The day of love (as they call it), is just around the corner! Yes, we’re talking about Valentine’s Day, which no longer resonates with only ‘happy couples’ but also the singles clan. It’s an excuse to celebrate ‘love’ in all forms, whether romantic, platonic, or just directed at oneself.
If you’ve got a much-awaited date planned with that special someone, a yearly tradition with your beau, an evening out with the girls for a memorable ‘Galentine’s’ – or an itinerary that involves staying home with your favourite movie playing in the background, consider your fashion needs covered! (Have a wedding to attend too? No problem!) Look no further than Basanti - Kapde Aur Koffee’s handpicked styles that fit right into the V-Day mood. Find the perfect Valentines day dress from an array of insider-approved alternatives.
If you’re the kind to play by the book when it comes to fashion, nothing beats an all-red look for V-day celebrations. Red represents unparalleled passion, love and boldness and gives you that much-needed push to make a move on your long-time crush. We’ve cherry-picked this crimson red kurta set featuring an all-over print for you to stay as easy as your pickup lines. The perfect Valentines outfit is equal parts relaxed and ravishing, making it a top seller among young fashionistas.
Skip the necklace and opt for chunky statement earrings. Finally, slip into a pair of transparent heels to complete the contemporary clothing look.
Exude Queen Vibes
Contrary to popular belief, ‘red’ isn’t the know-all of the colour kingdom. Its close cousin, pink, stands shoulder to shoulder with the seemingly bold shade as a happier, more approachable version. This V-Day, if you’ve RSVPd ‘yes’ to a wedding or pre-wedding occasion, there’s nothing like this rani pink sharara suit set to take you from a 10 to a 100 in a minute!
Let your hair down to level up this look, and reach for an elegant gold-toned Kundan set to make your significant other stop and stare in awe.
Wine & Dine In Style
Whoever said your V-Day closet should be limited to sultry and glamorous western wear, probably didn’t know where to shop! Playful sharara bottoms make just as great a pick as skinny jeans or tailored trousers. Basanti - Kapde Aur Koffee’s latest Designer suits edit includes this gorgeous wine-hued sharara set adorned with sequins, and crafted in high-quality fabrics.
Take things a step ahead by ditching the dupatta and opting for a fine pair of rhinestone earrings and strappy heels.
Desi Divas Unite
Hell bent on sporting red for a Valentine’s wedding? This Anarkali from Basanti - Kapde Aur Koffee hits all the right trend notes while also being rooted in culture. Trust us when we say the person you want to keep hooked, will be swooning beyond measure. Crafted in georgette and featuring beautifully-printed motifs, it’s an investment piece waiting to be taken out.
Tie your hair in a bun and pin in that rose you received in the mail! Since it’s floor-length Indian contemporary wear you will want to wear an attractive pair of juttis.
Keeping It Casual
If ‘go with the flow’ had a designated dress code, this would be it! No – we don’t mean your relationship, but your plans for Valentine’s day. Contemporary dresses that can easily transition from home to chilling outdoors and AM to PM have our hearts. That’s why, this delicate pink masterpiece makes the cut to our V-Day special list. While it’s not ‘casual’ per se, it’s not ‘dressy’ either, giving you the perfect opportunity to decide if you want to stay in or head out with your friends or S/O.
For extra oomph, team it with a pair of Kolhapuris and jhumkas. Keep things minimal yet noteworthy for an #OOTD he will never forget
Dress like the sunshine of his life in colours that remind him of all things bright and happy. Heading to brunch or drunch with your beau? We’ve got just the outfit for you, and it promises to put you both in a cheery mood. Basanti - Kapde Aur Koffee’s stunning coord sets women pack a punch when it comes to dolling up for special occasions, just like this printed yellow pick.
Elevate the V-neck with a dainty necklace and finish with statement earrings. Want to get noticed? Slip a supersized ring onto that freshly-manicured finger
One & Done Glam
Need something to get the va-va-voom to your fine-dining plan? This is it! Sparkle in sequins made to put you right in the spotlight, whether you already have a partner or are on the lookout for one. Stepping out in this Valentine special dress will guarantee more than just second glances; you can take our word for it.
When it comes to accessories, take the minimal route and let the outfit speak for itself.
Sultry For Sundown
A sunset can be enjoyed with your man, your gal-pals or even alone! So, if your V-Day plan comprises watching it with a glass of wine, this floral stunner will complement your evening. Crafted in luxurious georgette, it is made for sashaying into the room in style.
Wear this jumpsuit dress with tasselled earrings for a bohemian spin, and don’t forget to add a statement bag.
Power-Dress To Impress
A room-commanding outfit like this one deserves a league of its own! The collar features applique detailing that easily takes the cake, and the silhouette stands tall with the ultimate confidence-boosting cut. The candy red colour is just the cherry on top!
Want to take it up a notch? Plug in that curling iron, and go for a tousled mane reminiscent of beach waves! This will perfectly offset the ‘serious-business’ look of this ladies jumpsuit.
What should I wear for Valentine's Day?
For your Valentines day dress, In a sea of all-red outfits, stand out in a colour that best suits your personality! Let your S/O swoon over your look and your distinguished sense of style. (PS: Don’t forget to accessories with a breathtaking smile!)
How can I look hot on Valentine's Day?
Bare some skin and head out in bold jumpsuit outfits that hug your curves in all the right places! Go for body-hugging silhouettes in fabrics that also lend the exact attributes.
What is Coords in dress?
Coords dress is short for ‘co-ordinates’ and means matching top and bottoms. They reduce the time taken to get dressed, as they come with already-paired separates you can flaunt for multiple occasions.