Get the Look – The Slip & Dark Lip

A 90s original that you can always rely on, the slip has long been a wardrobe staple of mine.

Given a new lease of life, thanks to Phoebe Philo at Celine, who showed two-tone midi slips paired with pom pom scarves, the slip remains a constant source of inspiration; thanks to its canvas-like ability to be paired with practically anything and the fact that it looks like lingerie.

For party season go velvet, or get ahead of next season and channel SS16 Calvin Klein with a nude slip.

The Inspiration:

Get the Look:

Rosie M&S Nightie

Rosie for Autograph, Pure silk nightdress, £63.20, M&S

Zara Velvet Slip DRess

Zara, Velvet Studio Dress, £49.99, Zara

Rag & Bone Izabella Slip Dress

Rag & Bone, Izabella Dress in Spicy Orange, £325, Rag & Bone

Whistles, Diamante Slip Dress, £65, Whistles

Protagonist Long Slip Dress

Protagonist, Long Slip Dress, £400.33, Farfetch

Motel Molten Gold Slip

Motel, Tiffany Dress, £35, Topshop

Lame slip Topshop

Boutique, Lame Slip Dress, £125, Topshop


Equipment, Racquel Slip Dress, £254.40, Equipment

All you need to complete the look is a cosy fur and a swish of lipstick.

The Inspiration:

For a modern nod to the trend opt for a deep red lip or if you’re super cool a brown lip (Nars’ Audacious lipstick in Deborah is a winner for that.)

If berry is more your bag then Estee Lauder’s collaboration with Joan Smalls produced my favourite plum of the season; the Pure Color Envy Sculpting Matte Lipstick, in Commanding (£25), a moody berry that lasts the day.

Dark Lipstick - Blush London

Also high on the list is Tom Ford’s Black Dahlia (£38), which isn’t new but definitely an essential (and one you can probably ask for for Christmas.) This creamy matte is rich in pigment and keeps lips hydrated all night.

Following not far behind is Lipstick Queen’s Bete Noir, Possessed Intense (£28), a 90% pigmented, matte, gothic black berry, that I adore applying for the days I want a bit more edge.

All three are highly moisturising and matte; so as not to take any shine off you (or your silky slip).

Jamila x

Kurt Geiger Ltd.


Fashion Journalist and Beauty Blogger from London

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