Slip dresses are awesome because they are loose fitting so they are super comfortable, but also have sheen to add some luxe to your look. While a slip dress used to be a pajama trend, they have now grown to become a staple in many celebrities’ closets including: Kim Kardashian, Rihanna, and Selena Gomez. Slip dresses are a versatile trend and look amazing on every body type. Here are 20 stylish yet simple ways to wear a slip dress!
1. With denim
Add a denim jacket or chambray shirt over your slip dress. This addition will keep you warm while also giving you a laid back and edgy feel. Shay Mitchel’s has been known to rock a slip dress with an oversized denim shirt.
2. Over a t-shirt
Throw on a t-shirt under your slip dress. This trend was very popular in the 90’s but has definitely made a comeback lately. Adding a t-shirt underneath your dress allows you to wear a a bra without the straps showing and also covers your shoulders for modesty.
3. As a maxi
Going to a fancy event does not mean you need to give up comfort! Make your slip dress more formal by choosing a maxi cut. Many celebrities, including Rihanna, have been know to wear this style on the red carpet.
A velvet/suede slip dress is a great way to add variety to this trend. It gives off a more casual vibe then the usual silky slip dress. This look is perfect for a busy day of summer travel.
5. With over-the-knee boots
Add over-the-knee boots for an effortless going out outfit. You will instantly look sexy and flirty in this simple outfit for your night out. These shoes are also great in colder weather to keep you warm.
6. Under a long cardigan
Stay warm, yet chic with a long cardigan over your slip dress. Long cardigans are a nice addition because they add another length to your outfit and don’t cut you off at the waist like a traditional one. If you are wearing a mini slip dress, go with a long cardigan that goes to the knee, but if you are wearing a midi slip dress choose a cardigan that matches the length of the dress.
7. With a sheer dress
Copy the street style at NYFW by adding a sheer dress on top of your slip dress. Adding another dress to your look makes your original slip dress stand out more. Build a collection of slip dresses and sheer dresses to mix and match ensuring you will always have an original outfit.
8. With a chocker
Many companies now sell sets that include a slip dress and a matching chocker so you can easily rock an edgier look. You can choose to wear this style alone or add a t-shirt underneath. Kendal Jenner is known for pulling off this fashion forward trend.
9. Over a graphic tee
Get the benefits of wearing a t-shirt under your slip dress but with the added bonus of a graphic tee. Graphic tees are eclectic and add personality to any look.
10. Over a bell sleeve
Go for a boho chic look by pairing your slip dress with a blouse with bell sleeves. The sleeves add a nice flare while still making the slip dress the main focus of the look. This is a good way to stay warm but also on trend with current street style.
You can never, ever go wrong with stripes, especially when it comes to ways to wear slip dresses! A black and white striped slip dress is simple, which is perfect to dress up with accessories. This is a super cute outfit for the spring or summer!
12. With a hat
Slip dresses tend to be more on the sexy side. If you want to make it a more casual outfit, you can add a really cute hat (like a fedora). This outfit is perfect for a lunch date with the ladies!
A gold dress is always a sexy choice. Wearing a gold slip dress is the perfect night out outfit.
14. Over a turtleneck
Adding a turtleneck under your slip dress is perfect if you are looking for a casual option or if it’s cool out and you still want to wear a dress! Pair it with sock booties and you have yourself a chic outfit.
15. With sneakers
Make your silk slip dress casual by wearing a shirt underneath and your favorite pair of sneakers!
16. Under a chunky sweater
For the colder months, wearing a chunky sweater over your favorite silk dress is perfect. You can still get that sexy look while staying warm.
17. With a bomber jacket
Again, if it is cooler out or you want to get that casual look, a bomber jacket is perfect. This is a really cute street outfit that you can wear if you are having yourself a day in the city!
18. With a trench coat
Trench coats can really add to any outfit you wear it over. This goes the same for wearing it over your satin slip dress!
For the ladies who don’t mind showing off a little extra skin, a sheer slip dress is made for you! This is an extremely bold outfit and is sure to turn heads!
Take your look a little further with a metallic color and really show off that confidence!
Do you have any other cute ways to wear slip dresses?! Share in the comments below!
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Isabella was born and raised in San Francisco but will be a member of the class of 2021 at the University of Kansas. She is majoring in political science and hopes to pursue a career in policy. She hopes to rush a sorority and cheer on the Jayhawks at every game.