By Caitlin Burnett
If you can believe it, Valentine’s Day is around the corner. And regardless of your relationship status, it’s a fun excuse to celebrate the people you love. From an evening out with your closest friends to a romantic date night with your S.O. to taking your parents out for a family dinner, V-Day is coming, and it most likely requires an outfit.
Whether you’re looking for a casual outfit to cook dinner at home or want an excuse to go all out in your fanciest dress, we’ve got you covered with a slew of chic options to get your creative juices flowing. Our favorite brands like Reformation, Zimmermann, Amanda Uprichard, Cult Gaia, and Retrofête have gorgeous pieces for every occasion, and below we’re highlighting the best of the best.
Keep scrolling for stylish outfit ideas for whatever your Valentine’s Day looks like.
So you’re going all out this year? Good for you. After the past few years, we all deserve to get dressed up and celebrate with people we love. That means sequins, silky fabrics, jewel tones, and crystal embellishments are on the menu, plus some fun accessories to really make your look pop. Just add champagne, and your outfit is complete.
Romantic dinner? Valentine’s Day party with friends? If you’re looking to keep it classic this year, this one’s for you. Think timeless elegance that transcends the trend cycle—sleek silhouettes, gorgeous colors, and minimalist accessories. Whether you opt for the ruched Norma Kamali midi or the beautiful Ref dress that’s giving Old Hollywood vibes, this is a look that you’ll want to wear over and over again.
Hello, ruffles and florals and tulle and lace. If you picture soft, feminine details and flowing fabrics when you think of Valentine’s Day, you’ve come to the right place. These outfits are sure to stun, from the delicate ruffles on this Zimmermann number to the gorgeous embroidery on the Bronx and Banco midi.
Are you staying in this year for dinner at home? Maybe you’re cooking together or planning a sunset picnic or fun game night? Whatever your plans, keeping it low-key doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice style. Choosing an unexpected sweater or classic cute-top-and-jeans still makes the day feel special while remaining comfortable enough for any activity.
Don’t fret. We saved the best for last. Your GNO vibe is all about fun—think bold color, chain details, embellishments, and cutouts. Whatever makes you feel your best and allows you to dance, dine, and laugh comfortably. This hot pink Cult Gaia top was made for a night out on the town, while the Alix NYC bodysuit is guaranteed to get compliments. Get ready for a night of photos, fun, and memories with your friends, which is always worth celebrating.