The only solution to 99 percent humidity and blazing winds is to wear as little clothing as possible. The return of the slip dress couldn’t have come at a better time - the intimates inspired dress made famous in the 90’s is making a coy comeback with designers falling in love with the glorious feminine silhouette again. With their lightweight fabrics and barely there coverage, slip dresses might not be the easiest piece to style. But fresh updates and thought full add-ons can easily make the throwback style au courant. We have rounded up 6 slinky dresses for every summer occasion:
Forever 21 Dress (Rs. 1100 approx):
Meet your new summer uniform - a spaghetti style number is the route to summer style domination. Worn alone or layered under a jacket, this pastel piece will exude easy glamour every time.
Mango Strap Dress (Rs. 3490):
This dress from Mango achieves the enviable balance between casual but sophisticated and feminine but unfussy. Wear it now with some contrasting heels and a pearl choker and layer it over a turtleneck for fall and accent with some edgy ankle boots.
Zara Lace Dress (Rs. 2890):
You can’t go wrong with a LBD with lace details for a romantic rendezvous. Skip fussy accessories and let a sculptural choker and sleek mules do the work for you.
Vero Moda Dress (Rs. 1995; Jabong.com):
Headed for a weekend getaway? Reach for a fun, tropical, punchy print. Let the pattern do the talking by pairing it with simple flat sandals.
Cami Dress (Rs. 1095; Koovs.com):
This bright orange offering at Koovs.com feels fresh while still giving off that quintessential breeziness of a slip dress. Opt for a more grungy vibe by throwing over a chambray shirt and a pair of chunky loafers or let the dress be the standout piece by teaming it with strappy cage heels and a structured clutch.
Dorothy Perkins Dress (Rs. 1795; Jabong.com):
The slip dress and cocktail hour are a match made in sartorial heaven. Seriously, in terms of sheer sex appeal, its tough to rival the basic slip dress. This peach number with its embellished detail is the way to do a slip dress for an evening affair. Just add a pair of pointy pumps and you are all set.