I regret to inform you that this $68 SKIMS dress is absolutely worth it

I’m an easily influenced person. So when my tax refund came in, I decided to use a small portion of it as a little treat for myself and buy the SKIMS Soft Lounge Slip Dress that’s been popping off on TikTok — and has inspired a zillion and one dupes.

Because I’m short, I decided to go for the mini version of the Soft Lounge dress, which is cheaper than the maxi dress (although $68 still isn’t on the affordable side). After I hit “confirm” on my order, I immediately felt buyer’s remorse. Should I have spent that $68 on something more practical, like my wildly high NYC rent? Returning it was always an option if it wasn’t worth it.

When I first felt the SKIMS Soft Lounge fabric, I immediately felt like a newborn, swaddled in a soft blanket after waking up from a heavy, happy nap. And when I tried it on — hoo, boy. Because of the body-hugging silhouette, I imagined it would feel tight, like a true slip. Instead, it felt like a chic second skin.

So, yes, the SKIMS Soft Lounge Slip Dress is 1,000% worth it.

SKIMS Soft Lounge Slip Dress, Onyx, $68

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The slip dress is made of 91% modal and 9% spandex. The design features a fitted silhouette, front scoop neckline, fully adjustable straps and ribbed fabric.

Obviously, the dress is marketed for lounging, but here’s everything I’ve done in the slip dress:

  • Go on my daily Gremlin Girl Walk for silly little mental health.
  • Have the best night’s sleep of my life.
  • Clean a mountain of dirty dishes.
  • Layer it under a dirty oversized sweatshirt to grab bagels after a night out.
  • Do an extensive nighttime skin care routine.
  • Lounge, duh.
  • Attempt to organize my closet.
  • Make a truly unreal chicken noodle soup.
  • Pair it with a leather jacket for dinner with friends.
  • Write about how much I love this dress. (Yes, I’m wearing it right now.)

Basically, there’s a reason why this dress (and the other slip dresses in the SKIMS Soft Lounge family) is so popular. Peep some of the other colors in the dress below:

SKIMS Soft Lounge Slip Dress, Army, $68

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SKIMS Soft Lounge Slip Dress, Marble, $68

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SKIMS Soft Lounge Slip Dress, Cocoa, $68

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If you’re not intrigued enough to throw down $68 on this dress, there are so many good SKIMS dupes out there for way less. One of the most popular is this three-pack from Amazon:

WILLBOND 3 Pieces Basic Cami Women Long Tanks Top Dress with Strap, $24.99

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You can snag this three-pack in five different color variations, including some with gray, nudes, white and an all-black pack.

REORIA Women’s Sexy Lounge Slip Short Dress, $24.99

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This $25 body-hugging ribbed slip dress is made of 93% modal and 7% spandex for that super soft feel. It comes in six different colors and sizes range from an XS to an XL.

Floerns Women’s Casual Solid Sleeveless Cami Split Hem Ribbed Knit Bodycon Mini Dress, $19.99

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Available in six colors, this bodycon ribbed dress features the cutest thigh slit, making it a little more dressy for an outing.

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