Summer is drawing to a close, which typically means embarking on the soul-crushing process of stashing your warm weather favorites until next year. But dry your eyes, because unlike those gladiator sandals and denim cutoffs, you can keep one of the most beloved hero pieces—the slip dress—in heavy rotation through the fall. In fact, we think this versatile piece looks even better paired with autumn knits and sculptural separates. Here’s how to cling to the dog days of summer, and look impossibly chic in the process.
The demure length and body-skimming silhouette mean that the slip also makes a great skirt when layered under an architectural top. A structured clutch in embossed croc leather and high gloss patent brogues are on trend for fall and ground the feminine slip for work.