Maxxed Out

I stand tall at 5’0″ (even though I typically lie and say 5’1″). I always thought I was too short for maxi skirts & dresses until this year when I finally gave one a try. I admit, out of my four maxis, I have had to have two shortened.

What’s the key to wearing maxis when you’re short? Pair them with wedges and fitted tops and you’re bound to get tons of compliments!

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Top: Madewell; Skirt: Brandy Melville; Shoes: Dolce Vita

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2 thoughts on “Maxxed Out

  1. Paige says:

    So you didn’t have to alter the Brandy Melville maxi dress given your petite height? Wow!
    Where do you purchase jeans/shorts; there’s such a limited section for petite ladies and I’m occasionally forced to wear kids sizes!
    Ps any suggestions for oxblood/ruby shade skinnies?

    • seetwo2 says:

      I did not have to alter THAT Brandy Melville Maxi luckily, but I have had to alter their high-lo skirts.

      I purchase my blue jeans from 7 For All Mankind, Hudson, True Religion, and Rich & Skinny. I do have long legs for my height, so typically I just wear regular length scrunched up at the bottom.

      I purchase colored, printed, and trend denim from American Eagle Outfitters. I actually have a pair of oxblood knit jeggings from them right now that I love – I do typically purchase short length from them though.

      I buy my shorts pretty much everywhere, but typically AE (shortie length) and J Crew (4-5 inch shorts).

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