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How To Dress For Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. We love love just as much as the next custom tailors in Philadelphia, but we don’t necessarily agree with the old adage “love is blind.” It’s important to look nice for your partner all the time, but this is particularly true on holidays. How, then, are you to dress for Valentine’s Day? We have some tips below.

What To Wear On Valentine’s Day

Hallmark holiday that it is, Valentine’s Day is the only holiday whose focus is romance. To paraphrase the great Sam Cooke – if you want to Cupid to draw back his bow and let his arrow go straight to your lover’s heart, you’d be wise to pay particular attention to your image. Flowers and chocolates are great, but some extra effort is warranted.

Below are a few suggestions to ensure you look your best when it counts.

Sport Coat & Custom Jeans

young asian man wearing brown spot coatWe’ve said it approximately 10,000,000 times since the beginning of the pandemic, but the world has gone very casual. If you’re in an area whose restrictions around dining have eased a bit, a custom sport jacket and custom denim do a great job of elevating your look without coming off as stuffy or try-hard. Paired with a smart custom shirt and handsome chelsea boots, you can go just about anywhere and be dressed appropriately (assuming they’re open, of course).

black cordovan boots and custom enimGiven that it’s slated to be pretty chilly this year, we recommend a nice, heavyweight flannel sport coat. It’ll keep you warm if you’re dining in one of the many outdoor heated structures we have here in Philly. On a romantic note, should your date get chilly, you can do the gentlemanly thing and offer her your coat to keep warm.

Valentine’s Day Suits

man in blue suit with orange accentsIf you’re going to dine in a nicer establishment, a suit never hurts. Many of our partners would love the opportunity to get dressed up more often too, so setting the tone with a custom suit will give her the opportunity to put a dress on, which she probably hasn’t done in about a year. If your partner is a man, there’s no good reason for the two of you to not be the best-dressed guys in the dining room.

Custom Joggers & Sweaters

custom grey turtleneck on modelAs much as we’re done with this pandemic, it’s not yet done with us. With this in mind, lots of us are opting for a “dining in” type of Valentine’s Day date. The obvious advantages to this route are safety and comfort, regardless of whether you hit up Caviar for delivery or if you put your chef’s hat on and make dinner.

Custom knitwear like sweaters and even joggers hit the right note here. If you’re staying in, you want to be comfortable, and these garments will ensure that and then some. Perfectly fitted sweaters in sumptuous cashmere would make anyone want to cozy up next to you – if that’s not the point of Valentine’s Day, we don’t know what is.

Further Reading

If you’re ready to make yourself look your best not just for Valentine’s Day, but for every day, we’re here for you. Give us a call at 215-310-0219 or email info@henrydavidsen.com to start a conversation. In the meantime, enjoy these other image and style articles:

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