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Graduation Outfit

(6 Posts)
SpeckledyHen Wed 19-Apr-17 13:01:44

My DS1 graduates in the summer and I am dreading it as I don't like dressing up , 'do's ' or photos . The last time I wore a dress was on my wedding day and we didn't have a professional photographer .

Would it be ok to wear smart trousers and a dressier top than normal , with heels and a clutch bag ?

I know that the day is about DS and not me , but I don't want to show him up .


user1492232552 Wed 19-Apr-17 13:59:58

Trousers are fine, you want to be comfortable

Brillenbar Wed 19-Apr-17 14:32:28

Absolutely fine. You don't want to go all mother of the bride. Can I recommend this though if you wanted to get yourself something new it is really lovely and doesn't crease. I wore it to a posh hospitality at the boat race a few weeks back and felt it had the exact right note of chic but not trying too hard.

SpeckledyHen Wed 19-Apr-17 17:50:56

Thank you both . I'll stick with what makes me feel comfortable and look for something dressier than I would normally go for .

I love your outfit Brillenbar , but sadly I'm too short and old for it smile

FANTINE2 Wed 19-Apr-17 22:06:03

I'm in a similar dilemma. I've considered palazzo trousers, but how to style them? Any ideas?
My D's graduation is in July.

chantico Wed 19-Apr-17 22:13:10

You'll need to anchor your gown and that jumpsuit looks too flimsy on the top to be up to it.

I say, go for proper sub fusc. White shirt, black (pencil?) skirt. Or indeed black trousers.

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