Date-Night Outfits Stylish Women Swear By


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Sure, a little black dress might be a staple for date nights, but why not change it up the next time you grab a drink with your new Bumble match? Instead of one-piece, throw a cool top into the mix. Paired with everything from jeans to high-waisted wide-leg trousers to a miniskirt, date-night tops need to strike that perfect balance of daring and stylish so you can look and feel your best.

If you’re wondering what top to wear on a date, we’ve done the legwork and handpicked 18 styles you would find in the closets of fashion girls. From romantic satin blouses and flirty ruffled versions to bustiers and crop tops, there’s one that will work no matter what your personal style is. You can mix in some of the season’s biggest trends, like polka dots and structured silhouettes, or stick to a more classic silhouette you can pull out season after season.

Go on to shop the best date-night tops, starting at just $30.

Associate Director, Special Projects

Kristen Nichols is the Associate Director, Special Projects at Who What Wear with over a decade of experience in fashion, editorial, and publishing. She oversees luxury content and wedding features, and covers fashion within the luxury market, runway reporting, shopping features, trends, and interviews with leading industry experts. She also contributes to podcast recordings, social media, and branded content initiatives. Kristen has worked with brands including Prada, Chanel, MyTheresa, and Luisa Via Roma, and rising designers such as Refine and Tove, and her style has been featured in publications including, Vogue France, WWD, and the CFDA. Before Who What Wear, Kristen began her career at Rodarte, where she worked on assistant styling, photo shoots, and runway shows, and at Allure, where she moved into print and digital editorial. She graduated from the University of Southern California, where she studied art history and business, and currently lives in New York.