How To Repurpose Your Party Dress For Date Night

A woman in a sweater, black pants and a party dress under the sweater

Contrary to popular belief, you can wear your favorite party pieces beyond holidays and weddings. While we’re not suggesting you show up to the office in a ball gown (although a girl can dream), there’s a modest way to rock your cocktail attire for more commonplace occasions. By incorporating a few extra layers or opting for flats, you can turn a big-night look into date-appropriate garb in a flash. Here, we’ve done the styling for you.

Vanessa Jackman

Keep Your Party Pieces In Rotation

For A Concert

Cool down and edge up a glitzy minidress with leather pants, a cozy sweater and flat booties.

For The Museum

Swap a crop top and clutch for a sheer long-sleeved blouse and leather backpack to extend the life of a metallic midi skirt.

For A Dinner Date

A sexy slip dress gets cozy with a cashmere top and neutral accessories for a romantic evening look.