Valentine's Day can be a high-pressure situation for many people wondering what to wear for their special event. Whether you're hitting a special Valentine's Day themed party as a swinging single or as a duo, you want to be sure that your outfit hits all the right notes. The best looks are sexy without being overt, fun, and flattering. Whether you prefer to be sophisticated or casual depends on the nature of the event and what sort of vibe you want to put out. These outfits will help you put together the perfect look for your Valentine's Day soiree.
Red is played out for some, but you delight in the opportunity to wear an attention-grabbing, fire-engine red dress that screams sexy. Sound like you? Then keep it classy in a dress that, while smoking hot, stays on the side of appropriately sophisticated. These dresses are perfect for a semi-formal party in the evening. Whether you go by yourself or with a date, you'll be the center of attention in these delicious dresses. Try a cocktail dress by designer favorite Herve Leger. A bandage style dress showcases your figure without being obscene and moves with you, meaning it's exceptionally comfortable. The deep V-neck and sculpted bustier on the Cherry Red Bandage Tank Dress adds some extra oomph. The Donna Karen One-Shoulder Satin-Jersey Dress is another seductive siren silhouette sure to please. Figure flattering and effortless, this dress boasts a draped back sash and one shoulder ruching for extra special details. Wear with your hair loosely pinned up to dazzle your date. If your event is a formal or black tie affair, why not go all the way with a statement-making floor length gown or column? Gucci's floor-length Silk Chiffon Dress in flame red is the perfect option. Bedecked with bell sleeves, ruffled skirt, a high neck, keyhole back, buttoned cuffs, and a pussy-bow, this flirty gorgeous number will ensure you make a statement. Even includes a pair of matching briefs!
Playful and Pretty
Some women prefer a lighthearted look to wear out and about on Valentine's Day. If sweet and sophisticated is your cup of tea, then these dresses have you covered...literally. Pink is a color that offers a variety of looks. Wear a flashy magenta to broadcast your flirty feelings, or play it safe and sweet with a pale pastel perfect for wooing the object of your affections. Dolce and Gabbana offer a sensual Purple Satin Dress with all-over ruching that hides any self-conscious spots for a slimming look. Vibrant and playful, this dress is perfect for the confident partygoer. On the other hand, this Halston Heritage Swing Asymmetrical Cocktail dress is both playful and pretty, with a one-shoulder silhouette accented by the lightest pink bias cut silk for a flirtatious, soft ruffle as you walk. Add some of this season's metallic accessories to set off the look, and dust a shimmery powder over your collarbone to set it off. Or, for a look both sweet and sensual try another Dolce and Gabbana dress. The sultry Sicily cocktail dress comes in champagne pink satin and fits like a glove. Lined in leopard print fabric, you'll be a sweet present to unwrap at the end of the evening.
Exotic and Elegant
Some women prefer not to play by the rules. These dresses are great for a Valentine's Day party as they offer cheeky nods to the holiday or perfectly placed splashes of color without being over the top precious or sentimental. Try this pink and gold cocktail dress by Giambattista Valli. Perfect for this season's color-blocking trend, this elegant and modern dress has a statement-making bustle at the hip while accentuating your slender silhouette. Another sexy look with an unexpected flourish is a watermelon pink body conscious dress by Miss Selfridge. Wrap your beautiful package in this polyester silhouette with contrast elastic in the back and suggestive cutouts above your twins. Animal print dresses shirk the stereotypical red and pink dress for something a bit fiercer, which tells everyone you are your own woman. Try this stunning Zebra Sequin cocktail dress by Jane Normal for a dazzling rendition on the usual Valentine's Day outfits. You'll stand out not only for the sparking sequins and flirty open back, but also because your curves are sheathed in exquisite midnight blue and black zebra print. Lastly, a body conscious Diane von Furstenberg Clarice Colum in shimmering gold will make you a radiant goddess with a captivating silhouette.