My mother’s going to get so depressed when she sees the title for today’s post. But, honestly, I’m actually happy to be flying solo for Valentine’s Day this year (she’s gonna flip when she reads that sentence too). Celebrating Valentine’s Day while single can actually be really fun (shocking, I know).
Because by “single”, I don’t mean alone! I choose to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a large group of my darling friends. Plus a glass (or a few!) of champagne. Because that’s the best way to celebrate Valentine’s Day while single.
What I’m Wearing:
Top: LOFT / Pants: Ann Taylor / Coat: similar / Boots: Aerosoles / Bag: Furla
Earrings: LOFT / Nail polish: Essie / Rings: similar, BaubleBar
I always like to dress up for Valentine’s Day. I even have a special broach I wear for the occasion – it’s pink and silver with hearts all over. Perfect for the one day I wear silver each year.
Y’all know I love gold.
This top will be absolutely perfect for Valentine’s Day. I find that LOFT and Ann Taylor both run a bit large in tops, so I’m wearing the size small. It’s a great lightly-festive look, whether you have a hot date or you’ll be celebrating Valentine’s Day while single.
I actually wore it out Saturday night (with these jeans, these earrings, and pink pumps) with my friend Lynlee of Gal About Town. And I got so many compliments on it.
Statement sleeves + off the shoulder + ruffles = the best combination!
How to Be Festive for Valentine’s Day While Single
Last year, I celebrated Valentine’s Day while single. And it was an absolute blast. My friends came over for a few glasses of bubbly and then we went to see one of the worst movies possibly ever made: 50 Shades Darker. And it was hilarious. And ridiculous.
Even while out with the girls, we all still dressed for the occasion. We were all decked out in our red, pink, white, and hearted finest. With a glass of champagne in each hand.
The easiest way to be festive for Valentine’s Day while single (or not single!) is to dress up. So I pulled some of my favorite heart-day-ready looks for y’all to shop (you might recognize some of these if you subscribe to my newsletters!):
But, whether you’ll be celebrating Valentine’s Day while single or with your longtime beau, I recommend spending the holiday as you wish to spend it. If what you want to do and what’s best for you is to stay at home solo and binge-watch The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, you do you, boo. If you prefer to find a hot date and go out for a romantic evening to that swanky new restaurant, go for it… and I super recommend Sassetta right now if you live in Dallas!
This year, I’ll be celebrating Valentine’s Day with my single girl friends once more. And we’ll likely be going to Alamo Drafthouse for a repeat of last year, this time with Fifty Shades Freed. But perhaps with a bit less champagne this time.