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The Ten Best Date Night Dresses

Date night dresses that are sure to stun!

Does summer have you in the mood for love, with hot summer nights filled with romantic dinners, long walks, bottles of rosé, and the perfect date night dress? Stun your companion with a flirty frock from our always objective, data driven list that boasts the ten surefire stunners that need to be on your radar (and in your closet). Whether you’re looking for short and sweet, long and dramatic, or anywhere in between, these are the dresses with all the right moves for date night and beyond.

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The Ten Best Date Night Dresses

Anthropologie Pearl District Dress, $128

Best For: Bold print elevates the look of this sweet and feminine date night number. Its fit-and-flare silhouette makes it perfect for everything from picnics to romantic dinners, and even the office.

Buy at: Anthropologie

  • Removable belt
  • Back zip
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BCBGMAXAZRIA Dress - Dalia Asymmetric, $298

Loved For: Sculptural and asymmetrical, this is the gallery worthy date night dress for fashion forward gals.

Buy at: Bloomingdale’s, Zappos

  • Asymmetric crossover skirt with lined
  • Concealed back zip
Price: $298Scoring Strength:
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T-Bags Knot Front Knee Length Dress, $180

Made For: Those looking for a date night dress that can be worn to a multitude of other outings, look no further than this knot front dress. At under $200, it won’t break the bank, and the silhouette is designed to flatter all figures.

Buy at: Revolve, Shopbop

  • Dry clean only
  • 96% poly , 4% spandex
Price: $180Scoring Strength:
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Parker Whitfield Flared Halter Dress, $286

Best For: Micro cutouts add a some allure to this crisp, white, fit and flare date night dress. Short, and structured, there’s no way this looker won’t steal the show.

Buy at: Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom

  • Cutout details
  • About 15" from natural waist
Price: $286Scoring Strength:
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Clover Canyon Byzantine Scarf Dress, $228

Loved For: A buzzing print makes this sleeveless number a standout star for date night and beyond. The keyhole front and drawstring waist make sure that its fit is on point, and always flattering.

Buy at: Revolve, Bloomingdale’s

  • Drawstring waist
  • Back keyhole with button closure
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Best Date Night Dresses - Susana Monaco Racer Back DressPin It!

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Susana Monaco Racer Back Dress, $114

Made For: Women wanting a cute and comfortable LBD that’s ideal for date night, girls night or a solo night. A convenient built-in shelf bra makes this racer back charmer a must-buy.

Buy at: Shopbop, Revolve

  • Mid-weight jersey
  • 94% supplex nylon, 6% lycra spandex
Price: $114Scoring Strength:
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A.L.C. Jesse Printed Slit Maxi Dress, $595

Best For: Being a head turning column dress that’s sure to be the standout star of any date night. A back cutout and perfect V neckline make it super flattering.

Buy at: Intermix, Nordstrom

  • Two frontal slant pockets
  • Lined mid way at skirt and 100% silk
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Milly Cutout Sheath Dress, $395

Loved For: Structured and still super fun, this body hugging number is the perfect date night dress if your goal is to ‘WOW’. A triangle cutout shows a cheeky peek, while bold, zigzag streaks keep this dress cool and modern.

Buy at: Shopbop, Revolve

  • Smooth, double-knit jersey
  • Cheerful impression in zigzag streaks
Price: $395Scoring Strength:
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Calypso St. Barth Calypso Sarah Asymmetric Maxi Dress, $395

Made For: Ladies looking to make a serious entrance will love this drapey Grecian number. Functional drawstring waist and neckline ensure a perfect fit.

Buy at: Calypso St. Barth

  • Functional drawstring at waist
  • 100% polyester
Price: $395Scoring Strength:
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Club Monaco Rosan Floral Dress, $229

Best For: Being the perfect floral frock for hot summer days, and even hotter summer date nights! Side cutouts give it some extra interest, while a loose and breezy silhouette makes it a chic and comfortable choice.

Buy at: Club Monaco, Shopbop

  • Trapeze-dress silhouette
  • Sleeveless with V-back straps
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The Ten Best Date Night Dresses

Date night dresses that are sure to stun!

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  • Best Date Night Dresses - Anthropologie Pearl District Dress
  • Best Date Night Dresses - BCBGMAXAZRIA Dress - Dalia Asymmetric
  • Best Date Night Dresses - T-Bags Knot Front Knee Length Dress
  • Best Date Night Dresses - Parker Whitfield Flared Halter Dress
  • Best Date Night Dresses - Clover Canyon Byzantine Scarf Dress
  • Best Date Night Dresses - Susana Monaco Racer Back Dress
  • Best Date Night Dresses - A.L.C. Jesse Printed Slit Maxi Dress
  • Best Date Night Dresses - Milly Cutout Sheath Dress
  • Best Date Night Dresses - Calypso St. Barth Calypso Sarah Asymmetric Maxi Dress
  • Best Date Night Dresses - Club Monaco Rosan Floral Dress
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