Go Figure: 7 Flattering Looks for Valentine’s Day

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Love is in the air, and whether you're planning a special night out with your better half or stepping outside the norm on a unique date, we've found seven outfits that will flatter your figure and suit your rendezvous.

  1. The Black Tie Date

    Retire your standard-issue black tie gown and go modern with a tuxedo-inspired jumpsuit that’s minimalism at its finest, and is sure to make an unexpected, sparkling entrance.

    SHOP NOW: 1. Tuxedo jumpsuit, $570, Maje, NET-A-PORTER.COM; 2. Starburst earring, $120, LuluFrost.com; 3. Lace pump, $135, 3. Ivanka Trump, Nordstrom.com; 4. Studded clutch, $395, Diane von Furstenberg, TheOutnet.com; 5. Nail polish in platinum, $24, Dolce & Gabbana, Sephora.com
  2. The Uptown Date

    Achieve a feminine uptown style with a ballerina pink skirt and cream separates, while glittering gems and a classic pump finish the look.

    SHOP NOW: 1. Cropped sweater, $60, Topshop.com; 2. Flare skirt, $435, Valentino R.E.D., StyleBop.com; 3. Crystal earrings, $18, Capwell.co; 4. Mini crossbody bag, $195, DVF.com; 5. Leopard print haircalf pump, $295, Jean-Michel Cazbat, IntermixOnline.com
  3. The Athletic Date

    Don’t break a sweat when dressing for a sporty date -- stick to athletic basics with an edge, such as a double-layered top and electric accessories that pop.

    SHOP NOW: 1. Yoga legging, $20, Aerie.com; 2. Beanie, $26, ASOS.com; 3. Meryl tee, $140, Drifter, Farfetch.com; 4. Drawstring purse, $140, Baggu, NeedSupply.com; 5. Free To Be bra, $42, Lululemon.com; 6. Flyknit Lunar1+ shoe, $160, Nike, Nordstrom.com
  4. The Spa Date

    Say “ahh” in comfortable, drape-y separates and sandals that are anything but granola for the ultimate in spa-ready style.

    SHOP NOW: 1. Track pants, $145, Zoe Karssen, NET-A-PORTER.com; 2. Cardigan, $70, HM.com; 3. Cami, $105, Organic by John Patrick, LaGarconne.com; 4. Wrap bracelet, $220, ChanLuu.com; 5. Sandal, $60, Zara.com
  5. The Picnic Date

    Channel your inner bohemian on a picnic with country-inspired pieces balanced with hard-edge, modern jewelry.

    SHOP NOW: 1. Fleece lined denim jacket, $95, Moto, Nordstrom.com; 2. Spike cuff, $70, Giles & Brother, ShopBop.com; 3. First Kiss dress, $148, FreePeople.com; 4. Badlands blanket, from $189, Pendleton-USA.com; 5. Harrow bootie, $495, Rag & Bone, Nordstrom.com; 6. Sunglasses, $23, ASOS.com
  6. The Concert Date

    Go glam-grunge at your next concert and break out of the all-black routine by contrasting a cobalt-hued biker jacket with a cheeky lace top, paired with tough-chic accessories.

    SHOP NOW: 1. Wedge bootie, $345, Jeffrey Campbell, Bloomingdales.com; 2. Leather biker jacket, $370, Topshop.com; 3. Lace bodysuit, $66, HM.com; 4. Faux leather jeans, $84, Moto, Topshop.com; 5. Flat clutch, $165, ClareVivier.com; 6. Ear cuff, $38, BCBG.com
  7. The Brunch Date

    Whether you’re brunching with your mom, your man or your girls, you’ll be oh-so-chic in this laid-back look of menswear-inspired tailoring in feminine hues.

    SHOP NOW: 1. Bucle coat, $189, Zara.com; 2. Jeweled sweatshirt, $168, JCrew.com; 3. Boyfriend jeans, $210, Current/Elliot, NET-A-PORTER.com; 4. Sunglasses, $200, Illevesta, NET-A-PORTER.com; 5. Charlize oxford, $309, PrettyLoafers.com; 6. Clutch, $34, ASOS.com