New Year, New You: 6 Thigh-High-Slit Dresses to Update Your Wardrobe

Better lather up on those skin moisturizers, people, because it looks like 2014 will be the year of the thigh-high slits. If you haven’t updated your wardrobe yet, allow us to introduce you to 6 fashion bloggers who will guide you through styling these scandalous full-length babies. As always,  ladies, we caution you to wear these seductresses with class.

1. Maritza of Vanity Youth

Maritza of Vanity Youth

Sick of the caged look already? Try it on a thigh-high-slitted maxi for a fresh look. If black is already overused for you, hunt down similar dresses in brighter colors to make the look less dominatrix. Try them with chunky wooden platform sandals in neutral colors.

Get her look:

Nasty Gal Kelsi Dagger Nasty Gal Wicked Games Maxi Dress, $118 / Kelsi Dagger “Wynette” in Black Suede, $149.99

2. Shalini of Stylish by Nature

Shalini of Stylish by Nature

2014 might be the Year of the Horse, but that won’t stop us from calling out our favorite feline friends. If you want a sexy, leggy look that you can casually wear out on errands, look for one with a fun print such as this cat dress. Too tame for you? Slip your feet into chunky, strappy sandals for that instant added oomph.

Get her look:

Wildfox Dolce Vita Wildfox Cheetah Party Maxi, $146 / Dolce Vita “Niro” Cutout Sandals, $159

3. Erika of Fashion Chalet

Erika of Fashion Chalet

Despite our feline obsession, we’re actually not that cliquish — all animals in different shapes, sizes, and colors are welcome as long as they honor “the slit.” Go for a cute pattern to totally strip the dress down from sexy to casual and fun. Slip into a pair of strappy flats to complete your strolling-in-the-park day look.

Get her look:

ASOS Liquorish Ralph Lauren Liquorish Elephant-Print Maxi Dress, £12 (before: £65) / Ralph Lauren Collection Silver Metallic Leather Martina Sandals, £167 (before: £336)

4. Angie of Pandaphilia

Angie of Pandaphilia

Not too keen on prints but still want a little play on geometry? Choose a dress that experiments with cutouts and lines. Believe us when we say that the slightest curve and difference in angled cuts will make all the difference in the world.

Get her look:

Forever 21 Nasty Gal Shoe Cult Forever 21 Must-Have Maxi Dress, $11.99 (before: $17.80) / Shoe Cult Vanish Sandals, $68.60 (before: $98)

5. Maria of Haute & Rebellious

Maria of Haute & Rebellious

If it’s still a bit too cold to be wearing these flowy dresses out, leather is always a good option. To keep the sway of the dress, choose a combination dress that uses leather only for the bustier. Dress the outfit up with huge golden accessories around the waist and neck, and opt for a clutch to maintain the sexy-yet-sophisticated look.

Get her look:

Forever 21 BCBGeneration Forever 21 Secret Rebel Perforated Maxi Dress, $18.99 (before: $27.80) / BCBGeneration Maxwell, $125

6. Uli of Uli Mali

Uli of Uli Mali

We’re all about shades of purple and violet for 2014, so this post will not end without a dress in said hues. Find a winter-to-spring shade (preferably somewhere going toward shades of burgundy) that can easily be paired with a leather jacket for a look that’s more spot-on for the season. Wear the dress with strappy booties.

Get her look:

Forever 21 Heart Soul Forever 21 Minimalist Maxi Dress, $14.80 / HeartSoul Poly Booties, $59.90 (before: $69.95)

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