Be My Valentine

by Jessica Sturdy on February 8, 2013

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! If you haven’t already planned your outfit, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re going on a date with your guy or you’re headed out on the town with your girls, you’ll want to dress to impress!

I always have the urge to be cliché and wear pink and/or red on Valentine’s Day. When I saw this Sophie Theallet for The Limited dress, I knew it would be the perfect little number for February 14th. Since the day of love falls on a Thursday this year, I knew I needed a dress that would transition easily from my desk to dinner and beyond. Check back tomorrow to see how I styled this dress for the work day!

gifted Sophie Theallet for The Limited Dress / Zara Sequin Blazer (old, similar here) / Kate Spade Glitter Bow Belt (non-glitter version here) / Sam Edelman Pumps / Michael Kors Watchgifted Bauble Bar Bracelet / Kate Spade Bow Ring (similar) / Louis Vuitton ClutchBauble Bar Earrings / Essie Snap Happy / Dolce & Gabbana #200 Red Lipstick

Photos by Lydia Hudgens

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AJ February 8, 2013 at 8:15 am

Very cute! The lace is so girly but I can see this dress being work appropriate too. Can’t wait to see how you style it for the office. Love the sequin jacket!



Kimberly February 8, 2013 at 8:36 am

These pictures are gorgeous – Lydia is amazing behind the lens! Love the dress on you and am so jealous of that sequin jacket!!


Rachelle February 8, 2013 at 8:36 am

you look fab and your pics are awesome.



Rose February 8, 2013 at 9:22 am

I love these pictures-the dress is gorgeous, you are gorgeous, they’re fantastic!! That shade of red looks amazing on you.

Blonde in this City


Sarah February 8, 2013 at 9:27 am

You look gorgeous! I adore the red.

The Purse Snatcher 


Sarah February 8, 2013 at 9:51 am

Beautiful dress! I LOVE the way you styled it! ♥


Amy February 8, 2013 at 10:31 am

So classy and gorgeous! My outfit won’t take a lot of thought… Just a leotard and tights (I teach dance). Vday always falls on one of my teaching nights somehow…


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Rachel February 8, 2013 at 10:35 am

Gorgeous dress!


Lauren February 8, 2013 at 11:01 am

LOVE!! I can’t believe this dress is from The Limited! It looks much more expensive than $118! I love when that happens!


Alyssa February 8, 2013 at 11:11 am

You look so pretty! I love red on you, and the sequined jacket adds the perfect touch of sparkle!


pretty little things February 8, 2013 at 11:34 am

beautiful red dress on you! xoo


Kamola February 8, 2013 at 11:41 am

You look incredible in this pics! I hope you have a hot date for Vday!



jenn~the stylish housewife February 8, 2013 at 11:58 am

you look so cute! i too, have to wear red or pink on valentines day! =)

xoxo, jenn
the stylish housewife


Erin February 8, 2013 at 12:19 pm

The red dress is gorgeous on you! And I love the sequin jacket!!



Amanda February 8, 2013 at 12:26 pm

You look so pretty in red! I love the girly lace. Can’t wait to see how you style it tomorrow!



Agi February 8, 2013 at 12:35 pm

The dress is gorgeous. You look stunning. Hope you have a fabulous Valentine’s Day.



Beautystyleandgrowth February 8, 2013 at 12:50 pm

Love that dress on you. Wasn’t really a fan of the dress when seen on the models but you wear it so well. I have a giveaway on my blog right now to The Limited
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Katie February 8, 2013 at 12:55 pm

You look beautiful Jess!! That color red with those lips is gorgeous on you!! Love everything about this look and that dress is amaze!! Can’t wait to see how you styled it for work!



Erin @ Loop Looks February 8, 2013 at 1:24 pm

What does it say about me that I immediately knew that was a Sophie Theallet dress from The Limited?

Maybe that I spend WAY too much time on The Limited’s website and in their store…


Hannah February 8, 2013 at 2:08 pm

Red is a gorgeous color on you!

Champagne Lifestyle on a Beer Budget


Miranda February 8, 2013 at 2:42 pm

That dress is absolutely stunning on you! I love the color and you styled it perfect for a Valentines date! Can’t wait to see how you styled it for work too!


Anngelik February 8, 2013 at 2:57 pm

Lovely outfit! I love your dress and your jacket.



Kareena February 8, 2013 at 3:00 pm

Love this dress! Red looks great on you!



Rachel February 8, 2013 at 4:10 pm

Absolutely GORGEOUS! You look so pretty! That dress was made for you!


Emily February 8, 2013 at 4:13 pm

Bows AND sequins! This outfit is perfect.


Tara February 8, 2013 at 4:43 pm

That red dress is stunning on you, and I love it with the sequin blazer


Jessie Springer February 8, 2013 at 5:51 pm

I always wear red/pink on Valentines Day! Dressing festively is what makes the day so much fun! :)

Jessie Holmes Springer


Kacie's Kloset February 8, 2013 at 6:33 pm
Petite Adventures February 8, 2013 at 8:47 pm

Great dress! The colour looks fabulous on you.

Kate xo


Kylie Rae February 8, 2013 at 10:35 pm

This is stunning! So in love with this combo!


Chelsea February 8, 2013 at 11:44 pm

I’ll definitely be your valentine in this dress, you look stunning!

Chelsea & The City


Toyosi February 9, 2013 at 12:05 am

Red is definitely your color!


Christine February 9, 2013 at 1:37 am

Nothing says romance like red lace. You look beautiful!

Christine In Color


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