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30 Unconventional Maxi Dresses

From Contemporary Occult Attire to Elegantly Fitted Frocks

— August 13, 2014 — Fashion
From Killstar's occult-themed frocks to Givenchy's geometric gypsy fashions, these unconventional maxi dresses embrace instant glamour.

While separates allow for versatility when it comes to one's outfit choices, maxi dresses offer a simple and chic solution for indecisive fashion lovers who are looking to make a sharp and memorable style statement.

Most maxi dresses can be worn as day and evening looks depending on one's accessories and styling. These unconventional examples are guaranteed to get one noticed and range from the ultra-elegant and high-end to the urban and technology-infused.

One of the most memorable examples from this list include the Aurora Dress by CuteCircuit. This LED-lit gown makes an instant splash at non-traditional wedding ceremonies and prom events that are in need of a vivid statement piece.
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Chromatic Tiered Bridal Gowns
Chromatic Tiered Bridal Gowns
Vera Wang's Bridal Fall 2014 Collection is Anything But Traditional
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Illuminated Bridal Collections
Illuminated Bridal Collections
These Benedetti Pure Couture Designs Defy Convention
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Embellished Frock Lookbooks
Embellished Frock Lookbooks
The Chanel Fall 2014 Couture Press Kit Stars Model Magda Laguinge
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Sculpturally Folded Attire
Sculpturally Folded Attire
Hanna Freese's Just Pleat It Collection Plays with Folded Elements
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Brilliant 3D Dresses
Brilliant 3D Dresses
The NOUIO 3D Clothing Collection Features Eye-Popping Designs
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Trippy Tie-Dye Designs
Trippy Tie-Dye Designs
The Alisse, Angie and Paola for Somos Magazine Shoot Depicts Beachside Fun
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Sculptural Monochromatic Maxis
Sculptural Monochromatic Maxis
The Rick Owens Spring 2012 Collection is Conservative Yet Sultry
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Shifting Illuminated Frocks
Shifting Illuminated Frocks
Walk Down the Aisle With Whimsy in the LED Wedding Gown
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Exotic Dancer Eveningwear
Exotic Dancer Eveningwear
Shop Jeen's Fall from Grace Dress Embraces Rave Fashion Styles
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Sculptural Gown Catalogs
Sculptural Gown Catalogs
The Seven Veils Collection by Marius Janusauskas is Elegantly Modern
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Hipbone-Baring Dresses
Hipbone-Baring Dresses
The Kendall Jenner MMVA Dress Looks Like a Luxe Loincloth
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Patterned Boho Look Books
Patterned Boho Look Books
The Roberto Cavalli Spring 2011 Catalog Features Flowing Frocks
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Glam Gambler Couture
Glam Gambler Couture
The Slot Machine Dress from Shop Jeen is Guaranteed to Turn Heads
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Eccentrically Dramatic Dresses
Eccentrically Dramatic Dresses
The Alexis Mabille Fall 2014 Couture Line is Inspired by Menswear
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Illuminated Couture Catalogs
Illuminated Couture Catalogs
The Megha Garg Aura Collection Showcases Glowing Gowns
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Contemporary Occult Attire
Contemporary Occult Attire
Kill Star's 'The Life Dress' Embraces Fashion's Spiritual Obsession
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Dotted Summer Dresses
Dotted Summer Dresses
Polka Dots Make a Classy Comeback
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Ethereally Lacy Dresses
Ethereally Lacy Dresses
The Lover White Magick 02 Collection Feature Wedding Gown Alternatives
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Luxe Ultra-Layered Looks
Luxe Ultra-Layered Looks
The Rag and Bone Spring 2012 Collection is Bright and Sporty
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Painterly Womenswear Catalogs
Painterly Womenswear Catalogs
The Christian Westphal Spring 2013 Collection is Artfully Expressive
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Backless Crop Top Gowns
Backless Crop Top Gowns
The Rihanna MET Gala Dress Reveals Skin in a Glamorously Sensual Way
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Floral Maxis
Floral Maxis
Summer 2009 Shows Prove Floor-Length Flower Dresses Are In
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Hippie Princess Lookbooks
Hippie Princess Lookbooks
Jourdan Dunn Poses Carefreely in Free People’s Spring Dresses
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Bohemian Bridal Couture
Bohemian Bridal Couture
The Lover White Magick Part 3 Lookbook is Romantic and Chic
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Breezy Floral Hippie Fashion
Breezy Floral Hippie Fashion
The New Dana Drori Editorial Showcases Beach-Ready Hippie Fashion
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Neon Color-Blocking Collections
Neon Color-Blocking Collections
The Alice + Olivia Resort 2012 Line is Fun and Sunny
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Sculptural Maxi Dresses
Sculptural Maxi Dresses
The Omer Asim's SS10 Collection Brings Architecture to Fashion
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European Boho Fashion
European Boho Fashion
The Catherine Malandrino SS11 Collection is Perfect for a Vacation Abroad
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Geometric Gypsy Fashion
Geometric Gypsy Fashion
The Givenchy Resort 2013 Collection Presents Nomadic Genius
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Glowing LED Gowns
Glowing LED Gowns
The Aurora Dress by CuteCircuit is for Classy Ravers
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