The Slip Dress (Night to Day)

1:55:00 pm Dive Into Mauve ( 22 Comments

"Fashion should be a form of escapism not a form of imprisonment" - Alexander McQueen

I don't know which fashionista made wearing bed/night wear as an outer garment cool, but I'm thankful to you sister! I'm all here for anything at all that is pro-comfortable fashion.

The slip dress, (a very welcome throwback to the 70s and 90s) is slinky and very sexy. My style is not exactly sexy as you might have noticed by now, but variety is the spice of life. Eh?

This is definitely one of my favorite trends of 2016 and I hope it stays through the better part of 2017.

In this post, I tried to channel my inner Riri (I'm not sure you guys know, but I absolutely adore Rihanna. Can you blame me? The girl is perfect!) by transforming what would otherwise be a night wear into a funky day wear.

For the first look, I dressed-up my slip dress with a pair of black heels. Naturally, I'd campaign for a lot of accessories to bring out this look: a distinct necklace or choker, bracelets and a pair of statement earrings, but I think the only accessories I own are a pair of earrings my mom gave me.

This look would be perfect for a dinner date or a fun night out with friends.

For the second look, I decided to ditch my black heels for a pair of Adidas sneakers.

 I threw on my Retrocode denim shirt which I previously styled here, as an afterthought.

The aim was to achieve a very casual and relaxed feel.

So on a scale of 1- Rihanna, how well did i style these looks?

Now, as glamorous as they may seem, slip dresses tend to look exactly like negligees so be careful to style it in such a way that you don't look like you just rolled out of bed.

Other ways to style a slip dress would include; 

  • Layering it over a basic T-shirt
  • Layering it over a a structured button-down shirt
  • Pairing it with duster jackets, bomber jackets, varsity jackets, kimonos and coats.
Don't you just love the versatility of the slip dress!

Which look was your favorite? Don't go without leaving us a comment.

Until Next Time,
It's Tee


  1. I sure would like to have one for my self. Really nice

  2. I love and that signature smile though

  3. I loveee and that signature smile though... Although my body type might not suit this trend

    1. Thank you darling.

      It most likely would. You'd just have to oick one that is not as sheer as this one.

  4. both looks are so beautiful, that is one gorgeous dress! xx

  5. I hope this trend didn't go with 2016? I am jumping on it soon enough! Well done!
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  6. I absolutely love your blog!!
    You are the first person i have seen that has thouroughly pulled off the slip dress. Nice one!!!

  7. you played both looks dear

  8. you slayed both looks dear