10 Things Your Mom Taught You About Style That Are Actually True
Like it or not, if there’s one singular person who probably has the most influence on the development of your personal style, its your mother. Whether visually inspiring the way you dress or verbally dishing out advice and wisdom, she’s the woman who has likely had the most impact on how you dress yourself.
And as much as it pains us to admit, in our adulthood, many of her truisms have turned out to be just that—very, very true.
Scroll down for 10 things your mom was totally right about—and 20 pieces to shop in her honor.
As we’ve seen, it’s fine to show skin, as long as you do so in moderation. For example, a little black bralette pairs perfectly with a full skirt, as Jessica Alba proves to perfection.
Our mothers used to tell us that you must never leave the house without wearing undies—though we’re not sure why you’d want to—because if Lord forbid you get into a wreck or something, you don’t want to be caught without skivvies. (This also works out nicely since the sheer trend is in full effect at the moment—undies are a must!)
Your mom probably used to gasp in horror if you left the house in shorts that were too short, but there are stylish ways you can wear them. See our handy guide to make it easy!