What to Wear to Date Night if You're Sick of Dresses

You know when you're sitting at home watching a quiz show like Jeopardy and you find yourself playing along, answering all the questions?

Sure, you get a few of the hard ones wrong but those simple, common sense questions are a piece of cake. So, why do the contestants keep screwing up the answers? They're so obvious, even a fourth grader would know them!

The fact is that it's easy when you're just sitting in the comfort of your own home but when there's actually pressure on you in that moment, all of a sudden even the most logical of thinking seems to escape you.

The same can be said about choosing a date night outfit. Sometimes, the pressure of expectation to look your best can you leave dumbfounded for what to wear. And that usually has many of us reaching for the same tried and true dress that we always wear.

But if you're sick and tired of wearing dresses all the time, then maybe it's time to change things up a little. Check out these 10 date night outfit ideas that aren't dresses.

White Blazer + Black Faux Leather Shorts

white blazer and black leather shorts

If you're struggling for date night outfit inspiration, you can never go wrong with black and white because it never goes out of style. Show off your toned summer legs in a longline blazer and shorts outfit.

white longline blazer

Boyfriend Jeans + Sequin Top + Heels

boyfriend jeans and crop top

Source: @gabifresh

Make your evening sparkle with a stunning sequin top worn with your favorite denim and strappy heels. It's an outfit that doesn't try too hard but you can't take your eyes off either.

sequin top

Denim Jacket + Midi Skirt

denim jacket and midi skirt

Source: @jaceyduprie

Take your favorite everyday jacket and pair it with a structured skirt and heels. It's the perfect transition piece from the office to date night.

denim jacket

Jumpsuit + Clutch

jumpsuit and clutch

Source: @itsmyeverydaystyle

One of the best things about dresses is that they're a simple one-and-done piece. The next best thing for date night is a classy jumpsuit. Add a cute clutch and you're all set.

black jumpsuit

Off-the-Shoulder Top + Cropped Denim

off the shoulder top and jeans

Source: @laurenkaysims

Show off some skin in a subtly sexy way with an off-the-shoulder top. Pair it with your favorite denim for an easy date night outfit that wears well from day to night.

off the shoulder top

Statement Top + Skinny Jeans + Bright Sandals

statement top and heels

Source: @kathleenbarnes

Pair your favorite denim in a darker wash and add a little something extra on top like ruffles, cutouts, one shoulders and exaggerated sleeves. Just as long as it makes a statement!

ruffle one shoulder top

All Black Everything

all black outfit

Source: @lauramarialein

Black is timeless, so you can never go wrong with it. Opt for flats instead of heels if you're feet need a break.

black lace cami

Peasant Blouse + Denim Skirt

peasant blouse and denim skirt

Source: @blogandthecity

Denim skirts are in but tuck a statement blouse into them and carry a classic, chic bag to elevate them.

peasant blouse

Blouse + Pencil Pants + Loafers

blouse and pencil pants

Pencil pants aren't just for blazers and networking over coffee anymore. Pair yours with a relaxed blouse and shoes you feel confident in, like a pair of loafers.

white blouse

Red Blouse + Blue Denim + Nude Mules

red blouse and jeans

Source: @jyo_shankar

Go bold in rich hues of red and blue and balance it out with nude mules. A little red will definitely send some strong signals in your significant other's direction.

red cold shoulder top

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