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Dressed up Fridays: That slinky slip dress

Dressed up Fridays: That slinky slip dress

Bringing boudoir to the bar

Text: Wei Yeen Loh


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How would you wear a slip dress and not look overly risqué for work?

We're bringing SS16's hottest trend from the runways to real life with this week's DUF. A slinky slip dress can be worn from day to night with the help of a smart jacket and outstanding accessories. 

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Work your ensemble around a simple slip dress that encapsulates the 90s in its silhouette, such as Equipment's 'Racquel' emerald dress made from mid-weight silk-charmeuse. A side split is mandatory for you to strut your way around town.

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Channel workplace-chic vibes with this Gucci black bouclé-tweed jacket with contrasting red and navy ribbed wool-blend trims. Jewel tones go perfectly together, and the colours of this retro piece complements the emerald green of your silk number.

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The cardinal rule to observe when it comes to slip dresses? Keep your footwear understated and not overly clunky, unless you're aiming for leather booties and a fur jacket a la Kate Moss circa early 90s. This pair of suede blue Stuart Weitzman 'Nudist' heels are a great addition to your ensemble.

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Switch out your essentials from your office tote to a handy clutch in the evening. How amazing is this Benedetta Bruzziches enameled brass clutch with a bow that resembles a gift package? A touch of gold hue is just what your outfit needs to up the ante.

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Stick to the same jeweled tones when it comes to accessorising your look. Bring on gothic accents with Alexander McQueen's antiqued silver and gold-tone brass cocktail ring that is engraved with an intricate floral design. 

 

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Have your beauty look go in sync with your dramatic outfit. Apply a layer of Lancôme's L'Absolu Rouge Définition in 294 - this deep wine matte hue is an unpredictable addition that sets the bar higher than the regular classic red or bold pink.

 

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