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When it comes to versatile clothing, slip dresses reign supreme. It can be dressed up for occasions such as weddings and graduations, or, pair it with some sneakers and you’re ready for a stroll in the park.
Back in the '90s, slip dresses were considered quite controversial because of their strong resemblance to lingerie. Now, it's considered a staple - and for good reason.
When worn on its own, it gives off chic, minimalist vibes. But throw a blazer or chunky knit on top and all of a sudden it transforms into something more grunge and relaxed.
It’s a multitasking dress that doubles as a skirt when used as a layering piece, and I think every woman should own at least one.
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But not all slip dresses are made the same, and depending on what you’re after, it’s important to look at the style, cut and fit before hitting purchase.
I’ve rounded up my favourite slip dresses in every price range and style, so check them out below, and hopefully you’ll come across one that you love.
Why I love it: Also available in red in brown, this is the classic slip you’ll have in your wardrobe for a decade. The thicker straps mean you can wear a regular bra.
Size range: 4-16.
Why I love it: Florals for spring? Groundbreaking. But a print like this is works all year round, just opt for black accessories and a coat in the cooler months.
Size range: XXS-XXL.
Why I love it: A timeless option at such a great price, you may as well get the brown and check print, too.
Size range: 6-20.
Why I love it: This slip dress is perfect for party season. Its unique print is understated yet interesting and the length is universally flattering.
Size range: 14-22.
Why I love it: Adjustable straps and a flattering cowl neck, this is a feminine staple you can wear to a wedding or casually on a summer holiday. It also comes in burgundy, black and grey.
Size range: 8-18.
Roame Wessex Slip Dress, $300.
Why I love it: A full length option in a unique print that won't date.
Why I love it: Another one you can wear a bra with, pale blue is basically a classic neutral.
Size range: XXS-XXL.
Why I love it: A midaxi, unsurprisingly, is a mix between a midi and maxi length dress. Great for short and tall people alike, where it falls doesn't really matter. Winning.
Size range: 6-14.
Why I love it: Make a feminine slip like this look less like a nightie with chunky accessories to balance out the lace. This comes in six stunning colours.
Size range: XXS-4X.
Pink Dusk Enemy Slip Midi Dress, $129.99.
Why I love it: Simple yet impactful is what comes to mind when I look at this dress. The lace detailing underneath the bust gives it a more formal vibe. Pair it with some strappy heels and you're all set for a fancy night out.
Size range: 10-24.
SHOWPO Flordeliza Midi Dress, $89.95.
Why I love it: The thigh-high slit, button detailing and cowl neckline makes this dress a perfect option for weddings or special ocassions.
Size range: 4-20.
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