Lily Collins updates the idea of a summer maxi dress…
While the idea of wearing a printed maxi dress seems like nothing new and quite uninspiring to say the least, actress Lily Collins brought a new lease on the languid looking, enviable comfort inducing maxi last week in Peter Som.
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The dress’ hybrid capelet shape lent the piece’s faded digital print a sophisticated and even unexpected dose of elegance while keeping the young starlet age-appropriately covered up and all the more inspiring for it.
We suggest you take a cue from Collins and shop for maxi’s that evoke a subtle change in direction when it comes to silhouette as there’s nothing more banal and blatantly boring than your average plain jane tank maxi dress. — Naveed Hussain
Shop a selection of maxi dresses online:Published on April 09, 2012