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What to Wear to a Formal Valentine’s Day Date

Valentine’s Day is one special day when most couples, dating or married, love to dress up and go out for formal dates and romantic evenings together. Go all out and woo your Valentine on this romantic evening. Just keep in mind that formal here implies ‘cocktail’, not ‘white tie’.

For Women

Dress

Almost any color that looks good on you is okay for Valentine’s Day. If you would like to specially ‘dress up’ for Valentine’s Day, you could go in for a touch of red in your dress. Or else, leave it to the accessories. A short dress, a skirt and a pretty top and jeans paired with a camisole or a top and a shrug is trendy enough to woo your Valentine.

Handbags

Large or small, sling or shoulder, there are no rules to follow! Pick up a trendy handbag that goes with your dress. Add a handbag charm for some sparkle.

Shoes

Since it’s day time, stay away from heels. Ballerina shoes will give you a cute look. Any other flats or low heels can also be chosen.

Accessories

Belts are in. Broad or thin, choose one to go with your style. A scarf will add more style and keep you warm. Add minimalist jewelry with one attention-grabbing piece. It could be large earrings or a charm bracelet. Wear light perfume.

For Men

Dress

Stick to jeans or casual pants. A layered look will never fail you on a casual date. It will make you look special without being too much dressy. A jacket can be added for style and protection. Polo shirts look very cool. Keep in mind that you need to dress casual but not too casual.

Shoes

Regular daytime shoes are fine as long as they are clean and good looking. Do not show up for your date with worn out or dirty shoes.

Accessories

A nice belt and a good watch is essential. Ensure that you have a trendy wallet when you take it out to pay the cafe bill.