Classic Easter Fashions

by April Reinhardt
(last updated April 26, 2013)

Classic clothes never go out of style. When you think of classic fashion, think of the clothes worn by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Nicole Kidman, and Tyra Banks. A tailored suit, a pencil skirt paired with a feminine blouse, and an empire-waist dress topped with a crop jacket are all examples of classic clothes that are considered "in fashion" and can be worn for many years. What is it about certain articles of clothing that make them classic? It's all about the cut, design, and fit.

When considering what to wear for Easter, think of classic designs using lighter colors, textures, and prints. Most people think of pastels at Easter, but pastels can be aging when worn incorrectly. Instead of wearing pale lavender, a more age-appropriate hue for a woman under the age of 60 would be a deep purple or a light burgundy. The general rule of thumb for Easter wear is to leave the pale pastels to the very young, or to the elderly.

Here are some great tips for choosing classic Easter outfits for all age groups:

  • Children under twelve. For a girl, choose a pastel dress with ribbons and sashes. Patent leather shoes and a matching pocketbook, as well as a coordinating Easter bonnet helps complete a classic outfit. A young boy looks dapper in a button-down shirt with a pastel vest and dress slacks.
  • Pre-teens and teenagers. Young ladies can look elegant and classy for Easter wearing a flowing dress with an empire waist and scooped neckline. Although most teens won't wear an Easter hat, they can accessorize with appropriate jewelry and shoes. Young men can sport a crisp suit in brown, but should steer clear of pastel-colored jackets and slacks.
  • Adult women. Adults can choose from a sheath dress with cropped jacket, a print skirt with coordinating feminine blouse, and many other separates from which to choose. Accessories play a great part in a classic Easter outfit, including gloves, hats, pocketbooks, and shoes. Adult men can show reverence for the Easter Day by choosing a classic suit in navy, brown, or black. Accessorize a suit with a boutonničre or pastel-colored handkerchief peeking from the breast pocket.

Whatever your age group, you can choose separates and mix and coordinate them to fashion a classic Easter outfit. Since most department stores start stocking their isles with Easter decor in February, remember to ship early to find the best selection.

Author Bio

April Reinhardt

An admin­istrator for a mutual fund man­age­ment firm, April deals with the writ­ten word daily. She loves to write and plans to author a memoir in the near future. April attend­ed More­head State Uni­ver­sity to pursue a BA degree in Ele­men­tary Edu­ca­tion. ...

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