By now, the maxi dress has worked its way to wardrobe mainstay status, and we love that we get to take credit for its straight-outta-SoCal bohemian roots. But even though we're all for the maxi's easy-breezy effect, we never want to get stuck in a rut. To avoid the floor-length flip-flop go-to, we've styled five long frocks into looks that seriously rock. Sometimes all it takes is a simple layering piece or a few accessories to turn a humdrum ensemble from snooze to ooooh. So, click through for our tips and picks to kick your maxi apathy to the curb.