It’s time to be honest. The whole idea that this is the most wonderful time of the year is a bit overhyped. Don’t get us wrong. Some things are wonderful about the holiday season, but once you get past all of the festivities, you realize that it’s a bit dark—literally and figuratively. After all, the weather outside is frightful. Our collective holiday cheer has likely left the building, and the desire to get all dressed up dissipates after the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Day. The wintertime can be challenging, even for those who love this time of year.
It’s only natural then that we’d have to find ways to cultivate tiny pockets of joy. Enter date night into the chat. As silly as it might seem, having something to look forward to in these colder months is a saving grace. With colder temperatures, it’s so easy to fall into a rut where you only binge-watch shows on Netflix, but we implore you to plan a date night! There’s no better way to beat your winter blues back than by slipping into a stylish outfit to spend the evening with your special someone.
If you find the prospect of choosing what to wear for a date in the winter debilitating, don’t fret. Ahead, we’re sharing 24 winter date-night outfit ideas from fashion people that will make putting together an elegant look effortlessly. Whether you’re dipping your toes back into the dating pool or need an excuse to get your partner off the couch, these looks will motivate you to get back out there despite the cold temperatures.