Valentine's Day is fast approaching and whilst some of you may not be in relationships, there's no denying it's a great excuse to get dressed up, treat yourself to some sexy new lingerie or have a night out on the town with your besties. Valentines Day isn't all about soppy couples & PDA's (not that there's anything wrong with that obviously) after all, it's a day to share the love and have some fun with your girls too which is why PrettyLittleThing have coined the term #Galentines for their Valentine's Day campaign! So wether you're partying with your favourite ladies or dinner dating with your other half, Valentine's is as good an excuse as any to crack open the prosecco!!
I've teamed up with PrettyLittleThing to share some of my fave pieces from their Valentine's Day collection that you can work no matter what the occasion. Date night, mate night or Netflix and chill, I've got you covered!! I personally love getting glammed up for Valentine's day and all the pretty collections that are launched at this time of year. I'm a sucker for lace, cute camis and babein' bodysuits which obviously have Valentine's Day all over them so keep reading to see some of my faves and how I've styled them!!
First up is this cute satin cami dress
and I'm so in love with the colour of this. It's a beautiful Lilac shade and has pretty lace detailing around the waist. I think something like this is really cute to lounge around in when you want to make a little bit of extra effort and feel glam rather than wearing your joggers and an oversized jumper. As much as I love to slouch around in my joggers and be comfy, it's not the most glamorous of looks if you're trying to impress your other half. I also love the silky fabric - it's so comfy! Comfort and glamour, what more could you want?!
Next up is this mesh bar
with heart detailing which is just the cutest little thing. Yes its more of a risqué look and I was slightly nervous to wear it incase it looked trashy but I actually think it looks really lovely and feminine! It also comes with the matching pants but I wasn't quite willing to bare all for the sake of a blog post - I'm sure you can imagine though. Nothing says Valentine's Day better than hearts so if you're into novelty items (who doesn't love wearing themed underwear - I'm sure we've all got a pair of Christmas knickers or socks in our underwear drawer, haha) then this is the set for you! I'm sure it wouldn't go down too badly with your other half either!
Next up is this stunning mesh embroidered bodysuit
. I think this would have to be my favourite item from this whole post as it's so flattering! The embroidery covers where it needs to whilst the rest of the bodysuit is sheer so it's sexy but still classy at the same time. I also love how the embroidery goes right up onto the straps - it has such lovely detailing! This is the kind of item you can wear as lingerie or pair it with a high waisted skirt / trousers for ultimate date night glamour!
Another pretty bodysuit and this time it's a white lace number
. I mean it wouldn't be a Valentine's themed cookbook without some lace thrown in there would it? When it comes to underwear, you can't get much sexier than lace so if you really want to impress, this kind of thing is the way to go. I love the eyelash lace detail around the bust and the way it synchs in at the waist - it's so flattering. I've paired it with this satin monochrome kimono
which looks super classy and a little diamonte choker here to amp up the glamour even more and I think it's such a sexy yet classy look!!
If you're not planning on doing much this Valentine's day and prefer a chilled evening with your loved ones then you can't go wrong with a loungewear set. Pretty Little Thing recently launched their own sets that are very similar to Calvin Klein for a fraction of the price and I personally can't get enough. Sticking with the Valentine's colour scheme, I obviously went for this cute pale pink set but it's available in lots of other colours too if pink isn't your thing! It's the perfect outfit for Valentine's chills on the sofa in as it's comfortable but still looks sexy and stylish - can't go wrong!! You can get the top here
and the leggings here
The final look is this strappy satin number
with lace corset panelling around the waist which is a serious head turner. It'll definitely make your Valentine's Day date hot under the collar or ensure all eyes are on you whilst on the dance floor! You can never go wrong with an LBD for any occasion and corset styles are really on trend right now so you're onto a winner with this dress. It's perfect dress for a girls night out or date night. I've paired it with a diamonte choker here and I'm just completely in love with it - it's the perfect Valentine's Day outfit.
I hope you like these pieces guys and got inspired for some Valentine's Day glam! I've never done a lookbook style post before so let me know if you like it and I'll be sure to do more! Also, if you need even more Valentine's outfit inspo, be sure to check out PrettyLittleThing's Valentine's category here
which is full of outfits sure to having you slaying this February 14th! If you do buy anything, share your photos on social with hash tags #GalentinesDay & #GalsoverGosling so myself and PLT can check out all your killer Valentine's looks.
PLT also have a competition running at the moment to win a spa weekend and £200 in vouchers for you and your 'galentine' so if you want to enter, just head over to this link
. It would be the perfect Valentine's Day treat!! All photos in this post were taking by the talented Lydia Collins - you can see more of her work here