from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sleeveless dress with narrow shoulder straps, usually made from thin silky material.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A nightdress
The alternative at that point was the slipdress, a la Carolyn Bessette, something I was not into either.
I wore a turquois Monah Li slipdress with a t-shirt, that I had turned into a corsett-like cardigan.
It's not a tiny wispy slipdress that might as well be a nightgown and that has the moral authority of a wet Kleenex; no, this is a dress you could run a board meeting in, or order a mob hit in, or design a superconducting supercollider in okay, for that last, maybe if you found a lab coat that would fit over it.
Genevieve's slinky slipdress was chic, but her throwback suit was totally something Murphy Brown would have worn - and she was told to sign off.
At $20, this shimmery embellished wedge is as affordable as it is chic (plus it's vegan - score!) paired with everything from an animal-print caftan, city shorts & a safari-style tee, or with a black silk slipdress that clings in all the right places.
Blowpop's Felice is one smoking hot little number that may be worn either as a cami and panties set, or as a slinky, snug slipdress.
The skirt prim panels for the slipdress are among the best I've seen, too.