Olivia Palermo Just Schooled Us All on How to Wear a Maxi Dress

We couldn't help but notice that Olivia Palermo has been stepping out in a number of bohemian-inspired looks since the weather warmed up, and her collection for Nordstrom has a pronounced boho theme running throughout. Which is why we weren't surprised when Palermo attended an event yesterday wearing a past-season long-sleeve Zara maxi dress with lace-up heels and a neutral colourblock clutch. Her heels kept the flowing dress from appearing sloppy, which can be a challenge with this dress style, and her simple clutch added a modern touch without distracting from the vibe. To channel Palermo's boho-babe look in your life, dress your maxi up with statement-making heels and keep the rest of your look simple and streamlined.

Keep scrolling to see Palermo's expert maxi-dress styling and shop a few of our favourite bohemian-inspired long dresses.

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On Olivia Palermo: Zara dress; Céline clutch; Francesco Russo heels.

This might be our favourite Zara maxi dress of the season.

Heads-up: This stunning ethereal dress is on major sale.

Draped cold-shoulder dresses are perfect for achieving a boho-babe look.