To all my career-driven girls out there, your Valentine’s Day outfit shouldn’t just be date night-ready—it should be office-appropriate too!
Valentine’s Day Outfit Ideas To Take You From Work To Date Night
Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays because I really feel love in the air, even before the day itself! Which is why as early as now, I’m planning my Valentine’s Day outfit. My biggest challenge? Valentine’s Day is on a weekday this year. That means I’ll be going from work straight to date night, and I need to be ready for whatever surprises my man has in store! I’m sure a lot of you are thinking the same too—how do you transition from workwear to evening wear without a complete outfit change? Is it even possible?
Yes, it’s possible. And I’ve got 14 Valentine’s Day outfit ideas working girls like us will love wearing to celebrate love on the big day!
1. Girly Separates
I think I’ll be going for a girly, feminine look with my Valentine’s Day outfit this year. Chiffon pleats and chic ruffles make for a casual yet date-worthy look! I love how this outfit keeps the accessories white for a clean and simple look.
2. Comfy and Bright
Valentine’s will be a long day for all of us, so dress for comfort! A bright tee and comfy circle skirt is a casual yet polished look. To get into the season more, go for shades of red and pink.
3. Grown-Up Ribbons
I love this dress so much, I’d want to wear it with my Valentine’s day outfit and beyond! A sheath dress like this is a workwear staple, but the grown-up ribbons give it a romantic and dressy touch.
4. Pops of Red
One of the easiest ways to go from day to night with your Valentine’s Day outfit—red accessories! Wear your usual work clothes (or something just a bit dressier), then add pops of red with your choice of bag, shoes, and jewelry.
5. Suit Dresses With A Twist
Got a big meeting on Valentine’s Day? Take your suit dress from the boardroom to the bar with a statement necklace, bedazzled pumps, and other accessories. Oh, and lose the blazer!
You can amp up your Valentine’s Day outfit with these gorgeous bangles!
Peplum is another girly and romantic silhouette to wear with your Valentine’s Day outfit. Pick a darker or a more formal color, pair it with cigarette pants or dark wash denim, and you’ve got a day-to-night look!
7. Cozy Layers
Layer up! A turtleneck is an office staple during these cold months, but give it a romantic touch with a fit and flare dress or a circle skirt.
8. Wrap Dresses
Every working girl needs a DVF wrap dress, and for good reason! Wear it to the office, take it to a formal dinner, and you can even hit the clubs wearing it. If you have no idea what’s in store for you on Valentine’s Day, I say go for a wrap dress.
9. Upgraded LBD
It’s Valentine’s Day, you’ve got an excuse to dress up! Upgrade your basic LBD with ruffles, new silhouettes, and of course, a bold red lip.
10. Feminine Details
You don’t have to wear skirts or dresses on date night! Pair your pants with more feminine tops like this black and white blouse with ribbon details. Then accessorize with fun pops of color.
11. Mermaid Skirts
The mermaid skirt is like the upgraded version of your basic pencil skirt, which makes it appropriate for the office and evening events. Pick an interesting top and slip on your most luxurious pair of pumps for a chic Valentine’s Day outfit!
12. Midi Dresses
Like mermaid skirts, midi skirts and dresses also work the same way—they’re long enough to be formal and dressy, but not too long that you’ll look overdressed at work. Keep your accessories nude or basic so it’s even easier to take from day to night!
13. Fun Florals
Why wait until you’re given a bouquet of flowers? We’re strong, independent women—wear it on your dress instead! A floral dress is definitely Valentine’s Day-worthy and it’s one of the few fun prints you can wear to work, whatever your job is!
14. Red Power Dressing
I’d have to say, this and the first outfit are my favorites. This all-red look is so eye-catching, and Valentine’s Day is one of the few times we can actually pull this off in real life! It’s sexy, fashionable, stylish, and appropriate for the day’s events—all rolled into one. What more can you ask for?
Watch this video to get more Valentine’s Day outfit inspiration:
I think you know by now that I’m super excited for Valentine’s Day! It’s a tight race between all these great ideas I’ve just shown you, but I know I’ll make my mind up before the big day. You’ve got lots of time as well, so soak up all this inspiration and I’m sure you’ll look your best! Do you have any Valentine’s Day outfit inspiration of your own? Share them with me in the comments section below!
Accessorize your Valentine’s Day outfit with cute jewelry! I love this necklace from Mason & Ivy:
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