What can i wear on a night out
The best way to look your best on a night out is to wear something that makes you feel like a million bucks!
Remember, the most important thing about what you wear is that it makes YOU feel good. If a skirt feels too tight, or your shirt is too short, don’t wear it! You should have fun with the clothes you choose and feel good in them. That way, when people compliment you, they’ll be complimenting YOU and not just what’s covering your body.
You can also try to match colors with colors—like if you’re wearing blue shoes, try wearing a blue top or dress. You can also coordinate colors according to their temperature: warm colors (like red or yellow) are usually paired with cool colors (like green or purple).
Because we never know what might happen in the world to keep us from safely gettin’ down and shimmying around with our BFFs, we must enjoy dressing to impress (and having places to go) whenever we can. We’re no longer taking for granted throwing on a sparkly dress or silky jumpsuit, okay? It’s time to go out, baby! So whether you have an exciting event coming up or just want to prep your next lewk for hitting the town, allow us to help you discover the perfect outfit.
Of course, piecing together the right ensemble for a night of drinks or dancing can take hours. Everything—including your shoes, bag, jewelry, and a face mask (!)—has to come together just right. You’ve probs spent plenty of time just standing in front of your closet with half of the clothes already thrown onto your bed—and yet there’s nothing to wear. (Relatable content!)
Lucky for you, we’re here to assure you that there are plenty of iconic options on all ends of the spectrum. From simple looks that do all the work for you (like rompers and matching sets) to more intricate vibes, we’ve got ya covered. Whatever your style or mood is, you’ll find 21 going-out outfit ideas that are sure to steal the show at your next late night event, below.
A BLAZER DRESS
Nzinga Blazer Dress
$320 AT LIONNECLOTHING.COM
Seen on fashion icons like Karrueche and Shay Mitchell, this fluorescent blazer dress is a real showstopper.
A FEATHERY LOOK
Espresso Wrap Mini Skirt
DE LA VALI
$423 AT FARFETCH
Never has a night that started with a feathery mini wrap skirt ended on a bad note. This whole ensemble is like something out of a movie and YOU’RE the main character. Add on some strappy heels and get ready to impress.
A SWEATER VEST & BOOTS COMBO
Long Sweater Vest
$5 AT ELOQUII
I’m simping for this sweater vest and boots duo! Drinks with friends never looked so good. This outfit is fun and flirty without going overboard (although one might argue there’s no such thing as going overboard in ~fashion~).
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A SLEEK VIBE
Stretch Pencil Skirt
$30 AT MANGO
Step out in a show-stopping, sleek ensemble. Throw a cream trench coat over a pencil skirt and turtleneck to recreate this look.
A LEATHER LOOK
$148 AT ARITZIA
I have a fascination (okay, obsession) with cool girls in leather. Guaranteed to be the talk of the night, this outfit is ready for its moment in the spotlight.
A CUTE & CASUAL ‘FIT
Song of Style Olsen Top
SONG OF STYLE
$168 AT REVOLVE
If you practically live in denim, grab your fave pair and add a statement top for a going-out look that’s a lil more casual—but definitely not boring.
A POWER JUMPSUIT
Sequin Jumpsuit With Collar
$69 AT ELOQUII
The right jumpsuit (like this sequin one!) is a super powerful lewk. Match it with some fun heels to dress it up or your go-to white sneakers for comfort.
A SATIN DRESS
$189 AT SHOP-RESA.COM
It wouldn’t be a round-up of going-out outfits without at least one sultry satin dress. Perhaps you have an evening of cocktails planned or someone’s wedding to attend to. Either way, this open back slip will look amazing.
ANOTHER FEATHERY LOOK
$275 AT REVOLVE
Here’s another feathery piece to get you in a playful spirit for the night.
A SHEER TOP
Sheer Fun Top
ZELIE FOR SHE
$39 AT ZELIEFORSHE.COM
Sheer looks are having a moment—and this animal print option adds another stunning layer to the trend. Pair it with a mini skirt and chunky boots for a can’t-miss outfit.
A COZY & SULTRY LOOK
Satin Midi Skirt
$98 AT ARITZIA
This one’s for those chilly nights. Satin midi skirts with boots is a combo that honestly needs to be embraced more. Throw on your favorite knit cardigan and you’re both cozy and stunning.
A SHIMMERY JUMPSUIT
Cowl Neck Satin Jumpsuit
$5 AT ELOQUII
This shimmery jumpsuit comes in three show stopping colors—so you should def snag ’em all. It’s the perfect look for a night of bars and innocent flirtations.
A MATCHING KNIT SET
Reveal Silk Cashmere Rib Tube Skirt
$248 AT JOHNELLIOTT.COM
Who knew knits could look so dang hawt? This cashmere ribbed set would def look iconic with a structured bag and your fave heels.
A (KINDA) PROFESH LOOK
Leather Midi Skirt
Got a business meeting turned happy hour? Then this leather button-down and pencil skirt combo is here to get you through the night. Don’t forget to throw on some cute pumps!
A SWEET ENSEMBLE
€159 AT PALOMAWOOL.COM
If you’ve been on Instagram at all lately, you’ve probably seen Paloma Wool popping off on your feed. It’s the 2022 cool girl vibe we all need a little more of.
A MINI WRAP DRESS
x REVOLVE Chianni Mini Dress
HOUSE OF HARLOW 1960
$215 AT REVOLVE
Got enough LBDs in your closet? Then feast your eyes on this olive golden wrap dress. Wear with your favorite strappy heels during the summer or grab your tights and boots for a cute winter look.
A WHITE RUCHED SET
Mesh Two-Piece Set
$97 AT WMNSWEAR.COM
This white two-piece set is def welcome in my closet. The mesh skirt is just the right flirty length with a playful top to match. Add some colorful heels to add a little pizzazz to the look and you’re set for the night.
AN ICONIC LBD
Off Shoulder Dress Black
$165 AT REONA.CA
You’re obviously going to need a little black dress to show off in as well, and nothing stuns like an off the shoulder piece like this. She’s classic and totally seductive. 😉
A SEQUIN DRESS
Sequin Vienna Wrap Dress
NEVER FULLY DRESSED
$210 AT NEVERFULLYDRESSED.CO.UK
A slicked-back hairdo will complement this sparkly dress perfectly, as will some bold heels and an itty bitty bag.
A TRENDY MINI SKIRT
Vianka Leather Mini Skirt
SONG OF STYLE
$185 AT REVOLVE
This checked mini skirt is really stealing the show here. Throw one of these in your closet and you’re ready to own the night.
AN ANIMAL PRINT ROMPER
LOVERS AND FRIENDS
$168 AT REVOLVE
Piecing together an outfit to go out in can take HOURS. Rompers conveniently take out that hassle and deliver a put-together look with minimal effort.
A HALTER TOP DRESS
Curve Satin Ruched Halterneck Maxi Dress
You’re about to stun everyone in this champagne pink dress. The halter top detail opens up the shoulders in a v alluring way.