Maxi dresses are pretty much the dream: They're comfortable and fabulous all at once. The summer months are definitely when these floor-length beauties seem to be everywhere, but the truth is, they're better suited for the winter. (Hello, long, warm garment.) Although they might not be the backless floral versions you're used to seeing, winter maxis are just as stylish, if not more.
We've rounded up five creative, winter-appropriate ways to wear maxi dresses for your styling pleasure. From layering them over a turtleneck to wearing a long-sleeve printed number, options abound.
Keep scrolling to discover these five genius ways to wear a maxi dress in the winter.
Go for a dress with a graphic animal print and top it with your favorite leather jacket and a mini bag.
Available in sizes 14 to 28.
Available in sizes 00 to 4.
Available in sizes IT35 to IT41.
Try a cozier knit version and top it off with a faux-fur coat. Feeling extra playful? Layer a fun pair of socks with a platform sandal.
Available in sizes 1 to 3.
Available in sizes XS to L.
Available in size 36.
Yes, you can still wear that gorgeous velvet dress from the holidays this winter. A pair of thick tights and fresh white ankle boots does the trick.
Available in sizes UK6 to UK14.
Available in sizes IT35 to IT40.
Bring your summer maxis back to life by layering a thin turtleneck underneath.
Available in size M.
Available in sizes IT36 to IT48.
Available in sizes 4 to 10.5.
Have a breezy shirtdress or one with a high slit? Wear it over straight-leg jeans and cinch your waist with a cool studded belt.
Available in sizes S to L.
Available in sizes 8 to 22.
Available in sizes 5 to 11.
Which maxi-dress look is your favorite? Be sure to let us know in the comments below!
This post was updated by Anna LaPlaca.