By Andrea Cheng
Updated Feb 13, 2015 @ 12:01 pm
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A red dress for Valentine's Day? Groundbreaking. Instead of overdosing on pinks and reds, mix things up this year and give your look a fresh, unexpected spin with modern silhouettes (think: chic culottes or a sexy cut-out jumpsuit) and quirky accessories, like graphic clutches or a pair of two-toned brogues. We pieced together four inspired looks that not only hint at love, but are wearable year-round. Consider your date night outfit (and all future date night outfits), complete. You're welcome.

1. Offset Romantic Lace with Sleek PiecesShop the look (above): H&M lace top, $35; DKNY culottes, $295; Coco's Liberty earrings, $142; Lulu Guinness lip clutch, $390; Aquazzura pumps, $765;

2. Add Quirk to Your Go-to LBD

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Shop the look (above): Mango black dress, $60; Jennifer Fisher double knot cuff, $360; Kenzo "Oui" clutch, $240; Zara brogues, $70;

3. Flirt with Frills and Statement-Makers

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Shop the look (above): Cynthia Rowley flutter sleeve dress, $375; Venessa Arizaga heart earrings, $150; Le Petits Jouers color-block "Love" bag, $990; Loeffler Randall sandals, $295;

4. Swap Your Dress for a Jumpsuit

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Shop the look (above): Rebecca Taylor cut-out jumpsuit, $395; Shy by Sydney Evan "Love" necklace, $275; Rebecca Minkoff heart cross-body purse, $195; Schutz ankle-tie pumps, $170;