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Valentine’s Day Fashion Blog

February 2022

With the glamour of holiday festivities behind us, the start of a new year can be a dreary couple of months that leave you feeling stuck in a style rut. So if you’re frantically looking for excuses to dress up, here’s a major one for you: Valentine’s Day! Even if you’re not a big fan of February the 14th romantically, it is a great time to celebrate all your loved ones, and rock a bold, flirty outfit.

Struggling to find the perfect Valentine’s Day look? Whether you are celebrating by going out for a fancy dinner with your partner, having a cosy night in with your friends or taking yourself on a nice walk to visit your favourite coffee shop, we’ve got lots of Valentine’s Day outfit inspiration here @forgeshopping So why not treat yourself to something new this Valentine’s Day?! (Rather than scrambling to pull together an ensemble a few hours before Valentine’s Day date night, you might as well let @josiesmithmedia help you plan ahead!)

This season, there are some lovely pastel pink hues and bright red tones available to shop. We’ve included some of our favourite pieces from retailers like Primark, JD Sports, Quiz and more. When it comes to makeup, grab your best red lipstick or gloss to finish off your look. Add a spritz of your chosen perfume (this Valentine’s Day we are obsessed with My Way by Giorgio Armani – featured in our last blog) and a generous helping of Elnett and you are ready to step out the door feeling your best – regardless of your relationship status or plans!

 

PRIMARK Pink Heart Embossed V-Neck Cardigan @ £15.00

This is a fabulously kitsch cardigan which adds a fun ‘Hallmark holiday’ look to an everyday outfit come February the 14th! (Product code: 9158106)

 

JD SPORTS The North Face Repeat Logo Graphic Crew Sweatshirt @ £60.00

Level up your layers with this women’s Repeat Logo Graphic Crew Sweatshirt from The North Face. Coming in a cute pink colourway, this regular-fit sweat is made with super-soft, thick-cut fleece for lasting comfort. It features a classic crew neckline and long sleeves, with stretchy ribbing at the cuffs and hem to secure the fit. Finished up with a repeat TNF Dome logo graphic printed to the front, and signature branding at the reverse. Machine washable. Model is 5’10” and wears a size small. (100% Cotton. Product Code: 16447045/504114)

BON MARCHE Polka Dot Frilled Wrap Mini Dress @ £40.00

Izabel London @ Bon Marche. Stand out from the crowd in this bold polka dot wrap dress. This girly piece features a v-neck, a wrap front, flared short sleeves, a tie detail waist and wrap effect frilled skater skirt sitting above the knee. Pair this with black heels and matching clutch bag for the perfect girls night outfit. (Length: 99cm. Material: 100% Polyester. Product Care: Cold gentle machine wash separately. Product Code: D506858)

QUIZ Red One Shoulder Sequin Dress WAS £54.99 NOW £38.49

Also available in Navy and Champagne, this glam one shoulder dress is mini length with a bodycon fit. It’s length is 85cm approx. (100% Polyester Lining 97% Polyester 3% Elastane. Cool hand wash with mild detergent. PRODUCT CODE: # 00100032465)

GEORGE @ ASDA Entice Black Fan Mesh Panel Embroidered Body @ £14.00

This stylish one piece features fan embroidery, mesh side panels, cut-out detail and is underwired. Striking and chic, this is a bargain at under £20.00! Matching pieces are available. (Fabric composition: 65% Polyester 24% Polyamide 11% Elastane)

 

PEACOCKS Womens Pink Floral Animal Print Satin Pyjama Set @ £18.00

Add to your nightwear collection with this pretty lightweight satin floral and animal print PJ set. These womens pyjamas come in pink with an all-over print. They feature a long sleeved button-up top with collar and pocket, and a pair of matching bottoms with a comfortable elasticated waist. A great outfit choice for a Valentine’s movie night! (Product code: 4200711-J01. Polyester 100%. Machine Washable.)

 

RIVER ISLAND Red Ruched Sleeve Blazer @ £60.00

This smart and chic tailored blazer has 3/4 length ruched sleeves, notched lapels and decorative pockets. If you’re going straight from the office to dinner, this jacket will see you through your entire evening #daytonight (Model wears a UK 8 and is 5’9” tall. Fabric & care – 100% Polyester. Cool iron. Do not wash. Dry clean only. Product no: 771656)

ETERNITY 9ct Gold Pink Cubic Zirconia Heart Stud Earrings @ £25.00

These eye-catching little hearts add a bright touch to a Valentine’s night outfit. If you’re playing it safe in a tried and trusted LBD, add these glittering studs and a slick of pink gloss to soften your look. (Code: 74490174 Eternity also give you the option of adding a luxury gift box and bag to your purchase if this is a present!)