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5 Chic Outfits that Take the Stress Out of Valentine's Day Dressing

Who doesn't want a little style refresh before a night of romance?
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As one of the most romantic days — and date nights — of the year, we all want to look top notch for Valentine's day. Whether you are aiming to keep things comfortable and casual, or to spice things up with an outfit that's a little more extra, there's no such thing as too much outfit inspiration, especially when you want to look really memorable. Here we give you five different influencer-created outfits so that you can craft your very own super chic Valentine's Day outfit no matter what your plans for the romance-filled holiday may be.


Borrow From the Boys


The best outfits have a balance of feminine and masculine elements. Take the tuxedo dress: it has the sleek lines of suit, but a feminine twist when worn as a minidress and paired with simple and elegant accessories. Keep things neutral by adding nude pumps or sand-hued heeled sandals.

Marlina Blazer Dress

Lula Block Heel Slingback Sandal

Double-breasted Blazer Dress

Tatiana Pointy Toe Pumps

Ronny Kobo
garmentory.com
$192.00
BP
nordstrom.com
$59.95
Fleur Du Mal
farfetch.com
$595.00
Nine West
ninewest.com
$50.00
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Use Texture Strategically


One of the easiest ways to dress up an otherwise casual look is to layer rich textures. For example, pair a classic and sleek leather pants (preferably in a bright hue), add a sequined or a feathered top, a simple knit sweater and a bedazzled headband and you have yourself a look. Equal parts quirky and fun, we call it flirting with your clothes — and you can recycle all of the elements of your outfit into a new ensemble in an absolute snap.

Angelica Leather Pants in True Red

Feather Hem Sequined Tee

Fluffy Cardigan

Pearl Headband in Jet Pearl

L'Academie
revolve.com
$185.00
Milly
saksfifthavenue.com
$207.00
H&M
hm.com
$29.99
Lele Sadoughi
modaoperandi.com
$150.00
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It's All in the Feminine Details


When in doubt a simple silhouette with feminine elements never fails. Choose a frock with a girly embellishment, such as bows, and let your dress do the talking for you. Just be sure to keep your jewels delicate to keep the focus on your statement dress.

Katie Mini Dress

Off the Shoulder Cocktail Dress

Birthstone Necklace

alexiamaria.com
$595.00
Chelsea28
nordstrom.com
$149.00
auratenewyork.com
$250.00
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Go With a Groutfit


The groutfit— or grey outfit, for the uninitiated — is the modern take on a monochromatic neutral look. The key is a sleek with a form-fitting dress and layerable elements, which ensure that the visual impact is uninterrupted. It's the low-key take on the slightly more sultry bodycon dress.

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Cashmere Henley Midi Dress in Charcoal

Perfect Leather Belt

Alinda Over the Knee Boot

Enza Costa
shopbop.com
$248.60
Madewell
nordstrom.com
$45.00
Marc Fisher
nordstrom.com
$114.96
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Pair a Bold Print with a Bright Color


The key to wearing a figure-skimming patterned skirt is to pair the look with solid and bright accessories. Your outfit will be bright and head-turning, without being busy or overly complicated. Pro tip: keep the accessories unfussy and let the bright hues and bold prints stop traffic for you.

Big Polka Dot Skirt

Jungle Cat Knitted Skirt

Strange Love Knit Top

Gigi Skinny Heel Pump

silklaundry.com.au
$195.00
whistles.com
$199.00
Keepsake
shopbop.com
$75.00
Topshop
nordstrom.com
$75.00
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This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

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