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Fashion 16 Stylish Finds That Effortlessly Work For Both Date Night & Reunion Dinners

16 Stylish Finds That Effortlessly Work For Both Date Night & Reunion Dinners

16 Stylish Finds That Effortlessly Work For Both Date Night & Reunion Dinners
By Jessica Liew
February 13, 2018

Come February, carving out time for that special dinner date and making time for numerous Lunar New Year festivities is already a juggle, let alone the thought of a last minute shopping dash.

If you’re trying to manoeuvre the mayhem that is Valentine’s and festive shoppers at the mall but determined to cinch brand new, occasion-appropriate outfits, we’ve got a game plan. Why not opt for stylish items that suit both date night and CNY parties? Both fall under the red theme, to begin with, and have a festal air about them.

Launch the gallery for the trendy pieces to don that are romantic and auspicious.

1/16 Red floral dress 

Photo: Courtesy of Carolina Herrera
Photo: Courtesy of Carolina Herrera

A cold shoulder design with flowy silhouette, this full-length Carolina Herrera dress is romantic, sexy and effortlessly flattering.

Carolina Herrera bohemian red dress

2/16 Symbolic earrings

Photo: Courtesy of DeBeers
Photo: Courtesy of DeBeers

Nothing like a little sparkle to adorn your ears and complete your look. These earrings are inspired by the lotus flowers, made from micropave diamond petals and mother of pearl.

DeBeers Enchanted Lotus sleeper earrings 

See also: 10 Jewels To Charm Her Into Saying 'I Do'

3/16 Lucky wrist charm

Photo: Courtesy of Dior
Photo: Courtesy of Dior

Whether it's entertwined fingers or the fist and palm 'gong hei' salute, all eyes will be drawn by this bracelet of pink gold, diamond and red ceramic lacquer.

Dior Rose des Vents bracelet 

4/16 Eye-catching handbag trinklet

Photo: Courtesy of Fendi
Photo: Courtesy of Fendi

Accessories are an often overlooked addition to your overall look -- This fox fur bag charm will elevate your bag game, with its leather lace, scalloped edging and mini studs. 

Fendi pompon bag charm

5/16 Whimsical watch

Photo: Courtesy of Franck Muller
Photo: Courtesy of Franck Muller

Time is of the essence, be it counting down to the Lunar New Year or romantic moments. This festively appropriate timepiece of red tones is crafted from a red alligator strap, with rose gold accents and intricate diamonds.

Franck Muller Crazy Hours 15th Anniversary Asia Exclusive collection

6/16 Noteworthy fragrance

Photo: Courtesy of Gucci
Photo: Courtesy of Gucci

Combined moods of love and spring calls for a sweet and lingering perfume. This one evokes blackberries growing in the wild forest, with hero notes of bergamot, patchouli and ambergris.

Gucci Guilt Absolute Pour Femme 

See also: 5 Summer Fragrances To Stay Fresh In The Heat 

7/16 Sexy shades

Photo: Courtesy of Kate Spade
Photo: Courtesy of Kate Spade

Get in touch with your quirky side, with this pair of love heart sunglasses that's so cute, it's effectively a mood booster.

Kate Spade Rosaria sunglasses

 

8/16 Scarlet wallet

Photo: Courtesy of Paul Smith
Photo: Courtesy of Paul Smith

Not only do its bright red accents adhere to the Chinese customs of fortune, this purse features a subtle mark of love with a little red heart. A fitting gift, and much more besides.

Paul Smith heart motif zip-around purse

9/16 Rosy studs

Photo: Courtesy of Piaget
Photo: Courtesy of Piaget

Flowers are a recurring theme, come springtime or Valentine's. These classy, pink gold studs are set with 2 brlliant cut diamonds, and are perfect for fuss-free ladies.

Piaget Rose earrings in 18K pink gold 

See also: 10 Sparkling Accessories That Are The New Way To Wear Diamonds

10/16 That golden glint

Photo: Courtesy of Poh Kong
Photo: Courtesy of Poh Kong

Although more of a romantic gift, this golden bracelet blends into the CNY theme. It features the carved Chinese character for happiness, enclosed in a heart symbolising eternal bliss.

Poh Kong Happy Love collection bracelet

 

11/16 Fancy footwear

Photo: Courtesy of Prada
Photo: Courtesy of Prada

They key to nailing date-night-to-family-dinner dressing? The right pair of shoes. With its moderate height, flattering pointe and scarlet polka dot bows, these slip-ons add character to any look.

Prada Donna polka dot sling backs

12/16 Little red bag

Photo: Courtesy of Salvatore Ferragamo
Photo: Courtesy of Salvatore Ferragamo

We all could use a little grace with a petite but brilliant shoulder bag, highlighting a gold and red design to match elegant ensembles.

Salvatore Ferragamo medium Gancini shoulder bag in begonia

See also: 16 Practical-Fun Bags You'll Be Falling For This Season

13/16

Photo: Courtesy of Stella McCartney
Photo: Courtesy of Stella McCartney


Love logomania dress

Keep the waistline in check at multiple festive parties with this nifty and chic, love-emblazoned dress. Its drawstring and frill overlay gathers at the waist for an adjustable shape.

Stella McCartney All Is Love silk dress

 

14/16 Classic flats

Photo: Courtesy of Tod's
Photo: Courtesy of Tod's

If you're a girl who values comfort without compromise on the style, this pair of moccasins are an icon of comfortable footwear but in the occassion-appropriate colours of pink leather and red heart detailing.

Tod's Valentine's Day Gommino pink moccasins

15/16 The new little red dress

Photo: Courtesy of Tory Burch
Photo: Courtesy of Tory Burch

This red frock ticks all the prerequisites of both events. Comfy and cute, it's the number that's minimalist enough to carry off with any accessory.

Tory Burch Jane Dress

See also: In Just 5 Tweaks, Tory Burch Made Tomboy Chic A Catwalk Success

16/16 Killer heels

Photo: Courtesy of Saint Laurent
Photo: Courtesy of Saint Laurent

For you ladies who go all the way for major occasions, these strappy high heels' red leather finish and metal logo heel will assert the drama.

Saint Laurent sandals in red leather and black metal 

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