Getting Ready for Valentines Day

Valentines Day begins hours before your reservation for dinner. The grand doors of the closet opens and the work begins. A favorite little black dress may have its competition with newer frills or ruffles hanging beside it. Getting ready for your night out involves a checklist that looks like it was taken of the pages of a fashion magazine. From conditioning your hair for your do to a manicure in the perfect color, it takes detailed effort and planning to feel completely prepared.

Red is the symbolized color of Valentines day. At one time it was considered tradition to pick a shade of red to wear and find the lipstick to match. As the other cues of the spectrum made their debut, newer hues became the center of attention. This began to blur the lines of which colors were expected to be seen for the biggest date night of the year.

Valentines Day Checklist

Quick and helpful hints will be your fairy Godmother on Valentines night. Keeping on task and ready will ensure you arrive to the ball on time.

Planning Ahead – One of the first rules of Valentines Day is to plan ahead. Waiting until the day of to buy an outfit could end in disaster. If you are purchasing new, be sure to set aside a shopping day at least a week or two in advance. This will give you plenty of time to coordinate the rest of your ensemble. To avoid last minute stresses, schedule any salon or beauty appointments ahead of time to keep your place in line.

Stylish Expressions – Do not feel pressured to fit into the Valentines Day clichés. Color and style is a form of self-expression that should display your personality. Matching styles to the type of event you are attending. The fashion you find on your favorites list should be appropriate for the weather and the surroundings.

Weather or Not – Don’t let the Weather rain on your Valentines parade. The month of February can be unpredictable depending on the region you are in. Having a wrap or jacket that compliments your outfit will keep you warm when it gets chilly. If you decide to take a stroll under the stars, you will be cozy and comfortable in the cool air.

Hair or There – Your Valentines attire will be topped off with the right hairstyle. Your neckline and style is factored in while choosing to updo your tresses or wear it down. Pins and hair decorations can be added for a beautiful effect. If you are having your hair professionally styled, give yourself enough time to finish getting ready.

Accessories – Jewelry will add some shine and twinkle to the candlelight. The accessories to your outfit will put the finishing touches to your Valentines Day. Earrings, necklaces and bracelets are available in a wide array to fit your fashion needs.

At the end of the day, you will have a stunning look to celebrate Valentines Day. A well put together ensemble will help you to feel confident and couture. The most important accessory of all is finding happiness in your own style and radiance.