I Don't Know My Summer Plans, But I Know I'll Live in This '90s Dress Style

From Jennifer Aniston to Gwyneth Paltrow and Naomi Campbell to Kate Moss, the It girls of the nineties had a very particular style. Featuring round-frame sunglasses, faded blue denim, shrunken knit cardigans and of course, excessively thin eyebrows the era can often be remembered for a less is more aesthetic. Ironically, many of the decade's more minimalist trends still take up prominence in our wardrobes today and (thin eyebrows aside). I can confidently say I'd sport any of the aforementioned looks.

One other very '90s trend that has stood the test of time and maintained its popularity in our closets decades later is thin strap slip dresses. And this summer, in particular, I foresee myself living in the timeless style. Often featuring a flattering, décolletage-baring square neckline and simple bias-cut silhouette, the style is not only easy to wear, but its also versatile enough to transition across many occasions. You can pull off this look whether you're working from home or want to elevate your weekend picnic look. 

With countless '90s outfit inspiration pictures available online (and a few below) spanning red carpets moments and enviably cool events, there's never been a better time to re-create these iconic looks. Keep scrolling for some slip-dress style inspiration and shop 2020's best iterations below. 

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Style Notes: With thin shoulder straps and a thigh-high side split, Naomi Campbell's stylish slip dress could easily pass as something made in 2020. 


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Style Notes: Bucking the minimalist trend and opting for a chevron stripe makes this Drew Barrymore look even more memorable. 


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Style Notes: Perhaps one of the ultimate '90s It girls, a pre-Goop Gwyneth Paltrow here shows us that in some cases less is definitely more. 


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Style Notes: An iconic Jennifer Aniston look, this image has made the rounds on the internet and for good reason. It proves there's style in simplicity and feels so modern that it could have been taken just yesterday. 

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