Great Valentine’s Dates and Outfits to Match

Where to go, what to do on Valentine’s Day? These are the big decisions as you look ahead to February 14th. When you’ve finally settled on a plan, how do you tailor a wardrobe to these most romantic occasions? Here are suggestions for a great night out on the town or happily nesting at home. Whether the event calls for full-out romantic frills or a Galentine’s celebration with your besties, these outfits will suit the mood.

The movie date

Head to the theater in a biker jacket, skinny black jeans and motorcycle boots to catch the hottest ticket in town.

Leather Effect Jacket, $39.99, zara

Studded sleeves and back detail this leather-effect jacket that features zipped pockets, zipped cuffs, and side hem tab.

The table for two date.

He booked the reservation three months ago for your romantic dinner at the newest and trendiest restaurant. Live up to the occasion in a sexy slip dress that shows off your lovely bare shoulders, but ward off winter’s chill with an oversized coat. Finish off the look with strappy sky-high heels.

DKNY Satin Midi Dress, $200.00, net-a-porter

This understated lustrous black satin dress skims your figure and flatters with aV-neckline and racer-back design.

Frayed-Edge Coat, $59.99, zara

Frayed piping accents with midi coat with side pockets and large front button for fastening.

Galentine’s day

Gather up your gang and head out for a girls’ night out. Raise the temperature with an artsy copper biker jacket and hold it in the road with cool basic Crossbody bag and boots.

Metallic Leather Jacket, $59.99, zara

Snap lapels. zipped pockets. belted hem and zipped cuffs accent this 100% leather metallic jacket.

Alexander Wang ‘Mini Attica’ Leather Crossbody Bag, $650.00, nordstom

The signature Attica chain makes a big statement on a chic, compact bag fashioned from smooth leather. The just-right interior adds convenience to the luxe style.

The club crawl date

Every eye in the club will be on you when you make an entrance in a little black jumpsuit. Throw on an outrageously attention-grabbing coat and don’t forget your bucket evening bag and mid-heel ankle boots. Finish off the look with a scarf made for the starts—Kate Moss, to be exact.

Kate Moss for Equipment Bria Printed Washed Silk Scarf, $80.00, net-a-porter

this ‘Bria’ scarf is decorated with tiny stars – one of the supermodel’s favorite prints— and made from the brand’s signature washed-silk.

The cozy night at home date

Wear your prettiest lingerie underneath a slinky dress that dares to go bare enough so that you’ll need to wrap up in a luxe cardigan.

Jason Wu Satin Crepe Dress, $1,495.00, net-a-porter

This midi dress is designed to flatter your shoulders and back. When you are ready to leave the house, this stunner is a chic choice for dinners or cocktail parties.

Equipment Gia Cashmere Cardigan, $460.00, net-a-porter

Equipment spins the softest gray and black cashmere yarns to create a mélange effect in this loose silhouette.