Date nights are cherished affairs for all couples. Quality time together is important, especially as couples get older, busier, have kids, and find that the periods of time they’re able to spend alone together become fewer and further in between. They’re also just as important for young lovers looking to foster a connection. It therefore makes sense that you’d want to go all out and look your best when meeting your significant other for that dinner or theatre show.
Finding date night dresses, however, can sometimes be struggle, even in boutique stores. Which is exactly why Anthill ShopNPlay, alongside its apparel sections as well as curated lifestyle collections, features a boutique store for women, not to mention the KUD Vintage section which has pristine pieces sourced from periods as early as the 20s until present day. We’re pretty certain you’ll find that perfect dress here, and to demonstrate we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite date night dresses which will be sure to not only impress your date, but make you feel incredible too.
Printed Maxi Dress in Red Flower
Swedish brand NA-KD has pulled out all the stops with this multi-floral print maxi dress. The length, crew neckline and long sleeves make it a more demure date night dress than others on this list, but it’s by no means less beautiful or eye-catching. The fitted top and flaring skirt impart an elegance which is evident at first glance. Pair this dress with a pair of low (or high) heels for a truly breathtaking outfit.
Cold Shoulder Crochet Mini Dress in Red
Another piece from NA-KD, this cold shoulder crochet mini dress is a red number with beige lining emblazoned with floral crochet embroidery. It’s held up by thin straps, and features a subtle V-cut neckline as well as a low and plunging V-cut at the back. This is a more alluring type of date night dress which you would find in any number of boutique stores. If you’re looking for a dress to impress your date on Valentine’s day, this might be exactly the one you’re after. Worn with a pair of black ankle boots or heels, this outfit is certain to turn heads.
Cold Shoulder Frill Dress in Pink Rose
If pink is more your color and you enjoy making a statement with your outfit, then this cold shoulder frill dress will undoubtedly tick all of your boxes. This dress features an off-shoulder strap as well as a ruffled neckline, and is covered in a rose-pink print which is striking without being ostentatious. The asymmetrical frilled bottom of the dress is another detail which elevates this dress above others you might find at a boutique store. It’s also very versatile, meaning you could wear it on a number of different occasions. Whether it’s a simple dinner date, you’re headed to the movies or going to a show, this is a great date night dress overall.
Lace Off-Shoulder Dress in Dusty Dark Pink
Stocked in Anthill Fashion Market section, this lacey off-shoulder dress in dusty pink is the ideal date night dress for women are of a more bohemian persuasion. The dress features an elasticized off-shoulder neckline and is covered from head-to-toe in floral lace. If you’re someone who takes a lot of joy from vintage clothing, the arts, and listen to a lot of old rock n’ roll, then this dress will definitely encapsulate your persona. This date night dress also has the added benefit of being able to double as a great festival outfit with the simple addition of some stylish leather boots.
Cut-Out Tied Neck Dress in Red
This cut-out tied neck dress in red is a sophisticated date night dress that is perfect for more formal events. The rounded crew neckline as well as the halter-style closure as cosmopolitan detail, while the wide sleeves, cut out waist panels, back slit and cold shoulder design ensure that this dress is also striking and empowering. While this outfit is perfect for a date, it’s also a great choice for business trips and more formal meetings. If you enjoy making a statement while still keeping it classy then this is definitely the dress for you!
Lace Cut Out Dress in Black
The ultimate head-turner, this lace cut out dress in black by NA-KD is an eclectic mix of style and sultriness. The design features a black floral lace design and built-in choker with a buttoned enclosure. The choker, which is also lace, attaches to a lace bralet and full-length skirt which ends around the ankles. If you’re feeling flirty, want to feel amazing and looking to seriously impress your date, then you’ll be hard pressed to find a sexier date night dress. Whether they’re a long-time lover or you’re meeting for the first time, this dress means business.