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14 Valentine’s Day outfits for every kind of date

Freaking out about what to wear on your big date night? Don't stress, we've pulled together all the hottest outfits for this Valentine's Day.

If there is one day that you want to look a little special then Valentine's Day is it. Whatever the occasion, when you look good, you feel good, however, when it actually comes to picking what to wear, it can be harder than it sounds. Good thing we've done all the work for you and found outfits for any kind of date this Valentine's Day.

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1. A sexy red dress

If you wan't to make him go weak at the knees, you really can't go past this super sexy red dress from Showpo. A little on the more formal side, this dress is perfect if you're heading to a nice restaurant or even out for some cheeky drinks.

Where to buy: Showpo

Dress: Same Old Love Dress In Red

2. A silky red cami

If dresses really just aren't your thing then fear not. This gorgeous silky red camisole is fabulous teamed with a pair of white pants or even a cute denim skirt. It's a perfect option if you're not sure whether you need to go casual or dressed up.

Where to buy: Princess Polly

Top: Betta Vanore Cami

3. A pretty in pink wrap dress

Who said the only thing you could wear on Valentine's Day was red? We're in love with this cute little wrap dress from Beginning Boutique. Versatile for both day or night, it's not only stunning but super comfortable. Pair it with some heels or sneakers to dress it up or down, depending on your date.

Where to buy: Beginning Boutique

Dress: Sacred Wrap Dress

4. A classic LBD

Whatever you're doing, you really can't go wrong with a little black dress. It's simple yet sexy and, whenever in doubt, it's got your back. This LBD from ASOS is perfect for Valentine's Day and versatile enough for any type of date you've got planned.

Where to buy: ASOS

Dress: Black Strapless Dress

5. A gorgeous red jumpsuit

Break away from a dress and embrace the free feeling of a jumpsuit. This elegant and sophisticated jumpsuit still screams romance with its strapless style and vibrant colour.

Where to buy: Dissh

Dress: Gala Strapless Jumpsuit

6. A rose top

When you think Valentine's Day, what's the first thing that comes to mind? If you answered chocolate, fair call, me too. But the second thing is roses! Be your own bouquet with this stunning cinched-front blouse from Glassons, perfect for a classic romantic vibe on your special day.

Where to buy: Glassons

Dress: Floral Cinched Front Blouse

7. A bold blazer

Just because it's Valentine's Day doesn't mean you can't still be a bold, independent woman. Whether you're running from the office to your date or you just like the sophisticated look, we absolutely adore this blazer dress from Missguided.

Where to buy: Missguided

Dress: Crepe Blazer Dress

8. The chill date tracksuit

Ever been invited to a "chill" date night where you're just going to eat pizza and watch movies? Sure, it sounds like a super cute date, but looking good and comfy at the same time isn't always easy. Good thing Showpo have you sorted with this wine-coloured tracksuit. You'll look effortlessly fabulous and that's something we can get around this Valentine's Day.

Where to buy: Showpo

Dress: Tracksuit In Wine

9. A cute summery set

This has to be the perfect option for those going on a daytime date. It's both super summery and cute while still giving out those romantic vibes on Valentine's Day.

Where to buy: Beginning Boutique

Dress: Cinders Two Piece Set

10. A lace bodysuit

I promise that if you wear this, your partner will probably start hyperventilating. In a good way.

Sleek and stylish, this lace bodysuit is one of the biggest trends for Valentine's Day, and paired with a cute skirt or pair of jeans it's going to send your special someone crazy!

Where to buy: Princess Polly

Top: Forbidden Romance Lace Bodysuit

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11. A sultry silk wrap top

We're in love with this silky wrap top from Missguided. Not only is it perfect date attire but pink is definitely one of the biggest trends this season and a great Valentine's Day colour.

Where to buy: Missguided

Dress: Pink Satin Tie Blouse

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12. A vampy velvet dress

This is a totally sultry option that will knock your date off their feet! The low-cut front paired with sexy, smoky eyes is a recipe for hot. This is definitely an outfit for heading out on the town in and you'll be sure to turn your partner's head.

Where to buy: Boohoo

Top: Elsie Velvet Twist Detail Bodycon Dress

13. A boho princess maxi dress

This maxi dress is all about effortless romance and I'm obsessed. It's perfect for those who don't like to be super glam, but if you want to go the extra mile for your special someone then think about dressing it up with red lippy for a spicy look.

Where to buy: Showpo

Dress: Thrills and Spills Maxi Dress

14. A sweetheart gingham dress

Gingham is definitely one of the hottest trends at the moment and we're kind of fan-girling over it. And when you mix this fantastic fabric with Valentine red, it's the perfect mix of romantic and fashionable all in one outfit.

Where to buy: Sabo Skirt

Dress: Eden Gingham Dress

Tips for choosing your date outfit

  • The most important thing is to choose something you feel good in. Being uncomfortable for the entire night is a recipe for disaster.
  • Match your outfit to your date, so no ball gowns to a beach picnic or thongs to an upmarket restaurant. Just saying.
  • Don't stress! Chances are your date will love whatever you wear because the most important thing is that it's you wearing it.

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Alexandra Hourigan

Alexandra is a shopaholic by nature, make up lover by heart and writer by passion. If you can buy it she'll probably be interested to know what it is. If it's on sale then even better! If she isn't at a Sephora sale she is probably writing about it.

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