How to: Dress for Valentines Day

Stuck on what to wear this Valentine’s Day? Not anymore. The Tab has the perfect outfit for any way you choose to spend your special day!

Surrounded by red roses, heart shaped chocolates and provocative underwear in every direction we turn… yes, it’s that time of year again. Valentine’s day.

No matter what any girl says, everyone loves an excuse to be showered in gifts.

Want to make a lasting impression on your date to keep those gifts coming? Follow this guide to ensure you dress to impress and leave your date wanting more.

When deciding what to wear, always keep in mind where you are going. There is nothing worse than feeling underdressed (there is no such thing as being overdressed).


If it’s a bar you’re heading too, simple and sophisticated is key.

This black jumpsuit and blazer combo is understated but looks great. Add flats for a casual bar or court heels for cocktails.


Mollie wears Jumpsuit from Zara, Blazer from Warehouse

Candle lit dinner?

Romantic dinner dates are perfect for feminine dressing. It may be -10 degrees outside but that’s no excuse to forget about your favourite dress.

Layering a kimono over the top of a shift dress instantly transforms the look making it suitable for winter. And if you’re not brave enough to bare your legs you can always add tights.


Jess wears Kimono from H&M

Cosy night in?

If you’re past the stage of a first date, then maybe a film and take away is more your scene. Spice things up by surprising your other half with a cute two piece.

This matching Babydoll set is perfect for Valentine’s day with it’s gorgeous sheer fabric and red roses. Valentine’s day encourages shops to bring out all sorts of ‘tacky’ garments, so ensure you steer clear of all things hot pink and PVC.


Maisie wears Babydoll twin set from La Senza

Keeping it casual?

If romance is not at the top of your list of priorities this Valentine’s day and you’d prefer to keep things casual and comfy, it is hard to go wrong with a pair of black skinnies.

Accessories are essential to add character and that hint of glamour. This look is casual but still feminine, perfect for an array of activities, from lunch to the cinema.


Melanie wears coat and clutch bag from Zara, Hat from Primark

Whatever you choose to do this Valentine’s Day, enjoy!