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Get ideas for your best date night outfits in fall 2021 – New York Post

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Whether it’s a first date with your new boo or a night out for your fifth anniversary, knowing what to wear is, more often than not, a struggle.
Above all else, you want a date night outfit that looks flattering and makes you feel confident. Think Beyoncé.
But, not all date night outfits are created equal. For a dinner date, you may play it safe with a black bodysuit (perhaps one of our 65 favorites), a pair of straight-leg jeans that hug you in all the right places and dainty gold accessories to match.
Or, if you’ve been going steady with your partner for a while, maybe you’re on the hunt for the perfect fall outfit. We have you covered below, as well as with our guides to the best fall skirts and the best trench coats.
Below, find our collection of the best date night outfits to shop today, from dresses and tops to skirts and jeans. You’ll also find the best shoes, bags, accessories and makeup to complete your look today.
With this edit, you won’t have to spend hours in front of a mirror flustered, stressed and nervous. For a head-to-toe outfit, scroll through everything to see the best options worth investing in.
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As one of Revolve’s bestsellers, the Line & Dot Rebecca Off Shoulder Dress is a subtly sexy option that’s a full bodycon with ruched sleeves. Pair it with a black bag and strappy black heels and you’ve got yourself a look.
Looking for an LBD to wear in the fall and winter? The Linda Sweater Dress is a versatile option for your closet that can be dressed up with knee-high boots and statement earrings.
Half of my closet is, without fail, from Hello Molly. The Autumn Crush Dress is exactly what it sounds like: flirty, fun and chic for fall. If you’re headed out to a fancy dinner, this is the showstopping piece that your partner will love.
If you’re on a city date, this bodycon dress is a lovely option for a night out. With a flattering criss-cross back detail and a sexy pair of mules, it’ll be one of your go-to evening glam outfits.
As a more dressed-up option than Michael Costello’s bodycon dress, the midi dress is an on-trend, flattering style that’ll keep all the attention on you. And, with your hair in a tousled ponytail and statement earrings, it’ll be even flirtier.
For a fancier occasion, you can’t go wrong with this halter mini dress. Perfect all year round, the minimalistic strap detail and comfortable cut make it versatile to style in dozens of ways.
Who said floral print is only suitable in the summer? The Yumi Kim Trisha Dress can be paired with a cozy cardigan for the cooler months while still playing on a feminine note.
Introducing my apple picking dress for the season. As one of our favorite dresses from Hello Molly, it’s a lightweight dress (that looks like a romper) in the most autumnal girly print we’ve ever seen.
White is a classic option for a date night and, if you want to show off your legs, the Tularosa Kami Midi Dress is better than ever. Off the shoulders, puffed sleeves and a cinch-tie waist, it’s great for all styles and occasions.
Bring a touch of summer to your date night with this Popover Dress. With a pastel print, long sleeves and a ruffled hem, it’s fun and flirty for a nice dinner or exploring a new town.

For a slim, long-sleeve top that’s flattering and can be styled in a variety of ways, this gorgeous sage sweater top is one to shop for. Pair it with a pair of straight-leg jeans and hoop earrings for a first date, or a mini skirt and booties for a glam night out.
We’re all about the cutout detailing. If you’re looking for a “cute but different” top that’ll pair well with jeans, LPA’s Top 532 is one to add to your cart.
Chic and great for a date, the Paityn Top is a great piece to style with a chunky belt, gold hoops and black jeans for an evening out.
Stay cozy on your date with the Atoir Perfect Game Knit Sweater. In a gorgeous, dreamy blue, it’s a simple fall piece that’ll make any skin tone glow.
Everyone needs a silky, white top in their wardrobe. This shirt from Norma Kamali is a refined take on the business-casual button-up, making it perfect for a date night.
As one of our favorite bodysuits, this one-shoulder ruched style is a wonderful, slimming top to pair with virtually any jeans and accessories. And, it comes in two other lovely, match-all colors.
Layer it up for your date night with the Cosabella Crop Cami. As a sexy option for a night out, layering it with a fun or neutral button-down alike makes for a fantastic outfit — especially with your rolled-up button-up top is cropped or tied at the waist.
Add a feminine, flirty twist to your date night with this bow-tie front top. Staying on-trend with a minimal, white color never looked so good.
Add a pinch of fall to your date night with this rust orange long sleeve crop top. It’s flowy, flirty and flattering, too.
Live out your Cheetah Girls dreams with the Superdown Lexi Smocked Top. It looks great with white jeans in the warmer months and darkwash washes in the cooler ones.

Ruffle it up for your date night with the Abrielle Skirt. With exquisite detail and a Caribbean vibe, you’ll be adding a dreamy touch to any top you pair it with.
Black florals are undoubtedly a statement for fall. This flouncy skirt with a black bodysuit is a casual but cute look for any date.
This roundup would be incomplete without featuring a glamorous skirt from Hello Molly. The Swish It Skirt is a girly, two-toned pink that, when paired with cute nude heels and rosy blush, is absolutely dynamite.
The Anguilla Skirt is a wear-all skirt that looks great with just about everything. Not to mention, the sweet neutral print is to die for.
Let’s just call this skirt perfect. For day or night, this ruched mini skirt is a compliment-worthy bottom that’s great for fruit picking, a picnic or a dinner at your favorite restaurant.

Splurge on classic jeans this season with Mother — one of the most sought-after brands on our radar. For less than $300, it’ll be the pair you constantly reach for every styling need.
For a straight leg that’ll add some dimension to your look, the Agolde 90s Pinch Waist is one of our favorites. Not to mention, the wash is *chef’s kiss*.
If you’re more into classic jeans with a darker wash, Abercrombie has some of our favorite jeans. As one with far too many pairs, I can attest they are absolutely worth the buy — especially if you don’t want to dish out more than $100 per pair.

Strappy, minimal heels are in style. The Tony Bianco Caprice Heel is the gold standard, with a perfect not-too-high, not-too-short height and beautiful accents.
We don’t even have to tell you that you need a pair of heeled booties for fall — and your date night. As the picture-perfect pair, the Marc Fisher Mayden Bootie has the most stunning block and swoon-worthy suede we’ve seen.
If you’re looking for a strappy black heel, this pair from Tony Bianco is fashion-forward and versatile. Imagine it with a black crossbody and an LBD (we’re already in love).
The Kelly & Katie Hailee Sandal is similar to a pair I wear on practically every date night. It matches everything, the front strap is too cute and it gives me a dressed-up height for going out.
For a saddle-colored heel, you can’t skip out on the Tony Bianco Danni Sandal. Its intricate detailing makes it a subtle statement to your look.
Open-back sandals with a fabric cushion detail are super on-trend right now. The Tony Bianco Alexa Sandal is just the perfect shoe to add to your wardrobe for a nice dinner or night in a big city.
Black heel booties? Yes, please. This pair from Lulus is less than $40, too — a total steal!

As one of Revolve’s bestsellers, the Marc Jacobs Snapshot Crossbody is an excellent designer choice without the hefty designer price tag of $300+. Plus, the taupe color is a lovely accent to wear with colorful and neutral outfits alike.
Alexander Wang’s Small Leather Scrunchie Bag is one of our favorite mini bags from Saks Fifth Avenue, notably for its impeccable glacier color and textured handle. Oh, and with Lulus’ sage sweater top, your date night look will turn heads.
If you don’t want to lug a bag around, switch up your date night look with a clutch. This beautiful emerald and crocodile-printed design is the perfect way to complete your fall and winter looks.
The Tory Burch Perry Bombe Leather Crossbody Bag is, without question, the perfect size to hold your lip gloss, wallet, phone and other essentials. And, let’s just take a moment to appreciate the stunning taupe color.
Date night — but make it elegant. This ring handle leather clutch doubles as a bracelet, and makes a chic statement for your next night out. Plus, it’s just a smidge over $100.

Don’t know whether you should wear pearls or hoops? No problem. The Ettika Pearl Drop Earrings Set is just the right amount of dangle and style for your date night.
The IceLink Mini Tennis Bracelet has become my new favorite bracelet to wear on a date night. I’ve been on the hunt for a piece that will match with both gold and silver jewelry, and I’ve finally found it. And, it’s oh-so-delicate.
For a unique statement earring that’s still delicate, this huggie earrings set is a pair we’re obsessed with. And, paired with black or white (or, even a pop of pink or purple), it’s a surefire perfect pair.
As one of my favorite earrings from BaubleBar, the Celestial Drops make the word statement an understatement. Pair them with an elegant mini dress and you’ve got yourself an on-trend look.
Truth be told, I just can’t stop wearing this unique hoop earring pair. Whether it’s with a pink romper or with a solid-colored top, they always add a nice accent to my date night looks.

Anastasia Beverly Hill’s Modern Renaissance Palette has been my favorite palette as of late, and one of our favorite eyeshadow palettes we tested. From its burnt oranges and rosy hues to champagne sparkles and sultry browns, it’s one to beat.
Go and run to Sephora to buy this foundation. It’s just that good. Hydrating, flawless and your skin-but-better, Pat McGrath Labs’ Sublime Perfection Foundation is our top pick after testing nearly 40 different formulations.
FENTY Beauty did it again with its mascara — the perfect sexy lash that’ll give the impression of false eyelashes on your next date nihgt.
If you want that golden hour glow, the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette will do you justice. With three glistening tones, it’s the perfect trio to sweep over your blush and bronzer.
The Glossier ‘Trench’ Ultralip is my go-to shade for every date night. It’s perfect, creamy and not too pigmented in case you want to give your partner a smooch.
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