One of the most nerve-racking milestones in a relationship is meeting your significant other’s parents. As you know, first impressions are everything, so it’s important to rock a killer outfit that’ll win them over in a heartbeat (along with your dazzling personality, of course). Considering the goal here is to express your personal style and simultaneously exude sophisticated polish, combining timeless silhouettes with a few trendy extras is your golden ticket. Here, we’ve created three appropriate yet expressive outfits you’ll feel confident in this season. And if you’re single, these ensembles are also fail-safe formulas for any family gathering. Nab our style tips ahead and dress the part of best girlfriend ever.
Meet The Parents
The combination of a classic turtleneck sweater and midi skirt is undeniably chic—the length is modest but the leather texture adds interest. Choose a long sock boot for additional coverage on the legs and to streamline the skirt's A-line silhouette. Adorn with small hoop earrings and a sophisticated velvet cross-body bag.
Porter Velvet Crossbody
Circle Cutout Drop Earrings
Turtle Neck Sweater
Lizzy Stretch Suede Boots
Snake Embossed Faux Leather Skirt
And Other Stories
Even if the setting is casual, you want to look elevated. Choose a medium to dark wash flared jean to pair with a ladylike pussy-bow blouse. Drape a longline tweed blazer over the shoulders and complete with tonal accessories.
Blaire Mini Handle Chain Strap Bag
Ronin Tweed Jacket
Rag & Bone
Boot Cut Regular Jeans
Long Sleeve Metallic Dot Clip Top
A ruffled, feminine frock in a pretty marigold hue makes a statement without trying too hard. Top it off with a fuzzy coat for warmth and a touch of opulence. Finish with an adorable wristlet pouch and velvet stacked-heel pumps.
Wristlet Chain Clutch Bag
Shearling Reversible Leather Coat
Florence Silk Ruffle Midi Dress