So here’s the deal: I’m a sucker for red dresses. And I know, I know, wearing a red dress on Valentine’s Day is just soooo on the nose, but I’m totally fine with being corny for a day. That being said, just because I’m opting to—loudly and proudly— sport red during the occasion doesn’t mean I’m going to reach for the first predictable design I see at Nordstrom. I tend to gravitate toward garments that boast interesting details and playful riffs, ones that are a smidgen different from your typical spaghetti-strap, a-line dresses. Which is why I picked this beautiful, square-necked midi dress by California-based brand AFRM to take out for a spin on Vee Day this year.
In this post, I’ve rounded-up some swoon-worthy outfits you can swan about in with confidence. Whether it’s your first date or your 200th, these cherry-hued numbers will surely leave a heart-shaped impression on your partner. As per usual, I arranged my favorite looks according to price, for the low-high kinda gal.
AFRM, available at Nordstrom | $148.00
Self-portrait, available at Farfetch | $231
For Love & Lemons, available at Revolve | $299
Jonathan Simkhai, available at Farfetch | $695
MATÉRIEL, available at Moda Operandi | $702
Marni, available at Need Supply Co. | $1,794.99