Whether you purchase your vintage maxi vintage shopping, flea market hopping or thrift store shopping, knowing these tricks to accurately authenticate a maxi’s era will also help you to style and speak vintage like a pro. Keep reading after the jump to learn what a ’30s, ’40s, ’50s, ’60s, ’70s and ’80s maxi dress looks like and for inspiration to grow your vintage shopping know-how!
The word “maxi” was popularized in the 1970s in response to the “mini” revolution of the ‘60s, and with it the birth of a dress every woman should own at least one of in her closet. Keep reading after the jump for my rundown of why to buy and where to get 18 marvelous vintage maxis of the floral, striped, polka dot, Hawaiian and tribal fashion families!
The “maxi” was born in the 1970s in response to the revealing mini of the ’60s. Since maxi dresses are such a style staple, I wanted to share how to accessorize a maxi dress for MAXImum versatility. Keep reading after the jump to see how Fajr of Stylish Thought maximized the wear of her ’70s green maxi for day and night with easy accessory tweaks!