9 Fresh and Easy Ways to Wear a Maxi Skirt This Summer


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If you read any of our trend reports or shopping stories, you’ll know maxi skirts are trending in a big way this summer, in particular, sleek and streamlined minimalist iterations. Think everything from denim maxis to low rise linen skirts—there are a whole host of styles on the market this summer to suit every sartorial taste and budget. 

If you’re looking for chic and fresh ideas on how to style maxi skirts this summer, then bookmark this story as your source of inspiration! Below, we’re sharing a handful of fresh and easy maxi skirt outfit ideas from some of our favorite fashion people to get your sartorial juices flowing this season. And of course, there are plenty of shopping picks to get the look for yourself. Keep scrolling to see the maxi skirt outfits we're loving right now.


White Maxi Skirt + Black Top + Black Accessories
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One of the fashion crowd's favorite ways to wear a white maxi right now is with a contasting sleek black top and accessories. A seriously chic day to night look.

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Low-Rise Maxi Skirt + Ballet Flats + Tank Top + Button-Down
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For a polished summer look, pair a low-rise black maxi skirt with a white tank, ballet flats, and a button-down. Bold earrings and a chic top-handle bag completes the luxe look.

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Maxi Skirt + Matching Top
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By far the easiest way to wear a maxi skirt this summer is to pair it with a matching top. Opt for linen fabrics for the perfect warm-weather look.

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Black Maxi Skirt + Tank Top + Ballet Flats + Belt
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An all-black outfit doesn't need to be boring. Simply pair a black maxi with a tank top, ballet flats, and break up the look with a sleek belt and polished silver accessories.

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Silk Maxi Skirt + Stripe Button-Down
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Give a silky white slip maxi skirt a casual summer touch by pairing it with a relaxed blue button-down shirt and bold jewelry.

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White Denim Maxi Skirt + Strapless Tube Tob + Sneakers
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For casual summer days we love the idea of pairing an ivory denim maxi skirt with a trending strapless tube top. Finish the look with a straw tote and cool samba sneakers for a fashion-forward touch.

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Denim Maxi Skirt + Black Top + Sneakers
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A blue denim maxi skirt has been a favorite among the fashion set for the past few seasons. An easy way to elevate the basic is with a trend-forward contrast trim top. Complete your look with some cool kicks.

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Maxi Skirt + Oversize Graphic Tee + Slides
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There's something so effortlessly cool about pairing a casual white maxi skirt with an oversize graphic tee. Chunky slides and a canvas tote finish the look perfectly.

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White Maxi Skirt + Pretty Linen Top
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We couldn't think of a prettier pairing than a white maxi skirt and a lacy linen blouse. The perfect summer vacation look.

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Judith Jones
Senior Fashion Market Editor

Judith is the senior fashion market editor at Who What Wear and has worked in fashion for nearly a decade. Judith started on the Shop Who What Wear team, creating content and managing a team of merchandisers for the Who What Wear shopping app. She later crossed over to the editorial team, where she shares the coolest, most desirable fashion market finds and brands in her shopping-focused stories and social takeovers. She has become one of the top affiliate earners during her six plus years at Who What Wear. Before working in fashion, Judith was a TV host on the PBS travel show Globe Trekker (airing on Netflix and Amazon Prime) and shared her passion for travel and food. She studied at the prestigious London Academy of Dramatic Arts as well as Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York. She later studied fashion merchandising and design, which laid the foundation for her career in fashion.