OVER 40 STYLE EDIT: WHAT TO WEAR ON VALENTINE’S DAY

Love is in the air – and it’s not just for loved-up couples.

Valentine’s Day is the chance to shower your nearest and dearest with love – children, mothers, fathers, best friends – it’s a day to show those you care.

It’s also the perfect opportunity to wear the colour of power and love – red. There is no other colour that inspires confidence – and sexiness. Red is powerful and timeless and the ultimate statement of seductive style.

So whether you’re planning a romantic dinner for two, a night out with your best girlfriends or a family evening at home, these style ideas are sure to get you in the mood this Valentine’s Day.

 

CLASSIC

You can’t beat an elegant lace dress for a romantic dinner for two. Pair with polished accessories to enhance the refined silhouette.

Love Honor Baroque dress $319; Valentino ‘Rockstud’ heels $1,330; Olga Berg ‘Belle’ clutch $59; Amelie pave earrings $39.95, all David Jones.

PRETTY

If feminine is your preferred style, a midi dress and heels is the perfect potion. Add an elegant clutch and pretty earrings.

Calli ‘Gaby’ frill dress, $109.95, The Iconic; Nine West ‘Rave’ sandal $99.95; Portmans ‘Florence’ bead earrings $19.95;

BOHO

Channel your bohemian spirit with with a flowing boho dress. Statement earrings adds a gypsy-inspired touch.  

Thurley ‘Hampstead’ dress $599, David Jones;  Nine West ‘Nora’ $159.95; Christie Nicolaides ‘Tesoro’ earrings $269, Myer; Colette Hayman ‘Leah’ clutch sale $31.49.

RELAXED

For a family V-Day affair, opt for effortless chic with a shirt dress. A mid-heel block heel is the perfect partner. 

Trenery cotton poplin dress sale $99.95 and Octavia heel $179; Portmans ‘Charlie’ tort earrings $19.95; Sportsgirl mini circle sling bag $59.95 and Juno block heels $69.95.

 


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