Debrief Staff | Contributing Writer | Sunday, 7 February 2016

7 Different Outfits For Valentines Day

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The Debrief: Because date night dressing doesn't just have to mean 'nice frock and heels.'

It's that time of year again - Valentine's Day - which is basically one massive, turbo-charged date, is almost back. Whether you're sucking it up and going on an *actual* date or just going out with your mates (much more fun, no?), here are seven date-appropriate outfit ideas from Instagram this week. You're welcome. 

1.Hello October xo

 

This outfit is up on the blog now along with some musings on finding your personal style!

A photo posted by Suzie (@hellooctoberxo) on Jan 27, 2016 at 3:21am PST

The leather jacket is perfect for those in-between weather days and from taking you from day to night. The cross body means you've got your hands free in case you want to get... handsy and  you can’t go wrong with a nude scarf - it goes with everything and keeps you nice and warm.

 2. Floating Bohemian

If you are not a fan of vibrant colours and love to add a little here and there, this is the perfect look for you. Adding an accent colour to any colour block outfit is a nice way to break the colour up. I love the burgundy colours in the accessories - very V Day appropriate. 

3. Sea Of Shoes

 

Just posted in a favorite trench and new @stuartweitzman sandals □❤️

A photo posted by Jane Aldridge (@seaofshoes) on Dec 18, 2015 at 6:44am PST

 You can’t go wrong with a Trench coat - there's a reason why they come back every season. It’s also a great way to add some heels to a casual outfit with out looking too try hard. 

4. Shalini Papas

 

On my way up to see the Golden Gate Bridge! #fwis #asilio #sportsgirl #sjyp #adidas #stansmiths #givenchy #momentsofspur

A photo posted by Shalini Papas (@shalinipapas) on Jan 19, 2016 at 11:08pm PST

Perfect combo: Jeans, comfy knit and trainers - because anyone who says you can't wear jeans and trainers on a date is a goddamn liar. 

5. We Are Twin Set 

 You can never go wrong with a monochrome outfit, - and you could easily dress this outfit down by adding an ankle boot or a pair of flats.

6. Chriselle Lim 

 Everybody has a LBD; this one is a little quirkier, loose flared sleeve with a floaty hemline, channelling the 70’s. Teamed with the thigh high boots it feels edgy not boring. 

7. Liv Purvis 

Just in case you're being taken out to a bang-up fancy pants posh restaurant and fancy wheeling out the big guns...

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Tags: Instagram, Instagram Styling Tips