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MCLV Style: Date Night

In my mind “Date Night” can mean a number of things – From a butterfly filled first date with someone special to an unforgettable night out on the town with your girls. And everything in between.

The one constant for Date Night is that you need to find an outfit that’s fun, flattering, and suits the evening’s activities to a T.

Date Night Black & White San Francisco Fashion Blogger Street Style

Black & White Dress – Banana Republic

Pearl Necklace – Banana Republic

Heels – JustFab

Clear Lucite Clutch – Sheinside

Date Night Black & White San Francisco Fashion Blogger Street Style

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Date Night Black & White San Francisco Fashion Blogger Street Style

{Photography by J. Villarete Photography}

I love this dress! It’s comfortable and easy to wear, not to mention incredibly versatile. I’ve worn it to the office with tights, a blazer, and pumps and I’ve taken it on a weekend trip to be paired with a brightly colored statement necklace and sandals.

For date night I spiced the dress up with some chic extras – A clear Lucite clutch {so fun!}, bold pearls, and killer strappy heels!

What’s YOUR go-to Date Night look?

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MCLV Style: Date Night

There’s an important Friday night ritual that I’d like to share with you – It’s called Date Night. It involves great wine, great food, and great company.

And a cute dress doesn’t hurt.

{You can shop similar pieces by clicking these hyperlinks: Multi-Color Dress – Victoria’s Secret, Heeled Purple Sandals – Lauren by Ralph Lauren, Nude Wristlet – Mango, Textured Gold Cuff – Ann Taylor, Star Cocktail Ring – BCBG & Art Deco Earrings – Zara}

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 This is what I wore for my recent trip to Park Tavern SF on Washington Square Park. Our dinner was on the earlier side since I was leaving for NYC bright and early the next day and since it was still light out we decided to take a few shots in the park. We got some pretty funny looks as Sean was directing me so that we could try to get pictures without loungers in the background – but the killer Malbec once we got inside more than made up for it!

Do you like to dress to the nines for date night? Maybe every once in a while? What’s your standard going-out-to-dinner get up for a Friday or Saturday night during the Summer?

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Restaurant Review: Park Tavern

During the Summer there’s very little that I love more than a restaurant with a view. It doesn’t matter if you’re sitting inside near giant windows or braving the elements on a patio, people watching while enjoying a good glass of wine or a tasty meal is a hallmark of Summertime.

For a recent date night we ventured to Washington Square Park for a delicious meal at Park Tavern SF, a newish restaurant on the park with tons of foot traffic that makes for a real people-watching treat.

{Deviled eggs, bacon, pickled jalepeño & chives}

{“Demons on horseback” smoked lardo-wrapped prawns, scallion remoulade & celery leaf}

{Anson Mills polenta, orange & red cabbage relish}

{Roasted brussels sprout hearts, parmesan, sage & chili}

{Five Star Ranch N.Y. strip steak frites, black pepper-parmesan fries, prosciutto butter & red wine jus}

The food was tasty even though there were limited veggie options, I enjoyed the wine list, and the service was quite good, especially since it was busy. There’s a valet too for those driving, and I would recommend calling a few days in advance, we had an early meal because when we called the day before the only had 5:30pm or 9:30pm available for the following night.

What is your favorite type of restaurant for a date night? Do you like to dress up and make a night of it, or stay with something more relaxed and casual.

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