Aside from your charming personality, a great outfit is arguably the most important thing to bring to a date. You’ll undoubtedly feel more confident and are certain to make a great impression on your suitor—win-win! Because of this, we turned to eight of our favorite celebrities, including Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Olivia Palermo, to show us a thing or two on how to dress for date night. Thanks, ladies!
Scroll down for eight stylish ensembles, and shop your favorite look.
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We can always count on the ever-so-stylish Chung to turn out a flawless date night outfit. At a recent Alice + Olivia event, she tucked a white blouse into a feminine full skirt, and accessorized with the brand’s printed clutch and pointy-toed heels.
Closet Full Skated Skirt ($57)
This is a great skirt for a dip on the dance floor, just saying!
Mango Placket Lightweight Blouse ($60)
Wear this blouse with a skirt or jeans for an instantly polished look.
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Sure, being a supermodel helps with the whole awesome date outfit thing, but Huntington-Whiteley’s ensemble at a Violet Grey event last month is achievable for anyone. She paired a printed Chloe dress with lace-up boots for a look that was some parts boho and all parts perfect.
Free People Joe Lace-Up Boots ($298)
Don’t have a date? It’s okay, these boots will change that.
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For a more down-to-earth ensemble, try a look inspired by Palermo’s denim-on-denim outfit. She wore a chambray shirt with Black Orchid’s Jean Skirt ($119), and added an extra personal touch with her drool-worthy Aquazzura + Olivia Palermo Cutout Leather Sandals ($810).
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The House of Cards actress punched up her black Stella McCartney dress with an embellished clutch and pumps, and the result was head-to-toe chic.
Anthropologie Flores Box Clutch ($98)
Under-$100 clutch, right this way!
Heidi Merrick Bimini Dress ($395)
Consider this sexy LBD your sartorial blank canvas.
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We’ve pretty much established our love for Miranda Kerr and her many (endless) stylish looks, so it’s only natural for us to include her in today’s roundup. We love how she styled a slightly sheer shirt with Frame Denim Le High Skinny Jeans ($209) and flats for a well-balanced ensemble.
Equipment Signature Shirt in Dark Bloom ($248)
We’ve never met a floral print we didn’t love.
Paige Verdugo Ankle Jeans ($179)
Try these skinnies with a fuzzy sweater.
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Take a page from Delevingne’s playbook, and give your date night outfit romantic finishes, like a draped jacket, sparkly clutch, and pink pumps.
Mango Sequined Metallic Sweater ($50)
Fun fact: This sweater will work for your holiday outings, too.
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Mix it up and consider the following: A knitted mini looks chic when paired with ankle- strap sandals. Need proof? Look at Chung in this amazing Calvin Klein Collection dress!
Ann Taylor Rayleigh Leather Ankle Strap Sandals ($70)
You’ll wear these simple sandals for years to come.
Topshop Roll Neck Sweater Dress ($90)
A sweater dress makes you exponentially more huggable.
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Don’t overthink it: Your little black dress is there for a reason. We personally love how Saldana wore her Lanvin frock with Saint Laurent pumps and nothing else.
Acne Studios Spaghetti-Strap Satin Dress ($262)
We must own you immediately, LBD!