When looking for a fire date-night look I tend to gravitate toward a dress. They are simple, always look great, and are super comfortable. I love how a great dress outfit can take only five minutes to put together and usually doesn’t require too much styling. Simple gold jewelry, a great pair of heels, and a bag are really all you need to tie together a dress look. When it comes to the perfect date-night dress, there are so many different avenues to choose from. You can go with the classic little black dress, something a little more sultry with cutouts and fitted fabrics, or a dress that stands out with bold colors and prints. Since it’s summertime, this is the time to take things up a notch when choosing new dresses to add to your wardrobe.
While shopping through my favorite retailers, I found 30 dresses that I absolutely can not wait to try. Keep scrolling to see the date-night dresses I have my eye on.
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Copy (200 words): Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Grace has always been a lover of all things fashion and beauty. Upon receiving her first degree in visual communications from FIDM in Los Angeles, she moved to New York City and continued her education at LIM College, majoring in fashion media with a minor in society and culture. Grace has worked for PhotoBook magazine, Insider, and Harper's Bazaar. As a writer, Grace has had pieces published covering topics including racial justice, fashion, politics, and current events. During her free time, she loves wine tasting, creating content for her social media, spending time with friends, traveling to new places, and Pilates, and has a love for reality television, especially The Real Housewives. Grace is the person in your friend group everyone goes to for recommendations for the best place to grab drinks in NYC on a Friday night or the best hotels and restaurants to try when traveling to a new city. While fashion is her main love, she loves all things wellness and lifestyle as well. Her ideal sunday is brunching with friends then walking around furniture shopping and listening to a podcast. As the assistant shopping editor at Who What Wear, Grace loves finding the best buys out there for the WWW readers.
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