I'm not a fan of maxi dresses. I always thought they looked better on other fashionistas than on me. That's my personal opinion.
That, plus I like the breezy feeling when I'm wearing a dress. A long dress is just too warm for me.
That doesn't stop me from liking the look. Here's one that caught my eye:
I just love the print, the ruffles, the whole romantic and relaxed vibe it gives off.