It certainly pays to be friends with a fashion editor—and if you ask my friends, I’ve definitely taken on that role in real life. I’m basically the IRL, style version of Google when it comes to my group chat, and nothing lights up my texts like discourse over date night outfits. With spring in full swing, it seems like everyone in my inner circle is dating like there’s no tomorrow—and with weather this good, who can really blame them?
Fortunately, I’ve been spotting a plethora of note-worthy spring date outfits everywhere from my feed to the spring runways. They play a little bit with color and textures, and it’s all the things I can get behind wearing for a dialed-up occasion. Getting dressed for a date, especially a first date, can be a mix of nerves and excitement, hence, why having an outfit already on lock before the night of is crucial. But despite your relationship status or need for legitimate date-outfit ideas, I think the following looks can all easily translate for any other occasion, like a dinner with friends or a casual cocktail hour.
Keep reading to see what date night outfit suggestions I’ve been sending throughout my group chat. I’ve assembled all the pieces you need to recreate them, too.