These 4 Outfits Show That a Slip Dress Can Be Surprisingly Easy to Style

You'd be forgiven for assuming the most-searched for fashion questions this week would be something like 'can you wear a bikini on the central line?' or 'can polyester melt?'. Us Brits love nothing more than moaning, and then moaning some more about weather. But our friends at Google just shared with us what people are actually searching for this week in the UK, and this list of most searched for style questions doesn't include the word 'sweat' once. Among the list of popular style questions, is 'how to style a slip dress?'

Slip dresses can sometimes seem like a daunting item to style—they can be a little flimsy and clingy, and that's before you start thinking about the shoes and jackets to wear with them. There are four ways to style slip dresses that are really simple—but impactful. The worry with slip dresses is that they can easily veer into nightgown territory, however these four outfits ensure you won't look like you forgot to get dressed. Keep scrolling to see—and shop—the easiest ways to style a slip dress.

1. Slip Dress + Pumps + Gold Jewelley

Style Notes: When wearing a printed slip dress, sometimes it pays to keep the rest super simple.

Shop the Look:

Rat and Boa Juniper Tie-Dye Satin Maxi Dress (£210)

Mulberry Kate Sunglasses (£190)

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Canvas Sneakers (£45)

Links of London Essentials 18kt Yellow Gold Vermeil Silk 10 Row Necklace (£210)

2. Slip Dress + Basket Bag + Chunky Sandals + Anklet

Style Notes: This outfit is a summer 2019 go-to uniform—pair an ankle-skimming slip dress with a basket bag and chunky sandals.

Shop the Look:

Bernadette Floral-Print Stretch-Silk Satin Midi Dress (£560)

Muun George Woven Straw Tote Bag (£145)

Ancient Greek Sandals Owl-Embossed Charm Metal Anklet (£60)

Suicoke Moto-Cab Slides (£170)

3. Slip Dress + White T-Shirt + White Sandals

Style Notes: Sometimes spaghetti straps can feel a little exposing, and so for days when you want your shoulders covered, style your slip over a simple white T-shirt. Finish off the look with white sandals, to blend the separate pieces together.

Shop the Look:

Olivia Rubin Lia Printed Silk Dress (£350)

Arket Crew-Neck T-shirt (£12)

Topshop White Heels (£46)

Alighieri The Scattered Decade Chapter II Necklace (£115)

4. Slip Dress + Jacket + Tonal Shoes

Style Notes: When styling a slip dress, it helps to settle on one colour and run with it. You don't have to stick to the exact same shades either—here the mix of sage, lime and apple green all blend together surprisingly well.

Shop the Look:

ASOS Design Tailored Yellow and Green Check Blazer (£35)

Topshop Green Built Up Slip Dress (£35)

Kalda Lime Green Simon 45 Leather Sandals (£290)

By Far Mini Croc-Effect Leather Tote (£410)

Next up, see our guide to the key trends for autumn winter 2019.

This article originally appeared on Who What Wear

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