Date Night Dressing


Our Favorite Date Night Dresses, Whether You’re Anti or Pro Valentine’s Day

Some like to put the va-va-voom in Valentine’s Day dressing. Others skip the cleavage and cutouts to sit in their sweats on the sofa. Then there’s the practical middle ground: those neither so hopelessly or apathetically romantic. They want a dress that they’ll definitely wear again, regardless of if they ever see that date (or another) again.

For dresses that do triple duty (date night and girls’ night and work day), we’ve selected some sweet numbers that can be flirty, fun and get the job done. Whether you have plans on February 14 or not, you’ll find an occasion to wear these lovely looks.

Pick Up the Check

Eliza J cotton poplin dress

Yeah, this isn’t going to work out. Pay your own way and hit the road in this breezy checked poplin dress that will also work for brunch with friends when you can dish about the dud.

SHOP: Eliza J check cotton poplin shirtdress


Fashion Week

New York Fashion Week S/S 2016: The Power of Swing and Pop at Lela Rose

We’re now far enough into New York Fashion Week to see critical mass on a few things, and fringe is one of them. Not just on the runway, but in the streets and at the shows.

fringe dress

All images by Jessa Carter

We were admiring a few variations on the theme in the audience before the Lela Rose show began on Monday morning, and then out came even more on the runway. From feathery texture to full fringe stripes as well as sheer organza pants and lots of floral 3-D embellishments and bright, neon pops—plus a hanging tulip garland mimicking, in a big way, the trim trend—here’s our lookbook.

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Which Spring Dress Shape Is Right for You?

Okay, so depending what part of the world you’re in, spring either feels like a next-door neighbor or a very, very distant relation. Regardless of whether the weather is on the sunny side, our new arrivals certainly are.

Let’s take a look at the five dress shapes that are popping off as we speak, and figure out which one is right for you.

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What to Wear for a Valentine’s Day Date Night? Instagram’s 4 Hottest Couples Share Their Style

As of presstime, you have 25 shopping days until the date night of all date nights, Valentine’s Day. Do you know what you’re wearing? Because we talked to four of the most in-love and Instagrammed couples on the Internet, and their plans are looking pretty solid.

Mine these interviews for outfit ideas, date itineraries, soundtrack notes and general romantic maneuvers. Oh, and good Instagram feeds.

(DJ Kiss and DJ M.O.S. via Instagram)

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