Valentines day. It’s the one day a year when all the independent ladies are reassured of their self assertiveness that ‘they don’t need no man’, or for many other, it’s a day to show some love to your other half. The latter is usually a far cry from how I spend this day, but I hate missing out on an opportunity to eat out… Instead, I like to think I can get myself all sassed up & ready for a date night with the girls instead (yes, I’m one of those independent ladies).
This year, I’ve teamed up with New Look to piece together my idea of a casual date night get up, as sometimes my oversized bombers and jeans just don’t make the cut for every occasion. I do like to put in a little effort, even on a ‘normal’ day, but finding the balance for a casual date night look can be tricky! The feeling of being overdressed or too casj is just too much to even think about!
I’ve accidentally gone for all black here (honestly, that was not intentional), it’s a safe option all year round and quite frankly, a little red dress just isn’t my thing! I start by planning my outfit with safe styles that I know will flatter my figure. Bell sleeves can sometimes be a little impractical, but damn don’t they look pretty? I couldn’t resit and chose this little beauty and tucked it into this oriental high waisted skirt – pretty simple, yet easy enough to dress up/down with a quick change of footwear or accessories.
No opportunity is to be missed where my love affair for faux fur jackets wouldn’t make the cut into an outfit, pulling this whole ensemble together.
What are you plans this Valentines day? ❤︎
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