WHAT TO WEAR: Fancy Date Night

What to Wear

I hope you’ve checked your calendars lately Fashionistas, because tomorrow is Valentine’s Day! If you have a date planned with your significant other and have procrastinated on picking out your outfit, you’ve come to the right place! If you’re just going out somewhere with your best friend, you still have an excuse to get dressed up!

This week’s Fashionista has provided some inspiration on how to dress for the heart-warming holiday. She paired a red long sleeve lace top with an adorable solid black skater skirt and black suede pumps. What I love most about her top is its combination of classy and sassy. The rich red color is sophisticated and clearly relevant for the occasion. A solid colored knit top is a traditional fashion staple. Why not spice it up a little with lace sleeves? Lace accents in clothing add femininity and fun to any look.

My favorite piece of this Fashionista’s outfit is her trendy solid black skater skirt. The skater style skirt first appeared on the ice rink, where female ice skaters would showcase their tricks and twirls with ease. The flirty pleats and high-waisted aspect of the skirt has captured the interest of Fashionistas all across the globe, and is now a common craze on UD’s campus. A solid black skater skirt is a must-have this season, as it can be paired with any style or color top!

Fashionistas, it’s pretty much a basic requirement to own a set of pearls, as well as an everyday pair of black pumps. Pearls are timeless accents and can be the difference between a casual and fancy outfit. This Fashionista kept it simple, wearing only one strand of pearls around her neck. She added a stretch bracelet set with white and black pearls, and rhinestones for a glamorous contrast. The black pearls add to her look by complementing her black skirt and pumps.

Black pumps are an essential component in every Fashionista’s wardrobe. To create a bit of contrast in your look, suede will trump patent leather or matte. I love the height of the heels on this Fashionista. Nothing says feminine and bold quite like a pair of four inch stiletto pumps.

A fancy date night ensemble wouldn’t be complete without a stylish handbag. Embellished with nickel studs and three rows of mini rhinestones, this Fashionista’s edgy clutch made a statement. The mini rhinestones on her clutch add to the rhinestones in her bracelet set. To finish off her look, she bundled up with a sophisticated and distinctive plaid coat, adorned with black buttons and a tie belt.

Now that you’ve seen a Fashionista who’s ready to rock it on Valentine’s Day, I hope all you Fashionistas out there have put together your own outfit! Whether it’s for Cupid’s celebration, or just a night out on the town, this Fashionista has the right look for any fancy date night.

One Simple Change: Add a pair of solid black tights for a girls’ night out!


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