For several seasons the maxi dress has formed the foundation of many a summer wardrobe. This season the maxi skirt also makes an appearance. In some ways even more versatile than the maxi dress , this elegant and cool summer garment , can be dressed either up or down and is perfect for those who have less than perfect legs or prefer a longer skirt option.
There are a number of high street and designer retailers who are stocking the maxi skirt as part of their summer collections . Here are some of the best.
1. Marks and Spencer. This quintessentially British retailer always features a great variety of skirt options as part of it’s summer collection and this season is no exception. Featuring skirts made from every type of fabric and in every hue, this years collection is better than ever. The maxi skirt forms a significant part of this collection and there are a number of striking garments.
Linen is always a classic summer option and the “Per Una, pure linen panelled maxi skirt”, in white combines practicality and style. Featuring a diamond design at the hemline and a flattering semi-fitted panelled style, this lovely ankle length skirt is perfect for sultry summer days . For the extremely reasonable price of thirty nine pounds fifty , this is a classic stylish skirt that could last for years.
If you prefer a hit of colour , the “Per Una floral maxi slub skirt with belt”, features a bold floral print in red, green and khaki and it’s own slim red belt. A bold and beautifully coloured garment which could easily be dressed up for a summer wedding or down for a stroll by the sea. For these and other maxi skirt options look online at www.marksandspencer.com .
2. Dorothy Perkins. Dorothy Perkins features a fantastic selection of plain and patterned , trend led maxi skirts as part of their summer range. Whether you prefer tribal inspired colourful tiered skirts or a simpler block coloured bias skirt , there is a garment to suit every one.
Ankle length in a vibrant red pattern, “ The red tribal maxi skirt”, is perfect for summer. Made from one hundred per cent cotton and featuring a ruched waist , this versatile skirt can also be worn as a strapless sundress and costing only thirty pounds is great value for money.
The very pretty “Cream/rose print maxi skirt”, is pale perfection, featuring a cream rose pattern which seems to evoke vintage sensibilities and style. Flattering and practical, this lovely skirt is perfect for picnics. A lovely romantic garment. For these and other maxi skirt options look online at www.dorothyperkins.com .