Dress to Impress in a Valentine’s Day Suit - valentine's day suit

Valentine’s Day might be all about hearts and flowers, but you can knock your partner’s socks off by choosing the right Valentine’s Day suit for your date. By making a special effort to wear a suit on your date, you’ll look like a total gentleman.

To help you make a great impression, we’ve outlined some tips on choosing the right suit for your Valentine’s Day festivities.

Rock a classic dark Valentine’s Day suit for a fancy night out

Dress to Impress in a Valentine’s Day Suit - black valentine's day suit

Are you heading to the theater, cocktail party, or a romantic fancy restaurant? If you and your partner planned a glamorous Valentine’s Day date, stick with a classic suit to look sharp and well-dressed.

If you think a black suit might be too formal, choose a slim navy suit with a simple white shirt. Pair it with either brown or black Oxfords, a slim tie, a nice watch, and a leather belt. A plain sangria pocket square or a patterned pocket square will add a little pop of fun. Just be sure that your pocket square complements your tie. If you live in a cooler climate, stay warm by topping off your look with a classic wool overcoat in camel or gray.

Mix a grey suit with casual elements for a day date

Dress to Impress in a Valentine’s Day Suit - grey valentine's day suit

Even if your Valentine’s Day plans are more relaxed, you can still dress to impress by wearing a grey suit. To make your look more casual, pair your suit with a plain black or white T-shirt and nice leather sneakers. This is a functional and hip look if you’re exploring your city on foot, or taking a walk through a park after brunch.

If your style is more conservative or you plan to be outside during cooler weather, swap the T-shirt and sneakers for a crewneck sweater and loafers. Brown and oxblood loafers are slightly less formal and more versatile than black loafers. A blue, maroon, or emerald green sweater creates a cozy and attractive outfit.

Spice up dinner at home by wearing a suit

Dress to Impress in a Valentine’s Day Suit - wear a suit to dinner at home

If you and your partner decided to stay home and cook a romantic meal at home, why not enjoy your dinner in a nice suit? It’ll show that you still want to look good on your date night in, and you can always change into pajamas afterward to watch a movie together on the couch.

Since you’re at home, try putting together an outfit with your suit that you haven’t tried before. If you have a bold red silk tie that you haven’t been able to wear out yet, pair it with a classic white shirt and a grey or navy suit. Or, you can skip the tie and wear a patterned shirt in paisley or plaid under a charcoal suit. For a unique and appropriately romantic look, add a lapel flower to your jacket in lieu of a tie or pocket square. Wear brown or black loafers to look slightly dressy and put-together, but still stay comfortable.

No matter where you’re taking your date this Valentine’s Day, you’ll look impressive and stylish when you rock a special Valentine’s Day suit that fits you perfectly. Jim’s Formal Wear has plenty of suit styles available online, so you can dress to impress this Valentine’s Day!