What to Wear on Valentine’s Day, No Matter What Your Plans (or Non-Plans) Are!

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Hallmark’s favorite holiday is just around the corner and whether it’s cupids, hearts and flowers with your bae or a bottle of red and Netflix with your couch, we’ve got your outfit covered.

Feel like bypassing Valentine’s Day altogether? No problem; hit the town with your guys or gals and get a free pass to eat chocolate all weekend long. Whatever you do, make sure it’s done in slay-worthy style.

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 So, here is you go-to guide for what to wear on Valentine’s Day:

Fancy Dinner Out

what to wear on Valentine’s Day

There’s nothing like being wined and dined. Lucky you! Ladies, you can’t go wrong with a little black dress like this and of course a gold clutch for some instant glam. Add an elegant layered necklace and strappy gold heels to complete the look. Gents, don’t be afraid to add some color and texture to your blazer game like this. Pair with a fun printed tie and some statement shoes. Don’t forget to keep your date wanting more with a subtle, sexy scent like this!

[Complete the Look: Urban Decay Naked 3 Eyeshadow Palette]

Cozy Night In

what to wear on Valentine’s Day

Delicious take-out, binge-watching your favorite docu series and comfy clothes sounds kind of perfect. Gals, opt for some skinny jeans and a simple white t-shirt for an effortless look.  Some stylish black booties and a matte red lip will seal the deal! Guys, you’re in luck because athleisure is so on trend. Sweatpants it is! Add some cool kicks like these and keep your hair on fleek with a little product. Time to cuddle!

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Girls’ Night Out

what to wear on Valentine’s Day

Galentine’s Day is officially a thing!  Round up your girls and hit up your favorite lounge or club in a merlot colored, form-fitting dress like this. Obviously you need some fabulous footwear, appropriately called Hotstuff. Top it off with some ball drop earrings and a head turning leather jacket. Sophisticated and fierce. Bey would be so proud of your #slay skills.

[Complete the Look: NARS Pure Matte Lipstick in Garnet Red]

Dudes’ Night Out

what to wear on Valentine’s Day

There’s no shame in hanging with the guys tonight, and who knows…you might even meet next year’s Valentine while you’re out! In case you do, make sure you look your freshest. Start with a fool-proof chambray shirt and pair with classic (but fashionable) slim fit khakis. Accessorize with a sleek leather watch and some suave wing-tip oxfords. Pretty much just dressed our dream man, so let us know where you’ll be heading ;)

[All photos are courtesy of DRESS FOR THE DAY.]

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