Spring Fever for Maxi Dresses








My spring fever for maxi dresses has hit me hard this month! While it is still cold out, I am mentally prepared for warmer weather, the trees and flowers to bloom as well as enjoy a bit more sun. I’m a spring baby so winter months tend to not sit well with me (se la vie right?) So coming across this bold floral maxi dress at Banana Republic was a game changer. The print of this piece is so romantic and bold, I chose to pick simple (but chic) accessories. Not only is this dress beautiful but you are sure to get the most out of your buck.

I love how versatile this dress has been for me! This is a piece that is perfect for work. By adding a blazer to this dress, it elevates the dress with a modern look. For date night, you can add a denim jacket. You can also add a pair of sandals like I am in these images for a flirty touch. Additionally, this is a dress you can wear to impress at an interview. Simply throw on a blazer then add a pair of closed toe shoes. You can check out some of my tips for nailed your interview here. Finally, if you are curvy, you can see first hand how lovely this dress looks on my fellow fashionista Maya here.

And if you think petite girls can’t wear maxi dresses, you are wrong! Find out why petite women can rock maxi dresses with ease here. What are your thoughts on maxi dresses? Are they a piece you would add to your wardrobe?  Feel free to leave me a comment below!


Dress: Banana Republic // Purse: LC Lauren Conrad // Lipstick: MAC  // Lip liner: NARS

Photos by  Katie Vee Photography 

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  1. 3.26.17
    Bridget said:

    the colors of the dress are gorg! so pretty on you.

    • 3.26.17
      Nolvia said:

      Aww thank you love! It’s a print that looks flattering on everyone. ^_^

  2. 3.26.17
    Christine said:

    You look great!! Love your floral dress!

    • 3.26.17
      Nolvia said:

      Thank you Christine xx

  3. 3.26.17
    Nathalie said:

    Love the entire look! The dress is so beautiful!

  4. 3.26.17
    Maya D said:

    Nolvia, you are stunning, I love this dress on you. So elegant and you styled it perfectly. You’re so right, this dress is an all-purpose piece that looks amazing on all of us ladies. Thanks so much for linking me in your awesome post. That was so sweet and very much appreciated. Hugs and Love Babe! xo

  5. 3.27.17

    I love that dress, heels and bag! Great style for the spring 🙂

    -Brandi Kimberly

  6. 3.27.17

    this dress is so gorgeous! and i love the that it has 3/4 sleeves also, keeps you warm

  7. 3.27.17

    Firstly, you are STUNNING! Secondly, that outfit is so beautiful! The colours in that dress look amazing on you too 🙂
    Chanté xo | http://www.chante-louise.com

  8. 3.27.17
    Emily said:

    This dress is so lovely and I love the bag!


  9. 3.29.17

    That’s a totally nice dress! fabulous pictures dear!

    Courtney Bentley || http://www.courtneyvioletbentley.com

  10. 4.16.17
    simplythechic said:

    This dress is everything! Looks fantastic on you, girl! xo!