When deciding what to wear for your Valentine’s Day plans—whether it’s a romantic dinner date, or a girls’ night out—it can be hard to hint at the holiday without going over-the-top. Meaning: Yes, you want to put in a little extra effort for the occasion, but you don’t want to go full on Barbie-in-a-plastic-dress-and-heart-shaped-purse. So today we’re bringing you seven foolproof Valentine’s Day outfits that are just the right amount of festive.
Click through to see the looks and, of course, shop the pieces you need to recreate each one!
If color isn’t quite your thing, opt for a crisp white dress and match it with an animal-print clutch and simple booties.
Opt for a simple dress and blazer in a neutral color for a DIY matching set that’s sophisticated and stylish.
Lela Rose Paneled Embossed-Satin Dress ($1695) in Pale Pink
Affordable option: here.
Dress down a wrap mini-skirt by pairing it with a simple gray tee.
Belstaff Ryder Stretch-Cotton Twill Wrap Mini Skirt ($650) in Black
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If you want to incorporate some red into your look, shoes are a great way to do it!
Saint Laurent Babies 40 Central Cut Booties ($1145)
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Give your look a casual-cool element by throwing on a graphic tee or sweater and pairing it with a sleek leather skirt.