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Maxi Skirt turned Maxi Dress: Anthropologie | Cardigan: Express | Sandals: Target {similar} | Necklace: Forever 21 | Watch: Target {similar}

I’m jumping on the maxi bandwagon but I can’t decide which I like better.  You see the maxi dress I’m wearing?  Well, it’s supposed to be a maxi skirt, but it’s long enough to wear as a dress.  So to me, this versatility is a total bonus since I can wear it two ways.  And yes, those are people on the beach… on my dress.  Oh how I wish I could be one of those people right now.

Hope kissy pictures don’t make you gag, it’s been awhile since we’ve done one so just had to throw it in there.  :)

Which way do you sway?  Maxi skirt or maxi dress?

43 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Christine
    Jun 18, 2012 @ 10:07 pm

    So pretty and versatile…ah yes I dream of the beach too..even though I live minutes away…but I want the clear blue and white sand kind LOL because I want to be able to see my feet in the water..haha! Great kissy pictures :)

  2. Shannon
    Jun 18, 2012 @ 10:10 pm

    We are twins! :) I have that same skirt. I love how you’ve worn it as a dress. Fits you perfectly! I haven’t tried wearing it as a dress yet, but I sure do love it as a skirt. :)


  3. alli
    Jun 18, 2012 @ 11:47 pm

    Oh, this maxi is adorable! I have yet to own one but I love them. PS. You two are cute : )

  4. Carly
    Jun 18, 2012 @ 11:52 pm

    Love this! I did the opposite today, turned a maxi dress into a skirt!


  5. Marisa
    Jun 19, 2012 @ 1:13 am

    Both! No need to pick between the two because they’re equally gorgeous. How perfect that your skirt is long enough for you to wear as a dress!


  6. Myriam
    Jun 19, 2012 @ 3:41 am

    Very nice pictures and dress! :)

  7. Tabetha
    Jun 19, 2012 @ 7:12 am

    Both! I love maxis (skirts & dresses)– the ultimate in easy!


  8. yvonne
    Jun 19, 2012 @ 7:26 am

    love these photos and love the background, you and your hubby are so so cute!

  9. sazi
    Jun 19, 2012 @ 7:28 am

    oh i love this outfit,lucky i found your blog,wanna follow each other?


  10. Sharon
    Jun 19, 2012 @ 8:02 am

    So neat that you can wear it both ways! I can’t believe how long some of these maxis are…you have to be like 6 feet tall to wear them, haha! And the photo with your hubby is very sweet :)


  11. giggle girlie
    Jun 19, 2012 @ 8:58 am

    cute outfit!Maxi looks great on you!:)you guys look so cute together!:)

  12. Always Maylee
    Jun 19, 2012 @ 9:02 am

    Love it, what a cute maxi skirt/dress. The colors are so pretty!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  13. Sarah
    Jun 19, 2012 @ 9:09 am

    I love kissy pictures and I love versatile clothing!! The print on the maxi skirt/dress is fabulous! :)

  14. Jacky {The Sweetest Petunia}
    Jun 19, 2012 @ 9:43 am

    that dress is adorable! you look great, dear. :)


  15. Dancing Branflake
    Jun 19, 2012 @ 10:47 am

    Lovely! I love the colors. Kissy pictures are awesome!

  16. Dawn {The Alternative Wife}
    Jun 19, 2012 @ 11:01 am

    It’s so pretty! I love how it’s a beach scene. So spot on for me :) I’m a maxi lover myself and I’ve also worn my maxi skirts as dresses. I’m on the shorter side so it works :) xoxo

  17. Chelsea
    Jun 19, 2012 @ 11:21 am

    Cute! And I totally feel you. The beach sounds awesome right now!

    btw, your kissy picture is adorable.

  18. Rachel @ My Happily Ever After
    Jun 19, 2012 @ 2:29 pm

    I love maxi dresses! I can never figure out what shirts to pair with my maxi skirt…I would love to hear any advice that you have!

  19. Krysten
    Jun 19, 2012 @ 2:52 pm

    Oooh pretty! I love it as a dress!

  20. Erica
    Jun 19, 2012 @ 3:11 pm

    Maxi dresses are perfect for summer weather. I really need to get one.

  21. Evani
    Jun 19, 2012 @ 3:17 pm

    Aw the kissy picture is so sweet :) And that’s my struggle with maxi skirts, they’re all basically dresses on me because I’m so short! Cute outfit Sandy!


  22. Missa
    Jun 19, 2012 @ 3:39 pm

    Very beautiful. Love the scenery and the kiss :) Romantic skirt/dress for a romantic moment


  23. Sofia
    Jun 19, 2012 @ 4:00 pm

    Love the outfit!!!! You look so beautiful!!!!!!

  24. Camille
    Jun 19, 2012 @ 4:27 pm

    Although the print is nice I would go with skirt instead. Maybe just roll the waist band down to get the length you need. I just think the fabric doesn’t drape nicely from the chest down.

  25. Cee
    Jun 19, 2012 @ 8:12 pm

    This is what I love about maxis – they can really go either way. I think this would like great as a skirt but when you’re wearing it as a dress, you would never know that wasn’t how it was intended to be worn!

  26. Meanz
    Jun 20, 2012 @ 12:11 am

    I don’t have maxi skirts, so I would have to say maxi dresses!! I absolutely love this skirt as a dress. It looks so long!! Also, you look adorable Sandy!!

  27. Beauty Follower
    Jun 20, 2012 @ 2:36 am

    Nice dress!

  28. Josephine Choo
    Jun 20, 2012 @ 3:04 am

    Love the dress/skirt design a lots! They look so “summer” to me and I always adore something that 2 in 1 or 3 in 1..

  29. Tamara's Blend
    Jun 20, 2012 @ 3:48 am

    Gorgeous dress, you really look great in it!


  30. the domestic fringe
    Jun 20, 2012 @ 7:48 am

    I adore your dress. So pretty!


  31. Annie
    Jun 20, 2012 @ 8:24 am

    It looks so cute as a dress! I’d love to see it as a skirt too though. I really love the maxi trend right now.

  32. Sarah{Handbags*N*Pigtails}
    Jun 20, 2012 @ 10:49 am

    I LOVE that skirt on you as a dress! You can pull it off perfectly. And hats off to the kissy-ness goin on:)

  33. Trina
    Jun 20, 2012 @ 11:59 am

    Such a cute dress! And where did you take your pictures? It’s beautiful!


  34. Kacie's Kloset
    Jun 20, 2012 @ 12:30 pm

  35. Samantha
    Jun 21, 2012 @ 5:57 pm

    So cute! I love your maxi skirt/dress! I really like maxi dresses more bc you can wear them as a skirt! {But the reverse is true for you too!}

    xo, sam

    P.S. So glad you discovered my blog so I could discover yours!

    **Style of Sam**

  36. Lindsay
    Jun 22, 2012 @ 2:15 am

    Love this dress! A good maxi doesn’t need a ton of styling. Love this simple but pretty look!

  37. katherine
    Jun 22, 2012 @ 8:32 am

    aw! that last photo of you and your man is just downright adorable! i love it! and the maxi looks GREAT on you – the colors are so lovely. i wish i could rock one…. great photos though, the location is just beautiful

    <3 katherine
    current giveaway :: http://www.ofcorgisandcocktails.com/2012/06/red-fossil-crossbody-bag-ad-space.html

  38. lisacng
    Jun 22, 2012 @ 10:26 am

    Love the fun mix of colors and prints! The 2nd photo with the green background is DIVINE! Great depth of field. (Now that I know you love photography, I might be using more tech-y terms in my comments ;)). Great thing about being petite is the versatility of the skirt turned dress turned back to skirt ;)

  39. Melissa
    Jun 25, 2012 @ 7:20 pm

    Love this skirt turned into a dress! What a great way to get more out of your wardrobe! So happy to be part of the IT list with you!

  40. wendy anna
    Jan 16, 2014 @ 7:41 pm

    your beautiful :)

  41. Makeup
    Dec 11, 2014 @ 6:26 am

    your beautiful :D

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