WHAT TO WEAR: Casual Date Night

What to Wear

When preparing for a first date, I find myself worrying about what I should wear more than anything else. I always want my outfit to be cute, but not over the top; comfortable, but not lazy. I know that whatever I decide to wear will set the tone for the night so it simply just has to be perfect. I spotted a Fashionista heading into the city for an evening with a new guy and she knew just what to wear.

An oversized sweater can be a versatile addition to your wardrobe because you can wear it for so many different occasions. You can wear it as an extra layer for a cold day, you can wear it with a pair of jeans for a long day of classes or in this case, you can wear it as a dress for a casual date night. This Fashionista wore her dark gray, oversized sweater with a pair of tights that gave it a dressier look, but still simple enough for a casual date.

I personally love everything about oversized sweaters so while that caught my attention at first, this Fashionista’s choice in shoes is what attracted me to her outfit. Instead of wearing your typical pair of black boots, she decided to rock a pair of royal blue wedges. These shoes were totally cute and they added a pop of color to her dark ensemble.

Accessories are just as important as your outfit on a casual date night because even if they don’t mention them, your date will always notice the little things. This Fashionista chose to wear a purple knit scarf, which was very appropriate for the weather, a pair of stud earrings and a silver watch. She topped it off with a black clutch that complemented her outfit very well.

If you’ve been thinking about what to wear for a date night this weekend, try putting an outfit together that is similar to this Fashionista’s. Also, remember to relax and have a great time!

One Simple Change: Wear a pair of patterned tights to create a fun outfit for a night out with friends.


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