Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day – in all of its soppy, love heart-covered glory – is on its way! Whether you have a significant other or not, Valentine’s Day is always a great way to take time out from the stress of everyday and indulge in doing something fun with the people you love most. After deciding what to do for Valentine’s Day, the second hardest part is trying to figure out what essentials you’ll be needing for your date. Don’t worry Swans, if you’re after some V-Day accessory inspiration, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve put some fabulous ideas together for every type of date, just keep reading!
The Classic Wine and Dine
You can’t go wrong with a romantic dinner date for Valentine’s Day. Mix it up by choosing a place you’ve never been to before or make reservations at your favourite spot. Either way, a dinner date is a great excuse to dress up, ladies!
Are you thinking of rocking your LBD? Both stylish and sophisticated, the Mylene Stiletto heels in black are a flawless fit for any date-night ensemble. At £19.99, they capture the glamour of the classic Valentino style without the hefty price tag! We would match them with our chic Oscar Clutch in nude for £14.99 to create a perfect pair. Why not add a pop of colour to finish with one of the eye-catching lip shades from the Body Collection Colour Capsule Lipstick set (£8.49)?
The Casual Coffee
If you like to keep things more relaxed, a trip to your local café is a great way to spend some quality time with your beau. It’s fun and there’ll be coffee – what’s not to love?
The best part about this date is that you get to keep your look pretty casual – a simple t-shirt and jeans will work. Dress up your outfit with your accessories instead - let’s start with footwear. The Kinsley Ankle boots are a fantastic way to add a fashionable touch to your look for under £20. We would match them with our relaxed Emmy Cat Motif Crossbody bag for £17.99, perfect for carrying all of your daily essentials. If your outfit still feels incomplete, finish it with one of our striking Macy Rose Gold Dandelion scarves for only £7.99!
The Great Outdoor Adventure
This one may sound a bit unconventional but it’s a brilliant choice for the couple who like to explore. There’s nothing better than the bliss of a quiet, romantic weekend in the great outdoors.
Unsure as to what accessories you’ll need for this plan? Don’t worry Swans, we’ve got you covered. A day bag is vital of course and there’s no better choice for your trip than the Atlantis Map & Butterfly print backpack. It has a delightful, quirky print and comes complete with plenty of room for all of your daily necessities for only £24.99. The Tim Ankle boots in black are definitely an outdoor essential to add to your packing list. They’re smart, comfortable and completely affordable at only £16.99! It’s important to stay warm while you explore, so why not match these beauties with the cosy Ada Scarf in black for £7.99?
The Spontaneous Escape
Sometimes the best trips are the ones that aren’t planned and what better way to spend Valentine’s Day than on a last-minute getaway with your loved one? This option is great for the couple that’s looking for a weekend escape.
If you’re heading away to a warmer climate, you should check out the Irena Espadrille shoes in silver. They’re light, comfortable and add an elegant finish to all of your fabulous holiday looks for only £12.99! Pair them with the chic Beau Polka Dot backpack in black for £22.99. This gorgeous bag features spacious storage compartments and even comes with a matching tablet case. We would also take the Royal Candy Rock Travel bag with us to keep our makeup safe and sound for just £5.99.
The Girls’ Night
Who said you can’t celebrate Valentine’s Day if you’re single? Understanding and loyalty are gifts that only great friends provide, so of course they deserve every bit of love on this special day. Plus, a girls’ night is the perfect excuse for you to get glammed up with your squad for the evening!
Heels are a necessity for any night out and the Olivia Block heels in black are a must-have if you plan on dominating the dancefloor. They’re fabulously on-trend, comfortable and under £20! Match this dazzling duo with the Merci Micro Clutch bag for £10.99, with six colourways to pick from, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Complete your look with a pair of Amazing Shine False Eyelashes for £3.49; choose from eight beautiful styles to effortlessly draw attention to your eyes!
There you have it Swans, our guide to accessorising for Valentine’s Day! Whether you’re celebrating with your significant other or with your girl squad, we hope this guide helps you pick the perfect accessories for your special day!