Valentine’s can be a day that many singletons dread and loved up ladies pray for, but this year Designmynight.com have provided us with the UK’s best and boldest events to ensure you all enjoy the 14th of February regardless of relationship status. And of course, to ensure you’re dressed to kill, we’ve provided all the Valentine’s outfit inspiration you need…
Aphrodisiac 1920’s Valentine’s Day at Hoxley and Porter, London
Aphrodisiac 1920’s Valentine’s Day at Hoxley and Porter will be a night shining with elegance and style and offers two sittings (7pm & 8pm). Upon arrival guests will be presented with oysters and a glass of bubbly and ladies will receive flowers and chocolates. Live music will be drifting through the air while you and your partner tuck into a tasteful three course meal that promises to be a romantic night for two. When: the party starts at 7pm. Price: £40. Find out more here.
What to wear
Dress for the occasion in an outfit to make Daisy Buchanan envious with a stunning twenties inspired dress from flapper dress connoisseurs Shop the outfit: GatsbyLady Great Gatsby Flapper Dress, £65, Aftershock London Angela Black Web Bag, £49, Adele Marie Black & Gold Earrings, £18, Aftershock London Josephine Shoe, was £79, now £56.50, Johnny Loves Rosie Ailish Headband, £28
Valentine’s Boat Party at Tower Millennium Pier, London
Opt for something a little different this Valentine’s and hop on board the Valentine’s Boat Party to breath in the iconic sights of London. Celebrate being two halves of a whole or a single pringle and sail away from all your problems for one night of bliss. The boat has 400 capacity, fully stocked bar and there’s a live DJ on the night, and to prove that romance isn’t dead, event organisers Xclusive Touch will be treating every lady to a complimentary box of chocolates and roses. When: boat leaves at 7pm. Price: £20. Find out more here.
What to wear
Combining style and comfort, a long-sleeved bodycon dress is the perfect option for a boat party in February. This sexy dress from Aftershock ticks all the boxes with it’s figure-hugging fit, pretty detailing and sheer mesh sleeves. Add tonal accessories to complete this sexy sheer look.
Shop the look: Aftershock London Millie Embellished Clutch, £63.50, Johnny Loves Rosie Crystal Stud Teardrop Earrings, £12, Johnny Loves Rosie Rhinestone Ring, £22, Aftershock London Lucy Peep Toe Heels, was, 74, now £53.
Burlesque Valentine Ball at The Classic Grand, Glasgow
Burlesque Valentine Ball is a night that demands ladies to wear that special dress and boys to wear that dapper suit and tie. The entertainment will be second to none and the night will offer a fabulous alternative to staying in on the couch. Perfect for a night with friends or that special someone; make sure you purchase a ticket to sip your night away in an effortless style. When: the show starts at 8pm. Price: £27. Find out more here.
What to wear
Give Dita Von Teese a run for her money in the sexiest dress of them all, the LBD. Short, fun and flirty, this slinky Aftershock London Tacito Dress, £199, is sure to get more than your date hot under the collar. Black ankle boots will add a modern finish to your LBD whilst an embellished clutch and pretty stud earrings will finish off the look chicly.
Shop the outfit: Aftershock London Tacito Dress, £199, Krystal London Hent Earrings, £30, Aftershock London Valarie Black Clutch, £64, Aftershock London Scarlett Peep Toe Shoe in Black, £79
Mad Hatters Valentine’s Brunch at Secret Location London
The Mad Hatters Valentine’s Brunch will take quirky to a new level with their whacky ideas and notions on Sunday the 15th February. Vintage music, giant hand sewn playing cards and overgrown flowers will create the ultimate wonderland in this secret London location that boasts views of Regents Canal. Purchase a ticket for a wonderfully weird experience and delve into dishes like glittery chocolate brownies and savoury bacon and maple syrup pancakes. When: The brunch starts at 12 noon Sunday 15. Price: £30. Find out more here.
What to wear
Have your own Alice moment for what is sure to be a brunch of fun and extravagance in our Lipstick Boutique Freya Dress, £55. Give Alice an adult makeover and spice it up for Valentines with killer heels and dazzling accessories to match. A jacket will keep this look more daytime whilst the embellishment still says occasion.
Shop the look: Aftershock London Kim Embellished Clutch Bag, £83, Aftershock London Debbie Embellished Peep Toe Heels, was £74, now £53, Aftershock London Benet Gold Sequin Jacket, was £73, now £52.30, Adele Marie Estate Jewelled Necklace, was £49, now £44.10.
Crafty Presents an Immersive Valentine’s Masquerade Ball at Cecil’s, London
An Immersive Masquerade Ball has what it takes to host an unforgettable event for the single and ready to mingle crowd alongside loved up couples. Put your wardrobe to the test and choose your finest outfit and a mysterious mask to conceal your identity for the night. Live music, dancers and DJ’s will pump a great amount of heart into the night, so make sure you bring your A-game and enjoy this night of hidden glamour. When: Head to Cecil’s on Friday night at 8pm. Price: £20. Find out more here.
What to wear
Dress to impress for this suave occasion with a glamorous maxi dress. This lace Honor Gold Adrianna Maxi Dress in Bordeaux, £135, with fishtail skirt, pretty capped sleeve and plunging neckline will be sure to make a lasting impression. Pair with black and gold accessories and the obligatory mask for a showstopping look.
Shop the outfit: Mask from Just Posh Masks, Krystal London Tiger Drops Earrings, £35. Aftershock London Becky Shoe, £64. Krystal London Rock Ring, £18. Aftershock London Layla Black Clutch, was £103, now £73.30
Comedy Murder Mystery Valentine’s Dinner at the Grosvenor G Casino Didsbury, Manchester
Get your thinking caps on and purchase a ticket to Comedy Murder Mystery Valentine’s Dinner for a night brimming with class and mystery. Sit down to a three course meal and please your palate before you embark on a journey of ‘Who killed Who?’ A great way to break the ice on a first date and a fab way to bring a spark to your long lasting relationship, the Grosvenor G Casino is no doubt the place to go for a bit of 007 fun. When: on Wednesday 11th Feb from 7pm. Price: £25. Find out more here.
What to wear
Solve the mystery in style in a ladylike pencil dress that might be just a little distracting for your partner. The perfect dress for enticing your first date or for rekindling the imagination of your partner, this Forever Unique Bonnie Peach Dress, £300 is both sexy and sophisticated and paired with statement accessories you’ll be turning every head at the casino!
Shop the look: Forever Unique Bonnie Peach Dress, £300, Aftershock London Abigail Embellished Clutch, £83, Aftershock London Lorena Shoe, £64, Johnny Loves Rosie Erin Elizabeth Statement Blair Earrings, £24
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