When she’s not wowing us with funny tweets, creating recipes for her new cookbook, hosting Lip Sync Battle, or posting super cute pics of baby Luna, Chrissy Teigen is crushing it with her date night ensembles.
Maybe all of those years spent modeling for brands like Victoria’s Secret and Sports Illustrated helped finely tune her fashion sensibilities, but the lady knows what she’s doing when it comes to choosing a date night getup for an evening on the town with hubby John Legend.
So next time you’re staring into your closet with no idea of what to wear, take a cue from the unofficial queen of date night.
Dress up your jeans
Who says you can’t wear distressed denim on a date? Dress up your jeans with a low-cut top and heels for a “I didn’t wake up like this, but I also don’t want to look like I’m trying too hard” vibe. Bonus points for wearing jeans with super-sized holes à la Chrissy in April 2017.
Wear a power color
Studies have shown that red is a powerful color to wear on a date. Wearing a red dress, like this Mason by Michelle Mason number Chrissy wore in May 2016, may make your date want to get close to you, both literally and figuratively.
Take a peek-a-boo approach to showing skin
Want to look va-va-voom while still being demure? Embrace the peek-a-boo trend like Chrissy did in May 2016 with this black sheer skirt.
Balance sweet with edgy
Pair an off-the-shoulder romantic top with a an edgy pair of pants, like these metallic ones Chrissy wore in January 2017. By mixing feminine pieces with bolder ones, you can keep your outfit from looking too girly (or grungy.)
LBDs are fool-proof
Chrissy wore this adorbs little black Miu Miu dress with a peter pan collar in October 2017, and it’s a good reminder that a classic LBD never goes out of a style.
A crop top can transition you from day to night
Chrissy is not only the queen of date night, but also the queen of the crop top. This front-tie blouse and olive green pants she wore in August 2017 are the perfect thing to wear for a date that goes from afternoon to evening.
Slay in a high-slit skirt
Copy Chrissy’s September 2016 look by choosing a midi-length skirt with a high-slit, and pair it with an equally daring top.
When in doubt, opt for fancy pants
Nothing says “sophistication” quite like a pair of high-waisted black pants, like these Balmain ones Chrissy wore in November 2016. Pair it with an off-the-shoulder top and a cute clutch, and you’ll be all set for date night.