By Leslie E. Royal
For many African American women, there is no occasion more special than those spent with family. At Ashro, we know you take your Mother’s Day outfit seriously, and we’re here to help. You want to do your family proud! Discover inspiration here in our Mother’s Day fashions lookbook.
The Classic Renaissance
As a woman of substance and tradition, you have an astute preference for the timeless, classic look and style of the church suit or jacket dress. That is with great reason. It is ideal for the sophisticated mother and grandmother to wear to Mother’s Day church services and other special events with your family. In bright hues and with striking features, this dazzling turquoise skirt set with lace overlay, and other similar skirt sets and suits, are wonderful inclusions to your existing stellar wardrobe.
Adisa 3-pc Lace Skirt Set
Coletta Doctor Bag
Rose Bliss in The Ultramodern Age
For the magnificent mom in search of a contemporary, high-fashion misses or plus size dress that is sure to be a head turner, a lace fitted sheath is picture-perfect. Accentuating your beautiful curves in all the right places, confidently step into your Mother’s Day Brunch, Dining on the Lake, or other fascinating affair. Likewise, striking dresses – whether short, maxi, asymmetrical, form-fitting, sweeping, or flowing – are ideal.
Welcome to The Millinery Room
Wearing a hat for Mother’s Day is such a delightfully charming, time-honored tradition. An intricately designed millinery adds glamour to any ensemble. This year select a lovely hat and add a fabulous dress, pant suit, or dress suit to complement it. Gracefully promenade throughout the room at the Mother’s Day High Tea, Botanical Garden Party or distinctive soiree in a lovely, floral Jack McConnell hat or other headpiece or fascinator ranging from the understated to most extravagant.
Mesh Band Hat by Jack McConnell
Fancy Pants & All
At the dawn of a new Mother’s Day, as an avantgarde Mom, who marches and dances to her own tune, dress in a chic, embellished pant suit. Featuring unparalleled comfort and elegant style, stroll into the Mother’s Day Gala, Fine Arts Festival or other distinguished event in an ensemble that will ensure all eyes are on you.
Yasia 3-Piece Pant Set
A Vision in White
Signifying light, purity and new beginnings, white is a polished shade that highlights all that is amazing about you. As Mother’s Day is on the horizon, mesmerize the entire room in white-hot style in this striking, form-fitting dress. Arrive in white that wows for beholding a Mother’s Day Concert, Wine Tasting Benefit, and other artistic outings. Consider adding other whites such as a culotte set, pant suits, caftan, sundress and church suit as there will be numerous upcoming summer events.
Stripe Burnout Peplum Dress
A Culture of Pride & Sensational Style
Throughout the year, it is vitally important to honor your African American heritage. This year, for Mother’s Day, as you seek Afrocentric clothing that simultaneously expresses your culture and dynamic sense of style, choose an Ashro Exclusive, designed by Reuben Reuel. Dually, it as well as colorful caftans, below-the-knee African-inspired pant sets and Dashiki print sheaths speak to the beauty, culture and pride of your homeland as you spend time at the Mother’s Day Museum Gala, Spoken Word Night, and other black history events.
Ashley Skirt Suit
Classic Faux-Leather Pump
Which look is your favorite? Comment below.
Leslie E. Royal is a Lifestyle, Travel, and Fashion Contributor for Ashro. An international freelance writer, her articles have appeared in Upscale, ESSENCE, Black Enterprise, FORTUNE.com and The Wall Street Journal.
She is the author of two books:
- Leslie Lane The Book!: Your One Stop Internet Resource Guide to Links for Jobs, Inspiration, Discounts, FREE Stuff, Scholarships, Travel & More ($9.99 Kindle, $14.95 Paperback)
- How to Write and Self-Publish Your Book for FREE with Amazon’s KDP: An Easy Way to Complete Your Manuscript in Seven Stress-Free Steps (Leslie’s Lane Inc.) ($9.95)