The going out edit: 20+ items that’ll carry you from cocktail hour to date night

4 July 2024
By Amberley Colby

As partial as we are to the reliable ‘jeans and a nice top’ outfit formula, sometimes the event you’re attending requires a slightly more extravagant dress code.

Victoria Beckham 'Tuxedo' jumpsuit, $3250, from Muse. Meadowlark 'Lava Heart' earrings, $1055. Photography by Benn Jae. Styled by Sammy Salsa.

Getting dressed up is undoubtedly one of the best parts of going out, but deciding what to wear can often be a stressful feat. Be it a mid-winter dinner party or a sultry date night with your significant other, there’s no shortage of opportunities to get mileage out of your wardrobe — and with our round up of going out staples, getting dressed up needn’t be a chore. 

Discover 20+ editor-approved items below that’ll take you from cocktail hour to date night with ease.

Saint Valentine 'Ophelie' earrings, $290.
Bordelle 'Bondage-Belle' top, $929, from Faradays.
Maggie Marilyn 'Bobbi 2.0' pant, $695.
Deadly Ponies 'Ferris' Midi bag, $699.
Alexandre Vauthier V-neck long dress, $4989, from Faradays.
Rebe tailored vest, $450.
Silk laundry 'Slope' dress, $470.
Rebe mini skirt, $295.
Meadowlark pearl bracelet, $489.
Anna Quan 'Lourdes' top, $555.
Harris Tapper 'Eliza' top, $589.
Clio Peppiatt 'Night Lucina' dress, $3283.
Paris Georgia 'Valentina' wedge, $860.
Paris Georgia 'Cloud' skirt, $590.
Prada ribbed knit jersey top, $3500.
Saint Laurent dress, $8600.
Saben 'Sammie' mini bag, $299.
Meadowlark 'Fizzy Heart' necklace, $359.
Mi Piaci 'Deja' heels, $280.
Maggie Marilyn 'Have the Faith', $1295.
Ruby x Emma Jing ruffle bag, $99.
Gucci 'GG' tights, $600.
Ruby 'Raquel' bubble skirt, $229.

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