Valentine’s Day can be a touch overrated. If looking great is the best revenge, reclaim this Hallmark holiday with a sassy ensemble for under $100.
our favorite valentine’s day looks
1. dream job vs. dream boat
For the working ladies who’ve aspired to their dream job rather than a dream dude, embrace business casual with a polka-dot chiffon shirtdress and flirty pink ballet flats. Accessorize with easy pieces like a bright colored clutch and gold star studs.
Old Navy Polka-Dot Chiffon Shirtdress ($34.94), Gap Leather Tassel Clutch $29.95), Old Navy Scrunchy Sueded Ballet Flats ($19.94),Target Star Post Earring ($14.99)
2. playground chic
Got a hot play-date with the kiddos? Get boho-chic with your favorite long-sleeved tissue tee and skinny jeans. Accessorize with low-heeled espadrilles and a funky bangle–perfect for the playground and sexy enough for a late-night living room picnic with your beau.
J.Crew Tissue Long-Sleeve Tee ($32.50), Mossimo Supply Co. Juniors Colored Skinny Denim ($22.99), Free People Indian Bell Set Bracelet ($18), Mossimo Marquerite Closed Wedge Canvas Espadrille ($29.99).
3. date night
If it’s a night out with the girls or a sultry evening with your soul mate, keep it simple (yet saucy) in skinny moto pants and a sheer chiffon blouse. Accent pieces such as a delicate heart charm bracelet and black sequin flats will have you looking sophisticated and ready for anywhere the evening takes you.
H&M Blouse ($17.95), Gap Super Skinny Zipper Twill Pants ($59.95), Mossimo Ona Sequin Ballet Flat ($16.98), Forever 21 Iridescent Heart Charm Bracelet ($3.80)
4. snuggle fest
If you have your favorite romantic comedies lined up next to the DVD player, look cute and cozy with heart pajama pants and a super soft tee. Add flair with colorful socks and an Audrey Hepburn-inspired sleep mask.
H&M T-Shirt ($9.95), Old Navy Printed Poplin PJ Pants ($12), Holly GoNightly Sleep Mask ($15), Old Navy Patterned Socks ($8.50)
Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be a formal affair. No matter what you choose to do, look your best and remember, the best accessory you can wear is a smile!