How To Actually Wear A Slip Dress IRL

As the world goes mad for everything 90s, slip dress are THE dress to be seen in. This throwback trend has been doing the rounds the last few seasons, and doesn’t appear to be going anyway anytime soon.

The slip dress may look easy to wear but a piece of clothing with this little fabric can be tricky to pull off. Plus, we have the issue that an item exposing all limbs is pretty much redundant for the majority of the year. However, if you style it right a slip dress can be super versatile.

We’ve rounded up three simple styling hacks stolen from the street style stars which we guarantee will help you to master this trend.

Dress Down With Trainers And A Biker


Slip dresses can run the risk of feeling too dressy – especially when worn with heels. Instead why not style your slip with trainers and biker for a look that’s both effortless and comfy? We love how this star has paired her red slip with matching lippy and some Adidas Gazelles.

Pair With A Polo Neck


The easiest way to extend the life of your slip dress is by adding a slim fitting polo neck underneath. This simple 90s trick instantly increases the versatility of a slip. The obvious solution is pairing a black polo with a coloured slip, but wearing a bright polo underneath a neutral slip can also look cool.

Layer, Layer, Layer


Don’t think that when the temperature drops you need to pack your slip dress away. This New York street styler shows us that the key to wearing a slip dress in winter is upping your layers. Play with proportion by pairing your sleek slip with an oversized jacket, and then add socks and a chunky knit to ensure you stay snug.

By Elizabeth Bennett