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What Shoes to Wear with a Maxi

By : haley 13 Comments

top: Target (similar) // skirt: H&M (similar) // hat: Nordstrom (exact) // purse: similar // wedges: similar  // c/o necklace: Melanie Laurene Etsy Shop This top stopped me in my tracks while hunting around at Target a few weeks back. I couldn’t not get it. The embroidery style reminds me all the Norwegian decor in my grandmother’s house. I’m sorry I can’t find a link for it online—it may still be available in your local Target though? Side note: Vanessa & I are obsessed with patterned walls at the moment, see this post. I love this necklace that my Instagram friend Melanie sent me from her adorable Etsy shop. I like the subtilty of the quartz—it would also look great styled over a solid bright colored top. Check out her shop, I’m loving how she prop styles all the necklaces on wood stumps. When I’m considering what shoe to wear with a maxi skirt, this is what goes through my head: 1. Should I wear sandals and risk the skirt dragging all over the floor? 2. I can’t wear heels because the skirt hits too low and would cover them. 3. I need some height because I’m 5’4″ 3. High heels looks too fancy 4. Flats don’t look boho enough The final decision: platform wedges. The platform gives the skirt the right height and the wedge feels laid back enough to vibe with this cotton maxi. What shoe do you wear with a maxi skirt? Have you found a certain type of sandals work best? Help a girl out—I need more maxi styling for the upcoming summer months.

13 thoughts on “What Shoes to Wear with a Maxi”

  1. Ooo girl I love this! {And am so jealous you can even think about wearing this without a coat…} I always end up in flatforms – so basically we’re the same. Seriously. SO. ADORABLE.

  2. Those shoes are so cute! I adore the polka dot pattern. I don’t really wear maxi skirts because I’m 5’1 and I drown in them, but that’s such a smart decision! I love platform wedges. I really need to get myself a pair of polka dot patterned ones.

  3. Those polka dot platform wedges are so cute! And what a smart idea about wearing them with maxi skirts. I can’t really wear maxi skirts because I’m 5’1 and I drown in them, but the outfit is adorable. I’m just experiencing some shoe envy here.

  4. Okay…this is seriously so cute. I love everything about it and again, you look like a supermodel.

    xo Amy

  5. i usually just end of wearing sandals with my maxi’s, but i’m loving how wedges worked with your look 🙂
    xo jac

  6. i love this! that top is gorgeous and those wedges are perfect. great tips!!



  7. Hi, Haley! What a simply stunning look, I love your sense of style, and you have such a gorgeous figure! <3 xoxo

  8. So happy to have stumbled across your blog today! You are absolutely adorable girl! Loving your style, and design aesthetic 🙂
    xo TJ


  9. That top is seriously stunning! Your polka dot wedges are the cutest, too. I love this whole look, thanks for the inspiration!

  10. lady you look awesome! your whole outfit it pretty damn great!

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  11. i love the embroidery on your shirt! i love to wear t-strap sandals with maxis 🙂

  12. That top is gorgeous! It’s true, you couldn’t not get it!


  13. Love the pattern on the top! Very chic look!


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