14 Outfits for Valentine’s Day So You’ll Be Ready For Any Kind of Date

Because we know you're thinking, "What am I going to wear?"
by Macy Alcaraz   |  Feb 10, 2016
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Whether you're going on a date with your boyfriend, celebrating Gal-entine's Day with your bestie, going to the #CandyFeels and In Case You Come Back launch at Eastwood Central Plaza with your barkada, or having Sunday lunch with the family, we're pretty sure one of the very important questions you're asking yourself this Valentine's weekend is: "What am I going to wear?"

And because we know your struggles so well, we're here to help! We've come up with a list of outfit ideas for you—whatever kind of date you've got planned this weekend! Scroll down through the list and add your own suggestions for other Candy Girls, too. Happy dressing up!

  1. For afternoon tea with your barkadaChambray Top + Dress

    Have you noticed the chill that comes with the light breeze in the morning lately? Come prepared if you're dining outdoors with friends. You can easily take off your chambray top or use it as a cover-up depending on the weather. Easy-peasy!

  2. For a casual hang at the mall: Sweater + Overalls 

    Spending the day with your friends at your usual haunts at the neighborhood mall? Go for a laid-back outfit that's perfect for just lounging around with your gal pals.

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  3. Shopping date with your sister: White Dress + Sneakers 

    Make sure to slip into a dress that's easy to get out of—we're pretty sure you'll be trying on tons of stuff in the dressing room!

  4. Game day at the arcade with your kid nephews and nieces: Graphic Tee + Skirt 

    If you're scared you'll ruin your dressy top running after your rowdy playmates, go for a graphic tee.

  5. Long overdue catch-up sesh with your childhood best friend: Romper + Sneakers 

    Let us guess, you probably got twinsies kicks?

  6. First Valentine's date with your boyfriend: Coordinates + Heels 

    Go the Taylor Swift route and match your co-ords with a pair of heels. They don't need to be sky-high! Remember, comfort is key even when you're going on a romantic date.

  7. Taking your parents out for dessert: Shirtdress + Sneakers

    Instead of your usual shirt-and-jeans ensemble, why not dress up a little and take your mom and dad out on a dessert run? They'll appreciate the effort for sure!

  8. For lunch with your guy at your fave date place: Crop Top + Floral Bottoms 

    If you're a little shy about showing skin, make sure to pick high-waist bottoms to go with your crop top!

  9. When you're celebrating with family: White Top + Denim Skirt 

    White + denim is always a winning combo.

  10. Movie marathon with your crush: Knit + Denim 

    It can get chilly in the cinema, but it might be the perf opportunity to get a little closer to that guy you've been crushing on!

  11. When you're feeling a little edgy: Lace + Leather 

    Always dressed in something frilly? Toughen up your look a bit with a touch of leather.

  12. For a date that's not formal and not too casual either: Culottes + White Sneakers 

    Not a fan of skirts or dresses but still want to look like you dressed up for the date? Compromise with a pair of culottes—they can give the illusion that you're in a skirt but still have the comfort of pants.

  13. For a super romantic dinner date: Off-Shoulder Top + Culottes 

    He'll be complimenting you all night!

  14. For a full day of fun activities: Tee + Joggers 

    Has your guy promised a day of active fun? Dress comfortably but still look cute as ever!

What are your plans this weekend? Got something to wear already?

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Macy Alcaraz
Former Editor in Chief, candymag.com
When she's not busy online, she's in the kitchen on a mission to make the world a better place one bite at a time.
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