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6 Best Maxi Dresses for Older Woman

Have you discovered the magic behind the maxi dress? This is the perfect dress style for mature women. Discover our six favorite styles in this list.
6 Best Maxi Dresses for Older Women

Choosing a flattering dress means striking a balance between comfort and flair. You want to dress for your age, but how do you choose a mature silhouette without sacrificing style?

We always recommend maxi dresses for older ladies. This floor-length style is elegant, appropriate, and has fashionable details that can help all women meet their aesthetic needs. Have you added a classic, versatile maxi dress to your closet yet?

We’ve curated a list of the most stylish maxi dresses for mature ladies from the Anthony’s collection. Learn more about styling maxis, and discover your new favorite below.

What Makes a Maxi Dress For Older Women So Flattering?

Maxi dresses have been in style since Oscar de la Renta introduced them during the 1960s fashion season. They vanished for a bit in the 80s but returned just in time for the turn of the century.

Today, they’re a staple of style for older women, with enough versatility to transition with the latest trends. You’ll find maxi dresses with a range of necklines, ranging from long-sleeved to halter styles. Different necklines mean that older ladies can choose the most flattering styles for their unique body type.

Likewise, most maxi dresses flare from the waist, highlighting curves and hiding any imperfections. They lengthen the appearance of your legs and draw the eye vertically, creating a slimming effect.

The average maxi dress is flowy and feminine, with a compelling sense of movement. They are fun and easy to accessorize with jewelry, sun hats, and your favorite pair of summery shoes. You can dress the average maxi dress up or down, making it a versatile choice for any summer wardrobe.

Our Picks For the Best Maxi Dresses for Older Women

1. The Ruffle Sleeveless Maxi Dress

This flowy, floral, sleeveless style from Mlle Gabrielle is the perfect summer look for a mature lady. Available in several colors, the ruffle details add feminine flair. Though fully lined, its gauzy and light, perfect for summer events like picnics, graduations, or family reunions.


2. The Bright Blooms Ruched Sleeveless Maxi Dress

The light, bright look of this The light, bright look of this Tango Mango dress is perfect for your next beach day! The adjustable ruched shoulder straps are a lovely detail that adds something unique to this pretty dress. We love the playful floral design, which adds a touch of bohemian flair. Dress it up or down for a truly ageless look.


3. The Daylily Keyhole Sleeveless Maxi Dress

The next time you stroll through the garden, slip on this pastel-colored dress from London Times. The halter neckline adds a trendy, youthful look without compromising the mature, full-length silhouette. The star of the show is the full-color, all-over floral print. The empire waist is slimming, drawing the eye to the tiniest part of your body. Prepare to field a lot of compliments on this distinctive number!


4. The Painted Loop Sleeveless Maxi Dress

This Rosalinda sleeveless dress has a stunning brushstroke print with a perfect silhouette for older ladies. The sleeveless styling and scoop neckline make it a great casual look for any day of the week. Still, you can easily dress it up with a costume necklace and some bold sandals for a dressier transformation.


5. Coral UPF50+ Ruffle Neck Sleeveless Maxi Dress

One of the unsung benefits of maxi dresses for older women is that they cover more skin. That means these dresses add a layer of protection, keeping your skin safe from the sun. This Anthony’s Resort Wear maxi dress is made from UPF50+ fabric, with anti-UV properties. That means this stylish option provides more sun protection than most commercial sunscreens!

On top of that, this summery maxi dress has an attractive ruffled v-neckline and 18-inch side slits. It provides fun, beautiful, full-coverage fashion, ideal for brunch on the beach. Pair it with your favorite heels to dress it up.


6. The Jeweled Sea Turtle Maxi Dress

The blue and white sea turtle print on this shark bite dress by India Boutique visual intrigue. The unique details make this such a lovely pick for older women. It’s full of small, stylish elements, like rhinestone embellishments that don’t detract from the full-coverage, mature silhouette. This dress is our pick for a beach ready style!


Shop Great Maxi Dresses for Women Over 50 at Anthony's

Women of a certain age deserve to look and feel their best. Our favorite maxi dresses for women over 50 will turn your wardrobe into a place of positivity and empowerment. Whether you’re craving comfort, sophistication, or simple style, your new favorite dress will provide.

Is your wardrobe missing a versatile maxi dress for the hot Florida summer? Shop our collection of flattering maxi dresses today!

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