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Six tips to dress for Mother’s Day

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Loft tropical print skirt with GNW Luxe sweater, Salvatore Ferragamo pumps, and DIY belt (all own)

On Mother’s Day, women are in the center of the holiday. It can be you, your mother, her mother and her, or your mother in-law – you get the picture. No matter what, Mother’s Day calls for a girly to lady-like look. Here are five tips to create awesome outfits that suit everything from brunch to a family lunch or dinner including a family reunion in Mom’s honor.

  1. If you are the daughter, don’t dress against her fashion rules. You don’t want to offend her on her honor day
  2. If you are the mother, who is in the center of the party, avoid to dress like a matron
  3. Go for fun prints and cute cuts like fit-and-flare, dresses or blouses with Peter Pan collar
  4. Add a playful bag and fashion-forward accessories
  5. Pick friendly bright or pastel colors
  6. Stay away from anything trendy regarding your clothes as most likely photos will end up in a family album. You don’t want to be in the center of your (future) kids or grand kids amusement in future decades when they flip thru a folder of past family reunion outfits.
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VS leather bomber with Loft tropical print skirt, GNW Luxe sweater, Salvatore Ferragamo pumps, Jaeger tote, and DIY belt (all own)
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GNW floral cardigan with INC suede skirt and collier de chien belt (all own)
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GNW floral print cardigan worn as top with Ralph Lauren polka dot skirt, Kieselstein Cord belt and buckle, and Christian Louboutin pumps (all own)

What are you doing on Mother’s Day? Have you already bought a gift for your mom? When you like my blog, you may want to get her my book How to Dress for Success in Midlife.  As a Mother’s Day special it is 10% off its original price for a limited time. Buy it now.

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Photos: G. Kramm

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