There are some style tweaks which stay with us our entire lives. Despite often being called a chameleon in that I will try several different styles and looks I do have the one basic rule which I feel most comfortable with. It’s to do with heels and lengths. Of course in reality anything works, however for maximum effect, the longer the dress or skirt the lower the heel and vice versa!
” the longer the dress or skirt the lower the heel and vice versa”
Meaning of course that maxi dresses are to be paired up with flat shoes. Surprisingly, the first time I wore this dress with black super high pumps. It felt odd, at the time I didn’t realise why… and then finally it dawned on me. Ever since I’ve been wearing this dress with knee high boots. Note, knee high and not over the knee boots!
“Note, knee high and not over the knee boots”
There will never be a coat long enough for this dress and whilst it’s OK to wear coats slightly shorter than the dress or skirt you have under them this Winter, this will never be a look I feel overly comfortable with. Instead I prefer to team a long dress with a waist length jacket. Fortunate to be photographing this in a slightly warmer place than Zurich so have a simple cord jacket on. In a colder climate this would be replaced with a thick leather jacket and matching scarf.
“prefer to team a long dress with a super short jacket”
Keep scrolling for pictures showing my favourite way to wear a maxi dress in Winter.
My Favourite Way to Wear a Maxi Dress in Winter
Cord Jacket – c/o paradis des innocents
Maxi Dress – Massimo Dutti
Boots – (similar here)
Bag – Gucci
Glasses – Rayban (similar here)
Hat – Scotch & Soda
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