Beat the Heat with the Perfect Summer Slip Dress

These days, the slip dress is more than just a borrowed-from-the-nineties look: its versatility means it can be worn both night and day, dressed up or dressed down. As the weather warms up, the slip dress returns to the spotlight in our closets. And rightfully so: this dress has a universally appealing silhouette and lightweight comfort, making this dress perfect for summer. Below, see five slips that you won’t be able to choose from.

Slip from Day to Night

This Wilfred slip (sold on Aritzia) is a classic below-the-knee style that contours the body, flattering the wearer’s silhouette. It can be dressed up with heels for the night, or made business-casual with a pair of sneakers and a lightweight blazer.

Pick This Picnic Slip

This midi dress from Ganni is here to get everyone into the summer mood. It’s made of a crepe fabric featuring a sunny floral print, making it perfect for an afternoon picnic or walk in the park. 

The Unconventional Evening Slip

From Baserange, this apron style dress is unique and sophisticated. With an open back and tie details, it’s a chic evening option.

The Anywhere (read: any-wear) Slip

Reformation never fails to offer uncomplicated fashion for the summer. Their Mariah Dress is effortless with its rounded neckline and midi length.

Wham Bam Glam Slip

For a night out, this silky dress and some strappy sandals are all you need. It features a glamorous slit that makes it perfect for a romantic evening.