The £22.50 M&S polkadot slip dress that's ideal for warmer weather

M&S polkadot slip dress

We spy a heat wave...

M&S has become our go-to for affordable and super practical additions to our wardrobe. Whether it's the perfect spring blouse, a Meghan Markle-approved statement skirt, or figure-flattering underwear, they've got us covered.

And it looks like the retail giant has done it again with this retro M&S polkadot slip dress, which can be worn on its own, or under a leather jacket or t-shirt, depending on the not-so-reliable British weather.

You can buy the M&S polkadot slip dress for just £22.50 here

If the rumours are true, this weekend looks set to be the hottest of the year so far, which sounds to us like the perfect excuse to update our wardrobes to reflect this welcome change in seasons.

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And this summery number won't set you back either; it's a steal at just £22.50.

M&S polkadot slip dress

A versatile number, you could team this playful print with some white trainers, then trade them in for a comfy wedges or statement sandals for an elegant evening look.

These gladiator-style sandals in a neutral shade, £25, would be just the thing. Plus, they've been crafted with Insolia® technology, to keep your feet comfortable and supported.

m&s polkadot slip dress

Perfect for those lengthy summer bbqs...

Posting a picture of the dress in action on Instagram, M&S wrote, 'The humble slip dress is having a fashion moment and they don’t come much better than this gorgeous dotty number that costs just £22.50.

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'It’s the perfect layering piece, whether you put a t-shirt or lightweight knit underneath or opt for a denim jacket or blazer over the top.'

The dress is modelled here by 'M&S insider' @marksandspencer_charlotte, who has teamed the slip with an embellished lemon clutch that screams summertime.

m&s polkadot slip dress

Buy the M&SEmbellished Zip Detail Clutch Purse for £29.50 here

BRB, off to the M&S checkout...