It can be tempting to recycle the same going-out outfit weekend after weekend—you know, a little black dress, some high-heel boots, maybe a leather jacket and some oversize hoop earrings. But this Saturday night, we propose you venture a little farther outside your comfort zone and take a cue from Joan Smalls, who earlier this week wore a matching two-piece ensemble that truly stood out from the pack.
For one, the set was electric pink. And for another, the high-rise pants and coordinating crop top offered a fall-friendly alternative to dresses and jumpsuits while still looking fully party-appropriate. Alas, Smalls's outfit, designed by New York label Area, isn't available yet, but we have found plenty that are, including affordable options from Zara and Mango, as well as designer picks from Baja East and Off-White.
Below, shop 16 of our favorite two-piece sets to wear for your next night out.
On Joan Smalls: Area top and pants, John Hardy jewelry, Manolo Blahnik shoes
Shop the Look:
We're swooning over this marabou-trimmed set.
You can't lose with classic black.
Balance out dramatic ruffles with slim tailored trousers.
Wear this out to dinner and you won't even have to change before settling in to a Netflix marathon.
So simple and so chic.
Elastic-waist pants? Yes, please.
>This exaggerated silhouette will turn heads.