Maxis have become ubiquitous, worn both day and night for comfort, femininity, and air conditioning.
Left: Draper James Pleated Cotton-piqué Maxi Skirt– Very finished looking; dress up or down for social occasions. Machine-washable co0tton with zipper closure at the back. $295.00
Center: La Double J Editions Maxi Skirt– A great seasonal hostess skirt. Machine-washable, tiered cotton poplin. Side-seam slip pockets. Gathered from the tiered skirt panel seams. Elastic waistband; Slip on. $494.00
Right: Catherine Malandrino Vera Pleated Maxi Skirt– Outdoor art exhibit? Patio meal? Pretty, airy, ombre pattern. Hidden back zipper closure. Pleated throughout. Polyester; lining: polyester/spandex. Sale $209.99
Assorted Warm Tones
Left: Full Poppy Maxi Skirt– Dancing anyone? Beige, polyester skirt (machine washable) in a pleated silhouette for maximum grace. Back zipper closure. Sale $44.93-This site has a terrific array of patterned full skirts at several lengths.
Center: Matthew Williamson Parlatuvier Palm Silk Wrap Maxi Skirt– A column of sophistication Named after Parlatuvier Bay in the Caribbean island of Tobago. Silk crepe de chine skirt fastens with a wrap sash which threads securely through an opening in the side of the waist. Fastens (with sash) at the back or side. Un lined. Sale $155.00
Right: Caslazur Beaulah Maxi Skirt-Resort looking and ready for cocktails. This one floats. Multi-color stripes. Button up detail. Unlined silk. Spaghetti Tie. $490.00
Not Shown: Red & White Striped Wiggy Kit Tiered ruffled Maxi Skirt $410.00
Not Shown: Woven High Waist, Full Maxi Skirt in pale yellow (or black) $48.00
Pale and Ethereal
Left: Swan Cloud Maxi Skirt– Also available in lavender, grey and turquoise. A delicate, princess piece. 100% polyester with elastic waistband. Waft! Sale $63.68
Center: Tiered Floral Lace Maxi Skirt– Also available in taupe or black. Sweet, soft and rather fun if paired irreverently with a tee-shirt or jean jacket. Woven polyester maxi skirt featuring floral lace design, elasticized waist, and a concealed back zip closure. 45” long. $45.00
Right: Vilshenko Vis Jasmine Tiered Maxi Skirt– Kind of fairy garden or tea dance. Printed silk georgette skirt cut on the bias for maximum flattery. Concealed hook and zip fastening at side. 70% off at $566.00
Not Shown: Louise Tulle Maxi Skirt in Metallic Gold $220.00
Black, of course
Left: Adrianna Papell High/Low Ball Skirt– Charity event? Supper invitation? Dramatic skirt, punctuated by detachable bow at waist and romantic high/low hem. Concealed zipper back with hook-and-eye closure. Two side slit pockets. Fully lined. $129.00
Center: Alex Evenings Tiered Maxi Skirt– Saucy and dressy. A-line silhouette. Back zipper with hook-and-eye closure. Lined polyester. Asymmetrical tiered ruffles. $109.00
Right: CR by Cynthia Rowley Embroidered Maxi Skirt– Distinctive looking long-than-midi/ shorter-than-maxi skirt. Looks much more expensive than it is. Machine washable, lined Polyester. Sale $76.99
Left: Cosmos Skirt by Jenny Yoo– Reminiscent of the 1920s. Figure-hugging hips. Lined nylon with back zipper closure. Show off a great pair of heels. $220.00
Center: Asante Kente Maxi Skirt– Hostess with the Mostess Skirt- The site is filled with wonderful African patterns. Bespoke item. Production takes 2-3 weeks. Full, unlined. Features gathering and side slit pockets. None of your friends will have it. $70.00
Right: Nha Khanh Angie Ball Gown Skirt– Look at the way this falls! Imagine how it moves. An opera/ballet piece. Fully lined cotton/acetate. $164.78
The items featured in this article have been chosen by the editors of Woman Around Town simply because we like them and think you may, too. No advertising fees have been paid to Woman Around Town for this article.