WHAT TO WEAR: Casual Date Night

What to Wear

“I have nothing to wear!” This could be the most cliché saying that every Fashionista has uttered. We’ve all been there, despite the occasion, but knowing you have a date to impress could be the difference between a minor dilemma and a major meltdown. The main thing to keep in mind is that the more comfortable you feel, the more natural you will look and act. Dates are all about showcasing the incredible person that you are, so choosing an outfit can be difficult, but this should be an instance where you can have fun with a look that really displays your individuality.

You don’t want to look as though you put hours of thought into your casual date night look, but you still want to look stunning. The best way to achieve this juxtaposition is by choosing easy, romantic pieces much like this Fashionista did.

She began with a pieced together lacy tunic by Free People. The gentle fabric and pretty pastel color were perfect for spring and provided her with an easy-going, effortlessly chic look. She chose to layer a sweater atop the tunic, which fit beautifully and complemented her outfit’s bohemian feel. Here you can find a similar slip dress by Free People, which you can customize with a coordinating kimono. Other options for layering include a sheer blouse and a fringe sweater vest, or you can go solo on top with some killer boots on the bottom to really show off the pretty trimmings and details of the dress.

This Fashionista opted for a pair of strappy white sandals and a leather cross-body bag, a combo you can copy for a daytime date. Feel free to even incorporate a floppy sun hat and these cool Coach sunglasses to add even more identity to your attire. A date would never know how much (or little) went into this carefree, casual ensemble.

One Simple Change: To take this look from day to night, swap the sandals for a pair of ankle boots and choose to layer with sheer tights and a cardigan.


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