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Going to the Max

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As I wrote several weeks ago, maxi dresses were big this Summer. I created a special section with just a few of the maxi dresses I ran into the past few months.

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Although this photo shows two women in white, I actually saw very few maxi dresses in this color. It gives a very clean and cheerful impression and is actually a perfect color for this garment. Dark colors can easily overpower with maxi dresses.

The most common maxi dresses I ran into featured fairly thin shoulder straps or covered the shoulder completely. Strapless maxi dresses appeared less common, but I still saw quite a few of them. There was not a single design or pattern that dominated, neither was there a single solution for the waist, although most women wore maxi dresses without a belt or anything else constraining or emphasising the waist.

Because this made the dresses extremely comfortable to wear, I expect them back next Summer, and we may even see them through Autumn into Winter. I will keep my eyes peeled.

Check them out at 2009 Maxi Dresses.

Kjeld Duits About the Author

Inspired by the stunningly creative street fashion that exploded on the streets of Tokyo and Osaka in the late 1990’s, photo-journalist Kjeld Duits launched JAPANESE STREETS in 2002. This makes JS one of the first fashion blogs on the net, and the very first to cover Japanese street fashion.

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I can’t wear maxis this year anymore, its really gotten cold here. I hope its still in next year.

wowchicken
Oct 2, 2009 (4502 days ago)

maxi dress are really cute specially when their designs are really on the go but sometimes you have to agree with the weather. Check out this one www.artistspringboard.com
you can find some good stuff and hints about fashion.

louie marie
Oct 3, 2009 (4501 days ago)

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