Ask a table full of women what they think about maxi dresses and you’ll get a firing squad of opinions. They’re frumpy or they’re fabulous. They travel well, but they eat your feet. They’re hot as hell or they’re as comfortable as can be. Love them or hate them, there’s one thing we can all agree on: maxi dresses are here to stay. Luckily, there are hundreds of options to choose from, no matter what you’re looking for. Here, we’ve rounded up the best of the best for the lovers, the haters and everyone in between.
Maria Denardo is the Fashion Director at theFashionSpot. Prior to joining tFS, she worked as the Site Director at Lifestyle Mirror and the Senior Fashion Editor at Fashion Week Daily. Her "unhealthy attachment" to hats led her to the halls of FIT, where she's currently completing her millinery certification. She proves that turbans never, ever go out of style.