Haven’t You Heard? There Is A New Trend to Tackle This Winter and Its Slipped Straight from The Catwalk Into Our Favorite Stores.
This season, lingerie dressing is big news, and the breakout trend is undoubtedly the slinky slip dress.
Every high end designer worth their salt championed the look on the SS16 runway, from silky creations at Celine to beautify ivory creations complete with lace trim at Givenchy - the message was clear, if you invest in one trend this season, let it be the slip dress.
This trend takes some clever styling to ensure your look is more sultry than slept in. This trend is all about spaghetti straps and silky fabrics, but that doesn t mean it s only suitable for evening events.
Here at Marie Claire HQ you can guarantee we will find a way to make this look office-appropriate. Whether that s teaming a dusky pink style with our favorite grey jersey tee, or layering a pin striped style (Topshop)over a ribbed polo - there are various ways to tackle this trend.
Hair and make-up choices should also be carefully considered when it comes to completing the all-important look. Minimal make-up and a super-sleek hairstyle will ensure you earn some major cool points.
In terms of shoes, anything goes. From a crisp white trainer to a sky-scraping stiletto or a bad gal shoe boot - there's no need to overthink your footwear.
We re not asking you to brave the cold without a cover up, either. The slip looks even cooler under a beaten up leather jacket, a silky bomber or a fluid trench coat.
Don t be left behind the trends this season and slip into something a little more current.
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Go big and bold and try this asymmetric slip dress. Layer over a white t-shirt for cool casual dressing.
For wedding season why not try this pretty lace slip dress from Self-Portrait.
Looking for a summer style for the beach? Try this sunset shade from Mango.
Take on the hottest style of the season and slip into Jonathan Saunders achingly cool graphic dress.
Bold brights will instantly breathe life into your wardrobe. Just add a denim jacket and flat sandals to finish.
Go longer in length and try this pink option from Equipment. Pair with a red lip for maximum impact.
Checks are back, and why not take on the trend in this mini slip from Mango.
Haven?t heard of Carine Gilson, you should have! We?re obsessed with the luxurious silk pieces with pretty lace. Better yet, you can splash out on a luxe slip and justify your spending on a piece that will look as amazing at a cocktail party as it would in your lingerie draw ? sold.
Velvet, lace and slip style. This gorgeous Zara number nails the gothic and slip dress trend. Two trends in one dress, that?s worth some major style points.
Tampering with the idea of trying out this tricky trend but if showing all in a slip is a little too risqué for you. Add a grey jersey tee with this dusky pink style for major Courtney Love vibes!
Make this trend work for the day time too by pairing with a ribbed polo neck and trainers
Frayed edge, light wash denim and spaghetti straps... Marques Almedia have created heaven in a slip dress.
The Row's silky lemon slip is your ultimate is your go to gown. Fairer skinned ladies should avoid this sorbet shade as it may make you look washed out.