keep yourself feeling good.

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@nawalsari

What did we say? Layering looks so good on a skirt, even if it's done in an edgier style.

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@CINNAMONRYAN

Fall is coming soon! Time to layer sweaters over our skirts instead of T-shirts and button-downs.

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@slipintostyle

If you're worried about how a maxi skirt will look on you since it's a lot of fabric, go for a neutral look with cutouts mixed in.

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