Buying a Family Dress Set

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No matter if it’s for Halloween or family photos, wearing matching outfits is an effortless way to show your affection and express yourself freely. They can be fun ways of showing your unique personalities through coordinated outfits.

Monica & Andy offers this green velour dress set that includes an adult and child dress as well as a matching robe and baby gown for effortless dressing! Crafted from soft and comfortable cotton/polyester fabric for machine washing convenience.

Family Outfits

Your clothing choices for your family photo session can be an expression of both your individuality and your family’s. Dressy, casual, boho, or neutral options are available depending on your preferred photos – you could even take inspiration from colors used throughout your home decor when selecting family outfits!

No longer do family photos require everyone to wear white shirts and jeans – instead, today’s trend is to coordinate rather than match, creating more natural photographs that show off each family member’s individuality. To achieve this look, select one dominant color as the anchor tone before choosing complementary tones to complete it.

For instance, if you want a blue-themed wedding, choose navy as one of your accent colors and complement it with lighter tones like white and sage green – as seen here! This family did an outstanding job of matching their attire; Mom wore a navy dress featuring floral designs repeated throughout their outfits while even picking shoes to match Dad’s shirt, which featured shades of sage green!

As soon as it comes time for family photos, start by selecting mom’s outfit – she will be the focal point! Pick an eye-catching gown you love for yourself before setting matching clothing for everyone else in your group. Doing this will save time in the dressing room while making sure all looks match ideally in photos! It may even be worth going shopping together so everyone looks their best for these memorable family moments.

Wedding Reception Outfits

Wedding reception attire can range from playful, flirty, and ultra-glam depending on the theme of the wedding and its dress code (which typically requires men to wear lounge suits and black ties for women). But as is always best practice when attending any formal event, specific general guidelines should always be observed: it is never appropriate to upstage the bride while bright lime green two-piece outfits with bedazzled velvet slippers may seem ideal at first glance, yet more likely look more suburban estate agent-ish than refined.

Cocktail dresses or midi skirts are an easy and stylish way to transition out of formal ceremony attire, offering another opportunity for playing with the wedding’s aesthetic. Take this pretty floral-embellished BCBGMAXAZRIA dress, featuring feminine charm and sophisticated style; it would look beautiful when worn with an evening jacket or bolero from either a black or silver color scheme – it would make an excellent statement at any summer or fall wedding reception.

Brides who enjoy making grandiose fashion statements will adore this figure-hugging mini featuring a detachable bow train. Feather detailing is a major bridal fashion trend for 2023 and looks absolutely gorgeous on this dress.

Reem Acra offers this classic but chic maxi dress in a subdued shade of white, perfect for formal events while remaining modern thanks to its crystal details. Or, for added sparkle and movement, try the Retrofete Claire Sequin Dress, which provides just that while remaining visually striking!

Father’s Outfit

Though many focus on the mother and groom’s outfits for weddings, many overlook how vital the father of the bride can be in setting the overall aesthetic for the day. His attire can have an incredibly impactful statement.

Ideally, a father’s dress should match that of his groom and groomsmen’s suits or tuxes. While not necessary to fit precisely, having similar styles can often create an elegant effect. Color should also be taken into account; dark grey suits may look better at weddings, while light blue ones could work better at beach or outdoor events.

As a general guideline, the father of the groom should dress more casually than his son for their wedding. Care should be taken not to go overboard, and a nice dress shirt or suit vest paired with khaki pants is usually an appropriate look. Navy or brown jackets may be suitable during winter weddings, while lighter hues, such as blue, can keep things pleasantly cool during warmer seasons.

Dads can look their best at any formal event, like a graduation. To ensure a great look, ensure the blazer fits properly and pants are tailored accordingly – it may be wiser for larger frame guys to consult a professional stylist before trying on formal wear for themselves; there are plenty of retailers who specialize in business and formalwear for these needs such as Vuori, State & Liberty Clothing or Double X Clothing who provide this assistance.

Mother’s Outfit

When searching for a mother of the bride or groom’s dress, it is crucial to follow your bride’s lead in terms of style and color preferences. If she opts for a long floor-skimming gown, look no further than this silky piece with nubby woven fabrication and figure-hugging inset waistband; perfect!

Moms looking for something lighter can opt for an over-the-knee dress paired with an ethereal bolero jacket. The sleeveless silhouette makes this ensemble wedding-appropriate, while its chunky covered block heel and clean lines keep it modern and flattering.

Waffle robes can make for the ideal getting-ready option, especially in warmer environments. Laviye offers this adorable version featuring a charming tie front and several colors, including pink, teal, olive, and navy. One black version also boasts a personalized touch by featuring a swirly font spelling out “mother of the bride.”

Another perfect combination for mother-daughter photos is this mommy-and-me teddy bear jacket and matching pantsuit set, ideal for creating sweet mother-daughter moments and also suitable for everyday wear! These pieces will bring smiles all around!

Wanting to add an even more personal touch? Shop Laviye’s maternity mother-daughter outfits for an elegant and timeless combination. Featuring everything from sophisticated maternity dresses to coordinating blouse and skirt combinations, Laviye makes shopping for mother-daughter outfits and clothing easy! These dresses will help any mother-daughter duo feel ready and prepared for the big day, as well as stylish brunch attire and memory-making getaway outfits that are sure to bring joyous smiles all year long.

Kids’ Outfits

Consider brands known for creating well-made, long-lasting children’s clothing from durable, well-crafted materials that will look stylish, cozy, and long-term pieces for their child. Carter’s is beloved among parents as an affordable basics brand known for their super soft cotton onesies sold in packs of five that hold up well against spills, tumbles, and hand wipes while washing up beautifully after use. Additionally, Carter’s has several options suitable for siblings as well as sleepwear featuring popular characters like Disney princesses or Paw Patrol!

Target offers clothing options to fit children from birth through preteen years. With an array of shoes and accessories – such as hats, scarves, and gloves to keep children warm in cold weather – as well as dresses, shorts, and T-shirts in solid and patterned options available, including their affordable Cat & Jack label that allows two-hour pickup in store, Target is your one-stop shop for children’s clothes!

Hanna Andersson is a Swedish company known for their eco-friendly cotton pieces with adorable prints that can be handed down between children. Hanna Andersson uses GOTS-certified organic cotton and employs fair trade practices; Mightly offers organic fabric clothing featuring playful patterns that allow children to express themselves freely and show off their individual personalities.

Eco-conscious brands that carry children’s clothing include H&M x ThredUP, which allows parents to find items not found at traditional stores while supporting thrifting and giving back. Mori specializes in sleepwear for infants and toddlers, while All The Babies provides organic vegan clothing along with comfy sweatshirts and cotton bodysuits.