So your eyes met over the bar or you’ve had a swipe right moment and now you’ve found yourself in a relationship. You no longer need to use the word ‘f*ck’ in front of ‘boy’… You go girl. But now comes the real test… He wants you to meet the parents. Of course, the most testing part of all of this isn’t will his parents love you (everyone loves you babe), but what the sh*tballs are you going to wear!?! Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered for every eventuality.
Brunch with the parents
Meeting the parents over brunch means no Dutch courage, unfortunately. Unless his mum loves a Mimosa, that is, in which case marry him. Go for this season’s hottest print: Animal. Team with <span class=”woR”>denim</span><span class=”woD”>Denim is a sturdy cotton warp-faced twill textile in which the weft passes under two or more warp threads. This twill weaving produces the familiar diagonal ribbing of the denim that distinguishes it from cotton duck (a linen canvas).</span> and graphic tees or chunky knits for understated cool. This is a look that you will wear again and again this season.
Get the look:
So you’re meeting the parents over a late lunch. That’s good, alcohol will probably be involved which is always an icebreaker. Show off your style credentials with some new season layering. Silky cami <span class=”woR”>dress</span><span class=”woD”>A dress (also known as a frock or a gown) is a garment consisting of a <span class=”woR”>skirt</span><span class=”woD”>A skirt is a tube- or cone-shaped garment that hangs from the waist or hips and covers all or part of the legs. The hemline of skirts can vary from micro to floor-length and can vary according to cultural conceptions of modesty and aesthetics as well as the wearer’s personal taste, which can be influenced by such factors as fashion and social context. Most skirts are self-standing garments, but some skirt-looking panels may be part of another garment such as leggings, shorts, and swimsuits.</span>
with an attached bodice (or a matching bodice giving the effect of a one-piece garment).</span>
teamed with chunky knits are always a win. Or, opt for the cool girl’s way to wear a dress and layer under an oversized coat. Your boyf will think you look hot, his parents will think you look demure – Win-win.
Get the look:
The family party
OK, so you are not messing about, babe, and will be meeting the entire family in one hit. Hats off to you. Maybe ditch the mini dress and opt for a statement co-ord, this season’s ‘IT’ girl way to turn heads. And if you find yourself having to dance with Uncle Kn*bhead, you’ll be able to do your thang on the dance floor without worrying about flashing. 20,000 gold girlfriend stars for you and major parent points.
Get the look:
Evening dinner and drinks
Embrace the hottest fabric of the season: Satin. Look respectable and cool AF in some sleek satin to wow the parents. Team faux leather with satin for new season style points. Go for shorts and heels for the perfect look to meet the parents over dinner… And then to go and have celebratory tequilas with your boyfriend after you’ve won his parents over. Satin is also super easy to get off…Just saying.
Tea at the parents’ house
Because flowers aren’t just for summer, impress in some new season florals. Channel the girl next door in floral blouses with denim and statement boots, or go for floral dresses with biker boots and boyfriend leather. Even his nan will be impressed, we promise.