5 Date-Night Outfits That Require Just 2 to 3 Pieces

There is something about the weather getting warmer that makes everyone want to couple up, go on first dates, and enjoy the warm weather with a new romantic interest. As my friend group’s go-to outfit consultant you can imagine, my group chat is blowing up with questions about what to wear on springtime dates. When it comes to a great date-night look, the best way to go is comfortable and stylish. 

Depending on your romantic outing, there are tons of great outfit options. From tailored jeans and a chic blouse for a daytime picnic date to a minidress and blazer for drinks and dinner, I’ve figured out five go-to outfit combinations that are guaranteed to check all three boxes of flattering, comfortable, and stylish.

Keep scrolling to see the date-night looks I’ll be wearing this spring.

Dresses + Blazers


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A great dress is a date-night classic. The leg-bearing length of a minidress paired with the stylish formality of a blazer makes this outfit combination anything but boring. I’d wear this combo to drinks and dinner.

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Blouses and Jeans


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Don’t underestimate the power of a classic denim-and–chic-top look. Sometimes the best looks are the ones that are the easiest to put together. Plus, putting on your favorite pair of jeans is always a confidence booster. Style with comfortable mules and gold jewelry for a daytime date.

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Two-Piece Looks


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Two-piece looks are actually the easiest way to ensure you look put-together and on-trend. They’re eye-catching and can be styled together or separately, but when it comes to date night sets are guaranteed to please. I mean, who doesn’t love a good set?

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Miniskirt Moment


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So, 2022 may be the year of the micro skirt. These skirts have been seen everywhere, from runways to every fashion person's Instagram feed. Pair a miniskirt with a bodysuit or blouse for drinks and dancing.

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Midi Dress and Heeled Sandals


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I don’t think there’s a combination I love more than a midi dress and heeled sandals. I look forward to spring/summer every year to pull out all of my midi-length dresses and open-toed shoes. This look is really only two steps and is actually one of the most comfortable looks. You could wear this look on a daytime or nighttime date, take your pick.

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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.