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Sleek rose-hued petticoat slip

 

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26.08.2015

MAGGIE DAVIS

Lingerie editor

THE SLEEK,
SMOOTHING SLIP

One of the most useful and hard-working lingerie pieces, every woman should have at least one waist slip in her wardrobe

Along with pallid complexions and folding fans, for women of the late 18th century the petticoat was a necessity. These days, while thankfully less frilly, this often overlooked garment is still a wardrobe must-have. As well as offering a smooth and flattering layer, the simple slip provides reassuring modesty under sheer fabrics and ensures your dress or skirt hangs beautifully with no awkward clinging. I have a cherished M&S waist slip like this style (available in neutral praline, petrol blue and chic antique rose), and it comes out for weddings and other formal occasions or just when I want that extra layer of refinement. That’s what I call timeless style.
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“This SOFT-to-touch waist slip
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