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Slip By

The classic and feminine slip is making a comeback.


When they were introduced in the 1920s, slip dresses provided a welcome alternative to the previous era’s breath-stealing corsets. But—minus a brief resurrection by Courtney Love and her flock of grunge fans—the loose, light garments have largely gone the way of the horse and carriage. Until now. Spring 2014 sees a revival of the slip dress as the focal point of your outfit. Pair these three sleek options with modern accessories for a surprisingly chic look.


Haute Hippie silk dress
$345, Neiman Marcus, 303-329-2600, neimanmarcus.com

Vince silk dress
$395, Nordstrom, 720-746-2424, hop.nordstrom.com

Elizabeth and James polyester dress
$395, Nordstrom


Rick Owens clutch
$390, Max, 303-321-4949, maxclothing.com

Morra Designs gold and silver bangles
$25 each, Blush, 303-399-7779, shop-blush.com


Miu Miu skate sneaker
$490, Nordstrom

This article appeared in the June 2014 issue of 5280.

Georgia Alexia Benjou, Fashion Editor

Georgia Alexia Benjou is a Denver-based writer. Find more of her work at www.georgiaalexiabenjou.com.

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