7 Chic Valentine's Day Outfits That Are Anything But Cheesy

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! 

1. Strapless Dress + Animal Print Clutch + Booties

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Candice Lake

If color isn’t quite your thing, opt for a crisp white dress and match it with an animal-print clutch and simple booties.

2. Matching Blazer + Dress

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Stockholm Streetstyle

Opt for a simple dress and blazer in a neutral color for a DIY matching set that’s sophisticated and stylish.

3. Wrap Mini-Skirt + Simple T-Shirt

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Athens Streetstyle

Dress down a wrap mini-skirt by pairing it with a simple gray tee.

J. Crew Collection Cashmere Tee ($148) in Heather Gray

4. Cape + Cuffed Jeans + Red Pumps

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The Fashion Guitar

If you want to incorporate some red into your look, shoes are a great way to do it!

5. Menswear-Inspired Blazer + Cropped Pants + Statement Shoes

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A Love Is Blind

Balance your go-to blazer with fitted, cropped pants and a whimsical shoe choice.

6. Graphic Top + Leather Skirt + Pumps

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A Love Is Blind

Give your look a casual-cool element by throwing on a graphic tee or sweater and pairing it with a sleek leather skirt.

7. Printed Coat + T-Shirt + Lace Skirt

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Vanessa Jackman

If you’re itching to go bold, put on your best lace skirt and printed jacket, and tie it all together with a t-shirt.

Joseph Sixty Lace Pencil Skirt ($194)

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