Summer Fashion 2014: The Perfect Match

In honor of Mother’s Day, here are three fashion-forward outfits that allow moms and daughters to share the spotlight



Photographs by Michael Polito, illustrations by Angela Southern

Fashionable mother-daughter duos know how to rock the same trends while maintaining their own style. Here are three coordinating looks guaranteed to turn heads at any Mother’s Day celebration. Be sure to check out our behind-the-scenes photo gallery below!
 

When Pantone declared Radiant Orchid its 2014 color of the year, all hues of purple became de rigueur. A comfy, sparkly dress for girls and a trendy tiered top for moms in similar shades of the regal color are a great way to match without being identical.

mom and daughter fashion purple

On Mom:
J. Crew blouse $24.99 • American Eagle jeans $17.50 • Gold and silver necklace $23.99 • Silver cuff $8.99 • Earrings $12.99 available at Simplicity Goods
Madden Girl white shoes $39.95 available at DSW

On Daughter:
Elisa B dress $59.95 
available at Huggable Fashions
Silver sequined boat shoes $24.99
available at Payless

Floral prints — from big, bold wildflowers to small, demure blossoms — are dominating the runway. At this garden party, mom rocks the pattern in trendy pastels while her daughter opts for brighter blooms; jeweled sandals act as great accents.

mother and daughter fashion florals

On Mom:
Cynthia Steffe dress $46.20 • Necklace $19.99 • Bracelet $14.99 • Ring $10.99 • Earrings $12.99 
available at Simplicity Goods
Impo Sandal $49.95 
available at DSW

On Daughter:
Haven Girl romper $49.95 available at Huggable Fashions
Bracelet $24 available at Simplicity Goods
Headband model’s own
Smart Fit Sandals $19.99 available at Payless

A classic black and white dress is sure to turn heads at any party, even one at the castle. While getting ready, be sure to add bright accessories to lighten up your look.

mother and daughter fashion black and white

On Mom:
Joseph Ribkoff dress with belt $205 • Marlyn Schiff cocktail ring $18 and bracelet $28 • Gold hoops $28 available at Elizabeth Boutique
Madden Girl pump $39.95 available at DSW

On Daughter:
Elisa B Dress $63.95 • Headband $13.95 
available at Huggable Fashions
Peep-toe wedges $29.99 
available at Payless

Models: Monique Pridgeon for Bella Agency, New York • Olivia for Generation Model Management
Hair and Makeup: Jenny Greene-Magliano
Additional Assistance: Alana Colucci

Want more local looks?

During Marist College’s Silver Needle Fashion Show, students studying fashion design showcase their original collections. Held at Poughkeepsie’s Mid-Hudson Civic Center, models walk the runway on May 9 at 3 and 7 p.m.; tickets range from $15-$100. Click here for more information.

 

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