Valentine's Day style guide

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Love it or hate it, Valentine's Day is coming up fast. Whether you're spending this romantic holiday with your sweetheart or simply having a girls' night out, here are a few dress ideas that might make it a bit more special.

Flirty Fuchsia

Valentine's day usually screams red or pink, but why not change things up this holiday in a gorgeous fuchsia frock? Supermodel Karlie Kloss for instance, looks stunning in this lovely Jason Wu gown.

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With an understated boldness, fuchsia provides the perfect balance between the intensity of red and the sweetness of pink.

Don a shift dress like this darling Michael Kors' number spotted on Lea Michele. Its silhouette and tailored line is figure-flattering, while the vibrant shade instantly brightens up your complexion.

If you're leaning towards a more classic look, opt for a design similar to Blake Lively's dress by Marchesa.

Demure and sweet

Instead of garnering attention with the colour of your dress, let the focus be centered on its subtle details. Delicate lace and intricate designs exude an air of romance, while diaphanous and ethereal fabrics create a soft, demure appearance.

 

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Let the details do the speaking: choose a dusty pink rosette dress like this Valentino frock spotted on supermodel Natalia Vodianova. For a more subtle look, choose a nude coloured dress similar to Project D's.

Complete this look with soft, romantic waves by gathering your hair to the side or pinning it back into a low side pony. Finish off with a bold fuchsia lip for drama, or coral for a more natural look. 

Romantic ruffles 

Ruffles exude an air of romance and undeniable femininity -- perfect for Valentine's Day. 

Choose soft pastels like lilac or blush. The pastel hues combined with the fluttering movement of the ruffles creates a whimsical look, which is playful in an inconspicuous way.

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