How to Dress Your Parents for Your Wedding

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After you’re done picking out a gorgeous gown, finding a stylish suit, and putting flowers in your hair, it’s time to help dress your parents for the big day. Here, hip moms and frugal dads get the paper-doll treatment.

Golf Dad

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After Six seersucker jacket: $159, and trousers, $59, at the Dessy Group, 118 W. 20th St.; 646-638-9600.
Lacoste leather tassle loafer: $150 at zappos.com
Brooks Brothers cotton oxford dress shirt
: $140 at 346 Madison Ave.; 212-309-7765.
Paul Stuart silk satin tie
: $170 at 354 Madison Ave.; 212-682-0320.
Hugo Boss HUGO brass tie bar: $90 at hugoboss.com.
Garmin Forerunner 630 sports watch$400 at garmin.com.

Thrifty Dad

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Perry Ellis textured suit jacket$175, and pants, $80, at perryellis.com.
Topman silk tie$35 at 608 Fifth Ave.; 212-757-8240. 
Calvin Klein cotton dress shirt$75 at calvinklein.com. 
Brites Rubber band: $2.69 for a full box, at staples.com
Clarks leather dress shoe$100 at clarksusa.com.

Professor Dad

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Suitsupply jacket$399, waistcoat, $139, and trousers, $199, at 453 Broome St.; 212-828-7250.
J.Crew silk foulard bow tie$55 at jcrew.com.
Kenneth Cole leather oxford: $160 at kennethcole.com.
ASOS suspenders: $18 at asos.com.
New York Times$2.50.

Dandy Dad

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Bally canvas blazer$1,695 at 628 Madison Ave.; 212-751-9082.
Linen flower: $20 at M&J Trimming, 1008 Sixth Ave.; 800-965-8746.
Burberry Italian lace shirt$895 at 9 E. 57th St.; 212-407-7100.
Gucci twill slim pant$650 at 725 Fifth Ave.; 212-826-2600.
Gucci sterling-silver cuff links$495 at 725 Fifth Ave.; 212-826-2600.
Salvatore Ferragamo patent-leather oxford$695 at 655 Fifth Ave.; 212-759-3822.

Gala Mom

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Monique Lhuillier off-the-shoulder trumpet gown: $3,995 at 19 E. 71st St.; 212-683-3332. 
Atelier Munsteiner citrine ring: similar styles available at 1stdibs.com.
Bottega Veneta satin clutch$1,550 at 650 Madison Ave.; 212-371-5511. 
Manolo Blahnik strappy suede sandal$795 at Bergdorf Goodman, 754 Fifth Ave.; 212-753-7300. 
Eva Fehren empire stud earrings$8,525 at barneys.com.

Thrifty Mom

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Ann Taylor lace dress: $198 at 600 Fifth Ave.; 212-922-3621.
Ben-Amun Swarovski-crystal pendant: $95 at Greenwich St. Jewelers, 64 Trinity Pl.; 212-964-7592.
Lenore by La Regale satin clutch: $35 at kohls.com.
Zara mid-heel leather shoe: $70 at zara.com.

Cool Mom

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Rosie Assoulin off-the-shoulder crêpe dress: $3,295 at Fivestory, 18 E. 69th St.; 212-288-1338.
M.A.C “12 Lash” false eyelashes$17 at maccosmetics.com
Aurélie Bidermann gold-plated earrings$440 at 265 Lafayette St.; 212-335-0604. 
Bling Vape pen: from $36 for a full kit at vaperoyalty.com
Edie Parker glitter acrylic bag$1,695 at net-a-porter.com.

Conservative Mom

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Oscar de la Renta jacquard jacket: $2,990, at 772 Madison Ave.; 212-288-5810. 
Jacquard pencil dress: $2,390 at net-a-porter.com
Reinstein/Ross peach-gold-and-diamond earrings$4,500 at 29 E. 73rd St.; 212-772-1901.
Tory Burch leather envelope clutch: $395 at 797 Madison Ave.; 212-510-8371. 
Yosi Samra leather foldable ballet flat$86 at yosisamra.com
Reinstein/Ross peach-gold-and-diamond bracelet$19,500.
Cole Haan pump$200 at 620 Fifth Ave.; 212-765-9747.

*This article appears in the Summer 2016 issue of New York Weddings.