Maxi Dresses

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Check out our new season formal maxi dresses that will totally WOW everyone at your next dinner party. Shop online at Beginning Boutique for all your formal faves, from women's long sleeve maxi dresses to evening gowns in jaw dropping designer styles and high fashion looks.

Maxi Dresses

Choosing the Perfect Maxi Dress

Floral Maxi Dresses

Time to look oh-so pretty with gorgeous floral maxi dresses from Beginning Boutique. We have a wide range of maxi dresses in so many styles, colours and designs to suit absolutely everybody. Check out our new arrival sundresses in floral print or take your pick from sleeveless floral maxi dresses for some fun at the beach. Available in both small and large floral print, get those Summer vibes pumping with these beautiful sundresses.

Long Sleeved Formal Maxi Dresses

Babe, we know you love to get dressed up and formal parties are just the place to flaunt your new formal maxi dresses. A long sleeve maxi dress for your fab dinner party? We have just the perfect dress! 

Style it your way with these jaw dropping designs:

  1. The Drape Dress. The long sleeve drape dress is elegant and glam all in one. Think Queen Cleopatra. This dress is fit for the queen that you are.
  2. The Ruffle Dress. A flowy, silky gown designed for sophistication. Highly flattering, this dress is guaranteed to turn heads at your evening soiree and make you feel like a total princess.
  3. The Pleated Dress. An absolutely gorgeous dress. Style your V-neck pleated evening dress with fancy drop earrings to elevate the look. This form fitting dress is oh-so chic!

Summer Maxi Dresses

Maxi dresses are just perfect for Summertime. They're light, breezy, and flowy. Versatile and easy to wear, this wardrobe staple is a classic for Summertime cocktail parties, long days at the beach and cool walks in the evenings. You can keep them casual or dress them up for your dinner parties.

Here's our top picks when it comes to Summer Maxi Dresses:

  1. The Wrap Maxi Dress. Who doesn't love the wrap dress? It's literally perfect for any body type. The style of the dress customisable to fit your bod, so you wear it loosely or as tight fitting as you like, depending on how you feel.
  2. The Sleeveless V-neck Maxi Dress. This one's a classic babe, and for good reason too. If it isn't broke, don't fix it. This dress is made for Summer! Look fabulous as you keep cool in this totally gorg number.
  3. The Short Sleeve Maxi Dress. Choose a boho frill short sleeve maxi for your fun day out. This dress is pretty and comfortable, ideal for any Summer event. A great dress if you're a wedding guest too, especially during the Spring!

Styles which are trending on Insta at the moment

Achieve your Insta fashion goals with our on trend dresses, exclusive to Beginning Boutique. With new arrivals dropping in hot each week, you'll be ahead of the game in the Insta world. Flaunt those curves in a beautiful maxi bodycon for that WOW factor. Dazzle your fans in a stunning high neck Bardot maxi dress for the ultimate figure flattering piece. 

Different colours, patterns, and fabrics available

If you think formal maxi dresses are boring, think again. We've got plenty of high end fashion pieces for every babe.

We've got maxi dresses in different fabrics:

  • Chiffon, for the feminine gal. We're talking light and flowing dresses.
  • Luxe, for the glam gal. We do mean elegance and sophistication.
  • Satin, for the sexy woman. We want soft, smooth as silk dresses with this one.

We've got maxi dresses in different prints:

  • Floral, a girl's best friend in the Spring/Summer season!
  • Stripes, an iconic style that never goes out of fashion.
  • Animal print, unleash your wild side with sexy leopard print maxi dresses to suit your style
  • Gingham, for the casual babe. We're talking comfortable, all day dresses with easy to wear check patterns

We've got maxi dresses in different styles:

  • Shirred Maxi dress. This form fitting dress accentuates your curves and draws attention to your waist. 
  • Drape Maxi Dress. Choose this elegant piece in high neck or cowl neck to grace your next formal dinner party.
  • Maxi Backless Dress. Opt for this sultry dress and show off your figure. Available in mini dresses, it's also perfect as a bridesmaid dress.

Find the perfect dress to stand out at your next event

We love to dress you up for your next big event so shop with us and choose from our massive range of stunning dresses. Available in all sizes from XXS to XXL our dresses are made to fit all body types. Find your perfect dress, from party dresses to jumpsuits for your upcoming formal events.

Choose a side slit to make it that little bit sexy

Amp up the sexy vibes with a side slit dress. You'll look absolutely fabulous in a ruched side slit sleeve maxi dress in emerald. Go strapless in a totally luxe slit dress or choose our highly popular slip dress for your big night. Style with strappy high heels and show off your legs with that little side split.

Choose one shoulder for a flattering look

If it's elegance you're after, the one shoulder dress is your wardrobe must-have. A one shoulder maxi dress exudes sophistication. Whether you choose the one shoulder maxi dress or off the shoulder maxi dress, this formal cocktail dress is the one for an effortlessly chic look.

Champagne and white dresses are always classics

When it comes to looking gorgeous, sometimes, the classics are the way forward, girl! These dresses never fail to impress. Go for gold with a sequin champagne cut out maxi dress. This figure flattering dress is luxury to the T! Perfect for your special occasion. Fancy an elegant outfit? Choose a white shirred long sleeve maxi dress with square neck to accentuate your shoulders. It may have a boho feel going on, but it's a classic that won't disappoint.

Halter neck dresses which are popular

We have it all when it comes to the highly popular halter neck maxi dresses. Select from all different colours and fabrics. Why not try a sexy red, rose gold or electric blue? These dresses draw attention to your open shoulders so you can flaunt look and feel luxe. Or go for the high neck halter neck maxi dress with open back. This sexy option is perfect for your next ball!

Nothing like a cut out front to make your dress stand out

We know you want to make a statement with your dress, and nothing says WOW quite like a cut out maxi dress. Stand out with these super stylish cut out dresses. You'll be the star of the show at your next special occasion in a figure hugging cut out maxi. It's bold, beautiful and eye-catching. Just the dress to show off your gorg figure

Accessories to compliment your new dress

Nothing completes your brand new dress quite like some accessories. The right accessories will elevate your dress to the next level while helping you make a standout impression at your next party. When it comes to accessories, here are a few must-haves:

  1. Jewellery. Opt for some fine gold earrings, and layer on a number of gold bangles or bracelets for an impressive fashion look against a devilishly black dress.
  2. Shoes. We're talking open toe heels when it comes to maxi dresses. High heels are your best friend. They elongate your legs and make you feel like an absolute supermodel! What more can a babe ask for?
  3. Clutch. A little sequin clutch is the perfect accessory to any formal event. It completes your ensemble with a touch of class and a dose of total glam!

Buying your formal maxi dress online at Beginning Boutique

Shop for your maxi dress online now at Beginning Boutique. We offer express delivery shipping Australia wide and to New Zealand for great accessibility, so you'll be partying the day away in your new dress within a matter of days. Your shopping cart prices are in AUD, NZD, and USD for a smooth shopping experience. For exclusive offers and special discounts off the regular retail price, read our awesome terms and conditions for student discounts to use at checkout. Purchase our gift cards and share the Beginning Boutique experience with your bestie! Set up your account with Beginning Boutique now and add to your wishlist so you don't miss out on the latest trends and styles!


What are the most popular colours for formal maxi dresses?

When it comes to formal maxi dresses, we want you to shine like the queen that you are. Go for striking tones of electric blue, rust orange and lustrous green for stand out looks. For the softer and subtler tones, lilac, royal cream, and dusty pinks are top picks for formal dresses.

What is the difference between a formal maxi dress and a casual maxi dress?

Simply put, you can wear a casual maxi dress every day! To the beach, when running errands in your shirt dress or just hanging out with your bestie. When it comes to the formal maxi dress, that's a little more complex and sophisticated. This dress is mainly for special occasions, formal dinners, weddings, and the opera for us cultured folks. 

What are some different styles for formal maxi dresses?

We have an enormous collection of different styles of formal maxi dresses for all babes. Choose from long sleeve drape maxi’s, one shoulder dresses, floral sundresses, and strapless ruched dresses just to name a few. Beginning Boutique has something for everyone.

How long should a maxi dress be?

A maxi dress pretty much falls all the way to your ankles. Some maxi dresses are floor length and are best styled with high heels or wedges for an elegant ensemble.