The One Lingerie Trend It Girls Have Worn for Decades

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We live in a world where trends come and go at the drop of a hat. Most of the time, we're talking about shoe trends and accessories trends, but yes, lingerie items aren't immune to the trend cycle, either. Remeber when we shared which underwear trends are quickly on the way out? But while we're quick to inform you on the trends to get rid of, there are others so classic that we'd never think of ditching them.

Not just for years, but for the better half of the last century (!), celebs and It girls have worn the same lingerie trend: slip dresses. From Marilyn Monroe in the '50s to Emily Ratajkowski in 2018, the slip dress trend has proven to be virtually immortal. What originally served as the inner lining to a gown is now a full-blown dress category, and for this particular editor, it's a favorite for cocktail events, nights out, or just a layering piece. Go on to see how the slip dress trend has evolved throughout the years, and then shop today's chicest styles.

Marilyn Monroe slip dress


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Marilyn Monroe, 1952

Available in sizes XS to L.

Cindy Crawford slip dress


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Cindy Crawford, 1988

Naomi Campbell slip dress


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Naomi Campbell, 1996

Available in French sizes 34 to 44.

Selma Hayek slip dress trend


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Selma Hayek, 2005

Emily Ratajkowski slip dress



Emily Ratajkowski, 2018

Speaking of trends that will never die, find out which shoe trend I'm betting will never bite the dust.

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