Here's What to Wear for Any Galentine's Day Celebration

Single on Valentine's Day? Think again. With the right crew of loving and lovable gal pals, you'll never be alone. So this year, take a hint from girl-hero Leslie Knope and honor the best baes a girl could have. Galentine's Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate your friendships, and in style to boot. After all, what would a holiday be without festive fashion?

Sunday Brunch Babe



 


Moto Cord Pinafore Dress
$75 - TopShop.com



Contrast Sneakers
$60 - Zara.com

 


Nevin Drawstring Bucket
$65 - SoleSociety.com


 

Fact: the average man just doesn't ~get~ street style trends (i.e. overalls) or the chic pieces they inspire (i.e. pinafore dresses). That's where Galentine's Day comes in, giving you full permission to flaunt your style savviness uninfluenced by clueless male opinions—hallelujah. So if your holiday plans include fashionable festivities like brunch, a wine-tasting tour or a strut around the city, take advantage of the sartorial freedom and test-run some of this season's chicest looks.

There's nothing more on-trend this winter than statement mini-dresses layered over denim or stripes (check out Man Repeller's Leandra Medine at Paris Fashion Week for proof). A funnel or mock neck further elevates the look, especially when paired with a covetable bucket bag. Tie everything together with a pair of effortless trainers.

Sleepover Squad Member



 


Out From Under Piper Shorty Short
$29 - UrbanOutfitters.com

 


Woolrich Felt Mill Scuff Slipper
$35 - UrbanOutfitters.com

 


Private Party Squad Sweatshirt
$76 - Living-Collective.com

 


Sure, a fancy restaurant meal with your crush sounds good in theory. But mystery menu items and dreary formalities can kill the mood. This Galentine's Day, say goodbye to stuffy dinner dates and hello to ordering in. Because honestly, what rivals Thai takeout with your girls?

Show your squad pride on a night in with matching sweatshirts that are sassy enough to be reused on the reg. Stay sleepover-ready in cotton shorties and slippers, preferably in festive shades. And even if your plans are during the daytime, the comfort level of this look suits any homebody activity. Bake cookies and binge-watch Netflix in utter coziness—just don't forget to stream some Parks and Recreation.

Related: 17 Reasons Galentine's Day is Better Than Valentine's Day

Dancing Girl



 


BDG Stappy-Back Mini Dress 
$49 - UrbanOutfitters.com

 




Dayna Heels
$120- SamEdelman.com

 


Prepping for a ladies' night on the town? If bar crawls, dance parties or night clubs are in your future, we've got you covered.

Grab your sexiest slip and flaunt what you've got—this is an inherently steamy day, after all. An It-Girl choker (favorited by the likes of Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner) and strappy heels will make you a dance floor show-stopper, and a glam crossbody will shine almost as bright as you and your girls. Full disclosure: you may break some hearts.

Pampered Princess 



 


Cut-Edge Crop Sweatshirt 
$75 - madewell.com

 




Little Miss Princess  Tote
$7 - TruffleShuffle.co.uk

 


If you plan to treat yourself like the princess you are, head out in a comfy-cozy outfit durable enough for anything from a spa day to a carefree shopping spree.

Get athleisure-inspired with pretty joggers and a structured, semi-cropped pullover. Sheepskin booties don't have to be a thing of the past—just choose a fresh shape. And don't forget to grab a graphic tote, which can work as a shopper or a clothing storage space if you choose to go full-on spa and need to change into a robe.

Dolled Up Dinner Date



 


Ruffle Pullover Sweater
$88 - BananaRepublic.Gap.com

 


High Rise Girlfriend Jeans
$88 - Abercrombie.com

 


The Leather Pouch Clutch
$50 - Madewell.com

 


Lippy Bracelet
$38 - BaubleBar.com

 


Grabbing dinner before heading out to catch the latest chick flick? Look no further than a loose-but-lively ensemble that won't give you stomach pains after gorging on appetizers and popcorn. 

A cozy knit with a bit of firey flare looks darling paired with forgiving girlfriend jeans—bonus points if your pair has a chic frayed hem. Add some sass to an otherwise safe look with statement booties and bling, and balance it all out with a reliable leather clutch. 

Indulge in red and rosy ensembles this Galentine's Day that please your eyes and your soul. Love (for fashion and friends) is in the air, and there's never been a better time to define style #squadgoals.