The Classic Dress Every Woman Should Own in Summer 2016

Discover the latest classic dress that’s an absolute wardrobe essential this summer- versatile, sexy- the slip dress. Here’s how to wear and accessorize it.

Hey hottie! Summer is all about crop tops and mini-dresses! But one dress is really making waves on the runways and on celebs alike this season. It’s a classic dress that’s an absolute wardrobe essential this summer – versatile and sexy – the slip dress.

Slip dress isn’t a new concept. The idea of wearing innerwear as outerwear has been around for decades, in fact, even centuries! This classic dress even got a royal status when Princess Diana wore a Dior slip dress in midnight blue with lace trimmings:


In their Spring Summer 2016 collections, loads of fashion houses have their own versions of slip dress – like Saint Laurent, Dolce & Gabbana, Chloé, Altuzarra, Balenciaga, Marc Jacobs, Maison Margiela and more. From lace-trimmed to mini slip dresses, from belted to long slip dresses with long trains, they’re all there!

Slip Dresses for Summer 2016: Top Designer Picks

Here are some of my top picks in slip dresses for Summer 2016:

Calvin Klein
Marc Jacobs
Saint Laurent

Slip Dresses: How to Wear this Latest Classic Dress Trend

For Parties:

If you’re wearing a slip dress to a party, the trick lies in accessorizing. Like Princess Diana (above) paired it with a matching mini Dior bag and a multi-string pearl necklace. Dolce & Gabbana’s Summer 2016 collection, ‘Sparkling Night’ is all about lingerie-inspired party clothes and accessories inspired by the Great Gatsby era. So for parties, wear a slip dress that’s cinched in the waist, and pair it with an embellished clutch, pumps and hair accessories or pearl stud earrings. You can even add a sparkly belt. Keep the makeup rosy and simple!


For Street Style:

I love the idea of pairing a slip dress with a denim jacket or a cardigan, but in the scorching heat, that may not be possible. If you like, pair it with a summer cardigan or a chic wrap. Add a pair of casual white sneakers or short black ankle-length leather booties/shoes. Keep the makeup casual and hair messy!

Gigi Hadid

So are you loving this latest classic dress? Do you own a slip dress, and if so, how are you planning to wear it this summer? Lemme know below!

To check out how I wear my slip dress, see my spring look!


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