Date night outfits guys will love

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Underneath all that pre-date-night excitement is one anxiety-inducing thought: What am I going to wear?!
But worry not! Just borrow inspiration from these stylish celebrities—behold, 20 easy, charming, and sexy date-night outfit ideas that will totally knock his socks off.

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Sophia Bush shows that your favorite striped tee can be evening-friendly when paired with a mini and a blazer. Pushed-up sleeves and a half-tucked shirt keep the look from being too stuffy.










Sexy Summer Leather

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Sexy Summer Leather

For those of you who want their fellas panting at first sight, a leather (or faux-leather) pencil skirt is the way to go. Wear it with an airy tank and sandals (the strappier, the better!) like Malin Akerman, so you don’t melt in the heat.
















Rock ‘n’ Roll Staples

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Staples

For a casual date like bowling or karaoke, skinny jeans and a vintage concert or sports tee are cute and comfy. Add tousled hair like Rachel Roy for a little extra sex appeal.


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Pumped-up LBD

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A Pumped-Up LBD

For those days when you hate everything in your closet, look to Lauren Conrad’s no-fail outfit: curve-hugging little black dress and fun clutch with heels. Boom.


















Romantic Top

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A Romantic Top

A floral lingerie-inspired shirt is sultry but not vulgar. Pair the racy top with stovepipe pants to really have him eating out of the palm of your hand.


















Printed Pants

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Printed Pants

Think printed pants are only a girl-approved trend? Joan Smalls proves otherwise—show us a guy who wouldn’t be into that!


















Glam Crop Top

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A Glam Crop Top

Give your cropped tank a dressed-up feel with a floaty maxiskirt or high-waisted pants. Wear it exactly like Diane Kruger is here—trust us, that minimal sliver of skin delivers maximum hotness.

















A Sweet Dress

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A Sweet Dress

That colorful sundress you love can go from day to night in two seconds flat if you throw on a jean jacket and Western-inspired booties. Jessica Alba knows what’s up!

















Colored Denim

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Colored Denim

Keep the focus on your legs with perfectly fitted colored jeans. By wearing a simple tank and streamlined accessories—and some sky-high heels!—your legs are all but guaranteed to be the center of attention. 
















Bright Dress

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A Bright Dress

For a dressier date night, a cocktail dress in super-flattering shape and a color that complements your skin tone will ensure that both you and your guy know you’re a knockout—just look at Emma Stone!
















Classic Denim and Stripes

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Classic Denim and Stripes

When you’re out with your guy, the last thing you want is to be fussing with your outfit the whole time. Stay comfortable with fitted (but not skintight) jeans, a striped tee, and shoes you can walk in.

















Easy Dress

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An Easy Dress

On hot, hot, hot days, you want to keep the clothing to a minimum while still leaving something to the imagination! Zooey Deschanel demonstrates it in her fun, floaty dress. After the sun sets, simply wear your sunglasses like a headband to instantly up the cool factor.















Sheer Piece

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Sheer Piece

A dress with strategic cutouts or illusion panels is the ideal way to show off some sex appeal. Stick with a simple silhouette and a solid color like Karlie Kloss’ little number. This risky look can be seriously rewarding.
















Miniskirt

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Miniskirt

To show off your gorgeous legs, play with proportion and choose a cute miniskirt, tucked-in tank, and shrunken blazer. Selena Gomez added some sparkle and booties for a look that would fit right in anywhere, from a beer garden to a concert.
















Dressy Shorts

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Dressy Shorts

A loose top and shorts are your daytime go-to, so why not remix them for evening? Upgrade to a tailored blazer, trouser shorts, and wedges like Christina Ricci for an ensemble that’s as sophisticated as it is fun.
















V-Neck Dress

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V-Neck Dress

We hate to break it to you, but you’ve been ignoring one very sexy body part: your collarbone! Show your clavicle some love with a wide V-neckine—and skip the necklace this time. Jordin Sparks gets the idea totally right here: Between that and her flawlessly cinched waist, she’s va-va-voom perfection.














Little White Dress

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A LWD

The best way to show off a killer (faux) tan? Bright white! A little white dress is unexpected for nighttime and makes a great canvas for pretty accessories. Follow Emma Watson's lead for an ultra-femme look.
















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Monochrome Separates

Don’t be afraid to wear all one color! As Jennifer Lopez proves here, wearing the same shade on top and bottom can be drop-dead gorgeous, especially if it’s a skin-matching neutral. Your shoes can go either way: Match them to the rest of the outfit or pick a completely different hue for a twist..














Bold Print Dress

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Bold Print Dress

Dudes aren’t afraid of patterned clothes! A fun frock—like Rachel Bilson's—is attention-getting and shows that you like to have a good time. Still afraid it’s too much for him? Tame the print with a cropped black blazer and matching sandals.
















Your Favorite Piece

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Your Favorite Piece

If you normally dress funky, don’t hide that from your guy! A cool, quirky dress like Solange Knowles’ shouldn’t be relegated to the closet just because you’re on a date—in fact, you can amp it up even further with statement accessories.

Daring to wear something unique lets your true style—and personality—shine through.













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