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Five perfect outfits for your big Valentine’s Day date night

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February 04, 2014 · 1.6k Views

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and couples around the world will celebrate the day of love in a variety of different ways. This is a special day, so of course, you’ll want to look your best. Whether you and your honey are spending the evening in or dining at the finest restaurant in town, these outfits are sure to inspire your romantic side this Feb. 14.

Pajama Party

Cuddle the night away with your boyfriend, husband or lover in this adorable pajama top and shorts set from Macy’s. Available for $48 in four different colors, you’re sure to find the exact set that will add cuddly romance to your Valentine’s Day night in. Looking to kick things up a notch? Surprise your Valentine by donning this sexy, lace trim kimono ($88) from the Victoria’s Secret Bombshell Collection—it’s sure to add a little spice to your evening.

Casual Get-together

If you’re spending Valentine’s Day with a casual acquaintance, don’t fuss over getting too dressed and made up. You might send the wrong message to the person you’re getting to know if you show up in a formal gown and stiletto heels. Keep things light and fun with a casual look that pairs a love-inspired graphic tee ($14.94) with some cropped boyfriend jeans ($16-$34.94) from Old Navy. Dress up the look with a sleek jacket and a pair of pumps.

First Date

A first date on Valentine’s Day is a tricky situation to navigate. You don’t want to come on too strong at the risk of seeming desperate or needy. We recommend approaching a Valentine’s Day first date with a mixture of casualness, romance and a bit of sex appeal. This off-the-shoulder blouse from Urban Outfitters ($49) with some skinny dark-washed jeans from American Eagle ($44.95) will be the perfect look for your date. Throw on some ankle booties and statement earrings and you’re ready to go!

Dance The Night Away

If your special someone is celebrating Valentine’s Day with an evening of dancing, you’ll want to look good on the dance floor. The Lady Love Song Dress (in Ruby) from ModCloth is a beautiful, form-fitting piece that hugs your curves in all the right places and comes in the perfect shade of Valentine’s Day crimson. Throw on a sturdy pair of black high heels and a necklace to accentuate the sweetheart neckline and you’ll be ready to cut a rug.

Formal Affair

If your Valentine’s Day plans include the finest in formal dining, limousines and luxurious hotels, you have to dress for the special occasion. The beadwork and embroidery on this black tulle, flapper-inspired dress from Anthropologie are absolutely stunning. The red and pink accents on this dress make it perfectly suited for Valentine’s Day without being so obviously intended for the annual holiday.

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Alli Sands has been a published writer since the age of 11. Over the course of her career, she has covered topics ranging from local independent music to fashion. She is a currently a freelance writer and a social media professional.

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