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5 valentine looks you can rock with bae: How to dress stylish for a date night on valentine day.

Roses are red, Violet are blue – is a saying that is attributable to Valentine day. It is not unusual to want to spend time with your loved ones- Family, colleagues, friends etc. Valentine outing doesn’t have to be with a “bae” after all so you don’t need to be “boo’ed up” ASAP. (this reminds me of one of last year’s hit song- boo’ed up- singing loudly in my brain whenever I think of Valentine).

Picking an outfit for a date night or Valentine day outing makes one fill a rush of anxiety. It builds up more if it’s your first date with your boo so as to keep him swooning over you all night. It is easier to put together your outfit for a weekend than Valentine that fall on weekday. (the stress from work, switching outfit to be Val “approp” and rushing not to keep your date waiting for too long- life of a typical 9-5ver). These 5 valentine looks are easy to rock/ style up to have maximum fun with bae.

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Red and sassy

Red and Sassy….

It is not uncommon for individuals to wear red which is the color of love on Valentine’s day. (there is a splash of red everywhere; shopping malls & other brands “décor”, major looks of the day etc). This color is usual trend yearly for valentine’s day. There are a range of outfit options you can go for in red color. A simple red midi dress, a red dress- with cow neck cut or slit- for unique sexy feel or a two- piece red outfit will do. This outfit can be accessorized with cool neutrals like a black bag or heels for a perfect date night with bae.

Add a touch of red

A touch of red…

If you’re such that love to go for a minimalist look/ not-so-bright colors like red, you can still style your outfit with red accessories. (I’d rather not be caught in red- Kinda-girl). It is a way of adding a touch of red to your valentine’s day outfit. A simple black mini dress, a pair of red heels or chunky red beads or completing the look with a red bag.

Switch up your day outfit to date night wear..

Switch up your day outfit to Night outfit…
As a 9-5ver, dressing up for a date night can seem like a stressful thing to do. Managing a regular full-time job, a side hustle plus the mounting traffic makes it tough to switch outfits. It is even more difficult if you live in big cities like Lagos, it is busier on Valentine’s day. An easy trick to dress stylish is to rock outfits that can be transitions from day outfit to night. Life of a professional requires one to dress in a particular way, but this looks can be switch up for a date night look.

Layering your outfit to be work “approp” or having a catchy piece of jewelry handy in your purse will aid your transition. A sleeveless cow-neck shirt, tucked in a skirt and styled with a blazer makes it easy to switch your looks from boss lady to a valentine date in seconds. ( kill it as a boss and a bae)

Shine in sequins

Bring on your shine in Sequins….

Sequins are the new red and they have come to stay. It is a classy way to catch attention and slay your valentine for a date night. Sequins naturally glow at night and it will make you focal point all through the date with boo. Either a sequin dress or skirt is easy to style effortlessly. This outfit can be finished off with red accessories to add a touch of Valentine to your looks for the night. For your sequin dress or skirt shop the “shimmer and shine collection” from desire1709fashion store.

Girly or Gallentine slay…..

There is no harm in being girl even at 30. Moreovet valentine is not just for the working class but it’s also for the younger folks or the young at heart. College, high school and the self employed also have to slay their valentine looks. Going for a girly look like rocking simple denim pants with a crop top finished off with a red beret or styled with an hat gives off a girly vibe. It is simply going for a casual look from your wardrobe pieces.

Carefully planning your looks for valentine date with bae is as important as having fun in your outings. These styles are simple tips on how to dress stylish for a Valentine date out.

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