In today's post, let's talk about the importance of classy outfits. Sure, we all want to look good, but have you ever considered the added pressure of meeting your in-laws? I've been there. In fact, I'm there right now.
To me, a killer first impression (for anything, be it a job interview, or just any of those adult world, anxiety-inducing interactions) means a crisp white shirt and a confident handshake. Maybe that's a bit old-timey of me, but I swear it goes a long way. Besides, a white shirt gives off an air of sophistication and shows you've got your life together (even if you secretly don't).
And let's not forget the handbag situation. You don't want to carry a ludicrously capacious bag that screams, 'I could fit a body in here!'. Remember that Succession episode? Instead, opt for a simple, elegant handbag that says, 'I have nothing to hide, except maybe some mints and my overflowing to-do list.'
Remember, less is more when it comes to impressing your in-laws (or anyone). Keep your outfit minimal yet classy, like a sleek black dress or a tailored blazer paired with high-waisted trousers. Show them that you have impeccable taste without trying too hard. With the right outfit, they might just not care to ask what you do for a living.
So, next time you find yourself facing the in-law interrogation, take my advice. Dress to impress, but keep it classy. And if all else fails, at least you'll look fabulous while dodging invasive questions.
Feel Like a Million Bucks in These 10 Classy Summer Outfits
1. Domenica White Shirt
And so we begin! This versatile white cotton shirt with pockets is a must-have in any classy wardrobe. Its clean and crisp look pairs perfectly with tailored trousers for a sophisticated office or smart casual lunch ensemble. To elevate the outfit, add a statement belt and a pair of sleek pumps. For a more relaxed yet polished vibe, tuck it into high-waisted jeans and accessorize with a delicate gold necklace.Acquista ora
2. Yona Brown Jumpsuit
Loving the open back on this one! This brown linen jumpsuit with a halterneck is a chic and stylish piece for those summer occasions where you don't feel like choosing. I'd pair it with a wide-brimmed straw hat and oversized sunglasses for a glamorous, sun-kissed look. Opt for a woven basket bag and strappy sandals
in neutral tones to complement the earthy vibe of the jumpsuit. For an extra pop of color, add a statement belt in a vibrant hue to cinch the waist and create a flattering silhouette.
3. The C Bicolor Tan Black
This black and brown shoulder bag works great with any nighttime outfit especially. Pair it with a sleek black pencil skirt and a crisp white blouse for a simple but elegant outing, or add a pair of pointed-toe heels in a coordinating color to complete the ensemble. For a more casual yet classy outfit, match the bag with high-waisted trousers in a neutral tone and a tailored blazer. Opt for a pair of loafers or ankle boots to maintain the chic aesthetic.Acquista ora
4. Luke Onix Black Leather Ballet Flats
Never getting rid of these! These gorgeous black patent leather ballet flats work great with a knee-length A-line skirt in a bold color, such as royal blue or fiery red, for a striking contrast. Complete the look with a fitted black top and delicate silver jewelry. For a more relaxed yet chic outfit, wear the ballet flats with cropped black trousers and a crisp white button-down shirt. Add a structured blazer for a touch of polish.Acquista ora
5. Sway Chestnut Brown
I'm obsessed with these brown leather ballet flats and will proceed to buy them as soon as I'm done writing this, since they're still discounted. These are great because you can slip into them without socks and walk for hours on end. Here I'd go for a very sunny, all-white linen outfit, such as a white dress or a simple tank with straight-fit trousers. pair these flats with a flowing white linen dress. Accessorize with delicate gold jewelry and a straw hat to channel those Mediterranean vibes.Acquista ora
6. Simple Pearl Necklace
Feeling like Grace Kelly every time I wear this one. This exquisite white pearl strand necklace works great with a simple white tank top or a boat neck top, for instance, that can accentuate your collarbone. Combine it with structured trousers in a complementary color like black or navy for a 10/10, old money look.Acquista ora
7. The D Black
This black leather pouch bag
with a crossbody strap is such a timeless piece! You have to be kind of careful in not buying too many small black purses - I'm so guilty of this. But among most shapes, this one stands out to me. I'd pair it with anything from jeans to graphic tees and sneakers, but since we're doing classy outfits, go with a tailored black jumpsuit for a monochromatic statement. If you're going for a more casual-classy vibe, match the black leather pouch bag with high-waisted jeans, a crisp white button-down shirt, and a tailored blazer. Complete the look with ankle boots or sleek loafers for a touch of versatility and comfort.
8. Calypso Braided Black Leather Sandals
Braided sandals are always a yes from me. And these black leather braided sandals in particular are super minimal, flat, and easy to use. It's a no-brainer, really. Pair them with a flowing maxi dress in a vibrant color or a floral print for a bohemian-inspired look. Another option would be to combine them with high-waisted denim shorts and a breezy white blouse.Acquista ora
9. Mask Umber Brown
We're getting all the Mediterranean vibes here. Definitely take these on a stroll through any beach or Green island. Pair them with flowy dresses for a relaxed but classy boho look or with cropped trousers and linen blouses for casual sophistication. For a proper classy summer outfit, however, these pair great with a midi or maxi skirt and a white blouse.Acquista ora
10. Crossed Camel
Vegans of the world, unite! Who says you can't wear loafers in summer? Not me. Not in indoor spaces, at least. These brown vegan leather chunky loafers are a great piece because vegan leather is quite light and breathable, compared to traditional leather. While you may think chunky platforms are out, some of us do still want to look tall, thank you. I'd combine these with high-waisted tailored trousers and a crisp white button-down shirt for a polished, classy look.Acquista ora