GETTING THE SLIP
A non-clinging slip, half-slip or chemise is an
essential item to create a smooth body line under clothes and
allow clingy knits to skim over the body. In addition to the
slimming slips described in the Shapers section, there are slips
made of fabrics with anti-cling, antistatic properties that
won't wash out, such as DuPont ANTRON IIIŽ nylon.
SLIP FIT TIPS
Slips go to all lengths to please, and should be
chosen with your height and the length of your clothes in mind:
||16 inches (mid thigh)
||20 inches (top of
||22 inches (mid knee)
||24 inches (bottom of
||28 inches (mid calf)
||30 inches (lower calf)
||37 inches (ankle)
||40 inches (tall ankle
SIZING UP FILL SLIPS
Full slip sizing is equivalent to dress size and
SIZING UP HALF SLIPS
To choose the correct size half slip, check your
Strapless and Bra Slip:
A full slip with a built-in strapless bra or underwire, padded
or padded push-up bra with straps.
Tailored, Lacy Full Slips:
Full slips may be very tailored to create a smooth line under
knits, or lavishly trimmed in lace at the bodice and hem.
Chemise: A flirty
little mini-slip in lengths that range from top of the thigh to
mid-thigh. Perfect for short skirts, asymmetrical or slit
Half Slips: Half
slips come in many lengths and may be smooth and tailored or
lavishly trimmed with lace.
blended with LYCRAŽ that provide a smooth line and ease of
movement. The stretch fabric may be in the bra and bodice or all
over, for body-conscious knits.