spring style inspiration: taking the maxi dress from casual to chic

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Hey, Nook & Sea readers! I (Sara) am always trying to get the most wear out of the pieces in my closet and love finding creative new ways to wear old things. One of my favorite challenges is taking a look from casual to dressy with just a simple change or two. For the first look, I took a comfy, casual maxi dress of mine and dressed it down with some neutral accessories and a fun necklace. You could even tie up a plain white T-shirt over it or throw on a long cardigan to keep the casual look as well.

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For a more refined look, I just added my favorite white button-down (J. Crew), and a more classic accessory to make it a look I could wear to work or out to dinner with friends. I evened it out with some flat sandals, but any shoes could work!

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There are definitely lots of ways to play around with maxi dresses, so I encourage you to get creative as we head into spring and summer. Have fun – and happy spring time!

xoxo
Sara B

Outfit Details: Dress – Heavenly Couture | Necklace and Chain Bracelet – ILY Couture | Brown Belt – Forever 21 | Wedges – Target | White Button Down – J. Crew | Sandals – T.J. Maxx | Chain Necklace – Forever 21 | Sunglasses and Watch – Target