Trend of the week: The slip dress

Minimalism is having a moment, says Annmarie O'Connor.


The 90s is back and its brought the iconic slip dress along for the ride.

First popularised by Calvin Klein in 1994, this simple yet sexy little number is fast becoming a summer go-to.

Revised proportions (less nighty night; more day-to-night) makes for a breath of fresh with breezy style snaps as standard.


* Pair with a t-shirt, sliders and leather jacket.

* Pair with silky trousers, a blazer and heels.

* Pair with a silky bomber jacket and luxe flats.

* Pair with a trench coat, box fresh trainers and a boxy day bag.


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