Valentine's Day is a day when people express their affection for one another. When you may want to choose an outfit to impress, it is not limited to specific clothing or attire. It depends on your personal style and plans for the day. Some may dress up for a special date, while others may dress more casually for a casual outing with their partner or friends.
There is no specific type of dress that is considered traditional or popular to wear on Valentine's Day. However, if someone is looking for something formal and romantic for the occasion, some popular dress types could include:
- Red or pink dresses, as these colours are often associated with love and romance.
- Lace dresses, as they can be elegant and feminine.
- Wrap dresses, as they can be versatile and flattering on many body types
- Off-shoulder dresses, which can add a touch of elegance and sensuality
- Bodycon dresses, that can show curves and femininity
- Maxi dresses for a more casual look
Popular dresses for Valentine’s Day
The following are some of our popular dresses for Valentine’s Day.
The Wania Dresses
Featuring a feminine and flattering design, the Wania dress will have you looking and feeling your best. Its pink abstract print works with the on/off shoulder or one shoulder design to help you make a statement in the crowd.
Weslyn Pink Floral Midi Dress
The Weslyn pink floral midi dress is another dress in our collection made perfect for Valentine’s day. This pretty dress is flattering for all body types with shirred bodice and floral print that are perfect for a warm Valentine’s day.
Yoana Pink Puff Sleeve Mini Dress
The Yoana dress changes a flat pink fabric into a gorgeous dress with its mini silhouette with a puff sleeve and a shirred bodice.
The Wallis Dresses
Prefer something with less pink? The Wallis dresses apply a subtle pink floral pattern on a white dress. The statement midi also features a deep V-neckline and open back, the mini features the same open back but with self-tie fastening and the maxi has a straight neckline and self-tie shoulder straps.
Wren Red Godet Mini Dress
Show up in our Wren dress! This pretty mini features a fit and flare silhouette with fabric buttons on the front and puff sleeves. It's the perfect piece for Valentine’s day.
Why are people wearing red and pink for Valentine’s Day?
Red and pink are colours that are often associated with love and romance, which makes them popular choices for Valentine's Day.
Red is a powerful colour that evokes feelings of passion, energy, and excitement. In many cultures, it is also considered the colour of love and is often used to represent romantic love.
Pink is often associated with sweetness and tenderness, it can be seen as a softer, more gentle expression of love.
Additionally, red and pink are colours that are often seen in flowers, such as roses, which are traditional gifts on Valentine's Day. All these reasons made these colours popular choices for valentine's day.
Key considerations when choosing an outfit for Valentine’s Day
When choosing an outfit for Valentine's Day, there are a few things to consider:
- The occasion: Consider where you will be going and what you will be doing on Valentine's Day. If you are going out for a fancy dinner, a formal dress may be appropriate. If you are going for a casual outing, a more relaxed outfit may be better.
- Your personal style: Choose an outfit that you feel comfortable and confident in. Valentine's Day is a day to celebrate love, and feeling good in what you're wearing is important.
- The weather: Keep in mind the weather and choose an outfit that is appropriate for the forecast.
- Your partner's taste: If you want to surprise your partner and make them happy, you might want to consider their taste and style, maybe ask them what they think you will look good in, or pick something that they have complimented you on before.
- Accessories: Consider adding a statement piece of jewellery or a scarf to add a touch of elegance to your outfit.
- Be Yourself: Don't feel the pressure to change your style, or wear something you are not comfortable in just to please others. You want to look and feel your best.
Remember that ultimately, the most important thing is that you feel confident and happy with your outfit choice.