Take your wardrobe to new heights! From floor-sweeping frocks to thigh-splitting styles, shop these long, maxi dresses in Singapore...
Nothing brings versatility to the table more than a maxi dress. Not only is its silhouette super flattering, it also gives you instant fab factor without having to try too hard. This breezy option is suitable for weekend brunches, weddings, dinner dates and even running errands. Simply pair it with a pair of flats or sandals, stack a couple of accessories or jewellery on, and voila – you’re good to go! To help you out, we’ve rounded up some fantastic stores in Singapore that stock fashionable and stylish maxi dresses…
The Slow Mode
When it comes to sustainable fashion, The Slow Mode is showing us the way. The Hong Kong-based multi-label online shopping platform offers eco-friendly, conscious goods, including floor-sweeping fashion pieces to bag for your summer wardrobe. But the one label to look out for bold boho-chic maxi dresses is Mochi. Simply check out its Instagram page where you’ll be convinced that you need one of the Palestinian designer (and founder) Ayah Tabari’s gorgeous, handcrafted designs.
The Slow Mode, available online. Mochi is available at The Slow Mode
A resort wear paradise, prepare to be swept away by Simone Irani’s a distinctly ‘gypset’ vibe – think bohemian gypsy-chic for jet-setters. Including its in-house collection, the multi-label boutique is loaded with racks of stylish maxi dresses sourced from around the world in vibrant colours, tropical prints, playful designs and styles that vary from one-shoulders to halters.
Simone Irani, available at Cluny Court (#02-17) and Tanglin Mall (#02-28)
The Closet Lover
Founded by two sisters with a passion for fashion, The Closet Lover offers fast fashion trends via self-manufactured pieces including maxi dresses. A great value for money, you can find frocks in every style and design, suitable for everything from weddings and dinner dates to floor-sweeping rompers in tropical prints for your next beach vacay.
The Closet Lover, locations at Bugis Junction (#02-15) and Jurong Westgate (#03-15)
The Editor’s Market
For an edgy, fashion-forward wardrobe fit for the office, The Editor’s Market hits the spot. This contemporary store stocks its very own line of maxi dresses in a variety of styles from ribbed and ruffled hems to round-necks and off-shoulder ensembles in solid, neutral colours that are perfect for an all-day wear.
The Editor’s Market, multiple locations including [email protected] and Bugis+
The Thread Theory
This online women’s boutique gets right down to business when it comes to romantic frocks. The Thread Theory has an online wardrobe full of ombre halters, lace dresses and dreamy off-shoulder styles perfect for a wedding affair. If you’re feeling brave, you can totally rock these out on the beach.
The Thread Theory, available online and at its showroom at #05-11, Citimac Industrial Complex, 605B Macpherson Road, Singapore 368241
Want something hot off the runway? Get your designer fix at Net-A-Porter. Here, you can scroll through an endless collection of maxi dresses by high-fashion giants including a basic full-length denim by Balmain, an off-shoulder belted maxi by Stella McCartney, a pearl embellished evening stunner by Sonia Rykiel, and stunning vibrant prints by Mary Katrantzou and Alice + Olivia.
Net-A-Porter, available online
The Punch List
This Singapore-based online store packs a punch when it comes to Australian designs. Leaning towards classic styles and a coastal POV, The Punch List lets you shop breezy maxi dresses in white that are fab for minimalist looking to soak up some sun, sand and sea in style.
The Punch List, available online
Bimba Y Lola
Whether it’s decorated in prints or solid colours, this Spanish label packs a punch when it comes to long dresses with a playful twist – we’re talking knotted sleeves, high necks and multi-coloured and printed motifs. Plus, these maxi dresses are made with materials and cuttings that are perfect for Singapore’s hot weather. Keep a lookout for their seasonal collections – you’re bound to find a maxi dress that’ll tickle your fancy!
Bimba Y Lola, multiple locations including ION Orchard, Marina Bay Sands and VivoCity
Shopping at Tiffany’s
Floral prints are in full bloom, and if you’re looking to pack your wardrobe with these dresses-on-the-prairie, Shopping at Tiffany’s does a mean stylish interpretation of the floral print trend. From off-the-shoulder dresses to halter-necks that plunge right to the waist, shopping at this store is such a breeze! But here’s a tip to go full-on flower power: complete this look with nude sandals, and keep your hair loose for a subtle bohème vibe.
Shopping at Tiffany’s, multiple locations including I12 Katong and Great World City
This local label offers its own version of maxi dresses – with pleats! The Pleatation signature maxi dresses, including the signature Xhalter maxi dress and signature maxi wrap dress, as well as the bejewelled ones, are designed and made in Singapore. The fabric cinches at the waist for a flattering silhouette, it doesn’t restrict movements and is resistant to creases. Plus, if you find your dress too long for you, Pleatation offers free length alteration services to ensure you leave the store with the perfect dress. What more could you ask for?
Pleatation, #03-33, Raffles City, 252 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 179103; Also available at multi-label boutiques such as Raffles Privato, Yacht 21, excluniqueeee at Mandarin Gallery, BSYM and Workshop Element.
Looking for something more sensual for a dinner date with a certain hottie? We’ve got your back. Maisonzhu stocks silky maxi dresses in monochromatic colours such as white, black, silver and cream. There are also embroidery services available should you want to add a touch of personalisation to your evening frock.
Maisonzhu, multiple locations including Takashimaya and W Store
A homage to ‘modern bohemianism’, Kalaia Label offers quality, understated clothing ethically made on our Singapore shores. Fabrics are sourced from ready stocks to avoid large-scale re-productions. Browse through its beach-ready designs featuring head-turning white maxis which won’t look out of place at brunches and beaches.
Kalaia Label, available online, or from stockists like MYthology and Gnossem
If vibrant colours are your thing, look no further than Solace London’s collection of maxi dresses. We can’t get enough of its Pre-Fall 17 collection where pieces are inspired by the volcanic landscape of Lanzarote where the campaign was shot. Prepare to fall in love and let the laser-cut handkerchief hem of your new purchase flutter in the wind.
Solace London, available online at Net-A-Porter
With a click of a button, It’s easy to be overwhelmed by the site’s substantial catalogue – but trust us, you’ll unearth more than just a couple of gems here. What we love best about Dressabelle is its dedication in championing the everyday woman with its selection of maxi dresses– whether you love prints or minimal palettes, are curvy or slim, tall or petite, the brand’s got all its bases covered. Bonus: Alteration services are offered here to help you achieve your most flattering silhouette.
Dressabelle, available online