How to dress to meet your boyfriend’s parents for the very first time…

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

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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 denim and graphic tees or chunky knits for understated cool. This is a look that you will wear again and again this season. 

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Late lunch

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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 dresses 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. 

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The family party

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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. 

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Evening dinner and drinks

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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.

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Tea at the parents’ house

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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.

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