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Valentine’s Day outfit ideas for every kind of date 2020

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.


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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.

1. A sexy red dress

If you want to make him go weak at the knees, you really can't go past a super sexy red dress. 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.

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Image: Instagram user princesspollyboutique

2. A red maxi skirt

If you want to wear a top and skirt combo, we recommend checking out a gorgeous red maxi skirt. Whether it's a solid colour or has a funky pattern, you really can't go wrong with a maxi skirt. It's the perfect option if you're not sure whether you need to go casual or dressed up.

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Image: Instagram user disshboutiques

3. A pretty in pink dress

Who said the only thing you could wear on Valentine's Day was red? We love embracing the colour pink on this holiday. Most people will be wearing red, so it gives you a chance to stand out from the crowd. Pair it with some heels or sneakers to dress it up or down, depending on your date.

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Image: Instagram user prettylittlething

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. Choosing the right one for you isn't hard as so many brands come out with their own version. A little black dress can be dressed up or down, no matter what kind of date you are invited to.

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Image: Instagram user showpo

5. A floral top or dress

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 a floral top or dress. The pattern is so on trend at the moment, so you really can't go wrong. It's perfect for a classic romantic vibe on the holiday of love.

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Image: Instagram user orderofstyle

6. 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 the idea of a blazer dress or set. Choose a bold colour like pink or red to really emphasise your confidence. Girl power!

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Image: Instagram user showpo

7. A matching 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 that most retailers come out with these super cute tracksuit sets. This outfit idea even works great if you are staying at home with your partner - no need to try hard to impress.

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Image: Instagram user missguided

8. A cute summery set

This has to be the perfect option for those going on a daytime date. Pair with sneakers or sandals. It's both super summery and cute while still giving out those romantic vibes on Valentine's Day. You can go for a matching set, or put together two different pieces.

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Image: Instagram user glassons

9. A lace bodysuit

I promise that if you wear this, your partner will probably start hyperventilating. In a good way. Sexy but 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! They are available at most retailers, and come in heaps of different colours.

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Image: Instagram user beginningboutique

10. A sultry silk top

A silky wrap top look sexy, even though you are covered up. It's the perfect date attire, as it can be dressed up or down. You can pair it with shorts and sneakers as pictured for a casual day date, or pair with a leather skirt and heels to really embody the holiday of love.

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Image: Instagram user princesspollyboutique

11. A white flowy 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.

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Image: Instagram user princesspollyboutique

12. Anything linen

Linen is one of the hottest trends right now. It's light, it's comfortable and can be dressed up or down. Right now, you can pick up a linen dress, top, pants, skirt, shorts, you name it! So whatever you are feeling, go for something in linen.

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Image: Instagram user princesspollyboutique

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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Don't spend all your time deciding on what clothes to wear and neglect every other aspect of your appearance. How you present yourself can make or break a Valentine's Day date. We have a handy Valentine's Day makeup guide that you should definitely check out. And, you can't forget to choose the perfect pair of shoes. They are just as important! Here are our top pics.

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