Going-Out Looks That Don't Feel Try-Hard

Let’s set the scene, it’s a Saturday night you’re heading out on a bar crawl with friends that will most definitely end up with a dancefloor session at the end. Even though this has been scheduled in the diary for months you’re staring at your wardrobe and wondering what the heck you will wear. Everything you try on feels uncomfortable and the sea of clothes forming on your bedroom floor is overwhelming – is this night out worth the hassle? You want to stroll into the bar with that “Oh this, I just threw this on” look to you. That cool-girl aesthetic that doesn’t look like you’ve tried too hard. 

Well, we’ve got the answer. And you’ll be pleased to know that the going-out look will not consist of sky-scraper high heels and uncomfortable bodycon dresses. The magic formula is taking a statement piece and keeping the rest casual. Keep scrolling for 4 effortless outfit ideas for your next night out on the town.  

The statement jacket

Now for some, sequins are saved for the annual Christmas party, but we’re here to show you that sequins can be worn for your next night out. Plus, with it being one of the top trends for this season adding some sequins to your outfit can create a very fashionable look. This sequin jacket can be paired with your fave pair of jeans and a simple cami top – you want all the focus to stay on this sparkling showstopper.

Style it with...

Slinky Knit Cowl Neck Bodysuit

High Waist Wide Leg Jeans

Ravel Edson Court Heels

The statement top

It’s a winning outfit formula for a reason, jeans and a nice top will never fail for a comfortable and dressed up look. Choose a top that flatters, the cut of this blouse creates a beautiful silhouette with the v-neck and a shaping around the waist. The sheer fabric and touch of sparkles makes for a special evening look. Also, opt for a straight cut jean that will bring your outfit into the modern day.

Style it with...

Olia Lizzy Earrings

Ichi Twiggy Raven Jeans

Faux Suede Heeled Sock Boot

The statement trousers

If you can’t imagine a night out when you're not in jeans then why not upgrade them! These coated jeans have your usual comfort with the more modern leather look. Balance the slim fitting trousers with a boxy blazer and play around with textures, a suede boot styled with these will finish the look perfectly. Plus, these are great for wearing day to day when styled with your cosy knitwear.

Style it with...

Double Breasted Blazer

Racer Neck Bodysuit

Ravel Madruga Sock Boot

The statement dress

A dress is the easiest option when you’re unsure what to wear – it's an effortless all-in-one outfit and you only need to find the accessories to match. Choosing a relaxed style will help to keep the overall look more casual. This oversized lurex dress can be worn off the shoulder and the shimmer balances the look for the perfect "I'm not-trying-too-hard going-out" look!

Style it with...

Leather Front Pocket Tassel Crossbody Camera Bag

b.young Acom Jacket

Ravel Currans Pointed-Toe Ankle Boots