Valentine’s Day plans this year may hold a more casual outing, but that is no reason why you shouldn’t dress up anyway. Dresses are sexy, fun and totally adorable. Plus, this is a holiday where you should look feminine and ultimately stunning. There are a plethora of dresses out there for last minute Valentine’s Night Out shoppers. Red and pink are always key, but if those colors are just too much for you, a simple black or metallic dress is just as show-stopping.
L’Wren Scott is one heck of a designer to the stars. Her A-list client roster could fill up a book. For Valentine’s Day, one of the designer’s Spring offerings would make the perfect date night dress. Her Jacquard Strapless dress is timeless, elegant and chic, and will be far more than a one-hit-Valentine’s wonder. The dress retails for $3,530 at Kirna Zabete.
Moschino’s Silk-jacquard heart-print dress is an absolute stunner. For those that don’t want to brave bright colors, a pattern is always a fun alternative. Hearts are always in style and this dress remains girly yet refined and beautiful. It is available for $1,995 at Net-a-Porter.
If you are going for a touch more of a casual look, Elizabeth and James mini dress is an option worth vying for. With a touch of 80s flair in the shoulder pads, this dress is cool and easy to dress up or down. It is available for $245 at Madison.
For the girl that isn’t afraid to turn heads and go fashion-crazy, this Alice and Olivia Sequin Keyhole dress is sure to catch more than just your man’s eye. The pink keeps the dress feminine but the design makes this dress edgy and full of fun. Get your sequin on for $495 at ShopBop.
On a chilly night, sometimes looking fashion forward can be a bit difficult. However, Dame Vivienne Westwood’s line Anglomania will take care of you. This red drape dress boasts long sleeves and comfy style. Pair this with black matte tights and stay warm and look like a real siren. This Anglomania dress is $367.95 at My-Wardrobe.
If you are going to go black on Valentine’s Day, make it black lace for a look that is sexy, sophisticated and of-the-moment. Aside from the fact that I have to say I am personally obsessed with black lace, this “Get Back” dress by Backstage is crazy like whoa, in a good way. With a scoop-back, this semi-sheer dress is going to leave even your girlfriends drooling, and is available for $130 at Diavolina.
Dalia MacPhee designs dresses for ladies on a budget. However, she is sure to not skimp even the slightest bit on quality in each of her garments. Also, she sticks to her design aesthetic and doesn’t rip off other designers, and remains ahead of the trends as far as color and architecture in each stunning dress. Dalia’s metallic mini-dress is sexy and a perfect way to display your curves for the night. Plus, it remains a bit loose at the bottom, so you don’t have to worry about it hugging anything too tightly. This metallic money-maker is available for $299 at DaliaOnline. Dalia MacPhee has another dress that is absolute perfection for this weekend’s festivities. For the girly girl in all of us, this red dress is complimented by beautiful, bouncy ruffles. This dress won’t just have one night out on Valentine’s Day, and it’s available for $275 at Neiman Marcus.
Conversation Pieces “Party Topper” dress is part festive, part fun and totally an “it” girl dress for Valentine’s Day. For those shy of color, the black flouncy dress has a burst of hot pink in its belt, which will accent your waist beautifully. This number retails for $68 at Conversation Pieces.
With all of these dresses, and the fact that it is not warm quite yet, a jacket maybe in order to get you through the night. Tulle’s Textured Wool Long Coat retails for $34 at Tulle. The color is not quite pink and not quite red. It is just muted enough to provide the perfect compliment to any Valentine’s Day outfit.