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Best Date Night Dresses


You'll look and feel pretty and flirty in one of these dresses, no matter how long you have been dating or where you're headed.

1. Perfect Third Date Dress

date night dress

Not sure what to wear on that all important third date? Try a sexy little number like this XOXO handkerchief dress. The magenta color is as attention-getting as red, but not as obvious. The plunging neckline is just daring enough. The dress also has just the right details, including sequin appliqué at the shoulders and a skinny, removable belt to accent your waist.

Style tip:Use a body lotion with a shimmery tint so your skin looks equally lustrous.

The XOXO handkerchief dress is available in sizes small through large and also comes in a printed version.

2. Date Night at a Piano Bar

cocktail lounge dress

When you're headed out for a sexy night with your honey at a dark piano bar or cocktail lounge, slip into a beaded mini cocktail dress, like this one from Sue Wong. The 1920s-inspired style has spaghetti strips and a sweetheart neckline with all over art-deco beading details throughout the dress.

Style tip: Wear your hair up with a feathered headband and sip on a martini!

The Sue Wong beaded cocktail dress is available in sizes zero through 14.

3. Go-Anywhere LBD

Sexy LBD

When you're not sure what the evening will entail, you can't go wrong with a sexy little black dress. The Stop Staring! for the Cool People Jolin dress sets off your shoulders in the prettiest way possible, with a keyhole twist. The back has two thick straps for added support. It has a back zip and back slit for a flattering silhouette.

Style Tip:Wear a pair of chandelier earrings to set off your shoulders and neckline even more.

The Stop Staring! for the Cool People Jolin dress is available in sizes 6 through 18.

4. First Date Dress

first date dress

When you want to make a good impression, but don't want to look like you're trying too hard, reach for a solid dress in a classic tank style. You can dress this Riller & Fount Faye Rouched Mini dress down with a jean jacket or dress it up with a statement necklace or both at the same time for a fashion forward option. Bonus: The rouching will help hide any tummy bulges.

Style Tip: Pair with nude shoes, as shown, to make your legs look super long.

The Riller & Fount Faye Rouched Mini dress is available in sizes extra small through large.

5. Wow-Your-Hubby Dress

romantic lace dress

Show him that you can still knock your socks off in a red sleeveless lace dress. This Tadashi Shoji number has a pretty soft-V neckline and a banded waist. You'll look lovely as you sit across from your man at a candlelight dinner.

Style tip:Show him that you're still going the extra mile and spritz on his favorite perfume on all your pulse points.

The Tadashi Shoji sleeveless lace dress is available in sizes two through 10.

6. Double Date Dress

double date dress

When you're headed out with another couple, chances are your dressing for your man andyour girlfriend, so you want something that's fashion forward, without being too sexy, but that isn't too buttoned up either. Pick a dress like this Mind on My Monet Dress. He'll appreciate the sheer bodice, gathered waist and keyhole back, while she'll notice the gorgeous impressionist-inspired print.

Style Tip:Take advantage of the short sleeves and pair with some major arm candy.

The Mind on My Monet Dress is available in sizes zero through 8.

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