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How to style a Casual Black Maxi dress: six ways

The Black maxi dress is a staple for most wardrobes. And if you are not too sure how to create stylish looks with this one casual dress, you’re in for a treat, because today I’ll show you how this simple dress can be styled in multiple ways.

Black Maxi Dress

What I like about a black maxi dress is how versatile and timeless it is. It really never goes out of style. It can be dressed up or down for various occasions. It comes in various necklines and sleeve lengths. It is flattering for various body types – body sculpting black dresses are perfect for hourglass shapes, empire waist styles can accentuate the waistline, while A-line silhouettes can create a more balanced look.

In warmer months, the options are usually lightweight fabrics like cotton or chiffon, while knit dresses take over fall, winter and some of spring.

If you are reading this post, I bet you already have one of these dresses or you are planning to buy one. The styles covered in this post will go with pretty much any type of black dress and that’s why I really love all of them.

How to style a Black Maxi dress

With Jeans Jacket

A black maxi dress paired with jeans jacket is a classic and versatile outfit choice that can be styled in various ways for different occasions. The combination of a black maxi dress and a denim jacket creates a chic and effortless look that can be dressed up or down depending on the accessories and shoes you choose.

For a casual daytime look, you can pair a black maxi dress with a denim jacket, white sneakers, and a crossbody bag.

To elevate the outfit for a more polished look, you can swap the sneakers for strappy sandals or block heels, add some statement jewellery, and carry a structured handbag. 

With Sherpa Jacket

Pairing your black maxi dress with a sherpa jacket will create a chic and comfortable outfit that exudes style and sophistication. Most important, it is perfect for colder periods as Sherpa jackets can be quite warm.

With sleeveless linen Jacket

A sleeveless linen jacket is a perfect layering piece that can add a touch of elegance and sophistication to any outfit.

Layer with a T-shirt

one way to change up the look of a maxi dress is to layer a t-shirt underneath. This can create a more casual, and more laid-back vibe.

With a Blazer

The combination of a black maxi dress and a belted blazer creates a sophisticated and chic look that can easily transition from day to night. I love how this belted blazer cinches the waist and adds structure to the outfit.

With a tie front shirt

For a playful and feminine touch to any outfit, throw on a tie front shirt. While you can use ‘Tie-front shirts’, you can also get your full-length shirts and make a stylish knot with a Broche or hair tie.

Related: How to style a Satin Skirt

There you have it, six easy styles to recreate. Don’t forget to save this post by pinning the image below 🙂

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