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How To Wear the Slip Dress


A fashionable feature of the 90’s, the slip dress is making an effortless impression as this season’s must-have item, but how to wear the slip dress this time around? Often better recognized for their barely there coverage and lightweight fabrics, they can present a challenge to wear even on a perfect balmy summer evening.


Innerwear-as-outwear the slip dress now goes way past being seen as slinky silk; we are thinking all kinds of fabrics and cuts which enables this easy silhouette to be worn anywhere and anytime by adding some simple stylish twists.


One of the simplest and most classic ways to be styled daytime ready is to layer over a jumper or T-shirt.  Take your dress to dinner by wearing with an open cardigan.  For maximum effect add a pop of color.  Rock this elegant look with a pair of this seasons sexy mules.



Create a versatile and casual look by layering your slip underneath a leather moto jacket, shoulder bag and pairing with dressy ankle boots.  Alternatively swap your jacket for a chambray shirt tied loosely around your waist. You have a perfect outfit for brunching with friends.


If you are looking for a red carpet look this can easily be achieved by pairing with a tux jacket or velvet blazer, accessorizing with a bracelet, delicate necklace; subtle but eminently evening chic.    For the ultimate in sophistication take the silky slip one step further and tuck into a pair or high-waisted trousers.

SMD mix textures

Keep your accessories minimal and understated that includes your shoes and your choice of bag.  It’s easy to dress up or down your look to suit the time of day, a clutch bag will instantly update your look ready for the party circuit.


Don’t let the thought of making the perfect choice of styling get the better of you.  What’s even better this fashionable trend will take you through to the cooler months when you can layer up with a sumptuous oversized or cashmere sweater and boyfriend blazers.

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