WHAT TO WEAR: Casual Date Night

What to Wear

Picture this: it’s Friday afternoon and you’ve just gotten out of an exhausting 3-hour test after pulling an all-nighter. You’re tired to the point where you don’t even make sense anymore. “Is that the periodic table walking down the street?” You definitely need a nap, so you crash the second you get home. Then all of a sudden it’s 7:30 at night. This would be fine if you hadn’t forgotten about your date with that cute guy from English class who’s picking you up in 10 minutes. Yikes! You better get ready fast, but what do you wear?

Don’t worry; this Fashionista has the perfect outfit for a casual date night look. Basic dark wash skinny jeans are a great place to start when you’re not quite sure what to wear. They’re casual and go with just about every top in your wardrobe. This Fashionista has opted for a blush pink tank top. I love the contrast of the dark denim with the light colored top. The distressed floral pattern provides an interesting texture and contrast between edginess and femininity. You can also see the pink toenail polish peeking through her strappy Steve Madden sandals, which complement the color of her top perfectly.

To add an extra pop to her outfit, she’s chosen a few accessories. Fun accessories are a must on a casual date night. They really help to showcase your personality. This Fashionista’s date would certainly have no problem seeing that she’s one fierce lady with her leopard print scarf and sequin backpack. The scarf showcases another interesting print while staying classic in a gray color, and the backpack shows she’s ready to party. It’s bold, fun and functional—you never know what you’ll need on a casual date night. From extra lip-gloss if the date’s going well to your running shoes if it’s not, you’ll definitely have enough room for it all in this trendy bag.

As you can see, it doesn’t have to take forever to put together a super cute and fashionable outfit for a casual date night. With style like this, your date will surely think you’ve spent hours getting ready. He’ll never believe you actually threw this fabulous look together in less than 10, and we’ll just go ahead and let him think that. It’ll be our little secret.

One Simple Change: To make this outfit concert-ready, swap the jeans for a pair of high-waisted shorts. These are perfect for outdoor concerts. Also adding some studs makes them even better for an edgy concert look. You might also want to trade the backpack for a small fringe cross-body bag. After all, you don’t want to be weighed down by too much stuff when you’re crowd surfing through a mass of screaming fans.

 

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