Chucks & Maxis

April 29, 2014
I’ve been on a maxi skirt kick lately!  
So why not add some fun kicks to my look?!

Striped skirt, black cami, burgundy cardi…

Carlos Santana handbag.

Converse sneakers, of course!

Next look …. 
Same sneakers and bag.

Studio M maxi skirt & Lucky denim jacket.

The graphic tee is a souvenir from the Goodguys car show!

Love the way the classic car image wraps around the side.

  What’s your favorite way to style a maxi for a casual look?

Hope everyone is enjoying their springtime!

Linking up with The Pleated Poppy!
Linking up with Très Chic Thursday!
Linking up with Fashion Item Friday!
Be sure to check out this month’s HIWM blog post for more sneaker styling ideas!
Here and here!

Dawn Lucy


  • Reply Gracey the Giant April 29, 2014 at 7:10 pm

    I love the Chuck's with this. I'm not a sneaker wearer myself, but I love it when they're styled right on others and you definitely styled yours right! The second look is my favorite!

  • Reply Jan Graham-McMillen April 29, 2014 at 7:37 pm

    Pretty adorable idea! I've always thought kicks like these go better with feminine pieces, or at least as well as a moto and skinnies. Whole 'nother attitude. Lots of charm, this outfit, and on you … so flattering and youthful (without being jejune, of course … the good kind of youthful.) Excellent.

  • Reply Monika Faulkner April 30, 2014 at 5:36 am

    Every time I see you in your Lucky Brand denim jacket, I realize how much I'm missing one in my own wardrobe!! It's sooo perfect with a maxi, isn't it, Dawn?! If my own "issues' continue, I'm gonna need to come up with some new ways to style a long skirt…thanks for the inspiration, my dear!! XO

  • Reply Jen Lawrence April 30, 2014 at 9:05 pm

    What a great look. I have a pair of lavender chucks I want to wear once the weather clears and the maxi skirt/jean jacket combo is a perfect inspiration!

  • Reply Lana May 1, 2014 at 6:33 pm

    You look so great in your maxi's! I have been afraid of pulling off a maxi skirt – but you have styled them so cute, maybe I'll try 🙂

  • Reply Karen May 1, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    I love these two outfits! Can't think of any other ways of styling those skirts – cardigans and jean jackets are the perfect toppers. I was thinking of buying new chucks in grey, but I think I just changed my mind; I'm going for that burgundy! Thanks!

  • Reply Daily Express May 2, 2014 at 3:38 pm

    Ha! I LOVE your blog name and I agree…fashion SHOULD be fun. I didn't even know they made burgundy converse but now I really want a pair. Loving all your maxi skirt outfits. Thanks for stopping by my blog so I could find yours!
    Gina — On the Daily Express

  • Reply Savvy Southern Chic May 2, 2014 at 11:45 am

    Love the chucks with the maxi skirts!

  • Reply Renae of Simple Sequins May 2, 2014 at 8:04 pm

    Man I am really loving the sneaker trend this spring. These all look super great on you. Thanks for being with us at *FiF* again, hug! ♥, Renae

  • Reply Marta C May 2, 2014 at 6:47 pm

    Every outfit is so pretty and stylish! Your blog name is catchy and I couldn't agree more!! Those burgundy chucks are amazing-I've never seen them in that colour before.
    Marta xo

  • Reply Love, Iris May 2, 2014 at 9:26 pm

    Awww you look so pretty, I always love admiring your instagram! you always look super adorable!!!

  • Reply Tina Bradley May 5, 2014 at 12:05 am

    I adore these maxi skirts! They are great paired with those sweet pair of Converse. 🙂 A fave way of mine to style maxi dresses as of late is to wear a sweater or top over them–make the maxi dress look like a maxi skirt. 🙂 T.

  • Reply Christine Tj May 6, 2014 at 2:13 am

    I love how the shoes make the look more relaxed!

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  • Reply Debbie Stinedurf May 6, 2014 at 2:36 pm

    Chucks make everything cool, don't they? Love them with the maxi's and the graphic tee is fab.

  • Reply Jill May 7, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    Thank you for joining us for "How I Wear My: Sneakers." Your look was one of my favorites this month, so edged up and perfect. XO, Jill

  • Reply GnomeLover May 15, 2014 at 2:55 am

    Love your maxis! So fresh and cute with the sneakers. I really like the striped one. It is so different. I love the color of your shoes with the pattern.


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