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Top Maxi Dresses for 2014

Updated on February 10, 2014

There's nothing better than a spring breeze blowing, the temperature kicked up a notch to a comfortable cool, and you're in your mid-thigh maxi dress revealing in the new Spring season. Maxi dresses will be all the rage this season, just take a look at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week going on right now in New York. Not only the likes of Carolina Herrera and Mara Hoffman. but many other famous designers have incorporated the flowy dresses into their collections. And with good reason. Even Diane Von Furstenberg celebrated the maxi wrap dress at her latest runway show.

What is a maxi dress you ask? A maxi dress is a floor or ankle length informal dress. They usually are formfitting at the top and flow loosely at the bottom, away from the hips and sides They are usually made out of cotton or polyester and come in a variety of necklines, colors and patterns. These types of dresses are so laid back and comfortable that they are perfect for any spring or summer outdoor engagement.

Which Maxi Dress is Right for Me?

Whether you're fuller figured or have a thinner frame, there are certain styles of maxi dresses which are perfect for your body shape. Here we break down a few of our favorite maxi dresses for 2014 and which body type they would work best with.

CA BY VITAMIN A Kaleidoscope Maxi

Features:
- Kaleidoscope maxi dress
- Top ruches at center
- Top provides adjustable straps
- Criss-cross detail at back

This maxi dress is more for the thinner body type that is not so top heavy. The thin straps at the top aren't necessarily enough support for a bigger bust line. The ruching at the center also works with a narrower waisted body type.

Maaji Black Admiral Dress

Features:
- Maxi dress
- Cinches and ties at waist
- Patterned detail at chest
- Translucent, mesh material

This suit is fully reversible, might we add. This dress is perfect for those with a fuller frame or bust. The loose material and flowy feel make it a perfect season transitional dress.

Bohemian Bones Raspberry Maxi Dress

Features:
- Slip inspired dress
- Dress features "M" slits at front and back
- Adjustable straps at shoulders
- Belt is not included with dress

This dress is perfect for women with a longer torso. Because the dress falls longer than most, and with ease, it seems to take on a flowy life of its own.

Mara Hoffman Shakti Column Dress

Features:
- Ethnic inspired print
- Fitted dress falls to ankle length
- Banded cutout detail at back

This dress is perfect for those women who have curves they want to compliment. Show off your kickin' curves in this ethnic inspired print maxi.

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      Eiddwen 

      4 years ago from Wales

      I am not a dress person ;I guess the tomboy from my childhood never quite left me. However this didn't stop me from enjoying this great hub. Voted up.

      Eddy.

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