If you're longing for the good old days (and who isn't?), the resurgence of the slip skirt will give you a quick dose of '90s nostalgia. Historically worn as négligées or as an underpinning for clingy skirts and dresses, the coquettish slip skirt has come out of hiding. Today, it's the main attraction, thanks to its figure-flattering silhouette that's subtly sexy but not scandalous. When styled right, the skirt is as welcome in the office as it is on a night out. Keep it straightforward with an all-over color, or skew girly, choosing a skirt dusted with flowers and polka dots. The slinky bottom is also the effortless dressing solution for warmer weather: Your legs, sheathed in bright colors, fun prints, and airy fabrics, will at long last see the sun. (Fair warning: you may need a healthy dose of self-tanner after a chilly winter and housebound spring spent swaddled in sweatpants.) Ahead, 11 versatile slip skirts to choose from.
An asymmetrical slit hem allows the backside of this silk taffeta skirt to flow like a train. The maxi silhouette hits at the ankle making it upscale enough for formal occasions like weddings.
This babe-adorned slip skirt will be a conversation starter. Keep it quirky with a striped top or style it retro with a twin-set cardigan.
Coming in at under $100, this machine-washable slip skirt is your go-to for weekend excursions when you want to feel put together, without the fuss. Pair it with a graphic tee and a low-top Converse as an ode to '90s sitcom, Clarissa It Explains It All.
Not all slip skirts are created equal. Case in point: this floral rendition that will look superb with summer's hottest sandals. Alternatively, pair it with a fisherman sweater and knee-high boots for fall and winter.
If you haven't invested in at least one animal print slip skirt yet, then what are you waiting for? If you own a few already, there's no harm in adding another (read: this one) into your rotation.
Balance out this silk midi-skirt with a bodysuit and a lightweight shrunken cardigan. Style it over the shoulders to keep you comfortable when your favorite restaurant blasts the A.C.
A relaxed fit will provide the comfort of jeans, while the silky satin material gives off the sophistication of dress pants. Pair it with a slightly oversized blazer and a leather slide sandal.
Low-effort with lots of impact, this daisy printed skirt is the perfect contender for reliving angsty '90s style. Pair it with a t-shirt and Dr. Martens to feel like a 20-something Winona Ryder.
Polka dots have stood the test of time, but what's the trick to wearing an all-over polka print right? Forgo an oversized dot pattern, and opt for smaller ones instead.
Fashioned after a 1930s floral print, this bold handkerchief hem will sway as you walk. Let the florals do the talking by pairing it with an understated ruffle sleeve top and espadrilles on your feet.
Go for a double-dose of mint, with this matching silk button-down reminiscent of Gwyneth Paltrow's 1998 Great Expectations look.