As far as dress trends go, they don’t come much more iconic than the slip dress. A firm fixture on the fashion scene since the early ’90s, when they served as the supermodel uniform (namely to Kate Moss, whose silver sheer dress will go down in history as the most risqué outfit of its time), the style has gone on to prove that it has serious staying power.
Often cut on the bias angle of cloth to ensure a body-hugging fit, the slip dress’s signature traits include spaghetti straps, a midi length, slinky fabric and a subtle V-front neckline. However, as its popularity continues to grow, we’re seeing different iterations begin to take shape—think thicker straps, neckline variations and more structured silhouettes. What’s more, they’ve transformed from being an after-dark item to a daytime staple, too. When worn over T-shirts and paired with a chunky cardigan and kicks, a slip dress becomes more versatile than you may have initially thought.
Yes, the simple slip has certainly cemented its must-have status. In fact, they’re easily the most-talked-about garment over on our Facebook shopping group, So… Should I Buy This?, where we’re often asked where to find the best slip dresses. But with literally thousands online to choose from, where should you begin your search? Here, of course. We’ve done the hard work for you by tracking down the very best slip dresses at every price point—be it budget or blowout. From gorgeous emerald green to this season’s most in-demand print, keep scrolling and we guarantee you’ll find The One.
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This post was originally published at an earlier time and has since been updated.