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Five Outfits for Being Hot and Absolutely Unapproachable at the Reunion

It’s reunion season.

Whether that means family reunion or alumni weekend at your college or graduate school, it’s time to reunite with friends and family from all over for what can only be described as a free booze bacchanal.

What you wear at these reunions is a great way to communicate that you are the hot gay aunt that the family thinks is rich because you like to travel and probably have a degree. Or maybe you don’t, and you’re the cool gay sibling that does writing for a living that no one reads. Maybe you were drunk for most of college and have come back to show how much you have grown.

No matter what is the story you are trying to tell, an outfit can say it without words.

So, get into these five outfits for either scenario! Again, these outfits are mere guides, so if you find something else similar in your size or your price range, go buy it! Happy reuniting!

An outfit for demanding vegan options at the family reunion

A collage in front of a diagonal double yellow stripe and a yellow double strip horizontal down below, a plus size woman in a pink tank top, an off shoulder cream crop top with colorful shorts, and a pair of bright green chunky slide-on sandals with heels.
1. Ribbed Pink Top ($18)
2. Printed Denim Short ($85)
3. Green Shoes ($48)

An outfit for gossiping at the wine and cheese event during college reunion weekend

A collage of three imagines in front of a large diagonal stripe: a black woman with curves and a black body con dress, a close up of pointy toe black heels, and a pair of black sunglasses with an angular shape
1. High Neck Black Dress ($119)
2. Black Heels ($37)
3. Glasses ($80)

An outfit for grabbing coffee at the small artisanal shop that just opened up in your hometown

A collage of three images in front of two thick blue lines that have choppy edges: A black woman in a drapey beige body con dress, a close ups of brown scrappy heels and black pants, and a close up of a gold bracelet with turquoise beaded bracelet
1. Cream Jumpsuit ($84)
2. Brown Sandals (€102)
3. Turquoise Ring ($250)

An outfit for dinner with the professor you had a crush on

A collage in front of a diagonal yellow stripe with that breaks into a double line:  A plus size woman in a green body con dress, a close up of white chunky heels, and a close up of gold hoop earrings
1. Green Dress ($89)
2. White Shoes ($47)
3. Gold Hoop Earrings ($78)

An outfit for the plane/car ride home when you’ve had enough of everyone

A collage of three images, all behind a double blue stripe with a choppy edge: A plus size woman in a aqua blue t shirt and matching aqua blue cloth pants, a pair of baggy distressed jeans, and a pair of white low top sneakers
1. Teal T-Shirt ($58)
2. Ripped Jeans ($50)
3. White Sneakers ($30)

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Dani Janae is a poet and writer based out of Pittsburgh, PA. When she's not writing love poems for unavailable women, she's watching horror movies, hanging with her tarantula, and eating figs. Follow Dani Janae on Twitter and on Instagram.

danijanae has written 157 articles for us.


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