4 Fresh Ways To Wear A Slip Dress For Fall

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Nearly as ubiquitous as denim, slip dresses have become the frock du jour for the fashion set. From daytime to dressy, the slinky staple is not only sartorially sound but wonderfully versatile: the fluidity of silk and satin iterations deftly balance structured separates when layered under or over poplin shirts, knits and shell tops. With high-shine en masse for fall, the hero item is the ultimate layering essential when temperatures start to dip from work (yes, really!) to weekend whether you covet a prim, preppy or pragmatic look. Unconvinced? Here, four fresh ways to layer a slip dress like a fashion-girl.

Adam Katz Sinding

Slip Dresses For Fall

A bodysuit layers beneath a slip dress without adding bulk. For a cool-girl take, a vertical-striped version paired with clean accessories feels fresh.

Stanhope Watch

$135

DKNY

Marlow Booties

$465

Tibi

Stitched Detail Dress

$150

Mango

TL-180 Agenda Shoulder Bag

$595

Club Monaco

Striped Stretch-Jersey Bodysuit

$250

Protagonist

A button-down maxi worn open as a jacket is cool over a mid-length slip dress. Substantial accessories keep the look from feeling too prim.

Taner Half Hoop Earrings

$45

Gorjana

Alis Leather Satchel

$378

Louise et Cie

Chain Slippers

$140

Massimo Dutti

Floral-Print Silk Crepe De Chine Maxi Dress

$530

Ganni

Silk-Charmeuse Dress

$515

Maiyet

Serious sleeves are only gaining momentum, and they give fashion-girl appeal to a pinstripe slip. Metallic heels and geometric add-ons are a playful combo.

Gold And Silver Chain Link Earrings

$290

Isabel Marant

Bay Mini Buckle Satchel

$280

Whistles

Della Metallic Leather Sandals

$975

Malone Souliers

Navy Pinstripe Cami Dress

$60

River Island

Pleated Cotton-Poplin Shirt

$325

CO

A cropped shell is a casual-yet-sleek layer atop a navy slip. Luxe booties and modern extras are eye-catching.

S801 Bonsai

$390

Simon Miller

Orion Gold And Rhodium-Plated Choker

$425

Maria Black

High Heel Velvet Ankle Boots

$70

Zara

Bias-Cut Satin Slip Dress

$225

Vince

Leo Cropped Crepe Top

$325

Elizabeth and James