24 Reasons To Still Consider A Maxi-Skirt

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With festival season creeping up on us, we felt it necessary to get one thing out of the way: Maxi-skirts are not reserved exclusively for Coachella Valley. The long, flowy hem is practically synonymous with this time of year, when the tall show off their stature in vintage-inspired florals and ankle-grazing skirts while swaying to indie-pop tunes at some outdoor venue. But, maxis aren't just for one-off concerts or spring weekends in the desert. The right combination of material, detailing, and shape can turn this boho special into a luxe staple, primed for weekend brunches or fancy-shmancy dates. Don't believe us? Check out the 24 modern silhouettes ahead for all your springtime adventures — no festival pass required. 
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Because you've waited long enough to wear florals — they deserve a prime spot in your #OOTD.
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Because a luxe satin maxi turns Friday date night into a black-tie affair — even if your S.O. isn't in on it.
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Because sometimes you just need to be reminded to take it slow.
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Because a leather moto jacket isn't the only way to add some edge to your wardrobe.
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Because a high-slit maxi makes each step forward look much more dramatic.
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Because an asymmetric hem puts you in that sweet spot between midi and maxi.
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Because a shorter tail means you don't need to worry about dragging.
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Because a soft silk number like this one makes your washed-one-too-many-times T-shirt look like a million bucks.
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Because the flowers are blooming, and your wardrobe should reflect that.
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Because tulips sometimes look better in skirt form.
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Because spring layering means you swap your knits for sheer paneling.
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Because a sculptural element, like this cascading ruffle, will have you feeling like a work of art — or at least put you in the mood for some weekend gallery-hopping.
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Because the low-high hem is having a very elegant moment.
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Because a Matisse-inspired design makes that art history pedigree of yours apparent everywhere you go.
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Because you outgrew your school uniform, but not the pretty pleats.
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Because the '70s are making a comeback, and we've got the florals to prove it.
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Because if it ain't Baroque, don't fix it.
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Because your wardrobe has to spring forward, too.
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Because dressing up should mean looking like a gilded statue that escaped from Versailles.
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Because ombré you glad this trend hasn't died out yet?
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Because a white-hot skirt is a must for those su-uh-mmer nights.
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Because you should always make an entrance — and you need the dramatic tail to do it.
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Because you've always secretly wanted to incorporate pencil skirts into your off-duty wardrobe but haven't figured out how to yet.
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Because you can still enjoy some breeze on your calves through some strategic weaving.

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