How To Style A Slip Skirt For Every Occasion Imaginable

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If you spent so much as a moment on Instagram last summer, you surely remember the speed at which Réalisation Par’s Naomi skirt swept the fashion community. The leopard print silk skirt was ubiquitous among everyone from influencers to editors, and prompted countless imitators to follow suit. It’s no wonder why this skirt inspired such a cult following — it’s trendy, statement-making, and versatile all at once. This season, the Naomi skirt continues to be a favorite option, but it’s also opened up a range of new possibilities for how to wear a slip skirt, with new colorways, prints, and design details emerging.

Few other garments transition quite so seamlessly between occasions and aesthetics as the slip skirt, and this versatility is perhaps its primary appeal. There’s the option of leaning into the feminine, dressier vibe and pairing with a romantic blouse or flirty crop top and strappy sandals or mules. But if your personal style is more laid back or tomboyish, a slip skirt can easily be worn casually with a simple tee and sneakers or a slouchy top and flats. And as for workdays, all you need is a blazer and heels to make a silky midi feel office-appropriate. If you’re looking for an easy outfit to throw on and go, it’s the perfect foundational piece to start with. Continue on for some examples of the many ways you can wear this multipurpose staple.

Tie Dye Top + Leopard Skirt

The original obsession, Réalisation Par's leopard Naomi skirt, can be worn with everything from a t-shirt to a tank to something funkier, like a tie-dye top and rugged boots.

The Naomi Skirt in Wild Things

$180

Réalisation Par

Lina Tie-Dye Blouse

$78

Farrow

Plus Leopard Skirt

$23

Forever 21+

Breton Stripes + Neutral Skirt

Pair a Breton striped top with a neutral-colored slip skirt and classic flats for a summery nautical look.

Rene Beige Satin Skirt

$114

Pixie Market

Striped Sweatshirt

$18

H&M

Nude Spot Button Satin Bias Skirt

$68

Topshop

Romantic Top + Slit Skirt

Show a little leg in a slip skirt with a thigh-high slit, then keep the rest demure. A girlish ruched top and understated flats should do the trick.

Zoe Pine Dot Skirt

$148

Reformation

Button-Up Top

$35

Eloquii

Savannah Belted Midi Skirt

$90

Capulet

Leather Jacket + Midi Skirt

Lend a cool '70s groove to your slip skirt ensemble with a vintage-inspired tee and worn-in cognac leather jacket.

Paprika Jacquard Slip Skirt

$247

ALEXACHUNG

Oversized Leather Jacket

$3,400

Prada

Satin Jacquard Midi Skirt

$265

byTiMo

Puff-Sleeve Blouse + Party Skirt

An off-the-shoulder puff-sleeve blouse and sleek slip skirt is a combination with princess appeal — perfect for an elevated day party or a trip to the French Riviera.

Ice Blue Satin Slip Skirt

$418

Nanushka

Lady Off-The-Shoulder Top

$595

Orseund Iris

Where I Want To Be Skirt

$388

Maggie Marilyn

Band Tee + Animal Print Skirt

Embrace your inner rocker chick and wear a cool band tee with an animal print slip (tiger and zebra stripes add to the edgy vibe) and trendy clear heels.

Plus Zebra Print Skirt

$48

Missguided

The Doors Tee

$161

MADEWORN ROCK

Satin Tiger Print Bias Midi Skirt

$15

Boohoo

Structured Blazer + Colorful Skirt

Incorporate a slip skirt into your 9-to-5 uniform with the help of a structured blazer and heels. If you want an even more polished look, choose a blazer that's more tailored and not so boxy, and swap in heeled sandals for pumps.

Carrie Skirt

$160

Rouje Paris

Single-Breasted Blazer with Zips

$225

COS

Hammered Satin Midi Skirt

$285

Vince

Crop Top + Floral Skirt

A crop top and floral slip skirt is the ultimate flirty, feminine combo for summer. Complete the look with some strappy sandals and a petite handbag.

The Naomi Skirt in Flower Power

$180

Réalisation Par

Courtney Halter Top

$245

A.L.C.

Diana Floral Skirt

$140

Musier Paris

White Tee + Rich-Hued Skirt

Simple can still make a statement. Start with a solid, rich-colored skirt and add a basic white tee, then take things up a notch with a pair of outfit-making boots.

Bias Cut Satin Slip Midi Skirt

$45

ASOS DESIGN

The Crew Tee

$30

Hanes x Karla

Nami Midi Skirt

$255

Mes Demoiselles

Button-Down + Black Skirt

Classic black and white gets a cool-girl update when you mix dressy and laidback elements. A black satin slip and white button-down feels more polished, while the crinkled linen texture of the shirt and the addition of sneakers and a wicker bag give it an effortless, undone quality.

Bar Silk Skirt

$249

Anine Bing

Aceline Pinstriped Linen Shirt

$280

Equipment

Midi Satin Skirt

$80

Violeta by Mango

Mesh Top + Breezy Skirt

Wear your slip skirt as a swimsuit coverup instead of a sarong or shorts. A mesh top and bright skirt will take you from beach to street in style.

Normani Bias Skirt

$78

Free People

3/4 Sleeve Mesh Top

$178

PRISCAvera

Curve Bias Cut Satin Slip Midi Skirt

$45

ASOS DESIGN

Dressy Top + Long Skirt

For elegant occasions, choose a silky skirt that's a little longer than knee-length and wear it with something dressy on top, like lace, satin, or velvet, and finish with embellished extras.

High-Waisted Silk Satin Midi Skirt

$717

Ann Demeulemeester

Lucy Velvet and Silk Georgette Camisole

$180

J Brand

Delilah Skirt

$452

Georgia Alice

Snakeskin Jacket + Pastel Skirt

Snakeskin is the season's hottest new neutral, and when you pair it with soft pastel and black pieces, the combo is a fresh alternative to the usual black-and-white routine.

Curve Bias Cut Satin Slip Midi Skirt

$27

ASOS DESIGN

Snake Print Button-Down Shirt

$50

Eloquii

Plus Blue Bias Cut Skirt

$56

River Island

Bold Tee + Jewel-Tone Skirt

If ever there was a time to embrace color with abandon, spring and summer are it. Play with the full spectrum of hues and mix a jewel-toned skirt with a splashy graphic tee, colorful bag and heels, and a bright bucket hat for good measure.

Side-Split Bias Midi Skirt

$55

Topshop

BDG Hawaii Vacation Tee

$34

Urban Outfitters

Jadi Silk Slip Skirt

$650

Adriana Iglesias

Tough Top + Lace-Trimmed Skirt

Do dressed-up with a tough-girl twist and mix elements that are feminine with others that are more utilitarian. As shown above, a romantic top with chainlink straps and a lace-trimmed slip skirt with chunky ankle boots is not the most expected mix, but it's undeniably modern and cool.

Midi Skirt with Lace Trim

$229

Ragdoll LA

Glitter Butterfly Tank

$190

Sandy Liang

Slippy Lace-Trim Skirt

$275

Sandy Liang

Printed Top + Bright Skirt

Create a fresh, tropical 'fit worthy of your summer vacation with a bold floral or fruity-print crop top and slip skirt in a hot hue.

Orange Satin Skirt

$50

Zara

Katarina Fruit Print Top

$198

Parker

Granita Bias Cut Silk Skirt

$120

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