Winners ~ What To Wear Over 40 To Mother’s Day Brunch

In my What to Wear to Mother’s Day Brunch “Pin It To Win It” contest  I invited readers to unleash their creative side by designing Polyvore creations for outfits for women over 40 that were ideal for Mother’s Day brunch, whether going out on the town or celebrating at home with the family.

Today, I’m featuring the grand prize winner and the first and second runners up!

Winners were chosen based on the number of repins each collage garnered. The pins that were most popular with my Pinterest followers were the ultimate winners. Only the collages were considered during judging. Each winner deserves a big round of applause for her wonderful collage.

Grand Prize Winner ~ “Casual Brunch” by Emily Cromer



It looks like Emily was inspired by both the bold black & white and the zigzag trends that have been so prominent this spring. For her creation she chose a flowing  maxi dress which she paired with a jean jacket and casual black, braided sandals, complete with silver metal studs. A sleek clutch and silver hoop earrings uplevel this casual, boho, Mother’s Day look. I can see this outfit working for Mother’s Day brunch at a trendy outdoor urban café.

Emily, congratulations for being our grand prize winner! You lucky gal. You have won a $185 credit to shop

First Runner-Up ~ “Mother’s Day Brunch” by Elizabeth Langston

Mother Day Brunch

Here’s a pretty choice for mom on her special day.  More on the dressy side, this outfit with its burgundy and cream color combination has a very elegant vibe. Elizabeth added a lot of feminine touches including a dainty lace top, pearls and ladylike bow tie sweater.  Cream Oxford pumps add a fun quirkiness and the burgundy sunglasses tie the outfit together. Congrats Elizabeth.

Second Runner-Up ~ “Casual Chic for Mother’s Day” by Carol Sanchez

Casual Chic Mother Day

Carol was thinking casual and chic when she created this smart, sporty look. It sure looks like summer is on its way!

First she paired textured shorts with a leather belts and added a cute t-shirt.  Next came the fun  accessories including: a navy paneled drawstring bag, cute wedges, a leather and bead bracelet, and fun, chunky jewelry. There’s lot of texture and plenty to look at and the whole outfit has a very nautical feel to it. Cute for moms who want to look stylish in a casual way on their very special day. Thanks Carol.

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  1. Emily Cromer says:

    Hello! I am very excited that I won! Thanks for the opportunity of the contest! I am not sure how I claim the gift certificate? Thanks again! Emily

  2. Janice Glazier says:

    yikes! The grand prize winner was my least favorite. Really liking the bow front jacket and the blue outfit is adorable. You sure you don’t have the results reversed?

  3. I love Carol’s navy/textured bag! Where did she get it? I am looking for something like this.

    I also love Emily’s outfit!!

    • Hi Carol,
      You’ll find all the entries with prices on our Mother’s Day Pinterest Board.

      • Hi Carol,
        The striped one was the favorite with our readers and that’s how we judge the contest. I thought it was surprising too, in that it’s quite casual. I personally still like to dress up a little on Mother’s Day.

        • Carol Sanchez says:

          Hi Ms. Deborah,
          I am for dressing up a little, too, for Mother’s Day, I am surprised that my “casual chic” outfit turned out to be more popular than the other entry that I had also submitted for this contest. Maybe the ladies are liking it for the items that are in it or how it was put together and not necessarily liking it for a Mother’s Day brunch?
          Anyway, ‘love it that we get to share styling ideas thru your website.
          Thanks for the invite.