Topshop’s brown slip skirt had barely touched the shelves before it was snapped up by eager shoppers. Helped along by the on-trend colourway and Monikh Dale‘s rave review on Instagram, this piece was destined for viral success. Clearly we are a nation infatuated with the slip skirt, but Topshop’s shopping storm got us thinking: What are the components that make up a decent slip? Not unlike leopard print, it’s a trend that can easily look quite cheap and unflattering if handled incorrectly, so we put our heads together to formulate a four-step guide to finding a slip skirt you’ll wear again and again. Scroll down to see what we came up with and shop our favorite pieces.