– Mother-Daughter fashion –
1 – The Mother-Daughter fashion phenomenon
> Birth of a passion
In Mme Jeanne Lanvin’s French haute couture workshops was born the phenomenon Mother-Daughter fashion.
> In 1908
in the euphoria of the orders made by the clients for their own daughters,
Jeanne Lanvin opened a “Costumes for Children” department.
The unconditional love she had for her own daughter, Marguerite, galvanized her creations.
She became her premier source of inspiration – her muse – throughout her prolific career !
She created her first collections for children.
> In 1909
Jeanne Lanvin joined the Dressmakers Union and entered
the world of French fashion houses.
As Marguerite grew up, the Lanvin style followed.
She started to produce clothes for women.
From this was born the departments « Young Girl » and « Woman ».
> A century later
The fashion style Mother-Daughter has left its mark.
> From Paris to Los Angeles
Among our friends the stars, haute couture has imposed itself,
as a moment of complicity shared in the family between mother and daughter.
> The Fashion weeks
They are occasions to bring out your best looks, the more sophisticated
and the more extravagent the better.
Heading the parade, hand in hand, are the celebrity mother-daughter duos.
An agreeable way to share a great fashion moment.
2 – Mother-Daughter fashion
> Mother for model
> The daughter
As a child identifies with the mother who is for her the most beautiful of mothers
and feminine figure.
And the dream of all little girls is to be like mother, that wonderful being who gave them life.
> For fun
But also by taste each one, over the years observes, identifies
and assimilates their beloved model’s style and dress codes.
> For the stylish mothers
It’s a great pleasure to see their beloved daughters follow
in their Fashion Diva footsteps.
> Nourished by this growing complicity
Shopping outings are transformed into passionate treasure hunts.
Fittings become a real fun land for them and leafing through fashion magazines becomes a true mother-daughter ritual.
3 – Mother-Daughter fashion
> Yes to codressing, dressing in common
> As the years pass
Young girls want their own style.
And they try to distinguish themselves by creating their own look, while putting
together the different styles of the moment.
> The young girls grow up
They become magnificent young women.
An age which allows for mother and daughter rapprochement.
The daughters feel much more closer to her mother in many areas.
But fashion remains an essential subject !
> Giving fashion advice
And the exchange of clothes and accessories becomes a game loaded
with complicity and moments of sharing, unforgettable moments
between them, devoted to each other.
> Depending on the activities of each
And the shared outings, they will look for bargains in each other’s things
and mother as well as daughter will try out different outfits.
It could be that both adopt the same style or even the exact opposite, to demonstrate a contrast.
> But one thing is certain, clothes, shoes and accessories bring mother
and daughter closer on all occasions.
So it becomes a way of living, of relations, of conversations, of attentions
and communications … the location of an unforgettable reciprocity
which marks the high moments in the life of each !
4 – Mother-Daughter fashion
> Mother to daughter styles
> The taste
For Fashion is transmitted from mother to daughter.
But it’s in the tiny details that is hidden the mother daughter complicity.
Such as, how lipstick is used, common tastes for printed fabrics and textiles,
how a handbag is carried and even in the choice of hairstyles.
> The « young look »
Today it is common to all ages.
The women of each generation easily take for their own the classic trio, « jeans, jacket and ballet shoes or pumps ».
More and more everyone dresses the same whatever their age.
And for every woman it is indispensable at every age to feel young and fashionable.
> The fashion barriers
So between the ages have disappeared …
Dressing in common has its advantages, certainly in the « mother daughter » relationship, which lets them profit from intimate moments, complicity, exchanging advice, having fun and giggling about the things they cherish.
There are certain basic rules to take into account.
Clothing barriers may have disappeared……but each person has their own clothing style !
> A 30, 40, 50 year old
Woman doesn’t wear the same outfits as a young lady.
Just as young lady doesn’t dress like a teenager.
Each must take into account their own morphology, height, skin color, hair color, and the requirements of her personality.
> The object being
To avoid age discrepancies between one’s age and what one wears and to find a balance
between feeling good and staying fashionable and chic !
It is essential to be visually coherent because if there is too big a discrepancy
it is immediately noted, is disturbing to others and gives the appearance of ridicule and insensitivity.
Whatever the age, the needs and desires, overall, one must affirm one’s personal tastes in one’s own style but above all, it is capital that they remain themselves !
5 – Mother-Daughter fashion
> Advice transmitted
> Here is some fashion advice which all mothers have been transmitting to their daughters since the beginning of time.
> First of all, for all forms of apparel, it is fundamental to find the “timeless” items.
These never go out of fashion and match with ease all outfits and suit all occasions.
The timeless items :
In jeans : shorts, jeans, jackets, skirts (short, mid length, long)
In black : little dress, straight skirt, evening wear trousers, blazer
In white : blouse, tank top, Tee shirt (with design acceptable)
In leather : perfecto jacket
In mesh : angora or cashmere jumpers, smocks
In overcoats : trench coat, coat
In shoes : pointed court shoes, boots
5 ancestral style suggestions :
– « Find your style »
Select signature items which are unique and irreplaceable.
Because trends come and go but style remains reste.
– « Look after yourself »
Pay attention to your appearance for itself, so that the mirror’s reflection does not become an enemy.
– « Never wear skirts too short »
If however you want to wear a short but not too short a skirt, pay attention to what you match it with, so as to stay chic and elegant.
– « If you buy poor quality you pay double »
Effectively, poor quality garments, accessories and shoes rapidly become deformed and the material rapidly deteriorates.
The item quickly loses its superb.
As a result your look is no longer to be admired. And your style loses its eloquence and is unconvincing.
As well, poor quality is more expensive because you have to shop more often.
– « Use only basic colours »
The classic colours have stood the test of time. Easy to match, they are timeless.
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