What to Wear for Valentine's Day

I haven't done much in the way of celebrating Valentine's day the past few years, however this year my mom, sister, and I are hosting a Galentine's Day, and when I reviewed my closet for potential outfits, this maxi dress stood out. It has only been worn once, Christmas Eve of 2018, and never properly photographed, so it seemed like a perfect choice.

Another small nod to the occasion with my double heart earrings, and topped off with this vintage inspired faux fur coat; I will be the most glamorous single girl drinking wine and eating chocolate at home with her girlfriends this February 14th.

If you have actual cause for celebration or an outing, I found a few similar maxi dresses and bold heart shaped earrings which I've linked below.

What are your Valentine's plans?

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The Rundown
Color Block Maxi Dress Banana Republic similar
Brown Faux Fur Coat Banana Republic
 Jeweled Strap Mule Banana Republic
 Scalloped Clutch Matine similar
Versailles Earrings  Julie Vos similar
Bracelet Vintage
Pearl and Pave Ring Forever 21 similar
Thin Gold Ring Etsy via Ellyn Blue Jewelry
Nail Color "Bubbles Only" Essie


  1. Sooo pretty! And perfect for Galentine's!
    Christian and I aren't doing anything super fancy, but I think we'll go to the Chowder Pot for lunch on the 15th after our tax appointment (so exciting)

  2. that is such a beautiful maxi dress on you and you should really wear it more! I love the colour blocking :) Have a fun night with your friends! We don't really do valentine's day in Australia, it's just another day here for us! :)

    Hope that your week is off to a good start :)

    Away From Blue

  3. That dress is so stunning - and your Valentine's Day plans sounds really good to me. I don't really celebrate the day much but I would figure out some way to mark it if I had a dress as gorgeous as this.

    Courtney ~ Sartorial Sidelines

  4. I have that dress in blue (shockingly, I had to shorten it), but I just love it. (https://www.instagram.com/p/B62v2iVly-E/). I just love it in the red and pink too!!

  5. What a gorgeous dress and it is perfect for Valentine's Day! Although mine will involve the heart-shaped pizza I just picked up at Aldi, so I will probably be a bit more casual ;)

  6. Such a pretty dress- and perfect for a Valentine's (or Galentine's) celebration!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  7. What an amazing Valentines date you have planned! I hope you girls have an amazing time. I can't believe this dress is Banana Republic. What an amazing find. Its gorgeous. Every girl needs a great red dress in her closet. This one is a showstopper. I am overly obsessed with your heart earrings.

    Thank you for the amazing post, thexglitterbox

  8. Valentine's Day, like most holidays, is really not my thing. It's just another day - although at least it falls on a Friday this year. I am more spontaneous, I am starting to realise, when it comes to deciding that I am in the mood to celebrate. Because you don't need a special day, or a partner, to enjoy dressing up, feeling fabulous and having cocktails. You can do it anytime, and when you do, you want to have a fabulous dress in your closet. This one is a stunner, and pairs beautifully with your fur coat. (You always make me want to add to my fur coat collection.)

  9. Such a charming look. Love the red on you dear!

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

  10. I love staying for Valentine's Day, but of course I love to dress up, so we usually go out a day or two after :-). Such a glam red dress for the occasion!

    District of Chic

  11. Oh this is a wonderful look for Valentine's Day. I love pink and red together I saw a lot of this in the fall in street style for FW and still on the runways.

    Allie of

  12. It's a wonderful look! I'd wear this dress often - the colors are so cheerful!

  13. My gosh do you look stunning! Like red carpet status! We don't have much planned for V Day this year, but I'm sure it'll involve food and drinks :)

  14. Looovely dress Lydia ! I like the red and pink together the earrings were the perfect accessory- I hope you had fun. We usually do nothing this day as restaurants are full and offer terrible service.