When it comes to dating in the A.M. (or the early P.M.), ditch sultry night-out looks and opt for patterned ensembles and fun, conversation-starting accessories. Here's your formula for every type of daytime date.
THE BEACH DATE
From left to right: Matthew Williamson Off-the-shoulder Printed Silk Crepe de Chine Mini Dress ($561.32), at net-a-porter.com; Havaianas You Metallic Sandal ($45), at havaianascanada.com; JCPenny Straw Studios Graphic Straw Tote ($57.38), at jcpenny.com; H&M Bikini Top ($19.99), at hm.com; H&M Bikini Bottoms ($14.99), at hm.com.
THE WEEKEND BRUNCH DATE
From left to right: Kate Spade Deandra Sunglasses ($198.11), at katespade.com; Tabitha Simmons Petra Floral-Print Leather Pumps ($851.88), at net-a-porter.com; Warehouse Pom Pom Floral Print Dress ($110), at warehouse-london.com; Buti Green Straw and Leather Clutch ($525), at forzieri.com.
THE LUNCH DATE
From left to right: Joe Fresh Burnout Tee ($9.94), at joefresh.ca; Dolce & Gabbana Floral-Print Brocade Wedge Sandals ($1248.35), at net-a-porter.com; Topshop Moto Denim Mini Dress ($60.67), at topshop.com; Charlotte Olympia Gadget Shoulder Bag ($3256.29), at charlotteolympia.com.
THE MATINEE DATE
From left to right: Saint Laurent Lolita Lace-Up Boots ($1314.40), at barneys.com; Topshop Colour Block Detailed Sweatshirt by Ivy Park ($55.44), at topshop.com; Gucci Embroidered Denim Skirt ($2,260), at gucci.com.
THE COFFEE DATE
From left to right: Stella McCartney Falabella Faux-Suede Backpack ($1,855), at matchesfashion.com; TNA Sestet Blouse ($40), at aritzia.com; American Eagle Outfitters Denim Hi-Rise Shortie ($33.03), at ae.com; Stuart Weitzman The Romanflat Sandal ($575), at stuartweitzman.ca.
THE WORKOUT DATE
From left to right: Rag & Bone Quilted Bomber Jacket ($365.42), at shopbop.com; Victoria's Secret High-Neck Sport Bra ($26.42), at victoriassecret.com; Adidas by Stella McCartney Mesh-Panel Cropped Performance Leggings ($115), at matchesfashion.com; Steve Madden Nelly Duffle Bag ($39.97), at nordstromrack.com; Nike Juvenate Women's Shoe ($65.99), at nike.com.