cute + trendy date night outfit ideas

Posted on 03 November 2023

it doesn't matter if it’s the first date or the fiftieth date, choosing the perfect date night outfit can be a hellish endeavor. you want to look + feel your best, but you also want to make sure your outfit matches the vibe.

like, are you going on a fun friday night bowling date + taking the casual, “cool girl” route with your outfit? or are you going on a fancy romantic dinner date + taking the hot, elevated baddie route? 

there’s a lot to consider, but don’t stress because we’re basically the “cute date night outfit ideas” encyclopedia. from chic formal date ensembles to laid-back coffee date looks, we’re sharing all the best date outfit ideas for any occasion. 

so whether you’ve got a first date coming up or you’re simply wondering what to wear for date night with your spouse, here are our go-to cute date outfit ideas for any occasion + any season!


fall date night outfits 

autumn weather can be unpredictable, so, when it comes to fall date night outfit ideas, you can never go wrong with lightweight knit sweaters + layers.


fall date night outfit ideas

left photo details: charles knit sweater - oat milk + monty wide leg pants // right photo details: court mock neck top - forest green + risky wide leg pants


casual date night outfits for fall

if you’re trying to figure out what to wear on a casual date in the fall, we have the foolproof formula for you: oversized sweater + wide leg jeans + sneakers or boots. short-sleeved or sleeveless knit tops are our favorite for fall because they’re lightweight, but still give off that autumnal energy. simply add a casual jacket if things get chilly, + you’re set! 


dressy date night outfits for fall

left photo details: heather knit midi dress // right photo details: riverwalk dress


dressy date night outfits for fall

need outfit inspiration for a fall date night that’s a little more ~sophisticated~? a sweater dress + knee-high boots or ankle boots are the move. we recommend styling it with a classic trench coat for a cozy but chic fall date outfit.


winter date night outfits 

winter brings even colder weather, so bundling up is a must. however, you don’t need to forfeit your cute ‘fits to stay warm– cue, our winter date night outfit ideas.


winter date night outfit ideas that are casual

left photo details: rule breaker turtleneck + west side shearling jacket // right photo details: merri quilted trench coat 


casual date night outfits for winter

for casual winter date nights, we suggest starting with a basic turtleneck or long sleeve top + jeans. then, find a statement jacket or trench coat to be your focal point + finish off the look with a pair of chunky boots, (or sneakers, if you’re in a warmer climate).


dressy winter date night outfits

left photo details: sonny sweater dress // right photo details: helena knit maxi dress


dressy date night outfits for winter 

need something to wear for a fancy winter date night? whether you’re going on a holiday dinner date or getting drinks at a cocktail lounge, you can never go wrong with a knit sweater dress + boots. feel free to add a pair of tights + a shearling coat for a little extra warmth.


spring date night outfits 

spring signals the start of warmer weather; though, it’s still smart to dress for a potential temp drop. our go-to's for spring date outfits usually consist of dainty tops + relaxed bottoms.


spring outfit ideas

 left photo details: kelce blouse + say you love me flare denim // abigail blouse + brooklyn wide leg denim


casual date night outfits for spring

wondering what to wear on a casual spring date? we recommend starting with a puff-sleeve blouse + light-wash jeans. depending on your mood, you can complete the look with a pair of sneakers or sandals; and, if the weather calls for it, a light jacket. this outfit is perfect for activities like mini golf or bowling because it’s casual + comfortable, but still cute af.


 left photo details: there she goes striped set // right photo details: riley linen set


dressy date night outfits for spring

when it comes to dressy spring date outfits, we’re all about a midi dress or mini dress set. both chic + versatile, matching sets always make you look more put together. throw on a pair of heels or ankle boots + you’ll be ready for any spring dinner date or rooftop rendezvous!


summer date night outfits 

summer date outfits should be light, flowy, + flirty. you want to keep cool, but still look cute, so here’s what you should wear on a summer date night.


 left photo details: breathe in tee // right photo details: davy striped tee


casual date night outfits for summer

for casual summer date nights, we suggest pairing a basic top or an oversized t-shirt with a pair of denim shorts + sneakers. a date night outfit that was made for mixing + matching, you can complete the look with some dainty gold jewelry + fun hair accessories.


left photo details: short daymaker dress - white // right photo details: daymaker dress - pink gingham


dressy date night outfits for summer

if you’re wondering what to wear on a dressy date night in the summer, you can never go wrong with a daymaker. our zoco daymaker dresses come in short + maxi lengths; so, pick a color + cut you’re comfortable with + throw on a pair of heels or sleek sandals to complete the ‘fit. this summer outfit idea is perfect for concerts, picnics, or cocktail parties. 

finding the right date night outfit can be a struggle, but we guarantee that these easy date night outfit ideas will have you slaying in any season. whether you’re planning on dressing up for a dinner date with your boo or looking for a casual ‘fit for a first date, keep these tips in mind, + you’ll be a date night dime! 

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xo, zoco.  

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