WHAT TO WEAR: Parents Weekend

What to Wear

If you’ve moved out for school surely by now you’ve conquered those homesick feelings by making your dorm room or apartment feel like a home away from home. No matter how far away you live, a weekend spent with your parents is always an event to look forward to. Between the homemade goodies and clean clothes, weekends like these are gone in a flash. Make the most of short visits like these with an outfit that will impress your parents while still staying true to yourself.

I spotted this Fashionista on her way to the dorms. Her entire look was a bohemian dream that’s sure to go over well with the rents. Sporting an oversized button-up, a piece like this can guarantee comfort without sacrificing style. The beauty in a button-up is that you can wear it differently each time. Whether you tie it up halfway, wear it un-buttoned with a top underneath or wear it like this Fashionista, you’re bound to make a fashion statement.

This Fashionista balanced out the loose top with military green skinny jeans. A contrast such as this is a smart choice because skinny jeans are flattering and still covered up enough to be parent-friendly. The slightly faded military green paired with the off-white top keeps the natural look cohesive. This Fashionista further completes the boho look with accessories like the large tribal bangle, earrings and brown oxfords.

Regardless of how excited you are to see your parents, it never hurts to make any casual outfit a little more dressed up than usual. Adding your favorite accessories to a simple outfit can be a quick fix for when you’re unsure of what to wear when you’re surrounded by those familiar faces again.

One Simple Change: If you’re going out with old friends during the visit, add a classic moto jacket to the mix for a pop of color and a little edge to the entire ensemble.


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