WHAT TO WEAR FOR VALENTINE’S DAY 2023: 40 OUTFIT IDEAS

what to wear for valentine's day 2023
Valentine’s Day outfit

Costume: Paskal // Footwear: Larroude // Bag: Mark Cross


Valentine’s Day is simply a month away and I can hardly consider it! I’ve spent the previous couple of weeks refreshing and resetting for the brand new yr. Now I’m excited and able to have a small vacation to look ahead to. Whereas I don’t love each facet of Valentine’s Day (I’m taking a look at you, prix fixe menus and tacky playing cards), I’ll take any excuse to dress up. Pink and pink, lovely prints, and over-the-top kinds…Valentine’s Day style is principally my love language! In the event you’re questioning what to put on for Valentine’s Day 2023, I’m right here to assist. At this time I’m going to debate some style suggestions for this vacation. Moreover, I’ll be sharing 40 Valentine’s Day outfit concepts for each event!


What to wear for Valentine's Day 2023

Incessantly Requested Questions

Earlier than diving in and sharing all of my outfit concepts (I promise, they’re coming), I needed to handle some questions I used to be getting in my DMs this week regarding Valentine’s Day dressing for 2023. 

What ought to I put on for Valentine’s Day 2023?

Whereas this query could be very imprecise, I believe the perfect response is to put on no matter makes you are feeling good. In the event you’re like me and getting glammed up in fancy attire brings you pleasure, make the most of Valentine’s Day and go all out (I’ll be sporting this frock for the event)! In the event you’re extra comfy sporting a pair of denims and a festive sweater, go for it! There is no such thing as a proper or mistaken reply and right this moment I’m offering numerous choices primarily based on no matter your plans could also be.

What colours do you put on on Valentine’s Day?

I believe by now virtually everybody is aware of that pink and pink are essentially the most generally worn colours for Valentine’s Day. Not surprisingly, this additionally occurs to be one in every of my all-time favourite colour combos, so I by no means hesitate to go excessive! Personally, I’m not afraid to combine and match pink and pink or put on a monochromatic head-to-toe pink look (as witnessed above). However, you may full a extra subdued look with a contact of colour from a pair of shiny tights, a purse that pops, or even some festive earrings.

How ought to I do my hair and make-up for Valentine’s Day?

It doesn’t matter what your plans are, it may be enjoyable to place just a little further effort into your hair and make-up. I’ve beforehand shared a comfortable, romantic magnificence search for Valentine’s Day that might work for all events. As for my hair, you’ll most definitely discover it in my favourite glossy bun. This stylish and minimal coiffure compliments nearly any outfit I dream up!

What ought to I put on for an off-the-cuff Valentine’s Day outfit?

In the event you don’t plan to decorate up this yr, there are nonetheless loads of methods to look cute and festive. You could possibly put on this under $50 fun heart sweater and denims to an informal gathering with pals or this easy sweater dress that appears nice with a pair of informal boots. Moreover, it may be good to remain cozy in Valentine’s pajamas at residence – I’m linking to numerous choices under so hold scrolling. 


Valentine’s Day Outfit Concepts 2023

Now, let’s get to the enjoyable half – What to put on for Valentine’s Day 2023! I’ve rounded up 40 outfit concepts for each kind of Valentine’s celebration. Whether or not you’re getting glammed up or protecting it informal, there’s a Valentine’s Day outfit for everybody on this roundup.

Two-Toned Valentine’s Day Outfit Concepts

Since pink and pink is a favourite colour mixture of mine, I made a decision it deserves its personal part! Nothing says “Valentine’s Day” fairly like this mixture. Pairing these colours collectively may be female and a bit sudden.

This colorblock cover-up shirt and matching pants are excellent for spending the day poolside. For a elaborate night time out, this pink and red maxi dress paired with these red heart stud earrings is absolute perfection. Searching for a skirt possibility? This under $100 maxi skirt is on my listing. This pink and red blazer would look simply as cute paired with denims as it could layered over a gown. And no outfit is full with out the right pair of footwear. These red and pink mules are lovable and occur to be on main sale. And these pink heels with red bows are the final word Valentine’s Day shoe!


Fairly Printed Valentine’s Day Outfit Concepts

In the event you’re like me and love lovely prints, there are some fantastic choices this Valentine’s Day. This pink and white maxi dress includes a enjoyable tie-dye stripe and is at present 50% off. Talking of enjoyable, the feather cuffs on this burgundy and pink midi dress are lovable. Pair it with this pink woven clutch to finish the look. However, If neither of those Valentine’s Day attire catches your eye, I’m additionally loving this pink and red floral maxi dress, this bright pink floral dress, and this pink and red striped puff sleeve dress. Past attire, these red and pink pants and this red toile print midi skirt (gown model here) are each lovely items for all of your Valentine’s Day festivities. PS this is the dress I shall be sporting this yr!


What to Put on for Valentine’s Day 2023 if You’re Getting Glammed Up

It’s exhausting to decide on, however this is likely to be my favourite class for Valentine’s Day outfit concepts. What can I say, I’m who I’m! In the event you’re spending Valentine’s Day 2023 at a elaborate restaurant or out on a particular date, these outfit concepts are those you want.

The intricate particulars on this red and pink midi dress are completely gorgeous. Talking of intricate particulars, this red long-sleeve silk dress paired with these red suede crystal heart pumps makes for a very glamorous Valentine’s Day outfit. In the event you’re seeking to make a daring assertion, this pink ruffle mini dress, this pink wide-leg jumpsuit, or this pink puff sleeve maxi dress will do the job. However, for one thing extra classically elegant, I like this pink maxi dress with a bow on the back. You possibly can full any Valentine’s Day outfit with these crystal-embellished pumps, obtainable in pink or pink.


Valentine’s Day Outfit Concepts That includes a Bow

You most likely know by now that I can’t move up a reasonably bow (photographic proof above in today’s look)  and Valentine’s Day is not any exception! I like the female and candy model {that a} bow provides to any outfit. In the event you’re in search of a gown that stands out in a crowd, this pink bow mini dress, this bright pink bow midi dress, or this bow mini dress in pink or pink are all showstoppers. For a extra traditional and delicate Valentine’s Day outfit, I like this red bow mini dress paired with these red velvet bow mules or this pink shift dress paired with these pink platform pumps.


Informal Valentine’s Day Outfit Concepts 2023

I’ve gathered some concepts for these of you looking out for an off-the-cuff Valentine’s Day outfit this yr. These outfit concepts are excellent for celebrating with your folks or occurring an informal lunch date. In the event you plan to put on denims on Valentine’s Day, this inexpensive red and pink striped top (I’d put on with these pink loafers), this red and pink polka dot blouse, or this pink cable knit sweater paired with these pink ballerina flats are fantastic choices. You could possibly additionally pair this pink metallic blazer and these pink satin pumps with denims for a dressier possibility. And if you happen to’re in search of an informal 2023 Valentine’s Day gown, this red sweater dress, this hot pink mini dress, and this red lace mini dress are a few of my favourite choices.


What to Put on for Valentine’s Day 2023 if You’re Staying In

Lastly, In the event you choose to remain on this Valentine’s Day, it doesn’t imply you may’t have an lovable outfit! This vacation is the right excuse to deal with your self to a brand new pajama set for laying round and enjoyable. I’ve rounded up a few of my favourite Valentine’s Day pajamas and loungewear for girls.

First up is that this $35 pink satin pajama set (you may’t beat that value!) In the event you’re seeking to lounge round in one thing with just a little aptitude, the feathers on this red pajama set and this pink pajama set are a lot enjoyable and would look lovable with these! If consolation is your high precedence, this Pima cotton Valentine’s kisses pajama set and this pink hearts pajama set are what you want (bonus factors: you may match your kiddos – see the full selection here). Lastly, if you happen to’re in search of an expensive outfit to put on at residence on Valentine’s Day, deal with your self to this satin pink hearts pajama top and matching pants or this pink and red floral robe.


Searching for a bit extra visible inspiration? Take a look at my Valentine’s Day outfits from earlier years in addition to this publish, this publish, this publish and this publish. I instructed you I’m an enormous fan of pink and pink! Whether or not you’re celebrating with a beloved one, toasting to Galentine’s Day, or just staying in, I hope you’ve discovered a little bit of inspiration!