How to Turn Your Maxi Dress Into a Long Skirt for Fall

Jessica Shaw
by Jessica Shaw
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Hi everyone. How are you doing today?

You know that beloved maxi dress you’ve been wearing all summer long? It doesn’t have to stop here.

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to transform your sleeveless maxi dress into a piece for the fall. Keep reading to find out what to do! It's super simple.

Maxi dress

Tools and materials:

  • Maxi dress
  • Belt
Turning dress upside down

1. Turn upside down

First, turn the dress upside down and put it on around your waist.

Adding belt

2. Belt it

Now add a belt.

How to turn your maxi dress into a long skirt

How to turn your maxi dress into a long skirt

Now you have a maxi skirt that you can wear all year round. I’ve popped a sweater on over the top, and nobody will ever guess that this is, in fact, a maxi dress.

This is a great way to transform a summer piece into something you can enjoy in colder weather. Give this a go for yourself, and let me know what you think!

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See you all next time!

Suggested materials:
  • Maxi dress
  • Belt

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Join the conversation
  • Liz Liz on Oct 29, 2023

    Oh cute. But why not just pop the sweater over the maxi dress? Just sayin’….

    • Elizabeth Hayden Elizabeth Hayden on Nov 05, 2023

      That’s exactly what I do! Add sweater on top, belt it if you want to and wear it with boots!