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What to Wear for Valentine’s Day Dinner: Dressy and Casual Outfit Ideas

Do you celebrate Valentine’s Day with your spouse or significant other? The hallmark holiday of love is fast approaching. Hopefully your Valentine’s Day plans provide you with the perfect excuse to dress up or wear something fun.

The best valentine’s day outfit is one that you feel confident in and that you enjoy your special date night (or day) in.

Many times Valentine’s Day plans include a dinner date. The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, right?

But sometimes we need a break from cooking. A dinner date is perfect for filling the need for food and having some uninterrupted time for meaningful conversation.

Keep reading for ideas on what to wear for Valentine’s day dinner, whether that be a casual meal or in a nice restaurant for a fancy dinner date.

Valentine’s Day Outfits for Dinner

Romantic Dinner Date

Candlelight, soft music, a table for two. Sounds perfect for an intimate evening, but what should you wear?

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This beautiful lace dress would make the perfect outfit for a romantic dinner date. Lace and ruffles and these sweet puff sleeves will have him swooning. Burgundy is a little more conservative than a red dress would be.

Keep the tones and vibes soft by pairing this dress with a pair of high heels in taupe with romantic bow. Add a little sparkle with some heart earrings. Lace and all the feminine vibes are perfect for your romantic date.

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Sexy Valentine’s Dinner Date Outfits

Kick up the heat and the flirtation a little with a sexy Valentine’s date outfit.

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If you are looking for what to wear for Valentine’s Day dinner with some sexy vibes, go with a mini dress and knee boots. Sexy doesn’t have to be trashy and all revealing.

This mini length floral dress has a high neckline and long sleeves but still makes for a sexy dress. It’s short length paired with high heel knee boots will show just enough skin to be tastefully sexy.

The dress has a smocked waist to define your waist and show off your curves. Add some fun dangly earrings and a quilted crossbody purse. This purse is just the right size for your evening essentials, phone and keys.

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Head-turning jumpsuits are also great options for a sexy valentine’s outfit. The jumpsuit is the modern update to the little black dress and can be worn for a variety of dressy occasions.

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They say red is the color of love and studies have shown that people are rated as more attractive in red. Red is a great way to stand out and show your confidence.

This jumpsuit features a sexy halter neckline which shows off your shoulders. A halter neckline is also a great way to draw attention up and away from your middle or hips if those areas create some concern for you.

Top this jumpsuit with a leather jacket for a little edge and some warmth when going to and from your dinner date. Opt for a faux leather blazer for a classy sleek look.

You’ll turn heads in any of these options.

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Fancy Dinner Date

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If you are going on a dinner date to a fancy restaurant be sure to consider the dress code of the venue. If it’s a formal or semi-formal dress code, opt for a cocktail dress. This sequin and lace sheath dress is a good choice for February 14th when its still cold, with long sleeves and a modest length.

If you just aren’t sure what the dress code is, a dress is always a safe bet. Pick a style of dress that flatters your body. Sophistication and charm are the goals for a fancy dinner date.

Read more on nine styles of dresses here.

For more tips on accessorizing a sequin dress, be sure to read How to Wear A Sequin Dress: Style Tips You Need to Know.

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Valentine’s Day Date

Maybe you are going on a casual lunch date, picnic or day time outing for valentines day. Go cute and casual.

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For comfort, wear a pair of loose fitting boyfriend jeans and my favorite road trip sneakers. Add some fun stripes. If it’s chilly out, layers will be welcome. Layer a half zip sweater over a pink striped button up. A cute dangle heart earring add a feminine touch.

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Another option for a casual dinner outfit is to keep it casual but add some flirty details like these raw hem flare leg jeans and tie hem sweater.

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Add a pop of color with these fun heart earrings. White pointed toe ankle boots are a great choice with flare leg jeans. The casual combo of a feminine top and jeans always works.

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Comfort Of Your Own Home

Grab takeout, stay in and watch your favorite romantic movies. Anyone up for another showing of You’ve Got Mail, The Titanic or 50 First Dates?

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Spend your evening in comfort and style in your favorite leggings, short Ugg boots and this striped sweatshirt with embroidered heart. The nod to Valentine’s Day is so subtle with this sweatshirt, you can keep wearing it long after Cupid’s day is gone. Short shearling boots are one of winter’s big trends right now.

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Take your cue for what to wear for Valentine’s Day Dinner from the restaurant setting and dress code. Add some romantic, sexy or cute vibes depending on your relationship status with the person you are having dinner with. Combine these two things with the look that make you feel your best, and you will come up with the right outfit.

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