5 Ridiculously Good Valentine's Day Date Ideas (and What to Wear)

Whether you’re braving the slings and arrows of OK Cupid or have been in a committed relationship since what feels like the dawn of time, once Valentine’s Day rolls around, the pressure to plan the perfect date gets a little lot more intense for us true romantics. And once we’ve figured out an agenda for the evening, that still leaves us pacing around our rooms asking ourselves the question that’s plagued fashion girls for all of eternity: What will we wear?

On the upside, we’re here to tell you that there are no wrong choices when it comes to celebrating Valentine’s Day in style (other than maybe skipping the stilettos for a picturesque stroll through the park). But if you’re stuck for creative ideas as February 14 approaches, take heart: We’ve rounded up five editor-endorsed date-and-outfit combinations that’ll have you feeling like your best self, featuring some seriously dazzling accessories from Swarovski.


Swarovski Lifelong Hoop Pierced Earrings, $149

Sculptural earrings with a touch of sparkle add a sophisticated touch.

Tibi Black High Waisted Skinny Tie Pants, $495

Let your trendy side show with lace-up details.

Swarovski Lifelong Bangle, $139

A glam addition to any wrist party.

UO Skylar Grace Mesh Tie-Cuff Top, $82

A tie-detail top is always ready for a romantic night out.

Zara Tweed High Heel Court Shoes, $59

Ground your date-night look with pretty pumps.

Swarovski Lovely Necklace, $139

A heart-shaped necklace lets your love shine from day to night.


Swarovski Airy Pierced Earrings, $149

These statement earrings create an eye-catching effect.

Reformation Inez Dress ($248)

Go with the flow in a flattering floral-print frock.

Swarovski Crystaldust Cross Cuff, $99

Add an edgy cuff for some cool-girl appeal.

Call It Spring Abigodda Heel, $55

Fetching pumps take your night-out-on-the-town look to new heights.


Swarovski Long Beach Necklace, $139

A pre-layered necklace is the easiest way to elevate a simple look.

Dress the Population Alicia Mixed Media Midi Dress, $259

Fall in love with a floaty dress that works for all seasons. 

Swarovski Begin Stud Pierced Earrings, $99

You can never go wrong with a classic pair of sparkly studs.

Schutz Cadey Lee Sandal, $222

Ultra-flattering sandals that go with everything and instantly elongate your legs.


Swarovski Fit Necklace, $169

Crystal mesh texture lends an edgy yet glamorous feel to the classic choker.

Topshop Kimono Wrap Dress, $55  

A boudoir-inspired wrap dress with a plunging neckline amps up the intrigue.

Swarovski Fit Short Pierced Earrings, $99

These danglers add the perfect amount of sparkle.

Stuart Weitzman The Mira Pump, $575

Crisp white and clean lines add a minimalist touch.


Zara Turtleneck Sweater, $36

Perfect for layering—you can never have too many of these.

Swarovski Ginger Layered Pendant, $139

A double rose-gold chain and crystal pavé adds interest to even the most casual of looks.

Sentaler Wrap Coat With Rib Sleeves, $1295

Blush pink lends a feminine touch.

Swarovski Crystalline Pure Watch, $449 

Sleek and modern, with just the right amount of sparkle.

J.Crew Vintage Straight Jean, $164

A classic that pairs well with everything.

Swarovski Remix Collection Together, $89 

This delicate bracelet makes the perfect V-Day statement.

Aldo Aurella Boot, $100

These boots were made for après-skate walking.