Getting dressed for a date can be a little stressful sometimes, especially for a first date. But when it comes to a more casual and relaxed date night, it’s a bit easier. There isn’t as much pressure as a fancier one, so you can throw on something you feel comfortable in and can showcase your awesome personality.
When you’re planning an outfit for a casual date, there are so many options. It definitely depends on where you’re going though. This Fashionista put together a cute and comfy outfit that would be perfect for a casual date out in the city at maybe a coffee shop or a restaurant—tons of possibilities.
I love how she mixed patterns and textures. The bright red plaid, bold black-and-white geometric print and heathered gray skirt go so well together, creating an edgy and chic outfit. This season, try experimenting with different pattern combinations.
You can have a Clueless moment and go all out in the plaid (yes, go ahead and pull out that Cher Horowitz-inspired suit) or incorporate various checkered patterns on a more subtle level throughout your outfit, whether that may be a skirt or a blazer. I love the look this Fashionista created by mixing masculine and feminine silhouettes with her oversized plaid jacket. Her black accessories are also the perfect finishing touches, from her simple toque to her Givenchy satchel and her leather boots.
One Simple Change: For a fancier date night, switch the plaid jacket for a more formal coat and go for a ‘do without the toque.