What to Wear: Meeting the Parents

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If we had to pick one celeb we thought any parent would be happy to welcome to the dinner table, it would definitely be Kiernan Shipka. The girl screams, "well brought up young lady." So it was no surprise that in our quest to find someone with an evening-appropriate ensemble designed to wow potential future in-laws, it was this high-fashion little lady's get-up for the Teen Vogue Young Hollywood Awards that caught our eye. Channel Miss. S. the next time you've got a big-stakes family introduction to attend: from the classic three-quarter-sleeve cropped coat, to the brocade pants, to the diminutive purse, to the elegant low side-ponytail, the look is both youthful and classy.

(From Left: Lillian Cropped Wool Jacket, $259 at Club Monaco; Msgm Casual Pants, $345 at TheCorner.com; See By Chloe Daisy Crossbody Purse, $495 at RevolveClothing.com)

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