The date: A romantic dinner
If your paramour is taking you out for a nice meal, reciprocate by dolling up a bit. A sheath dress layered with a moto jacket will keep you warm at the table, and is a nice mix of feminine and tough. Pair the look with heels and simple jewellery. A black, white and silver palette is flattering for everyone and right on trend for spring. Moto jacket, $59, joefresh.com. Dress, $98, canada.frenchconnection.com. Silver bar pendant, $24, oliveandpiper.com. Ring, $50, bananarepublic.ca. Heels, $90, aldoshoes.com.
The date: Ice skating and hot chocolate
Bundle up! For any outdoor date night that happens between November and March, the temperatures in Canada are usually well below zero. Be sure to wear a warm coat and layer on sweaters (we love turtlenecks!). Long underwear underneath pants is also a must. For a pretty and unexpected winter colour palette, try blush, cream and brown. Hooded puffer jacket, $72, forever21.com. Turtleneck, $40, zara.com/ca. Tuque, $8, forever21.com. Patch jeans, $42, joefresh.com. Manitobah Mukluks, $140, townshoes.com. Leather gloves, $49, danier.com.
The date: Takeout and Netflix
So you’re spending Valentine’s Day at home. It sounds like a plan! Try a cozy yet sexy jumpsuit layered with a draped cardigan. Add a slim bracelet and studs for a bit of sparkle, and toss on your fave slippers. You’ll be totally comfortable, but still look cute. Double-side studs, $39, stelladot.com. Jumpsuit, $98, paperlabel.ca. Bracelet, $19.50, indigo.ca. Foothrills slippers, $30, sears.ca. Cardigan, $95, bananarepublica.ca.