The Best of Valentine’s Day Fashion
While we initially wanted to classify attitudes to love through a psychological lens for our Valentine’s Day fashion edit, we realized that “anxiously attached” and the like, isn’t too fun to think about when anticipating the day. So, we classified our edit by top love songs, because next to fashion preference, nothing else reveals your psychology quite like musical taste. Find yours...
The Everly Brothers power ballad reveals a bit of a jaded sentiment. The Christopher Kane sweater dress and booties by Jimmy Choo exude the right amount of dark romanticism. Click to shop.
The 1990s Mariah Carey classic is all about being whisked away by the perfect someone in those rosey early stages. An open heart is conveyed with delicate pale pink - we like this guipure lace dress by Self Portrait and bow-tie heels by Christian Louboutin. Click to shop.
WHAT’S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT?
The 1980s hit by Tina Turner denounces all the schmaltz to focus on the carnal aspects of chemistry. Leg-bearing Tina would have loves this flirty asymmetrical skirt by Halpern and shoes by Balenciaga. Click to shop.
CRAZY IN LOVE
This is unabashed passion in sartorial form is what you wear when you’re going out with the Jay to your Bey, ARod to your JLo, et al. Sequined crepe dress by RIXO, belt bag by Saint Laurent. Click to shop.
GREATEST LOVE OF ALL
Whether you’re galentining or staying home and basking in self-love, candy colors and a crown-like accessory are a nice way to tap into connecting with number one. Runway headband by Prada, Alix silk charmeuse bodysuit. Click to shop.
If you aren’t familiar with this Eric Clapton number, then you haven’t been raiding your parents’ album collection. Anyway, it describes a real grown-up love - and you can adopt its queen-of-hearts vibe in this embroidered guipure lace dress by Marchesa Notte, and bejewleed gold mary jane shoes by Dolce & Gabbana. Click to shop.
LOVE ON THE BRAIN
And then there are those of us thrown between the ambivalent extremes. Rihanna’s old-school love ballad describes this kind of painful tumultous love - tap into that in the ‘Don’t fight it’ cotton jersey top by BLOUSE, cross beltloop miniskirt by Miu Miu. Click to shop.