These are the ultimate Valentine's day outfits to get you feeling loved up this February

Get ready for romance as we supply you with the ultimate Valentine's Day outfits, from slip dresses to corsets

Valentine's Day Outfits: pictured a pink satin dress from Reformation, a black blazer from H&M and a pink and red satin dress from ASOS/ in a pink, red and orange template
(Image credit: Products from: Reformation, H&M and ASOS)

When it comes to your Valentine's Day outfit, it's never too early to start planning your look. Whether you want to add an LBD (little black dress) to your capsule wardrobe, or manifest an uber-romantic eve for yourself with a hot pink ensemble—the possibilities are endless and we've rounded up some killer styles for you!

While traditionally, red is the color synonymous with Valentine’s, there are a lot of other options available to create a sexy or statement look—depending on what you’re going for. And it's safe to say, we'll all be taking a bit of inspo from Maya Jama's latest Love Island outfits, along with trendsetter Kendall Jenner and Hailey Bieber—yes, of course, we'll be repping Hailey's 'glazed donut' manicure.

Fashion-trend-wise, right now it seems like cut-out dresses and 90s slip dresses are still very much in, along with pointy-toed heels, mesh fabric and blazers. But really, the most important thing to remember when shopping for your look is that you feel like a million bucks in your Love-day outfit and maybe a tad spicy too.

So, to help you curate your ultimate Valentine's day look—whether you're celebrating 'Galentine's this year or heading on a date, here are some staples, set to get hearts racing...

Cut out LBD's

You can never go wrong with a little black dress, it’s truly a classic staple that firmly belongs in your closet, no matter the season. While some might argue a black dress is a boring choice, things are amped up with the addition (or rather, subtraction?) of dramatic cut-outs. 

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Pretty Little Thing, Black Cross Neck Cut Out Bodycon Dress

RRP: $20/ £10

This simple, cut-out halter neck dress is ideal if you're looking for a Valentine's look that you can re-wear for a night out or dinner date! The dress features a super flattering mid-cut-out and is made from ribbed material


Reformation Alexei Dress
RRP: $178/£200
This dreamy bodycon dress has decolletage and a mid-cutout, with an uber-flattering halter neck. It's the perfect option if you prefer longer dresses. Available in sizes XS-XL. (opens in new tab)

Reformation Alexei Dress

RRP: $178/£200

This dreamy bodycon dress has decolletage and a mid-cutout, with an uber-flattering halter neck. It's the perfect option if you prefer longer dresses. Available in sizes XS-XL.


Slip dresses

90s slip dresses and satin skirts are really having a moment and we're so here for them. They're simple, elegant and like all good wardrobe staples, they're versatile. 

If you're looking for a weather-appropriate option for February 14th, you easily pair your slip dress with an oversized blazer, or for something really daring—why not a corset?

Cross-back satin dress, $35 (opens in new tab)

Cross-back satin dress, $35 (opens in new tab) £30 (opens in new tab) | Monki

This classic, black midi dress can be dressed up with a pair of long gloves, or a blazer and be dressed down with a white T-shirt underneath—for a real 90s grunge look.

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ASOS Cami Maxi Slip Dress 

RRP: $95/£55

This long dress features a tie back, meaning you can cinch it in at the waist for a flatteringly fit! The fabric also features a cool, high sign meaning you'll definitely catch a few eyes! 


Mesh dresses

Mesh dresses are also perfect for upping your look for Valentine's Day! There's just something about a hint of sheer fabric that is both sexy and chic!

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ZARA, Contrast Tulle Dress

RRP: $45.90/£29.99 

This sheer midi dress features gathered side details and a rounded neck. It's lined everywhere, minus the chest and sleeves for an elegant and bold look. It's also ideal if you're not wanting to show too much skin, especially in chilly Feb!


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ASOS, ASYOU Mesh Bardot Asymmetric Dress 

RRP: £22.99 (UK only)

This mesh mini dress features an off-the-shoulder Bardot top and a cool asymmetric hem. You can never go wrong with a black dress and we're loving the bare decolletage moment.


Hot pink and red dresses

Hot pink became well, hot in 2022 thanks to Valentino (take Zendaya's hot pink suit for instance) and it's still very much the moment in 2023. So, why not incorporate the trendy color into your date-night look? Hot pink is also a color often associated with love and crushes, so it's a win-win!

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ASOS Never Fully Dressed Satin Slip Dress

RRP: £89

This red and pink dress is the ultimate Valentine's Day dress! It's silky, flattering and features a love, v-neck that shows off your decolletage area! Available in sizes 6 to 16!


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Free People, Marguerite Silk Dress

RRP: $298/ $335

This dress is everything if you have a party or date for Valentine's. It features a corset-like top and high-leg slit, which are very trendy right now.


For any fans of The White Lotus outfits, we couldn't not include a budget swap for Lucia's incredible red dress.

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Pretty Little Thing Shape Red Crepe Halter-neck Bodycon Dress

RRP: $30/£15

Now here's a Valentine's dress if ever we've seen one. It features a similar strappy halter neck look and even has cutouts!


Corsets

Corsets are the perfect way to add a bit of Va Va Voom to your look! You can pair them with trousers—for a more sophisticated, casual look—skirts if you want to show a bit more skin and you can even layer them over a lip dress for a very Wednesday Addams-Esque outfit!

Free People, HAH Knock Out Top
RRP: $128/ £108
Free People's black Knock Out corset top can be paired with jeans, a skirt, or a pair of black leather trousers for a sultry, edgy look. (opens in new tab)

Free People, HAH Knock Out Top

RRP: $128/ £108

Free People's black Knock Out corset top can be paired with jeans, a skirt, or a pair of black leather trousers for a sultry, edgy look.


Blazers

Blazers are everywhere are for good reason. Whether you pair them with some matching suit pants or wear them over a mini dress—a blazer is always a staple for a date look.

We recommend opting for black or dark grey, as they will complement a myriad of outfits. 

H&M Single-breasted jacket
RRP: $45.99/ £34.99
A black blazer is a real wardrobe essential and makes the wearer instantly sophisticated. When it comes to tailored jackets—don't be afraid to size up for a really oversized fit. (opens in new tab)

H&M Single-breasted jacket

RRP: $45.99/ £34.99

A black blazer is a real wardrobe essential and makes the wearer instantly sophisticated. When it comes to tailored jackets—don't be afraid to size up for a really oversized fit.


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ZARA, Oversized Striped Adererror Blazer

RRP: $169/£119

We're obsessed with this boyfriend-style pinstripe blazer. Not only is it a wardrobe staple but will compliment any of the above pieces and add a dose of effortlessness to your look! It's like your beau gave you his jacket to keep you warm—but before the night has even begun!


Happy Valentine's everyone!

Naomi Jamieson
Lifestyle News Writer

Naomi is a Lifestyle News Writer with the Women's Lifestyle team and has recently earned her Gold Standard diploma in Journalism with the NCTJ. She has a background in design, having studied Illustration at Plymouth University but has taken a leap into the world of journalism after always having a passion for writing. She currently writes pieces on beauty, trends, fashion, and entertainment for GoodTo and My Imperfect Life. She also tests and reviews beauty and skincare products and tries out the latest TikTok hacks for My Imperfect Life.


Before working for Future Publishing’s Lifestyle News team, she worked in the Ad production team. Here she wrote and designed adverts on all sorts of things, which then went into print magazines across all genres. Now, when she isn’t writing articles on celebs, fashion trends, or the newest shows on Netflix, you can find her drinking copious cups of coffee, drawing and probably online shopping.