8 Elevated Valentine’s Day Outfit Ideas No Matter How You Plan To Celebrate It
With the season of love upon us, it’s only natural to run around helter-skelter to ensure you have the perfect gift for your loved one. Whether you have plans to spend this day with your significant other, friends, or family, there’s no harm in getting a little decked up. Pulling off an outfit that is covered in hearts or flowers from head-to-toe might feel over-the-top to you, so if you’re looking for more subtle outfit ideas, you’re in the right place.
Valentine’s Day is all about going the extra mile to make your loved one feel special, whether it’s a new blooming romance or one that has had its trials and tribulations to only come out stronger. Dressing up for whatever you may have planned is just as important because it shows the effort you’re willing to take. There is no compulsion to dress up in the loudest outfit known to humankind, so for more subtle outfits, you can always opt for a monochrome look, chic two-toned ensemble, simple and pretty patterns, or even stand out of the crowd in a color that no one would expect to see on this day.
No matter what you have planned, we’re sure you’ll find an outfit that is bound to catch your attention as we’ve curated this list just for you to ensure you look your absolute best while celebrating your day of love.
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Rock a black outfit even on Valentine’s Day. Black is by far the easiest color to play around with and is just as easy to style, and an outfit like this will definitely attract the right amount of attention. Nothing like a good leather-on-leather outfit that just screams edge. Style it with gold accessories for a chic and elevated look.
With a chill still in the air, as you step out for your Valentine’s date, covering up in a chic coat like this is a warm and stylish idea. Keep it simple but utterly sophisticated in your favorite pair of jeans with a black turtleneck and a cool pair of sneakers. Don’t forget an uber-cool pair of sunnies!
Sam Edelman Double Breasted Wool Blend Twill Coat
H&M Wide High Jeans $34.99
The designated color of the season may be red, but it’s your turn to stand out of the crowd in a color that no one will miss. This Valentine’s Day, may you shine as bright as the sun in a beautiful shade of yellow like this one. Simply style it with a chic pair of heels and your favorite accessories.
Ted Baker London Posyy Cabana Long Sleeve Minidress
Maxi dresses add a flare of romance, no matter the occasion, and is therefore a good choice for Valentine’s Day. Play around with different colors or stick to a simple zebra-patterned one like this. Style it elegantly with layered gold accents to elevate your look and slip into a simple black sandal to match.
Rebecca Taylor Zebra Lily Maxi Dress
Louise et Cie Eleri Sandal
Sometimes it’s a great idea to have a date outdoors, enjoying what nature has to give and basking in the glorious sun. Pack a picnic for the day with your loved one while styling a simple yet elegant monochrome outfit like this one while also staying equally comfortable.
H&M Jersey Top $2.99
Birkenstock Arizona Big Buckle Slide Sandal $149.95-$169.95
Since red is the designated color of the season, it would be impossible to not include an outfit that looks as pretty as this one. A simple and chic red floral summer dress styled with an oversized denim jacket is perfect for a lunch or dinner date.
You might just have the perfect evening planned for Valentine’s Day, but finding the perfect outfit can be a tad bit overwhelming. As long you have a simple black dress like this, you’re pretty much covered. It is elegant, chic, and perfect for your dinner date as you style it with a pair of sleek black heels and gold accessories for a more elevated look.
Sam Edelman Hazel Pointed Toe Pump $129.95-$149.95
Nordstrom Pavé Inset Oval Orbital Earrings
A white shirt really is the ultimate epitome of elegance and can be effortlessly styled for any occasion you have planned. It works pretty well for a V-day celebration as well. Layer it with a slip dress to give the latter the illusion of a midi skirt while you pair it with a chic pair of flats and matching accessories. Outfits for Valentine’s Day really ought to be this simple and generously chic.
H&M V-Neck Shirt