If we set out to travel back in time, it would surely take less than a minute to recall a slip dress that has left its mark anchored in the history of fashion. Thus, the most evocative remembrances of the piece in question depict a multitude of dresses in a gleaming black hue, soft yellow, pristine white, burgundy and lilac, along with different extensions and ornamentation among which the pallietes, lace finishes and exquisite wraparound draping.
More than any other decade, the 1990s marked the heyday of the lingerie dresses, and thanks to the unique contribution of designers such as Calvin Klein, Versace and Narciso Rodríguez, his idiosyncrasy transcended all kinds of trends. Even so, not only the presentations or the costumes of the film industry have given us prodigious creations, also the red carpet with greater influence at the international level have impacted us, Sofia Coppola, Kate Moss, Gyneth Paltrow and Christy Turlington are some of the well-known personalities who wore magical dream pieces – a separate mention for that slip dress with tennis shoes that Jennifer Lawrence wore – and who also, over time, contributed to catapult this creation Inside the wardrobe must-have outfits.
The slip dress in the spring-summer 2021 collections
The lingerie dresses They were presented in the spring-summer 2021 collections by the hand of firms such as the Italian house Alberta Ferretti, where midi creations and minidresses wrapped in suggestive transparencies predominated, with comfortable handmade sandals and an accentuation in the design to denote the central area physiognomy, while the Sharon Wauchob label introduced a slip dress in a dark blue hue that flags a discreet sensuality, with an extension a few centimeters below the knee and a prominent neckline, and the signature Paco Rabanne brings an evocative design to the scene by combining with pink, one of the flagship colors of the season .
On the other hand, Sportmax and Simone Rocha have conceived those long dresses that will be a trend in 2021, among which the draping technique, the blue color and the different shades of white are enriched. The minimalism typical of the nineties was present in the summer presentation of Tibi, the lingerie dresses with the addition of ruffles they triumphed in the Alyx firm and the short dresses exceeded pallietes and lace were the bet of recognized labels such as Balenciaga or Burberry.
Known for its evocative lingerie dresses, the New York-based firm VOZ has opted this spring-summer 2021 season for a range that flirts with pristine white, sparkling light blue, blue, terracotta and neutral hues, thus providing the perfect midi or floor-length extension to show off in the office with a blazer or at a big event when accompanied by matching accessories.
How to combine lingerie dresses?
The key to combine lingerie dresses it lies in a perfect balance between nuances, materials and the style of accessories. We know, a priori, that a piece of such caliber is perfectly assembled both with stilettos or high-heeled shoes, but it can also be combined without any inconvenience with ballerinas, Mary-Jane, sandals thong or with laced shoes, as demonstrated by the conjunction of a striped slip dress with footwear with certain masculine airs on the catwalk of the House Francesa Louis Vuitton.
Women who seek comfort and add a touch of casualness to their style may opt for a more than suggestive alternative, wearing a slip dress with tennis, as has been seen in the street style from Copenhagen Fashion Week.